Pipeline March


By Leah Pickett

IMG_0761On Tuesday, May 7, students and community members marched across campus to protest the College’s support for the construction of a natural gas pipeline from Colchester, VT to Chittenden and Addison County. The march in included roughly 25 students and seven community members and was co-organized by local community opposition group Rising Tide Vermont. Marchers held signs reading “No Fracking” and “No Pipelines” in addition to their large sign pictured above, which portrayed a model pipeline. The group was led in chants by Anna Shireman-Grabowski ‘15.5, finished their march by delivering a petition to CFO Patrick Norton and President Liebowitz at Old Chapel. Following the petition’s delivery, the group held a press conference outside Old Chapel.