“The Campus Is in an Uproar”

On the night of May 1, local and state police in riot gear broke up a peaceful protest on the Green and made dozens of arrests. Here are the latest reports.

THE LATEST (May 13):

“A Slight Majority”
Undergraduates hold vote of no confidence on president Beilock’s leadership

“At Any Rate, Nobody Was Injured”
History professors host teach-in about past protests on campus

“Dartmouth College Has Stood Out For Its Almost Instantaneous Response to a Nonviolent Protest”
More on the fallout from The New York Times

“63 Students May Face Criminal Charges”
Arrested students waiting for criminal proceedings to begin this summer; other repercussions still uncertain 

“Dartmouth Swatted Itself”
In new interview, professor Jeff Sharlet shares observations and criticism about administrations actions

“I’m More Fired Up Than Ever About Being a Journalist”
Student reporters from The Dartmouth, arrested while covering the protest on May 1, will not face criminal charges.

“We Applaud Her Swift Action and Clear Communication”
Alumni, parents, and others petition the Board of Trustees to vocalize support for President Beilock

“Particularly Painful”
Arrested Indigenous students, banned from the Green, cannot participate in annual Powwow

“No One Was Safe”
Dartmouth faculty discuss administrations actions

“I Am Sorry”
Dartmouth President Sian Beilock apologizes for causing pain

“Stop Weaponizing Antisemitism”
Interview with arrested professor Annelise Orleck

“Armored Police Vehicles Have Been Spotted” 
The protest and police action, as covered live by The Dartmouth

“Hands Off Our Students”
Coverage of the protest by newspaper VT Digger

“Actions Have Consequences”
Dartmouth President Sian Beilock’s statement about the arrests

“What Are They Doing to Her?”
The New York Times reports on the arrest of professor Annelise Orleck


Genuinely Peaceful, Inclusive Protest
Eyewitness account of the protest and police action by professor Jeff Sharlet, posted on X

Unrest on the Green
A recap of events leading up to and following the protest, according to The Dartmouth Review

“The Reaction by the Administration…Is a Horrible Thing to See”
Former U.S. diplomat cancels speaking appearance on campus following protests

“Heavy-Handed Oppression”
Local editorial: College reaction to protests only adds fuel to the fire

“Mission Accomplished”
Valley News columnist says the Dartmouth administration has shown its true colors

“Our Firm Opposition to This Blatant Infringement on the Freedom of the Press”
Student newspaper alums demand that charges be dropped against two staffers arrested during protest 

“100 Percent Pure Antisemitism”
New Hampshire Governor and Dartmouth trustee Chris Sununu blames parents

“Rights Are Not Absolute”
Statement from Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster ’78 of New Hampshire

“We Are Deeply Worried”
Statement from Dartmouth Association of Latino/a/x Alumni

“The College Should Not Forget That the World is Watching”
Statement and petition from Dartmouth for Palestine

“They Definitely Tackled a Few People to the Ground”
More accounts from May 1

“Thoughtful and Strong Leadership”
Faculty members commend President Beilock for response



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