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Watch some of BSR’s soon to be graduates talk about their favorite memories with the station!

As a girl coming to the end of her freshman year, I wanted to create a playlist that covers everything you may feel during that first year. Within these 30 songs, you’ll find heartfelt lyrics with an upbeat tempo. These are for those times you want to sing out frustrations of homesickness, growing up, or […]

The radio recording room is occupied by five mythical figures. Benjamin Cymbra, the singer, fills the silence with the sound of a breeze he simulates with his mouth and hands. Augustus Search, on the keyboard, is focused on mixing sounds that transmit a transcendental ambiance. “And in a strange way undefined/ Lose in the one […]

Universities around the country are banning tobacco on campuses. The Ohio Department of Higher Education says Kent State is the 26th college in Ohio to do just that. Kent State has made progress in the last six months, but future maintenance of the policy remains. In the middle of winter, you’ll always see that one […]

Trust no one. Don’t pick with your heart. Stick to your gut. These are three things that will help you in filling out your bracket. What makes March Madness unique, is its consistency in making sports “experts” look foolish. No one knows exactly what’s going to happen but I will attempt to dissect the field […]

Kent State’s Mid-American Conference Championship defense rolls on. The Flashes defeated Ball State 76-73 on Thursday at the Quicken Loans Arena in another close tournament game. Kent State played their second consecutive nail-biter despite a lead that at one point stretched to 10 points in the 2nd half. Junior Jaylin Walker scored 13 of his […]

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legend David Crosby sold out the Kent Stage on the blistering, rainy night of Sunday, November 5th to over 600 baby-boomers and classic rock lovers. Accompanying him on tour are some of his most beloved musical friends: his son James Raymond on keys, Mai Agan on bass, Steve DiStanislao […]

By: Mikala Lugen Photo from Primus Facebook Page It was an exciting week for several bands in the progressive rock, electronic, reggae and jam scene. With summer tour ending for most bands, September 29 was deemed a day that bands could focus their energies on releasing new music and prepare their fans as they hit […]

By: Mikala Lugen You’ll want to be around on Saturday, September 23 as the city of Kent will feature a day of highlighting local music at the Hometown Bank Plaza. Maderra Records is hosting its second annual Summer Send Off, a day of local bands and artists performing great sets of music to the community […]

By: Taylor Pierce Photos courtesy of: Zac Popik Last week I had the chance to sit down with Marina Strah, a 2014 Kent State graduate, to talk all about her latest single, upcoming album and what inspires her music. Currently rooted in Westlake, Ohio, Marina is performing around three shows a week locally. I was […]


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