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Alan Canfora speaks at an event during the 10th Annual Commemoration of the Kent State Shootings. (Courtesy of Kent State Library Special Collections)

Letter to the Editor: ‘We should put a statue of Alan Canfora on campus’

Jeffrey Andrasovsky April 26, 2023

We should put a statue of Alan Canfora on campus. After he was shot by the Ohio National Guard on May 4, 1970, he devoted his life to keeping the facts surrounding the shooting known and helping to...

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...

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...

May 4th exhibit

May 4th exhibit brings artifacts to life with the help of augmented reality

TV2 December 4, 2019

With the 50th anniversary of the May 4 shootings coming up this spring, the Kent State campus is preparing for it in various ways. One way is opening up exhibits to teach and inform. The newest exhibit,...

May 4th Exhibit

October 18, 2019

The Listening Wall set to be released in October

Ryanne Locker September 12, 2019

David Hassler, director of the Wick Poetry Center, said the Traveling Stanzas Listening Wall is set to be finished and ready for the public by the end of October as part of the May 4 Memorial.The Listening...

University, students react to GOP official tweet

Henry Palattella February 5, 2017

A GOP official is under fire for sending out a tweet, referencing the shootings at Kent State on May 4, 1970.Dan Adamini — the former chair and current secretary of the Marquette County Republican Party...

Pokestops cause controversy

Erin Zaranec August 31, 2016

At times, "Pokemon Go" players seem more interested in spinning for pokeballs than where that Pokestop is located. Kent State's May 4 Memorial is no exception.“We wanted to make sure those people who...

New garden honors fallen KSU students

Anthony Didion November 17, 2014

The Student Memorial Garden found its place on Kent’s campus this semester.The Student Memorial Garden is being built adjacent to Manchester Field near Midway Drive behind the Student Center, said Brian...

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