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(From left to right) Senior sports administration major Angelina Denetriade, senior english major Elizabeth Laubert and senior fashion merchandising major Austin Hoepf make blankets for the MLK Day of Service on Jan. 20. 2020. The blankets were made for those experiencing homelessness.

Students honor Martin Luther King Jr. through volunteering

Sara Crawford Assigning Editor January 20, 2020

While many students jumped at the idea of having the chance to sleep in and do nothing on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, some students, faculty and staff took the opportunity to participate in the “day...

OPINION: Letter to the editor MLK

Over the years, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has become one of the most revered and lionized figures in American history. In fact, according to a 1999 Gallup poll, Dr. King was the second most admired figure...

Martin Luther King, Jr. speaks during the Civil Rights March on Washington, August 28, 1963.

Kent State to host events, volunteer opportunities for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Kent State will host several events and volunteer opportunities between Jan. 20 and 29 to commemorate the life and legacy of civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr.Members of the Kent community will...

Maria Zaynor, a senior managerial marketing major, Lizzi Petrey, a sophomore sign language interpreting major, Rebecca Dillon, a senior exercise science major and Marisa Stephens, a senior managerial marketing major, prepare bread for croutons on Jan. 15, 2018. 

Winter storm causes MLK Day of Service cancellation

Ella Abbott January 21, 2019

Kent State canceled the Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Day of Service Monday because of weather.The annual event, held by Kent State’s Community Engaged Learning (CEL), usually kicks off the university’s...

Karianne Johnsen, junior advertising major, tosses a balloon with Mary Nicolino, a 98-year-old resident of Stow-Glen Retirement Home, during the Martin Luther King Jr. Just 4 A Day event put on by Kent State Hillel Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. It is a common exercise between the facilitys residents.

Kent State students use MLK Jr. Day to give back

Ashlyne Wilson January 20, 2014

Kent State students dedicated themselves Monday to a day of service in memory of Martin Luther King Jr. Hillel teamed up with the Office of Experiential Education & Civic Engagement to host a day...

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