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A sign announces the 20th anniversary of the Kent State shootings as it lies on the ground of the Taylor Hall parking lot May 4, 1990, near where four students were shot and killed in 1970. (Akron Beacon Journal file photo)
Peace signs are flashed as the memorial to four slain Kent State students is dedicated May 4, 1990. (Akron Beacon Journal file photo)
Glowing candles illuminate the Kent State Commons during a midnight vigil and march on May 3, 1990, the year a memorial to the four killed in 1970 was dedicated. (Akron Beacon Journal file photo)
On May 4, 1990, Christine Wiegner places an American flag near the marker in honor of the four Kent State students killed in 1970. (Akron Beacon Journal file photo)
Thomas Bagiackas hugs his wife, Barbara, during the dedication of the memorial in 1990. (Akron Beacon Journal file photo)