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On Thursday, May 9, Union Theological Seminary pledged to divest from businesses that profit from Israel’s military actions, according to an announcement from their Board of Trustees.

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The referendum and SGA election yielded a 55% voter turnout. Barnard SGA announced its 2024-2025 student representatives. The majority of students also voted for divestment from Israel.

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On Sunday, Columbia University Apartheid Divest and Student Workers at Columbia announced Columbia College Student Council’s new resolution to boycott Israel-supporting companies and voted for a referendum concerning University divestment. The next day, Barnard College, School of General Studies, and the Columbia School of Social Work joined the referendum, with the Columbia Law School planning […]

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Here’s a recap of Friday’s USenate plenary session, in which they discuss sex, money, and death, the three things you “shouldn’t” bring up at a dinner party.

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This week at SGA, a team of Roosevelt rockstars pitched a committee of students, faculty, and alumni tasked with calling out Barnard’s foul investments & persuading them to reconsider.

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At 5 pm today, the results of Barnard’s Student Government Association’s 2018 elections were released in an email to Barnard students, as well as on MyBarnard. The election concluded with a record 49.9% voter turnout. These results also included the verdict of the referendum on whether or not SGA should write a letter to the Barnard […]

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This afternoon, Robert Goldberg, Barnard’s Chief Operating Officer, wrote an email to the Barnard community announcing that the Presidential Task Force to Examine Divestment submitted its full report on fossil fuel divestment to the Board of Trustees. This task force was created last semester as a result of Divest Barnard’s campaign encouraging Barnard to divest […]

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Perhaps disoriented by the room change, the GSSC meeting was surprisingly short. And you don’t have to miss a single second: wily correspondent Jennifer Nugent was on the scene and taking notes. Last night’s General Studies Student Council (GSSC) meeting was off to a raucous start with a room change to Pupin. Latecomers even fell […]

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Students for Justice in Palestine and Jewish Voice for Peace, student organizations that rally around Palestine activism, are calling for Columbia’s divestment campaign from companies that benefit from or provide funds for the continued presence of Israeli homes, business, and infrastructure in the West Bank. The two organizations are operating as Columbia University Apartheid Divest […]

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Columbia Divest for Climate Justice (CDCJ) posted a statement on their website yesterday evening, responding to Tuesday’s decision from the Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing (ACSRI) to reject fossil fuel divestment. In the statement, CDCJ notes that they “weren’t exactly surprised” by the decision. They go on to condemn ACSRI for failing to do […]

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PrezBo’s Defense of Affirmative Action and Discussion of Columbia’s Racial Policy At the beginning of Friday’s University Senate plenary, PrezBo gave a long speech about racism and the university’s role therein. His speech was historical in nature, starting with the Supreme Court decision Brown vs. The Board of Education, which struck down segregated public schooling […]

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If you couldn’t tell, we’re obsessed with the November issue of the Blue and White and can’t stop sharing some of the great pieces from this month’s mag. Up next, we bring you a story by Staff Writer Yasemin Akçagüner about two major divestment groups at Columbia. When the University announced in June that it […]

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The Columbia Divest for Climate Justice (CDCJ) met last evening with the Board of Trustees to discuss a proposal CDCJ has written “for divestment from the top 200 publicly-traded fossil fuel companies,” according to an email CDCJ wrote Bwog last night. CDCJ sent the proposal to Columbia’s Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing (ACSRI). The […]

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Feeling out of the loop on the campus scoop? Columbia’s Senate, accompanied by PrezBo, gathered yesterday to discuss upcoming projects here in MoHi and beyond (Global Reports!). Bwog’s trusted politics correspondent, Joe Milholland, is here to relay the info to you. “Manhattanville is, of course, the big thing,” said PrezBo at this Friday’s University Senate […]

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In an email sent this afternoon, PrezBo announced his support for the University’s divestment from companies engaged in the operation of private prisons.  A recommendation will come before the Board of Trustees in their next meeting in June. On March 31, ACSRI (the Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing) voted to recommend prison divestment to the Trustees, and […]

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