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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Jerry Lewis speaking on Monday, May 2 at the Jerry M. Lewis May 4 Lecture and Luncheon.

Remembering May 4 kicks off with Jerry M. Lewis Lecture

Mariah Alanskas, Reporter May 3, 2022

The commencement of the Jerry M. Lewis Lecture series and luncheon not only honored emeritus professor Lewis, a witness to the May 4, 1970 shootings, but also centered on recognizing and memorializing...

Dr. Jerry M. Lewis, professor emeritus of sociology at Kent State University, and witness to the events of May 4, 1970. He is pictured with the pagoda and Taylor Hall in the background in 2010.

Former professor, faculty marshal reflects on May 4 tragedy before 51st commemoration

Zoë Blank Reporter May 3, 2021

Jerry M. Lewis believes the events of May 4, 1970, are a transformative part of Kent State’s history that should be remembered. Lewis served as a faculty marshal and was an eyewitness to the shootings...

KSUVOICES May 4

@KSUVoices1970 social media pages bring students closer to May 4

In the wake of a technological revolution, students have a chance to see what social media would’ve been like during the times of May 4, 1970. Mindy Farmer, director of the May 4 Visitors Center, created...

705/4-1 (34)... The National Guard fire tear gas to disperse the crowd of students gathered on the commons, May 4, 1970.

Military members reflect on experience, significance of May 4

Samantha Ickes May 3, 2015

Captain J. Ronald Snyder of the 145th Infantry, Company C of the Ohio National Guard, started toward Kent on the Akron Expressway after being called in due to riots downtown. He vividly remembers the sky...

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