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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

A woman in a bright green jacket held her own candle for the May 4 candlelight vigil on the morning of Wednesday, May 4.

Students, witnesses and community honor 52nd anniversary of May 4 at walk and vigil

Hannah Keil and Isabella Schreck May 4, 2022

Laura Davis, a freshman at Kent State in 1970, watched the May 4 shooting happen from a distance. Today, as she does every year, she comes back to retrace her steps and remember the lives of her peers,...

Jerry M. Lewis, Kent Stater Professor Emeritus of Sociology, gives a tour of the May 4 walk on Sept. 15, 2014. Lewis was a professor on campus during the shooting on May 4, 1970.

Q&A with Jerry Lewis, May 4 historian

Katie Nix May 3, 2015

Jerry M. Lewis, a professor emeritus in Kent State’s sociology department, has been studying May 4 and its effects since the events unfolded before him 45 years ago. He’s written numerous articles...

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