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.

19 additional students arraigned Thursday for trespassing

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.

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.

19 more students arrested following sit-in at Whitmore

Wednesday’s arrests make for a total of 34 when added to the 15 students arrested Tuesday following a sit-in protest at Whitmore Administration Building.

UMPD arrests 15 students in connection with UMass Divest sit-in

Police arrested 15 students in connection with UMass Divest’s sit-in at Whitmore Administration Building Tuesday night.

Million Student March to be held Thursday

The event, which organizers hope will spur future student activism, will demand liquidation of student debt, $15 minimum wage and tuition-free higher education.