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Sophomore Harmony Edosomwan, a leader of the student group NoNames for Justice, speaks to the crowd alongside junior Amanda Martinez Feb. 26. The rally commemorated the one-year the one-year anniversary of the group's Waterman takeover.

NoNames changes persist a year later

Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor March 7, 2019

One year after the 2018 Waterman Takeover, NoNames for Justice rallied in the Waterman  Building to celebrate its accomplishments and promote other student activist groups on campus. NoNames held several...

Junior Riri Stuart-Thompson, president of the Womyn of Color Coalition, addresses the crowd Feb. 26 in the Waterman lobby. The rally, hosted by student activist group NoNames for Justice, commemorated the one year anniversary of the group's Waterman takeover.

Student protestors host rally on anniversary of Waterman building takeover

Lee Hughes and Maeve Gurnis February 26, 2019

Over 100 students participated in a rally Feb. 26 in the Waterman lobby, the one year anniversary of the 2018 Waterman takeover. NoNames for Justice, a student activist group, hosted a rally 2...

Board of trustees votes to rename the library

Board of trustees votes to rename the library

Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor October 26, 2018

Sawyer Loftus The decision making body of the University, the board of trustees, unanimously voted to approve the renaming of Bailey/Howe Library during their biannual meeting Oct. 26, making the name...

NoNames for Justice form form a line blocking Main Street Feb. 22. They chant “Students of color deserve respect; we’re sick of the school’s neglect.”

NoNames closes out semester and reflects

Brandon Arcari, Assistant Breaking News Editor May 1, 2018

NoNames for Justice is planning a sit-in at the board of trustees meeting May 18. The student-activist group held a teach-in April 22 to update students on the progress of their social justice demands. Following...

The photoshopped image that has since been taken down off of TopCats' page.

Top Cats apologize after flyer provokes backlash

Lindsay Freed, Senior Staff Writer April 29, 2018

A student a cappella group has apologized after receiving backlash for their use of racially charged promotional material. UVM Top Cats had posted flyers for their May 5 senior show that depicted the...

No Names for Justice protesters walk into the executive offices in the Waterman building to meet with University President Tom Sullivan Feb. 26.

Top administrators meet with NoNames for Justice activist leaders in closed session

February 26, 2018

  Leaders of student activist group NoNames for Justice are now in closed talks with administration in the executive offices in Waterman building. The two parties entered talks after Arts...

Mejia ends hunger strike over concern for students

Mejia ends hunger strike over concern for students

Brandon Arcari, Breaking News Assistant Editor February 23, 2018

John Mejia ended their hunger strike after seven days. Mejia announced this at a rally by NoNames for Justice on the fourth floor of the Davis Center Feb. 23. Mejia, who has been striking since Feb....

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