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St. Mike’s basketball speaks out after kneeling protest

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On November 4, six local basketball players joined a nationwide protest of racial oppression by taking a knee. Three weeks later, they’ve released a statement detailing their motives and the harsh response they received. The St. Michael’s College men’s basketball team linked arms inside University of Vermont’s Patrick Gymnasium before the national anthem played at…

St. Michael’s responds to racism on campus

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An investigation is ongoing at St. Michael’s College two weeks after members of the college’s Center for Multicultural Affairs and Services issued a letter condemning acts of “targeted hate.” The investigation stems from allegations that a pattern of racially motivated incidents occurred on campus including racial slurs directed at students, defacing migrant workers posters with…