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Pictured are the four Kent State University students who were killed on May 4, 1970. From left to right are Allison Krause, William Schroeder, Sandra Scheuer and Jeffrey Miller.

May 4 50th Commemoration will be held completely online

Sara Crawford Assigning Editor April 17, 2020

As schools and businesses close down due to the coronavirus pandemic, Kent State has announced through an email to students, faculty and staff that the May 4 50th commemoration will be entirely virtual. In...

Camryn Calderwood. 

Students learn collaboration skills, May 4 history through Common Reading Experience assignment

Camryn Calderwood always felt the summer reading assignments she has done were just busy work. Calderwood is a sophomore fashion merchandising major and recently came to Kent State, but the summer reading...

Kent State Women’s Lacrosse team drops season opener at Ohio State, 22-11

Mason Lawlor Sports reporter February 13, 2020

The Kent State women’s lacrosse squad finally began their season Wednesday night following the cancellation of their Feb. 7 game against Cincinnati, falling short to the Ohio State Buckeyes, 22-11, in...

Task Force sets plans for next week’s May 4 events

Rick Pongonis April 27, 2017

The May 4 Task Force finalized plans Thursday for next week’s commemoration of the anniversary of the historic event in Kent State's history.“We are here to preserve the memory of the events and to...

Samaria Rice delivers the keynote speech during the May 4 Commemoration Ceremony on Wednesday, May 4, 2016.

Samaria Rice calls for solidarity and social change in May 4 address

Emily Mills May 4, 2016

Samaria Rice called for "white privilege" Americans to get involved in the Black Lives Matter movement during her keynote address as part of the annual May 4 commemoration ceremony. "It's almost like...

President Beverly Warren talks to students in the TV2 Studio after an interview with Kent State Student Media on Friday, April 29, 2016.

President Warren: ‘I’ll be at graduation’

Ian Flickinger and Ian Klein April 29, 2016

TV2 News: President Warren Interview from KentWired.com on Vimeo.Kent State President Beverly Warren returned for a final interview just three weeks after announcing she had been diagnosed with breast...

May 4 Task Force helps students gain historic perspective on current events

Matt Merchant August 28, 2015

The events of May 4, 1970 are engrained in the history of Kent State. Five years after the four students were killed on campus by members of the National Guard, the May 4 Task Force was created.“The...

May 4 Task Force holds veteran’s panel

Kianna Bugglin May 4, 2015

The May 4 Task Force held a war veteran’s panel on Sunday evening at the Kent State Kiva to discuss the idea of peacekeeping.The discussion session began with an introduction by Paul Chappell, a 2006...

Members of the May 4th Task Force pose for a group photo after the event on Tuesday Nov. 19, 2013.

May 4 Task Force seeks to educate students and community

Kianna Bugglin May 3, 2015

Five years after the May 4, 1970 shooting, the May 4 Task Force formed to organize commemoration events.The Task Force, one of the longest-running student organizations on campus, aims to be the student...

Women’s Activism workshop centers on listening, healing

Skye McEowen May 3, 2015

Females from all walks of life got together in the Student Center on Saturday to speak about women’s activism, how they perceive it and how it relates to the events of May 4 at the May 4 Task Force’s...

Graphic by Kelly Travillian

New app for May 4 to be released

Lydia Taylor April 22, 2015

The director of the May 4 Visitors Center gave a presentation on the “Future of May 4,” announcing the upcoming release of a new application, Thursday April 16 in Taylor Hall.The new application “May...

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...

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