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Demonstration Celebrates MLK

By Bronwyn Oatley

April 17, 2013

Filed under News

  On April 16, the 50th anniversary of the day that Martin Luther King Jr. first began writing his famed “Letter from a Birmingham Jail,” 26 students, staff and faculty took turns reading King’s letter to an engaged...

Is it Okay to Miss Class to be Arrested?

By Bronwyn Oatley

March 13, 2013

Filed under Opinion

This week, I had a hard time writing my story for the news section. On Monday evening around 6 p.m., just as we were about to begin layout for the newspaper, we received word that four students had been arrested while attendi...

Arrested Students Protest ‘Environmental Racism’

By Bronwyn Oatley

March 13, 2013

Filed under News

  Four students were arrested by police on Monday, March 11 at the northeast U.S. office of the TransCanada Corporation in Westborough, MA during a protest of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. The students — Anna Shireman-Grabowski ’15.5, Jay Saper ’12.5, Sam Koplinka-...

Housing Shortage Prompts Change

By Bronwyn Oatley

February 20, 2013

Filed under News

Facing a spring housing shortage, lounges in Gifford Hall, Hadley Hall and Milliken Hall were converted into to dorm rooms in order to provide an additional 14 beds for students, a change that permitted students to have greater...

Students Prepare To Speak On Divestment

By Bronwyn Oatley

February 13, 2013

Filed under News

Following student protests, an expert panel attended by hundreds, and countless letters from current students and alumni, seven students will present on the “moral imperative of divestment” to the Board of Trustees at Board’s...

Action, (Public) Reaction

Action, (Public) Reaction

November 7, 2012