Students and Faculty Protest at the University of Akron

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This article by Logan Lane and Kristina Aiad-Toss was published by The Buchtelite, the “editorially independent student voice at the University of Akron since 1889”:

 

Students Will Not Be Silenced

Protesters Interrupt Board of Trustees Meeting

“’[We] will not be silenced!’ protesters shouted at the Board of Trustees meeting on Wednesday morning in the Student Union, where nearly a hundred UA students, alumni, and faculty gathered to voice disapproval over recent changes.

“’Students should have a voice that matters, just as faculty should,’ said UA graduate student Tom Guarino, one of the protest organizers, ‘and that hasn’t happened under this administration.’

“The protest, run by social media groups such as Graduates over Greed, Olive Jar, and Save the University of Akron from Scott Scarborough, gathered to criticize the elimination of the baseball team, the defunding of the UA Press and E.J. Thomas Hall, staff eliminations, and recent discussions…

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