Party hopes to become more of a leader in on-campus activism.
UMass Divest and proponents of sanctuary campus will not be allowed to speak at Board of Trustees meeting
Public comment denied in move organizers of on-campus groups call undemocratic.
Native American Student Association and UMass Divest raise money for DAPL protesters at Farmer’s Market
Speakers condemn construction of pipeline at Standing Rock Reservation.
The Native American Student Association, Divest UMass and the Student Farmers’ Market will host a fundraiser-rally from 12 to 4 p.m. tomorrow on the Goodell Lawn.
UMass solar energy initiative to install new solar panels and provide electrical power at discounted rates
New initiative aims to save electricity costs for the university by $6.2 million in a span of 20 years.
Divest protester and UMass sophomore Maddy McLaughlin details the arrest process during the sit-ins.
Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein said she was honored to be present at the rally held by Divest UMass, who is demanding the divestment of UMass investments from the top 200 publically traded fossil fuel companies.
UMass history faculty urge the University to put forth a proposal for complete fossil fuel divestment over the next five years.
The campaign attracted hundreds of supporters to demand the UMass Foundation stop investing in top fossil fuel companies.
Organizers pledge sit-in will continue on Friday.
After being arrested Wednesday night for trespassing during a sit-in protest by the UMass Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign, 19 students from throughout the Five Colleges were arraigned Thursday, bringing the total number of arrestees to 34.
After thirty-four arrests and three days of protesting, Divest UMass continues to fight for fossil fuel divestment.
Faculty and alumni plan on joining students in getting a broader divestment commitment in light of the University’s recent announcement that it would divest from direct investments in coal companies.
Speakers from nine campus groups spoke before an audience of roughly 250 students, as a part of a national day of action involving over 100 colleges across the country Thursday.
Students made progress in their campaign against the fossil fuel industry.
Representatives from the UMass Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign were granted three minutes to speak at Wednesday’s meeting, but were disappointed with lack of access for students.
The Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign remains skeptical of the University’s willingness to address its concerns, despite the UMass Foundation’s plan to establish a socially responsible investing advisory committee.
Pratiksha Yalakkishettar and Samuel King, members of the UMass Divestment Campaign, explore the beneficial impacts of divesting fossil fuels on climate change.