Post Tagged with: "protest"

Outraged community pushes back against KKK fliers

Waterville residents were startled last week by the distribution of fliers from the Ku Klux Klan. Chief of Police Joseph Massey told the Echo that an “unknown person(s) left KKK flyers in plastic bags at residences in the Western Ave area,” and the police believe that the fliers were “probably thrown into the driveways from a moving vehicle.” The posters […]

TD Bank must divest from DAPL

On Saturday, Feb. 11, Colby students and Waterville residents gathered outside TD Bank’s Waterville branch to protest the company’s financial support of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). This was only one of many protests that have taken place recently to try to stop Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) from building this pipeline. Jeanné Gilliard ’17, Four Winds Native American Alliance leader, […]

by Eileen Hopf· · 0 comments · Opinion

Berkeley burning and the growing culture of violence

This past week, the University of California Berkeley was to host the controversial speaker Milo Yiannopoulos. The event never took place. Yiannopoulos had to be smuggled off campus by security as the campus was swarmed by a hoard of angry and violent protesters. Windows were destroyed, cars were vandalized, and property was set on fire causing an estimated $100,000 in […]

by Ryan Hara· · 0 comments · Opinion
NESCACs respond to Mizzou

NESCACs respond to Mizzou

In response to the protests that took place last week at the University of Missouri, student activism has ignited at colleges and universities across the country. Many schools within the NESCAC have joined the call to action as well, standing in solidarity with Missouri in order to cast a spotlight on issues of race, social class, and sexual violence. According […]

by Reed Carpenter· · 0 comments · News
Our Generation Our Choice

Our Generation Our Choice

In almost one year, the citizens of the United States of America will come together to elect the next president. But it is not easy to live in, let alone lead, a nation in this age.  Racial injustice remains as terrible and insidious as ever before, undocumented immigrants live in constant fear of deportation, all while our environment is collapsing […]

by Tommaso Wagner· · 0 comments · Opinion