Kent State community comforted by athlete's final tweet after unexpected death

KENT, Ohio — A Kent State University student-athlete died unexpectedly from what was believed to be an undetermined medical issue, the university said Wednesday.

Golden Flashes coaches and players became concerned when Jason Bitsko, 21, didn’t show up for practice Wednesday morning shortly before 9 a.m. 382 more words

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Kent State starting center dies at 21

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kent State football player Jason Bitsko, who was slated to start at center for the Golden Flashes this season, died Wednesday.

Police believe he passed away from an undetermined medical issue, the school said. 242 more words

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Jason Bitsko, a 21-Year Old Kent State Football Player, Died Unexpectedly Wednesday Morning

Jason Bitsko, a 21-year old at Kent State, died unexpectedly Wednesday morning. Bitsko, the starting center for the football team, was found unresponsive in his off-campus apartment this morning. 33 more words

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Chautauqua Conversations

For several years, Chautauqua County, the Institution, local civic and tourist development boards, and various lake conservation groups and coalitions have been struggling against the rising tide of weeds, pollution and the seemingly inexorable death march of Chautauqua Lake. 1,814 more words

Community

Should Americans Worry About Ebola?

The Ebola outbreak in Africa has made national headlines and many Americans assume the deadly disease can make its way to the states.

Ebola expert Dr. 173 more words

Politics

Down the Esplanade

Anyone around Kent State will have noticed that both the university and town proper have been undergoing a somewhat dramatic overhauls over the last couple of years. 54 more words

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things i learned as a college freshman

As various colleges’ and universities’ move-in days and Welcome Weekends approach, I feel like it’s a good time to put this post up. I mean, I’m a week out from my move-in at KSU, and I still haven’t packed. 1,585 more words

The Journey