Back-and-forth continues between Smith College and students as sit-in nears a week

Dozens of Smith College students are continuing a sit-in inside the administration building on the Northampton, Massachusetts, campus — nearly a week after the protest began.

The protesting students say they want Smith to get rid of all its investments tied to weapons manufacturers — a demand they connect to the war in Gaza.

The college has said the school’s investments in military contractors and weapons manufacturers are “negligible and entirely indirect.”

Roz Beile, a student working with the group Students for Justice in Palestine, said the amount is besides the point.

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