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Article

Authors

Charles Cramer

Publication Title

Maine Campus

Publication Date

11-4-2019

Abstract/ Summary

Students, faculty and community members from across the Orono area gathered on Monday to protest online comments made three weeks earlier about Columbus Day and Indigenous American peoples by members of the University of Maine College Republicans (UMCR). The comments in question were initially uploaded to the UMCR’s Facebook page on Oct. 5 and were addressed in an email on Oct. 7 by both UMaine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy and Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students Robert Dana. The email from Ferrini-Mundy and Dana denied that the posts were representative of UMaine’s values, but chose to maintain their administrative policy regarding freedom of expression.

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Social_Justice_Maine_Campus_2019-11-04_2021-04-29

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