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Kent Wired

Kent State to pay Jane Fonda $83,000 to speak during May 4 commemoration

Kent State will pay Academy Award-winning actress and activist Jane Fonda $83,000 to speak during the 50th commemoration of May 4.“Her speaking fee is consistent with other speakers both at Kent State...

Jane Fonda visits anti-aircraft gun position near Hanoi, Vietnam, July 1, 1972. (AP Photo)

Ohio Secretary of State says Jane Fonda shouldn’t speak at May 4 commemoration

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose asked Kent State to reverse its decision to have Jane Fonda speak during the 50th commemoration of the May 4 shootings. In a Facebook post on Sunday, LaRose wrote...

Q&A: President Todd Diacon

KentWired Staff February 14, 2020

Editor’s note: KW interviewed President Todd Diacon Feb. 13, 2020. The following transcript has been edited for length and clarity.KW: What did we learn from the spring 15-day numbers compared to the...

Shelby Pratt, vice president of Young Democrats for a Socialist America (YDSA), speaks about her work with Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) on Feb. 11, 2020. Pratt has been seen at previous SDS events.

SDS, BUS lead demonstration for change on campus

Amanda Levine Sports editor Owen MacMillan Assigning editor February 11, 2020

Students for a Democratic Society, Black United Students and five other groups created a list of demands they want to see in place on Kent State’s campus and presented them to President Todd Diacon Tuesday...

Actress and activist Jane Fonda (center) and others protest against climate policies and advocate for the impeachment of President Donald Trump outside the White House, Nov. 8, 2019, in Washington. Standing behind Fonda are Ben Cohen, left, and Jerry Greenfield, co-founders of Ben and Jerrys ice cream. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Jane Fonda to speak during May 4 commemoration

Actress and political activist Jane Fonda will speak on Kent State’s campus May 3 in the M.A.C. Center during the 50th commemoration of May 4.On May 4, 1970, members of the Ohio National Guard opened...

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