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CDCJ’s Sit-In Comes To An End

Columbia Divest for Climate Justice (CDCJ) members just ended their 8-day occupation of Low Library, explaining, in a press release, that PrezBo will not be on campus all next week, and, moreover, they believe the administration is “on the path toward fossil fuel divestment.” Dozens of students entered the library last Thursday afternoon, beginning the […]

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Divestment Proposal Rejected, CDCJ Responds

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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Race, Title IX, And Academic Freedom Discussed At USenate Plenary

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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Barnard Board Of Trustees To Consider Divestment

It appears the protests are having an effect—according to an email sent out by the Barnard Board of Trustees, the college has agreed to consider divesting from fossil fuels; the Investment Committee will look at other options. Representatives of Divest Barnard are invited to the next meeting of the committee in December to further discuss the issue, […]

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BCD’s Response to ACSRI’s Refusal of Support

The Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing (ACSRI) said two days ago that the proposal of Barnard Columbia Divest (BCD) for divestment from fossil fuels “did not meet the criteria for divestment.” According to their response (which can be read in full here), ACSRI will not recommend BCD’s divestment proposal because “the merits of the […]

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Show Me The Money: Looking Into Columbia’s Investment In Fossil Fuels

In which we present another preview from the upcoming edition of The Blue and White, coming to campus soon. Jen Sluka, CC ’17, brings us this report on Columbia’s investment into fossil fuels and the student groups working to divest. For other news on divestment, see here. Since Barnard Columbia Divest for Climate Justice (BCD) was […]

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What’s This Divestment Thing?

If you haven’t already voted–and you should!–learn something about this Divestment thing, which is on the ballot as part of the ballot initiative.  Hailey Riechelson, part of BCDivest, provides an explanation for you to peruse: Though the Barnard Columbia Divest Campaign has been working hard to establish itself on campus, many students are still unaware […]

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