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Could homecoming provide financial opportunities?

Could homecoming provide financial opportunities?

This past weekend Kent State University held its annual homecoming celebration. It was a time of remembrance and reflection for the thousands of alums who came back, and for KSU, it was a chance to make a good impression. TV2’s Tyler Carey has the story. [bbrvideo width=”475″]BBR_S3_CAREY_HOMECOMING[/bbrvideo] It’s the time of the year when colleges across the United States hold their annual homecoming celebrations, a tradition that began at Texas’s Southwestern University in 1909. This past weekend, Kent State University…

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Candidates become court members

Candidates become court members

The members of homecoming court talked to Kent State student media on Sunday evening. One of our reporters went to the meeting and learned how extensive the process can be. TV2’s Paige Katrinchak has the details. [bbrvideo width=”475″]BBR_S2_Katrinchak_Homecoming[/bbrvideo] Laughter and excitement filled the alumni suite in the Student Center Sunday evening as the 12┬ámembers of homecoming court gathered together. This group of six males and six females met with Kent State’s student media to talk about homecoming. This group of…

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New technology brings a global aspect to a local 5K

New technology brings a global aspect to a local 5K

In Kent, Ohio a new technology promises to ensure students away for the weekend don’t miss the annual Bowman Cup 5K, a favorite Kent State University homecoming tradition. Michael Lopick is here tonight to tell us how the 5K’s “virtual” option has the potential to change organized races forever.   [bbrvideo width=”475″]BBR_S1_LOPICK_BOWMAN[/bbrvideo]   This year, Kent State University is using a new technology to make sure all current and former Flashes have the opportunity to participate in the Bowman Cup…

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Virtual Option Adds New Twist to Old Race

Virtual Option Adds New Twist to Old Race

In Kent, Ohio a new technology used by a local 5k has the potential to change marathons forever. Michael Lopick is here tonight to tell us how Kent State University brought running to the digital age.   [bbrvideo width=”475″]BBR_P5_LOPICK_VIRTUAL[/bbrvideo]   Each year on the morning of homecoming the Kent State community gears up for the annual Bowman Cup 5K. In the past, if you happened to be out of town, you’d be out of luck, but now, with the help…

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Students Excited for 5K Honoring KSU President

Students Excited for 5K Honoring KSU President

[bbrvideo width=”475″]BBR_P4_LOPICK_5K[/bbrvideo]   With Kent State’s Homecoming quickly approaching, many students are preparing to tailgate, while others are gearing up for their own test of athleticism. Early Oct. 18, the morning of Homecoming, students, faculty, community members and alumni will flock to the Student Recreation and Wellness Center to participate in the 14th Annual Bowman Cup 5K Race. The race, which attracts more than 700 participants, honors the memory of KSU’s fifth president, Dr. George Bowman. Bowman presided over the…

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