IN PHOTOS | 120 Hours Into the Encampment 

Over the last 120 hours, The Sun has had reporters on the scene of the encampment. Here are some vignettes of what they saw. April 26 | “The People’s Library” (Nina Davis/Sun Photography Editor) 

The encampment establishes a “People’s Library” which includes instructions for the safe return of borrowed books to their owners. April 26 | “Liberation” (Cynthia Tseng/Sun Assistant Photography Editor) 

Supporters use chalk to write on the walkways surrounding the encampment. 

April 27 | “By Night” (Nina Davis/Sun Photography Editor) 

Members of the encampment stay through the night. 

April 28 | “Rainy Rally”  (Ming DeMers/Sun Senior Photographer)Despite the rain, CML hosts another solidarity rally on Sunday, in support of the encampment’s fourth day. April 28 | “Mural” (Ming DeMers/Sun Senior Photographer)A child of a protestor views the encampment mural.

IN PHOTOS | The Encampment: Day Three

The encampment on Cornell’s Arts Quad has now continued for almost 72 hours. Here’s some of what The Sun has seen on the third day. 11:15 a.m., April 27 | “Quiet”In the morning, the encampment is quiet with few onlookers. (Nina Davis/Sun Photography Editor)

11:45 a.m., April 27 | “First Aid”Encampment members pass out ponchos at the first aid stand within the encampment. (Nina Davis/Sun Photography Editor) 

12:05 p.m., April 27 | “Staying Dry and Blessed”An encampment member reads the Quran under the “People’s Library” tent to stay dry from the rain.

IN PHOTOS | Day Two of Encampment, April 26, 2024

9:30 a.m., April 26 | “Hands Off”The encampment continues on the Arts Quad for its second day. (Nina Davis/Sun Photography Editor)

10:19 a.m., April 26 | “Clarification”Cornell University Police Department arrives to ask a clarifying question regarding a permit. (Nina Davis/Sun Photography Editor)

10:40 a.m., April 26 | “The People’s University”Prof. Mostafa Minawai, history, leads a teach-in on 19th and 20th century Palestinian history. (Nina Davis/Sun Photography Editor)

10:51 a.m., April 26 | “Disagreement” Onlookers wear Israeli flags and speak to onlookers regarding their beliefs. (Nina Davis/Sun Photography Editor)

11:30 a.m., April 26 | “Indigeneity”Prof. Jody Bird, literatures in English, conducts the second teach-in of the day on indigeneity and settler colonialism.

IN PHOTOS | CML Encampment, April 25, 2024

10 a.m., April 25 | “First Look”

The encampment site is set up on the Arts Quad at dawn on April 25. (Ming DeMers/Sun Senior Photographer)

10:41 a.m., April 25 | “Administration Arrives”

Vice President of Student and Campus Life Ryan Lombardi and Dean of Students Marla Love arrive on the Arts Quad and express disapproval over the nature of the encampment. (Ming DeMers/Sun Senior Photographer)

11:41 a.m., April 25 | “Onlookers”

Cornell University Police Officers watch nearby as protestors call for a rally in support of their demands. (Jason Wu/Sun Senior Photographer)

12:02 p.m, April 25 | “Liberation is a Mindset”

Speakers, including Prof. Russell Rickford, history, engage the crowd in a rally during which they explained the protesters’ demands. (Nina Davis/Sun Photography Editor)

12:21 p.m., April 25 | “The People’s Microphone”

Christopher Cowen, executive vice president and chief financial officer, tells organizers that the tents violate the University’s policies.