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Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 8:57am

The Kent State University men’s basketball team had a successful home opener, Thursday, Nov. 16, in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). The Golden Flashes defeated the Ohio Christian University Trailblazers, 90-45.

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 12:25pm

Kent State University junior Stephanie Newton successfully juggles a tough schedule that includes taking classes in hospitality management, while raising four children and working several campus dining services jobs.

It is no surprise that she does not have the resources to build the professional wardrobe needed to successfully interview for internships that will bring her closer to her dream of owning a restaurant.

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 9:53am

Joanne Dowdy, Ph.D., a professor in Kent State’s School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies has finished her 14th book, which shares the journeys of successful female entrepreneurs and leaders of African descent.

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 9:38am

Kevin Lacz, a decorated former U.S. Navy SEAL, author of The New York Times best-selling memoir “The Last Punisher” and co-star of the blockbuster movie “American Sniper” starring Bradley Cooper, speaks in the Kent Student Center Ballroom about the importance of taking risks.

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 10:20am

The Kent Stater, Kent State University’s independent student newspaper, is the best student newspaper in the nation in its class, according to the College Media Association.

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 4:01pm

Kent State University Athletics is the first in the Mid-American Conference to provide student-athletes with a cryotherapy chamber. The therapy uses subzero temperatures, under 200 degrees Fahrenheit, to help muscles recover quickly.

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 11:31am

The Kent State University women’s soccer team secured the Mid-American Conference (MAC) Regular Season Championship by defeating Ohio University 2-1 on Oct. 26 at Dix Stadium. It is the third regular season championship in program history and the first since 2004.

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 4:24pm

The Kent State University women’s soccer team recorded its 11th clean sheet of the season in a 1-0 victory over the University of Toledo on Oct. 19 at Dix Stadium. The Kent State Golden Flashes clinched the MAC East Division crown for the second year in a row. Kent State sits atop the Mid-American Conference (MAC) standings. Vital Kats goal in the 22nd minute proved to be the decisive score.

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 9:23am

Kent State University President Beverly Warren inspired the university community to embrace the upcoming academic year as the “Year of Innovation” in seeking new ways to collaborate with a collective purpose that makes a positive impact on the region and the world. 

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 8:33pm

Kent State students have fun with alumni social media props at the Homecoming tent on Front Campus.Kent State University celebrated Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 14, with classic traditions such as the Bowman Cup 5K Race, Kiss on the K, Homecoming Parade and football game.