Jesse McCartney brought his “Beautiful Soul” to a sold out show at the House of Blues Cleveland on July 5. The audience was filled with fans of all ages excited to jam out to their childhood crush.
The Male Empowerment Network not only acts like family for most of its members, but it also aims to help men of color on campus throughout their college career.
*Editor’s note: This story was previously told on Brandon's personal Medium page in May 2018. He describes his scenario as accurately as possible. Therefore, graphic language is used in the story.
The dark-haired student sat in his class waiting for it to begin. His professor started calling out names for attendance. Once the professor called out the name Paige, he raised his hand and a deep male voice said “here.”
New renovations have been set into motion at Kent State University at Stark, paving the way for an additional elevator and stairwell in the campus’s Main Hall.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A gunman opened fire at a newspaper office in Annapolis on Thursday, killing five people and gravely wounding a number of others before being taken into custody in what appeared to be one of the deadliest attacks on journalists in U.S. history, police and witnesses said.
Philip De Oliveira, a Kent State graduate student in the College of Communication and Information studying journalism, was charged with sex offenses following a four-day sting operation in Newburgh Heights.
Long-time Kent resident Maurice Drake’s native tongue is food. He speaks through a sizzling skillet. His voice, like crackling bread, has been familiar in the community since he moved to Kent in 1971.
For nearly 23 years, Kent State’s Center for applied conflict management was hiding inside of the Department of Political Science. Last August, the center embraced its long-term success and became its own school within the College of Arts and Science.
Update: Darling's funeral service will be held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Cleveland Heights on Friday. A viewing will be held at noon with a service at 1:30 p.m., and will be followed by a burial and reception at the church.
With Phase 1 of Kent State’s Master Plan underway, the university progresses toward its goal of creating a cutting-edge makerspace on campus.
Recreational Services and Employee Wellness is teaming up to host The Longest Day, a sunup to sundown field day promoting awareness and raising funds for the Alzheimer’s Association.
Deborah Turner, a lawyer and motivational speaker, brought the crowd of Northeast Ohio high school students to tears when she explained her life struggles and triumphs.
Ah, yes, it’s that time of year again. A time for the world’s biggest dorks to join hands for a week of video game announcements, teaser trailers, gameplay reveals, ridiculous spectacles and the ungodly amount of hype that comes every year from the Electronic Entertainment Expo, better known as E3.
The Kent State men's basketball team's interior depth suffered a sizable blow Tuesday, as 7-foot center Adonis De La Rosa received his release from the program, multiple sources close to the program confirmed to KentWired.
Four members of the Kent State baseball team were selected during the 2018 Major League Baseball draft. Pitchers Joey Murray and Austin Havekost were drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays, while the San Diego Padres selected third baseman Pavin Parks. Lastly, the St. Louis Cardinals picked pitche…
A huge fifth inning by Louisville was too much for Kent State to overcome Sunday, as the Flashes fell to the Cardinals, 12-6, in the NCAA Lubbock Regional elimination game, a loss that ended their season.
In an gam filled with high temperatures, strong winds and a plethora of runs, No. 3 seed Kent State found itself on the losing end against No. 2 seed Louisville in the NCAA Lubbock Regionals, falling 13-6.
Jukebox the Ghost brought their talent to Beachland Ballroom on their Off To The Races tour May 15. The band consists of three members: Ben Thornewill, vocalist and pianist; Tommy Siegel, vocalist and guitarist; and Jesse Kristin, on drums. On the Off To The Races tour, Jukebox the Ghost is …
On a warm night in Trinidad and Tobago, the U.S. men’s national soccer team walked off the field having disappointed their country. They failed to make the World Cup for the first time in 28 years. Fans were shocked at the result. All that was needed was a draw to advance, and Trinidad had …
Browsing reddit in the event of a tragedy has become something of a habit of mine. I’m not sure why I do it — it’s something about the resolve and feeling of thousands of regular people, I suppose. It’s somehow often more civil than the comments on news articles, and almost certainly more th…
The Kent State baseball team rode an impressive pitching performance from Eli Kraus and took advantage of plenty of pitching miscues from Miami (OH) en route to its 12th MAC Championship with an 14-0 win over the Redhawks.
The Kent State baseball team’s patience and loaded pitching staff paid off for the Flashes on Friday, as starter Jared Skolnicki threw 8 2/3 stellar innings in their 7-2 win over Miami (OH) at Sprenger Stadium in Avon, Ohio.
Another strong season wrapped up Tuesday for the Kent State women’s golf team. The Flashes finished in a tie for fifth place after being eliminated in match play to No. 2 Alabama.
Former Kent State graduate Kaitlin Bennett has caused quite the stir with her recent graduation photos, gaining national news coverage.
The city of Kent became a source of inspiration as painters scattered throughout the streets while creating a snapshot of the scene around them.
When former Kent State student Kaitlin Bennett helped organize an open-carry demonstration at Risman Plaza on April 27, she said that she did so in the hopes of starting a dialogue about gun control.
