Video: February 2016 news brief
Students react to Kean graduate Kayla-Simone McKelvey’s not guilty plea and the possibility that she may get probation. McKelvey was charged with a third degree count of creating a false public alarm after allegedly making Twitter threats during a protest on campus.
Meanwhile, Kean University hired Rev. Michael Blackwell to review employment practices after a coalition of black ministers led by Rev. Ronald Slaughter charged institutional racism on campus following the threats on Twitter.
Maintenance employees on campus no longer receive a time-honored tuition perk after Kean voted to outsource its maintenance staff to a third-party company.
And finally, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s visit to Kean University 50 years ago was commemorated in the D’angola gym.