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Indigenous historian urges scrapping investments in fossil fuels

The campaign to get Mount Allison University to pull its investments from big fossil fuel companies got a boost this week from a Lakota historian who helped lead the fight against an oil pipeline in North Dakota. LaDonna Brave Bull … Continue reading

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Mt. A. students again ask university governing board to shed investments in Big Oil

Student activists have again urged Mount Allison’s highest governing body to join a growing worldwide movement and withdraw the university’s investments from big fossil fuel companies. “Do the right thing, be on the right side of history,” Louis Sobol of … Continue reading

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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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Divest MTA moving forward on campaign to shun Big Oil

Divest MTA, the student-led group that is trying to persuade Mount Allison University to withdraw its investments in fossil fuel companies is making slow, but significant progress. At its meeting last week, the Board of Regents, the university’s highest governing … Continue reading

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