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WATCH: UMass students strike for sanctuary campus last week

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AMHERST — Students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst held a strike Friday, Feb. 17, to further demand the UMass system become sanctuary campuses.

Participants were asked to skip classes and refrain from making any purchases on campus. Roughly 50 people participated in the teach-in at the Student Union, which was held from 10:30 a.m to 3:30 p.m.

This video aired on UVC-TV Channel 19 on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m.

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