A Privilege, not an inconvenience

Former Assistant Photo Editor Shannon Broderick talks about her brief but memorable four semester at UMass Amherst.

VIDEO: Divest UMass protestor speaks on arrest and solidarity

Divest protester and UMass sophomore Maddy McLaughlin details the arrest process during the sit-ins.

Divest UMass thank participants, celebrates Meehan’s statement

Student-run campaign says that UMass President Marty Meehan guaranteed a vote on divestment in a June Board of Trustees meeting.

VIDEO: Divest UMass holds week-long sit-in protest

The campaign attracted hundreds of supporters to demand the UMass Foundation stop investing in top fossil fuel companies.

STORIFY: Divest UMass holds 4-day sit-in protest

After thirty-four arrests and three days of protesting, Divest UMass continues to fight for fossil fuel divestment.

UMass Foundation to divest from direct investments in coal companies

UMass Foundation announced it will divest from direct investments in coal companies.

Letter: Now is the time for UMass to divest from fossil fuels

In the wake of recent climate talks in Paris, UMass sophomore Sarah Jacqz writes that the Board of Trustees has an opportunity to make a statement.

Video: Divest UMass rallies to president Robert Caret

Divest UMass held a rally Oct. 17, 2013 with a message encouraging UMass president Robert Caret to divest the state school system from fossil fuels, coal and oil companies.