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In the midst of national turmoil, there’s been a nice showing of solidarity by Dartmouth freshmen for those affected firsthand.

Spurred by the weekend’s protests at the University of Virginia, Dartmouth College Class of 2021 student Carlos Polanco decided to speak up.

“In such a divided world, we must cherish unity without uniformity,” the Dartmouth class of 2021 wrote to U-Va. first-years. “Show the world that you — UVA 2021, an economically, racially religiously diverse class — are stronger for it.”


From one class of 2021 to another, they urged U-Va.’s new students not to let fear overshadow optimism.

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