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.
GLU demands speedy implementation of campus-wide gender-neutral bathrooms as 150 participate.
The program will test the effectiveness of using more bins around the UMass campus, according to the SGA’s secretary of sustainability.
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.
After multiple days of sit-in protests at Whitmore Administration Building, the UMass Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign is transitioning to ‘sit-outs.’
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.
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.
Divest UMass members received word Monday afternoon they will have an hour-long phone conversation with Board of Trustees Chairman Victor Woolridge and UMass President Marty Meehan Tuesday afternoon.
Senior physics major James Tilley, who died Friday, was one-of-a-kind, friends say.
Resident assistants and peer mentors will meet in front of the Student Union at 1 p.m. to march to the Chancellor’s office and deliver a petition to him.
Students present demands and tap administrators for answers, additional information at ‘answering session’
At the two-and-a-half-hour meeting, Kumble Subbaswamy, Katherine Newman and other administrators responded to concerns and suggestions from attendees.
Photo slideshow: Students marched from Student Union to the Whitmore building protesting the police brutality and overall response during the events of Blarney Blowout. Photos by Cade Belisle, Robert Rigo, James Jesson and Alex Lindsay.
With card readers throughout campus, students no longer have to worry about their UCards’ strips wearing down.
Collegian columnist Artur Wysoczanski is frustrated by the nonsensical housing selection process.