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Sit-in for solidarity

Sit-in for solidarity

Solidarity is often desired, but is rarely expressed in a meaningful way. How do we show solidarity without harming any group or putting one struggle over the other? We don’t know the answer, but regardless, we are trying: United for Better Dining Services (UBDS) decided to do a day long, public sit-in in solidarity with the dining halls workers who […]

by Ester Topolarova· · 0 comments · Opinion

Lewiston mayor seeks to expose names of welfare recipients

The political happenings of the small Maine metropolis of Lewiston have made national headlines the past two weeks after Mayor Robert MacDonald suggested that the names of welfare recipients be made public knowledge. “The public has a right to know how its money is being spent,” MacDonald wrote in a September 24 column that appeared in Lewiston-Auburn’s weekly newspaper, the Twin City Times. He […]

by Ellie Donohue· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Local, Local