The Native American Student Association and Divest UMass hosted an arts and crafts build.
After multiple days of sit-in protests at Whitmore Administration Building, the UMass Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign is transitioning to ‘sit-outs.’
The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees heard from several student speakers on Wednesday during its meeting on the Dartmouth campus.
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.
After being arrested Tuesday night for trespassing during a sit-in protest by the UMass. Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign, 15 students were arraigned in Eastern Hampshire District Court Wednesday.
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.
While studying in wildlife conservation management, Nyamekye takes the time to campaign for the divestment of fossil fuel.