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Freshman Baidy Ba runs during the Falcon Invitational in Bowling Green, Ohio on Saturday Oct. 16.

Ba’s first place finish highlights Falcon Invitational for cross country

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor October 18, 2021

Freshman Baidy Ba has only competed in four meets as a college runner, but he already has a first place finish after winning the men’s 8K race at the Falcon Invitational hosted by Bowling Green State...

Flashs Food Garden was started in 2017 by Christopher Post of Kent State Stark.

Flash’s Food Garden helping the community one vegetable at a time

Sam Wright Reporter June 30, 2021

Kent State Stark students make a difference by planting fresh vegetables for the community. The Flash’s Food Garden started back in 2017 with a three-week summer class and has been a part of the Stark...

Brian Barnes was named director of basketball operations in 2018, and has been with the men’s basketball program for nearly six years. May 2, 2021.

Brian Barnes, director of basketball operations, dies at 28

Brian Barnes, director of basketball operations for Kent State men’s basketball, died on Sunday, May 2 at the age of 28.KentWired was not able to confirm Barnes’ cause of death at the time of publication. Barnes...

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 15: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) conducts a news conference in the U.S. Capitol after the Senate Republican Policy luncheon on December 15, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Caroline Brehman-Pool/Getty Images)

Nancy Pelosi and Mitch McConnell vaccinated by Capitol attending physician

Ted Barrett and Caroline Kelly, CNN December 18, 2020

    (CNN) -- Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell were both vaccinated against Covid-19 by Capitol Attending Physician Dr. Brian Monahan, the two congressional...

The post office located in the Kent State Student Center is temporarily closed, pictured on Tuesday, Oct. 20. 

Kent Student Center Post Office temporarily moves services on campus

The Kent Student Center Post Office has temporarily moved its services to the FLASHcard Office in the lower level of the Student Center and to Mail Services in the Administrative Services Building for...


Amazon October 13, 2020

The New York Times called the textbook in question, Anime from Akira to Howl's Moving Castle, "a thoughtful and carefully researched account." Its author, Susan J. Napier, is a Professor of the Japanese...

Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley inside their Crew Dragon capsule on Aug. 1. 

NASA-SpaceX mission: Astronauts splash down after historic mission

Jackie Wattles, CNN Business August 2, 2020

(CNN) -- SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft — carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley — splashed down into the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, marking a safe end to an historic two-month...

Maria Kerkhove, WHOs technical lead for coronavirus response and head of its emerging diseases and zoonoses unit.

WHO clarifies comments on asymptomatic spread of coronavirus: ‘There’s much unknown’

Jacqueline Howard, CNN June 9, 2020

 (CNN) -- The World Health Organization tried on Tuesday to clear up confusing comments about how often people can spread the coronavirus when they do not have symptoms.The organization held a live Q&A...

Kent State Trumbull hopes to diversify criminal justice field

Emily Williams Reporter February 22, 2020

The Kent State Trumbull Police Academy is diversifying the criminal justice field by offering credit hours to its students. Currently, Kent State Trumbull allows students to become an officer through...

Senior Mitch Peterson [13] and senior Troy Simons [3] celebrate after Simons dunks, making the score 41-38 against Ohio Sat. Feb. 15, 2020. Kent State University won 87-72, as Simons scored a career-high 27 points.

Simons’ career-high, most 3-pointers since 2013 help Flashes snap two-game losing streak

Ian Kreider Sports reporter February 15, 2020

Senior guard Troy Simons drove left and dunked the ball with his right hand. He walked towards the camera on the baseline, flexed and screamed after finishing through Lunden McDay, who tried to take a...

‘Even Ground’ provides outlet for men struggling with mental health

Becca Sagaris Health reporter November 3, 2019

When was the last time someone asked if you were sincerely OK?Not the simple question people ask if you fall down or the annoyed obligatory one you might send to someone when they aren’t responding to...

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