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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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,...

Women’s cross country starts out hot at Tommy Evans Invitational

Simon Hannig September 13, 2015

The Kent State men’s and women’s cross country teams kicked off their season at Akron on Thursday at the Tommy Evans Invitational.The men went 0-3 and the women, led by senior Rachel Slingluff, went...

Outfielder Luke Burch sprints to home plate to score the first run during a game against Rider University at Schoonover Stadium on Friday, March 13, 2015. Kent State won 13-5.

Offense sputters in two-game weekday stretch

Andrew Bugel April 15, 2015

Kent State’s baseball team (20-13, 8-4 Mid-American Conference) only managed six hits and one run over the course of two days, winning one game and losing the other this week.Pitching was the name of...

Tinuke Aderemi-Ibitola, Outside Hitter, spining the ball against Youngstown State University to get the point for Kent State University on Sept. 16, 2014. The Flashes won, 3-2.

Battered but not beaten: Flashes carry momentum to Tiger Invitational

Jimmy Miller September 17, 2014

Close sets, early offensive woes and even a struggle with serving didn’t seem to bother the Kent State volleyball team, but those issues are different from the one they currently face: health.“When...

Kent State Baseball

Flashes aim to end three-game losing streak

Richie Mulhall May 2, 2014

The last time the Kent State baseball team (28-16, 12-6 Mid-American Conference) lost three games in a row was the beginning of March when the team got swept on the road by Liberty University.Now, the...

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