It’s no secret the opioid epidemic — declared a nationwide public health emergency by President Donald Trump in October — is grabbing hold of Ohio, as the state ranked second in the nation for drug overdose death rates in 2016.
Actor Michael Keaton met with Kent State students from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the School of Theatre and Dance for a Q&A session before heading to commencement Saturday.
Brazil’s Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná and Kent State began their relationship with one another in 2012, and have now established the American Academy together.
Professors in the department of psychological sciences will receive a $2.7 million grant. The grant will be used to help better understand psychological risks and treatments.
The site of the May 4 shootings has been recognized by the Department of the Interior as a National Historic Landmark. The ceremony, hosted in the Kiva due to inclement weather, had no empty seats.
At the 48th annual commemoration of the death of four Kent State students killed by the National Guard, the keynote speaker, William C. Hine, addressed that we can not forget what happened almost fifty years ago.
Project Director Tim Pagliari and Human Studies professor Steven Toepfer are feeling confident not only about Kent State’s first eSports tournament, but the future the program at Kent.
Kent State’s chapter of United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS) held a protest and celebration march across campus Tuesday as part of May Day, also known as International Workers Day.
Despite a two-home run day by senior Emily Dobbin, Kent State (26-20, 12-8 Mid-American Conference) dropped its final nonconference game to Pittsburgh (29-16-1) by a score of 14-4.
The Kent State baseball started Tuesday’s game at Wright State in unfamiliar territory, down, 2-0, after the first inning in an opposing stadium against a team they had not played since March 26, 2014.
I’m standing on Debby Thrasher Smith’s front porch in Ravenna, tightening my trench coat around my waist. The four wind chimes behind me are knocking delicately against each other, and their tinkling eases my nerves.
The rooms filled with people, suddenly erupted into a wave of applause and models walked through the hallways one last time to the beat of the techno-electronic music. The show was coming to an end.
As those at The Net Gala rose from their seats and gathered toward the center of the room, they were shaking hands and sharing embraces of congratulations.
On Sunday 7 fashion students hosted a fashion show planned independently from the Fashion School. The name of the show, Avant, was in reference to the type of fashion that was showcased. Avant's goal was to have an inclusive and creative platform to give designers a chance to show their work…
It was a typical Saturday in August 2015 when Anna Zsinko pulled into her driveway in Streetsboro. The sun glistened, warming her skin. She, a neighbor and a friend visiting from Florida had been out shopping and eating lunch.
While April is not a month that is often thought of for its paranormal activity, participants at the Kent Ghost Walk Saturday learned that the rising temperatures and fresh blooms are thought to welcome back spirits that have come and gone.
Four Kent State track and field athletes contributed in breaking a school record in the shuttle hurdle relay this weekend. Of the four athletes, two of them competed for the first time in the event.
Heading into the final day of the Mid-American Conference Championships, the Kent State men’s golf team sat in second place behind Ball State.
Kent State Army ROTC cadets celebrated the closing of the 2017-18 school year with an awards breakfast Wednesday morning in the Kent Student Center.
The brown wicker basket perched on the sink of the women’s bathroom in Bowman Hall, filled with maxi pads, condoms, intimate lubricant, and bleach free tampons serves two purposes: to help Kent State students better care for their uteruses, and to spur wider conversations about an often tabo…
Open and concealed-carry advocates gathered on Risman Plaza Friday. Many Second Amendment advocates wore stickers that said “guns save lives” and carried their firearms as well.
The music of artists as diverse as Beyoncé and the Beatles was used to discuss the importance and relevance of the First Amendment to Kent State students at the Freedom Sings concert and lecture Thursday night.
“Avengers: Infinity War” is an epic achievement for film and comic book fans alike, even if the clustering of writers, actors and directors can’t quite achieve a coherent flow to the plot.
Heading into the season, the Kent State men’s golf team was ranked No. 28. After some ups — finishing second in the Aggie Invitational, one stroke behind No. 1 Oklahoma State — and downs — finishing fifth this past weekend — the Flashes are climbing the college golf rankings.
Kent State history professor Julio Pino pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to one count of making false statements to the FBI during a 2016 investigation.
Student organization The Network is hosting an end-of-year celebration called The Net Gala, celebrating minority-owned businesses — and students didn’t spend a cent in the creation of the event.
Madison Newingham, a liberal political activist and junior double majoring in political science and history, wrote for The Kent Stater as a columnist, where the expression of her views led to unwanted and frightening internet trolls.
In collaboration with the Portage County Health Department, the Kent State college of nursing hosted a training event to prepare students on how to react to real life disaster events.
Kent State ROTC cadets spent the past weekend putting this year’s knowledge to use as part of Joint Field Training Exercise, also known as JFTX, at the Camp Ravenna Joint Military Training Center from Friday, April 20 to Sunday, April 22.
Members of Literacy and Independence for Family Education (LIFE), a program through the Center for Adult and Veteran Services (CAVS) office, will have the opportunity to reconnect with other members this coming June.