The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Patrick Ferguson, president of Black United Students, elaborates on the demands presented to President Diacon at the BUS meeting on Feb. 13, 2020. They gave Diacon until Feb. 14, 2020 to respond to their demands.

BUS discuss demands on eve of deadline, commemoration

Owen MacMillan Assigning Editor February 13, 2020

Two days before Kent State University is set to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Black United Students and two days after a demonstration by a coalition of student groups led partially by BUS, Patrick...

Members of Kent States BUS show solidarity for Samaria Rice, keynote speaker of the 46th annual May 4 commemoration ceremony, on the universitys Commons on Wednesday, May 4, 2016. 

Threat of rain moves May 4 Commemoration indoors

Rachel Duthie May 2, 2017

Kent State’s 47th annual May 4 Commemoration is relocating to the Student Center Ballroom Thursday due to inclement weather, according to May 4 Task Force President Brandon Mallon.Board members made...

Dylan Webb is a teaching English as a second language major. Contact him at

Opinion: May 4 remembrance in prayer

Dylan Webb May 4, 2016

It’s that time of year again where the flowers are out, the weather is briefly warm and students are frazzled by finals. Then again, there’s something to remember that’s a part of not only the history...

May 4, 2015 Commemoration Ceremony

Stater Staff Photographers May 4, 2015

Doffodils blooming on the hill outside Taylor Hall near the site of the May 4 Memorial. Photo by Rachael Le Goubin.“I was 18 then, now I’m 63. I grieve for the guardsmen…if you put a gun in a 19-year-old...

An aerial shot of the May 4 Memorial, with Taylor Hall on the right, and Blanket Hill center, taken April 28, 2014.

Campus unites to remember, educate about May 4

Mary Booth, Julia Adkins May 2, 2014

Kent State is preparing to commemorate the events and remember the effects of May 4, 1970.Kent State will host its annual commemoration of the events on May 3 and 4, said Ashley Manning, sophomore English...

Comments (0)

Activate Search
The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2