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Kent State to pay Jane Fonda $83,000 to speak during May 4 commemoration

Kent State will pay Academy Award-winning actress and activist Jane Fonda $83,000 to speak during the 50th commemoration of May 4.“Her speaking fee is consistent with other speakers both at Kent State...

Lynn Tramonte, the deputy director of Americas Voice, wipes a tear while a Dreamer tells her story at the candlelight vigil.

Voices of ‘Dreamers’ echo through downtown Cleveland

Austin Mariasy September 7, 2017

Under a pool of umbrellas, roughly 100 people stood in the rain to listen to the impassioned stories of "Dreamers" in downtown Cleveland Thursday.A group of local and national organizations hosted a candlelight...

Annual May 4 candle light vigil on May 3, 2017.

Candlelight vigil march honors May 4 victims

Rachel Duthie May 4, 2017

Students and community members braved the chilly weather Wednesday night for the 47th annual May 4 Candlelight Vigil and Walk.Hosted by the May 4 Task Force, the attendees mourned the four victims of the...

Vigil serves as awareness program for drug-related deaths

Rachel Duthie August 31, 2016

Education and activism served as the major themes at the International Overdose Awareness Day Candlelight Vigil at Stow City Hall, an event dedicated to people of drug-related deaths.The vigil was held...

Mourners for Kent State student Jared Grieb tell stories and give prayers at the vigil held on Kent States Memorial Field on Tuesday Aug. 30, 2016.

Deceased student remembered during vigil

Dana Miller August 30, 2016

A small group gathered near the May 4 Victory Bell by Taylor Hall for a candlelight vigil honoring Jared Grieb, a junior marketing major, Tuesday evening.Grieb, a resident of Chardon, died Aug. 20 after...

Vigil held for Nick Massa at Kent States Manchester FIeld on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016.

Students, family gather to mourn loss of Kent student

Taylor Kerns February 10, 2016

Embraces were shared and encouraging words were exchanged Tuesday night as a large crowd gathered in Manchester Field to remember Nicholas Massa, the 18-year-old freshman who was shot and killed Sunday.Sobs...

Letter to the Editor: A Challenge of Acceptance

Daniel Grueber February 22, 2015

I had the pleasure of attending the recent candlelight vigil that was created to show solidarity with the victims of Chapel Hill. After the initial moment of silence, the gathering proceeded into the Student...

Hassan, a med student at NEOMED, speaks at the interfaith vigil on Wednesday, February 18, 2015.

Vigil for unity: Students gather to celebrate lives of Chapel Hill victims

Payton Moore February 18, 2015

Students bowed their heads in silence and came together for a larger cause despite the freezing temperatures and blowing snow: unity.“A member from the Muslim Students Association said this pretty well…...

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