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NYU Divest Brings Demands to the Board of Trustees

NYU Divest Brings Demands to the Board of Trustees

Htoo Min, Deputy News Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under NEWS, University News

Four members of NYU Divest went to the office of board of trustees chair William Berkley's office to deliver a list of demands regarding the university's divestment from fossil fuels.

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Divest Rallies With National Standing Rock Movement

Divest Rallies With National Standing Rock Movement

Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor
November 16, 2016
Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES, University News

Divest stood in solidarity with Standing Rock during its pre-rally on Kimmel's staircases that happened before they joined a larger rally in the Financial District — a nationwide effort that occurred in various cities today.

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Is Divesting the Key to Sustainability?

Is Divesting the Key to Sustainability?

Natasha Roy, Deputy News Editor
October 5, 2016
Filed under NEWS, TOP STORY, University News

NYU claims to be environmentally friendly, but student groups don't think the university can be sustainable without divesting from fossil fuels.

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Bobst Is Not The Place To Protest

Bobst Is Not The Place To Protest

Paris Martineau, Deputy Opinion Editor
September 26, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Events such as these require the community to side with the protesters and to support their efforts to sway the minds of administrators, and the least effective way to win the hearts of other outrage-prone Bobcats is to forcibly interrupt ten floors of studying students with chanting and slogans.

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Checking in with Student Activist Groups

Checking in with Student Activist Groups

Jemima Charlotte McEvoy, Contributing Writer
September 14, 2016
Filed under NEWS, University News

After a summer of much change, NYU activist groups refreshed and redefined their work for the year.

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NYU Decides Against Fossil Fuel Divestment

NYU Decides Against Fossil Fuel Divestment

Anne Cruz, News Editor
June 16, 2016
Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES, University News

Despite continued protests from some NYU students, the university decided it would not divest from fossil fuels, choosing instead to focus on what it described as "direct" action against climate change.

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Divestment: More Controversial Than You’d Think

Divestment: More Controversial Than You’d Think

Ludovica Grieco, Staff Writer
April 29, 2016
Filed under NEWS, University News

NYU Divest seeks to make NYU divest from fossil fuel companies, but some NYU students disagree with their cause.

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Divestment is Part of Larger NYU Battle

Divestment is Part of Larger NYU Battle

WSN Editorial Board
April 20, 2016
Filed under OPINION, Uncategorized

In the struggle for a more responsible administration, divestment activists and the rest of the NYU community are united.

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Divest Occupation Ends Amidst Threat of Suspension

Divest Occupation Ends Amidst Threat of Suspension

Lexi Faunce, News Editor
April 19, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized, University News

Members of NYU Divest ended their 33-hour occupation of a Bobst elevator after administrators threatened to suspend them if they stayed past 5 p.m.

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BREAKING: NYU Divest Occupies Bobst Library

BREAKING: NYU Divest Occupies Bobst Library

Anne Cruz and Lexi Faunce, News Editors
April 18, 2016
Filed under NEWS, University News

NYU Divest threatens to occupy Bobst Library until the university grants the organization a presentation before the Board of Trustees.

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Divest sit-in lands meeting with Board of Trustees subcomittee

Divest sit-in lands meeting with Board of Trustees subcomittee

Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor
December 16, 2015
Filed under NEWS, University News

NYU divest held a sit-in in Bobst Library to secure a meeting with the Board of Trustees that has been promised to them since April 2015.

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