Legacy of protest at Kent State University

By Rebekah Alvey, Lillie Eastham and Hayley Robb, F/G Scholars

In an age of civil disobedience and student protest, May 4, 1970 is an important date to remember and reflect on at Kent State University.

The university had been home to several widespread student-led protests against the Vietnam War. The weekend before May 4, students took to the streets of downtown Kent, Ohio, throwing rocks and bottles through shop windows. Continue reading Legacy of protest at Kent State University