Inside Midd Football Players’ Decision to Kneel During Anthem

Inside Midd Football Players’ Decision to Kneel During Anthem

By WILL DIGRAVIO

December 6, 2017


Filed under News

It was not until “The Star-Spangled Banner” began to play that Ian Blow ’19 decided to take a knee. Of course, he had thought about it before — ever since Colin Kaepernick first did so in August of last year.

American Protestor

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

October 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Kneeling during the national anthem is a common form of protest right now — in the NFL and other settings. The contentious topic emerged in media and politics when Colin Kaepernick, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, kneeled during the national anthem as an act of peaceful demonstration for Black Liv...

Student Government Recommends Changes to Handbook’s Protest Policy

By Will DiGravio, News Editor

May 3, 2017


Filed under News

The Student Government Association (SGA) passed a resolution at their April 23 meeting that recommended a series of changes to the “Demonstrations and Protests” section of the College Handbook. The bill aims to change the language of the Handbook in order to better protect the rights of studen...

National Debate Prompts Evaluation of Vermont Gun Laws

National Debate Prompts Evaluation of Vermont Gun Laws

By Conor Grant

February 27, 2013


Filed under Local

  Montpelier, Vt. — This past Saturday, more than 300 Vermonters gathered at the statehouse in Montpelier to protest recent attempts by Vermont legislators to impose stricter gun control measures in the state. These proposed regulations — prompted in part by the recent Newtown, Conn. tragedy ...

Students Protest XL Pipeline in D.C.

Students Protest XL Pipeline in D.C.

By Emilie Munson

February 20, 2013


Filed under News

  On Sunday Feb. 17, over 50 students and Schumann Distinguished Scholar Bill McKibben attended the “Forward On Climate” rally in Washington, D.C. The rally, sponsored by 350.org, the Sierra Club and the Hip-Hop Caucus, was the largest climate rally in American history, with approximately...

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