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After the National Guard fired on May 4, Professor Glenn Frank used a bullhorn to tell the students, I am begging you right now if you don’t disperse right now they’re going to move in, and it can only be a slaughter.

OPINION: America was never great. May 4 is proof of that.

Lyndsey Brennan Opinion Writer May 4, 2021

Last week in my Opinion Writing class, my professor played a clip about May 4 from Ken Burns’ documentary, "The Vietnam War."We saw all the images we’ve come to associate with that day: the National...

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 13: The Capitol dome is seen early Wednesday morning before Amb. William Taylor And Deputy Assistant Secretary Of State George Kent testify at the first public impeachment hearing before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill November 13, 2019 in Washington, DC. In the first public impeachment hearings in more than two decades, House Democrats are trying to build a case that President Donald Trump committed extortion, bribery or coercion by trying to enlist Ukraine to investigate his political rival in exchange for military aide and a White House meeting that Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky sought with Trump. (Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images)

Capitol Hill security increased around chatter about March 4 conspiracies

(CNN) -- Information provided by the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security warns of increased chatter among extremists, including members of the Three Percenters extremist group, discussing possible...

705/4-1 (34)... The National Guard fire tear gas to disperse the crowd of students gathered on the commons, May 4, 1970.

Military members reflect on experience, significance of May 4

Samantha Ickes May 3, 2015

Captain J. Ronald Snyder of the 145th Infantry, Company C of the Ohio National Guard, started toward Kent on the Akron Expressway after being called in due to riots downtown. He vividly remembers the sky...

Albert Fisler is a junior English major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at 

Opinion: Ferguson protests or civil rights movement?

Albert Fisler November 30, 2014

This week in Ferguson, Missouri, protests and riots have exploded. It has even spread across the country. This indeed has become a key issue in recent news. While I will make no opinion on the incident...

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