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Kent State stops charging security fees for events held at school

Dec 08, 2018 - The Columbus Dispatch (Ohio)

Dateline: KENT

Kent State University will no longer charge student groups security fees for events, according to documents filed in federal court this week.

That includes a Nov. 19 event organized by gun-rights student group Liberty Hangout, which filed a lawsuit against the school last month, saying the security fee policy is a violation of the students' rights to free speech and freedom of assembly. The university won't charge the group security fees for the event.

The unive...