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Students, community, alumni revel in blue and gold pride at 2022 homecoming parade

Grace Clarke, Reporter October 1, 2022

Showered in blue and gold, hundreds of students, family and alumni gathered along Main Street to celebrate over 100 years of tradition at the Kent State Homecoming Parade. The parade, which began at...

Police investigate at the scene of a crash involving multiple people and injuries at a holiday parade in Waukesha, Wis., on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021. (Mike De Sisti/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)

What we know about what happened at the Wisconsin Christmas parade

(CNN) -- The celebratory sounds of a Wisconsin Christmas parade were interrupted by terrified screams Sunday after a vehicle plowed into participants and spectators gathered for the event in Waukesha,...

Kent State Cheerleaders march in the Homecoming Parade before todays game against Bowling Green, on Sat. Oct. 2, 2021.

Kent State community gathers to celebrate 2021 homecoming parade

Sophie Young Reporter October 5, 2021

Alumni, students and family lined Main Street on Saturday morning to watch a tradition more than 100 years old: the Kent State homecoming parade.At 10:30 a.m. on the corner of Main Street and Midway Drive,...

Taylor Rae Fox as Mary Phagan and Matthew Hommel as Leo Frank in the musical, Parade on Feb. 21 in the Center for Performing Arts. The musical revolved around a rape case and the lynching of a Jewish man.

Social justice comes to the stage in Kent State’s production of “Parade”

Lindsey Sellman Reporter February 23, 2020

Theatre students challenged audience members to think about social justice during the opening night of their production of “Parade,” a musical that covers issues such as media sensationalism and antisemitism.“It...

Cleveland Public Theatre celebrates 15th annual Day of the Dead

Terry Lee III Diversity reporter November 3, 2019

There’s Halloween, and then there’s Día de los Muertos, also known as the Day of the Dead.Family and friends gather to celebrate the lives of their loved ones during Day of the Dead, rather than celebrating...

The Kent Fire Department showed off an antique fire truck duirng the Memorial Day Parade. May 28, 2018.

Kent community remembers fallen veterans

Chris Spegal May 28, 2018

The Kent community gathered downtown during the annual Memorial Day parade Monday.The city of Kent hosted the event in order to honor the men and women who have lost their lives while serving in the military....

Kay Wise, a ’78 Kent State alumna, cheers during the Homecoming Parade Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. Wise and her husband, Ralph, attended the Homecoming Parade in 1961 on their first date.

Don’t rain on my parade: Alumni enjoy unseasonably warm Homecoming weekend

Logan Lutton October 14, 2017

Alumni and their families gathered for the 99th annual Homecoming Parade at the Alumni Hospitality Tent on the front of campus. The event kicked off Saturday at 9 a.m. and served breakfast before the parade.There...

Kent State cheerleaders participate in the Homecoming Parade Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017.

Kent State community revels in Homecoming Parade

Dylan Reynolds October 14, 2017

Anticipation for Kent’s annual Homecoming Parade was building long before participants stepped off.As parade participants registered and lined up Saturday morning, a sense of excitement spread along...

Model World War II plane rolls into Homecoming parade

Leanne O’Neill October 16, 2014

The Kent State's Veterans’ Club built an Air Force-themed float to display in the Homecoming parade Saturday.The float displays a P-51 Mustang-style plane, which was commonly used in World War II. A...

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