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Reclaim Colby honors the college's 200th anniversary by speaking out

The link below is to a video produced by a student group called Reclaim Colby. It shows students interrupting the college's official February 27 ceremonial celebration of its 200th anniversary in the school's chapel. When college president William "Bro" Adams  finishes his speech, student government vice president Kareem Kalil walks to the podium to introduce the (unplanned) student speakers, to the cheers of students sitting in a block of red t-shirts.


Sally Baker, Colby vice president, tries to block Kalil from the podium. Four students rush the podium and begin speaking. Baker continues to try to disrupt the disruption, at one point asking the chorus to sing.


The Colby officials walk out. The protesting students speak about such subjects as the burden of student debt and the lack of student diversity.

Lance Tapley

 

Here's the video (sorry - embedding seems to be disabled so you have to click through).

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QrS9O6VaXG4

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