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Students and Vermonters Rally Against — and For — the XL Pipeline

By Harry Cramer

January 14, 2015

On Tuesday, January 13, about 45 people gathered in front of Mead Chapel for a “rejection rally” against the Keystone XL pipeline, joining over 130 rejection rallies nationwide.  Encouraged by 350.org and 350 Massachusetts, rallies took place all across the country in the wake of Nebraska’s decision...

Seven Students Arrested in Keystone Pipeline Protest

Seven Students Arrested in Keystone Pipeline Protest

By Aleck Silvia Pinto

March 5, 2014

On Feb. 28, 12 Middlebury students travelled down to Washington D.C. for XL Dissent, a student-organized protest of the the Keystone XL Pipeline. They were joined by 1200 other protesters — primarily students — from across the country. The event culminated in an act of civil disobedience, during...

Arrested Students Protest ‘Environmental Racism’

By Bronwyn Oatley

March 13, 2013

  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-Loehr ’13 and Lucy Whi...

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