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Michigan GOP Official Resigns After Calling For 'Another Kent State'

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 02.11.2017 | Politics

A Michigan Republican Party official has resigned his position less than a week after he called for “another Kent State” after protests at the Uni...

Michigan GOP Official Calls For 'Another Kent State' For Campus Protesters

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.04.2017 | Politics

A Republican Party official in northern Michigan has issued what amounts to a death threat against American college protesters, calling for “another...

Playwright Outraged After White Actor Is Cast As MLK Jr.

The Huffington Post | Nico Pitney | Posted 04.12.2016 | Arts

The decision by a black director to cast a white actor as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in a production at Ohio's Kent State University has come under f...

Kent State and the Frisbee Revolution

Michael Winship | Posted 05.02.2016 | Politics
Michael Winship

Thinking I'd write a piece on the 45th anniversary of the deaths at Kent State, I realized I'd already written it -- five years ago. There's not a lot I'd change in this, although there's some comfort in the knowledge that unemployment has dropped from the 9.9 percent of 2010

3 College Fashion Programs Worth Knowing About

Uloop | Posted 12.24.2014 | College

Fashion is becoming an industry that more and more people want to be a part of. But the long held belief that the only way you can be involved in the industry is if you're a designer or model has flown way out the window.

Kent State - 41 Years Later. "Make a Difference"

Robert J. Gage | Posted 07.04.2014 | College
Robert J. Gage

The following is a speech recently delivered by Robert Gage to student leaders at the Kent State University College of Arts & Sciences Distinguished S...

Fusion: Kent State University's Magazine For LGBT Students

Jennifer Tyrrell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jennifer Tyrrell

This magazine challenges the boundaries set by our predominately heterosexual and cisgender society. It's brazen, and it's brilliant! I would encourage every college campus worldwide to follow Kent State's lead and begin its own Fusion-style magazine.

Tyler Kingkade

Despite Rapid Growth Of MOOCs, University Presidents Remain Skeptical | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.26.2012 | College

Millions of people signed up to take a free class from the top research universities and Ivy League schools in 2012, but some higher education leaders...

Coach Offers A Good Reason To Skip Class

Posted 11.14.2012 | College

As if you needed another reason to skip classes, Kent State University students, men's basketball coach Rob Senderoff said he'd email your professor, ...

May 4, 1970: National Guardsmen Kill Four Students At Kent State, 'The Most Popular Murders Ever Committed in America'

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics
Jesse Kornbluth

Kent State is America's Tiananmen Square. The photo of a young girl kneeling over the body of a dead student is etched on our collective retinas. But all these years later, it is still hard to comprehend. There is no resolution of this tragedy.

Journalism Students Answer My Call to Uncover Political Ad Data

Bill Moyers | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Two intrepid journalism students from Kent State -- Megan Closser and Shanice Dunning -- took me up on my challenge to visit their local TV stations and uncover data behind the political ads they run.

WATCH: SWAT Team Breaks Up Massive College Party With Teargas

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.24.2012 | College

Have you ever attended a party so wild a SWAT team had to break it up? On April 21, 33 people were arrested after an annual block party to celebra...

Student Found Dead In Kent State University Residence Hall | Posted 12.17.2011 | College

KENT -- A Kent State University spokesperson has confirmed that the body of a student was found dead in a residence hall on-campus Sunday evening....

Duke Ellington's Lost 1957 Performance At Kent State

Kent, OH Patch | Posted 07.26.2011 | Arts

One of the great stories of Kent, OH is in fact a long series of tales spanning three different centuries dealing with the great icons and musicians w...

Historic Photos From Kent State University Shootings

The Huffington Post | Tim Stenovec | Posted 07.04.2011 | College

May 4 is the 41st anniversary of the shootings at Kent State University, an event that many argue brought the Vietnam War to American soil. Troops ...

Kent State and the Frisbee Revolution

Michael Winship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Winship

Despite all the anger and worry today there' is still a lack of interest afflicting many of those who rallied to the cause of Barack Obama in 2008, knocking on doors, contributing money -- voting.

Kent State Marks 40th Anniversary Of Shootings (WATCH)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Today is the 40th anniversary of the Kent State University shootings, in which four students were killed by Ohio National Guardsmen during an antiwar ...

Kent State Anniversary Blues

Paul Krassner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Krassner

"The medicine that kept me safe from experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder now led me to relive that horrible experience as the cops marched onto my property."

Perils of Pakistan -- Will It Prove to be Obama's Cambodia?

George C. Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
George C. Wilson

Imagine a worst case scenario of terrorists sneaking just one nuke into New York City and setting it off at lunch hour. Thousands of people could be incinerated and the air poisoned for years.

The Saga Of The Protest Song

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

I figured maybe "Fortunate Son"'s rebellious tone had gotten his attention. But it was something more... my nephew was asking questions about its political lyrics and theme.