What happens to a task force that for so long was a force of student activism on campus?
Lyndsey Maurer loved college athletics. She loved the Kent State Golden Flashes. She bought a home in Kent and thought she’d found her dream job. But three years after she started working as Kent State’s director of athletic communications, Maurer quit the job she loved because of a “lack of action” in response to her sexual harassment complaint.
‘I might sound crazy, but they’re the cutest little animals you’ve ever seen.’
Kent State students will remain in Florence, Italy despite growing fear about the coronavirus (COVID-19).
The city said ‘KSU students living off campus’ are responsible for the increased case load
After Your Voice Ohio conducted five online dialogues with Ohioans in which they expressed concern for unclear messaging, lack of a plan and politics taking precedence over science in the era of COVID-19, student interns in the Collaborative News Lab @ Kent State University were asked to interview several people from various parts of the state about their experiences dealing with the pandemic. Among the questions were, have you been tested, and how do you engage with others who have different...
Someone jokes that she looks like a football player, and Kent State coach Todd Starkey nods.
“She’s a whatever-it-takes player,” he said.
A field hockey exhibition game between Temple University and the University of Maine was declared a no contest after representatives from Kent State, came onto the field...
Senior center Merissa Barber-Smith couldn’t leave the court until she grabbed her last rebound.
“I kept looking up, and thought I can do better,” Barber-Smith said. “I said to coach ‘keep me in as long as possible, I will give you rebounds.’ That’s my specialty.”
With less than a minute remaining, junior guard Jess Wallis’ 3-point shot fell just short of the net and Barber-Smith snatched her 20th rebound of the game.
“She been playing the best basketball of her four years right here at the en...
If you look at the statistics leaders for the Mid-American Conference, you'll see the same person leading in strikeouts, wins and shutouts.
Scali has been awarded the National Pitcher of the week by the National Fast pitch Coaches Association two times this season. She is sixth in the country in shutouts, 10th in strikeouts per seven innings and 14th in strikeouts.
She is so good, that Kent State coach Eric Oakley isn’t surprised after Scali pitches an amazing job.
“Those are th...
Lindsey Thall hasn’t finished her first season of collegiate basketball at Kent State, but already feels she has found a balance between the pressures of college classes and the pressures of college basketball.
“It’s been a lot different,” Thall said. “It’s a lot more intense with the academics, and the amount of traveling and practice we have, but once you get into a flow it’s not too bad.”
When it comes to making the adjustment from high school to college basketball, Thall isn’t alone. The ...