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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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OPINION: It was never about guns

Alex Thornhill October 4, 2018

Just as the Free Speech rallies of Berkeley and Portland were not about free speech, the event that took place on September 29 was not about guns.I remember the last gun rally that occurred on this campus...

Kaitlin Bennett, a Kent State alumna and an organizer of the open-carry walk, stands behind Ohio State Highway Patrolmen as she talks with counterprotesters in the Schwartz Center parking lot on Sept. 29, 2018.

Chaos on campus: Pushing, shoving mark confrontation between open-carry marchers and counterprotestors

A mild fall September day quickly descended into chaos as open-carry marchers, police in riot gear and counterprotestors clashed on the university Esplanade. Four people were arrested for disorderly conduct,...

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