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One of the most notable protests in UMBC history occurred in spring 1970, when students sat in at various administrative buildings to protest faculty tenure and promotion policies. This photo from the May 5, 1970 Retriever Weekly shows just how committed students of that era were to their sit-in.

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Richard B. '86

Did you know the archives of the Retriever Weekly are searchable? Check out UMBC Speical Collections' Digital Archive of the newspaper at http://contentdm.ad.umbc.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/Retriever