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Kent State freshmen Peyton Gellin and senior Delaney Knipp set up in a defensive formation against Youngstown State during their game on April 29, 2023.

Women’s lacrosse team captures share of MAC regular season title

Matthew Franos , Reporter May 2, 2023

The Kent State women’s lacrosse team celebrated senior day by securing a share of the MAC conference regular season championship last Saturday.  Kent State ends the regular season at 10-7 overall...

Third baseman Kyle Jackson starting off for the Kent State Golden Flashes into the game against Youngstown State University March 7, 2023.

Baseball scores 22 runs for sixth-straight win

Jacob Shondel, Reporter March 8, 2023

Kent State’s baseball team clinched its home-opening and sixth-straight wins Tuesday, scoring its most runs in a game since 2012. The Flashes (8-4) defeated Youngstown State (3-10) 22-1 in seven innings. Kent...

‘We deserve this’: Volleyball’s at its best in over a decade entering conference play

Isabella Schreck, Sports Editor September 17, 2022

First-year coach Haley Eckerman will lead her volleyball team into Mid-American Conference play with its best starting record since 2008. “We’ve shown we have fight in us,” Eckerman said. “We’re...

Soccer still left searching for a win after fifth-straight scoreless match

Jacob Shondel, Reporter September 9, 2022

The Kent State women’s soccer team had won 12 consecutive games against Youngstown State. Thursday night, that streak came to an end. “We’re doing things and getting better in moments, but...

Melody Tankersley is the senior vice president and provost at Kent State University.

Spring 2022 courses delivery to ‘reflect pre-pandemic’ levels, College of Business and Administration renamed

Emma Andrus Reporter October 11, 2021

University officials discussed plans for course delivery in future semesters and the development of a new strategic plan for academic success at the Faculty Senate meeting Monday. Senior Vice President...

Women’s golf competes at Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship Tournament

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter September 23, 2021

Kent State’s women’s golf team finished in 11th place out of 17 teams in its second tournament of the season on Monday and Tuesday.“I’ve been here three weeks, and it's been great to watch our...

The Kent State womens volleyball team celebrates winning a point during the volleyball match against Youngstown University on Sept. 16, 2021. The Flashs beat Youngstown 3-1.

Guse’s big night hitting leads volleyball past Youngstown State

Isabella Schreck Reporter September 17, 2021

Freshman middle blocker Ainsley Guse walked away from the first game of the Golden Flash Invitational with the third-highest hitting percentage in Kent State volleyball history. Guse hit .812 against...

Coach Zack Nowack talks with the Kent State D3 Ice Hockey team at the Kent State Ice Arena. Sept. 19, 2019. 

Kent State Division III Hockey team prepares for inaugural season

For years, Kent State club hockey coach Jim Underwood knew that many hockey players didn’t get a chance to compete in college.Kent State has a Division I team, the highest level of club hockey. When...

ROTC prepares for traditional Military Ball

Patricia Battle December 2, 2018

ROTC Students will have a night of celebration and honor during the annual Military Ball hosted by both Kent State and Youngstown State.An estimate of 140 students, alumni and faculty from both universities...

Kent State guard Alexa Golden dribbles the ball past Youngstown State guard Alison Smolinski.

Golden, Stephens power Flashes past sluggish first quarter

Henry Palattella November 14, 2017

After one quarter of play in their Tuesday afternoon matchup against Youngtown State, things looked bleak for the Kent State women’s basketball team.The Flashes were a dismal 1-8 from the field, with...

Central Michigan junior guard Marcus Keene shoots over Kent State junior guard Desmond Ridenour at the M.A.C Center on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. Kent State lost 98-105 in overtime.

Flashes’ game plan ineffective against nation’s leading scorer

Nick Buzzelli January 30, 2017

There’s a reason Sports Illustrated wrote a three-page story in its Jan. 30 issue that chronicles Marcus Keene’s journey from a Youngstown State University role player two years ago to this season’s...

YSU Rock Painting

Hate speech on campus rock: Is it protected?

Bruce Walton November 23, 2015

Youngstown State University students painted over their campus rock Monday after it was painted with messages in support of ISIS late Sunday night or early Monday morning.The rock, painted red, white,...

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