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Stern Dean Pipes Money Into DAPL

Stern Dean Pipes Money Into DAPL

Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor
February 17
Filed under City News, NEWS, NYU, University News

Stern Dean Peter Henry is a member of the board of directors for Citibank, one of the banks funding the Dakota Access Pipeline. Some students were unsettled by this connection between an NYU administrator and Citibank.

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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
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 4
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
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 13
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
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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Letter to the Editor: “The Divestment Penalty”? Less Reliable Than You’d Think

Letter to the Editor: “The Divestment Penalty”? Less Reliable Than You’d Think

Lola Jusidman and Olivia Rich
May 1
Filed under OPINION

Divestment affirms and deepens the positive steps that NYU is already taking in reducing its emissions, producing important research in every discipline and educating the next generation of climate leaders. We do not accept the false dichotomy, which exists in the aforementioned article and elsewhere, between financial health and affirming what is right.

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Divestment: More Controversial Than You’d Think

Divestment: More Controversial Than You’d Think

Ludovica Grieco, Staff Writer
April 28
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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Letter to the Editor: Gallatin Faculty Stands in Solidarity with Divest

Letter to the Editor: Gallatin Faculty Stands in Solidarity with Divest

Members of the Gallatin Faculty
April 28
Filed under OPINION

In times of conflict, our students should be treated as young adults, not as kids in need of parental supervision. What the administration has created is an atmosphere of fear among our students where there should be safety and tolerance.

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Divest Meets Hamilton with Faculty Support

Divest Meets Hamilton with Faculty Support

Diamond Naga Siu and Lexi Faunce
April 22
Filed under NEWS, University News

NYU Divest met with President Hamilton to discuss possible fossil fuel divestment at NYU.

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