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December 9, 2010

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June 10, 2010

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Remembering May 4

Darren D’Altorio May 5, 2010

Stories filled the air yesterday in Kent. They echoed over the grassy commons and Blanket Hill. They bounced off the walls of the Kiva. They got lost in the day’s steady breeze. They were all about the...

Crowd agrees with Seale

Nick Glunt May 5, 2010

First Amendment focus of speechBobby Seale, co-founder of the Black Panthers Party, emphasized yesterday the importance of the First Amendment and the rights associated with it. He was one of two keynote...

Devo bassist recalls campus shooting

Lydia Coutré May 5, 2010

Casale: America lacks critical thinking skillsGerald Casale, the bassist for Kent-rooted band Devo, recounted his experience during May 4, 1970 as one of the students “in the thick of it.”Casale was...

‘Learning from the past is a prime consideration’

May 5, 2010

Student members of the May 4 Task Force kicked off the 40th anniversary commemoration by issuing a strong message to President Lester Lefton — items they deem “unfinished business” on behalf of the...

May 4 reshaped 1970s college students’ lives

Lydia Coutré May 5, 2010

Professor says youth lost interest in politicsThe events of May 4, 1970, left a mark not only on the students at Kent State but also on the entire college-aged generation.While the event affected individuals...

University administration learns to embrace May 4

Jenna Staul May 4, 2010

Students blamed governor for tragedyThey weren’t mad at the administration, said Patrick Mullen, chairman of the university’s Board of Trustees and a Kent State alumnus.They were mad at the governor.Mullen,...

Imagine yourself here, 40 years ago

DKS editors May 4, 2010

For two hours today, pretend you don’t own a cell phone.Pretend you don’t have a Facebook account or a laptopto access it. Then imagine you know family and friendswho are fighting a war halfway around...

Visitors Center not open for 40th anniversary

Nick Glunt May 4, 2010

Room 101 of Taylor Hall was the office for the Daily Kent Stater in 1970, but today it is the future site of the May 4 Visitors Center, a three-room permanent exhibit planned for completion in no less...

The day according to students

Kristine Gill May 4, 2010

Eyewitnesses recount what they saw May 4Alan Canfora woke on the morning of May 4, 1970 after a difficult sleep. Helicopters had passed over campus all night, dropping canisters of tear gas. Martial Law...

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