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Caroline Bray

​DIVEST UMW: Divestment sit-ins are on the forefront of a new social movement

The voices of these student bodies were stifled by their Boards through secrecy, literal barriers of locked and guarded doors and apathy. At this point the students, who are the most important stakeholders of our universities, have no real influence on major decisions made by their governing bodies. Divestment and affordable education are just two campaigns facing the same roadblocks of indifference and rejection that have been repeatedly experienced.

Sam's Plan

What else is there to do?" he asked. "I've never been able to sit life has to have a purpose, it has to be used.

'Tis better to give than to receive

Even with Christmas and Winter Break just around the corner, it's hard to believe the trials of finals and research papers will ever end. The significance of the holiday season is the farthest thing from the minds of many students and faculty as they grade exams, touch up final papers and scribble in blue books in three-hour increments before sitting back to a much-needed month-long break. But for many students it's important to take the time to reflect upon the season's true meaning during the post-Thanksgiving, pre-Christmas bustle when it's easy to lose sight of those who are far less-fortunate. That's why the University's Madison House provides students with the opportunity to participate in its Holiday Sharing program each year.

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