If you're following events at Shimer College from afar, you may have a hard time visualizing what's going on. Fortunately, there have been a lot of people hanging around with cameras and cell phones, and some of that video has been posted online.
Here are three channels that you should definitely look at, and keep an eye on for future developments.
Go to FWShimerFoundation to see video of the students' extraordinarily civil and disciplined protest of the Board meeting, and of some conversations between the community and Thomas Lindsay:
Go to SuperLordnicon to see some video/audio of the unscripted conversation between trustee Frank Buckley and the protesting students and alumni in the IIT Atrium. It's difficult to avoid the impression that Buckley said a bit more than he meant to:
Go to GadflyNewsOnline for video of the emergency Assembly of February 28:
Please pass the word, and if you have a YouTube account, also subscribe to the channels and uprate and comment on the videos. If you know of any more sources of good Shimer videos, please let us know in the comments.
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