College of the Atlantic students, staff, and faculty stand in solidarity with the Sanctuary Campus movement in November 2016.College of the Atlantic students, staff, and faculty stand in solidarity with the Sanctuary Campus movement in November 2016. Credit: Sara Löwgren ’20

BAR HARBOR — It should come as no surprise that many of the progressive students, faculty and staff members that make up College of the Atlantic, one of the most politically-liberal bastions in Maine, were dumbfounded the morning after the 2016 presidential election.

Conservative Republican Donald Trump, who becomes the nation’s 45th president this Friday, won. Republican majorities were elected to both houses of Congress.

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