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Emotions run high as Mt. A students step up protest against university ties to fossil fuels

The upper floor of the Mount Allison administration building rang with songs, chants and laughter today after more than 50 students moved in seeking a face-to-face meeting with university president Robert Campbell. A couple of hours later the students got … Continue reading

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Mt. A professors support student campaign against university ties to Big Oil

Students occupying the academic quadrangle at Mount Allison University received enthusiastic support today from several professors during a teach-in organized by the campus group Divest MTA. The group pitched tents and set up an indefinite occupation in the quad yesterday … Continue reading

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Mt. A. students occupy campus quad calling on university to shed investments in fossil fuels

Mount Allison students set up tents and other equipment this morning as they began an indefinite, round-the-clock occupation of the academic quad outside the university library. The students are demanding that Mt. A. administrators make a commitment to withdraw university … Continue reading

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