Washington Square News

After Long Wait, Divest Gets Meeting With Board of Trustees

After Long Wait, Divest Gets Meeting With Board of Trustees

By Anne Cruz and Lexi Faunce, News Editors

February 2, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Divest finally met with the Board of Trustees to discuss their plan for divesting from fossil fuel investment.

Divest speak-out relates race and climate

Divest speak-out relates race and climate

By Raven Quesenberry, Contributing Writer

December 8, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU Divest hosted a discussion on how climate change contributes to racism and violence on Monday.

Divestment is ineffective, sets poor precedent

Divestment is ineffective, sets poor precedent

By Anand Balaji, Staff Writer

November 23, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Divestment will likely have no significant financial effect on the fossil fuel industry and distracts the public from more concrete reforms that can be made to combat climate change.

NYU signs pledge to slow climate change

NYU signs pledge to slow climate change

By Greta Chevance, Staff Writer

November 23, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU and more than 200 hundred other universities signed the American Campuses Act on Climate Pledge to demonstrate their support for action against climate change.

Divest’s activism is the answer to bureaucratic heel-dragging

Divest’s activism is the answer to bureaucratic heel-dragging

By WSN Editorial Board

November 4, 2015


Filed under Opinion

NYU Divest is to be lauded for their ability to maintain a spotlight on the administration's heel-dragging on the topic of divestment.

Student group calls for halt in donations until NYU divests

Student group calls for halt in donations until NYU divests

By Ludovica Grieco, Staff Writer

November 4, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU Divest launched a petition that encourages people to withhold donations from the university unless is divests.

[PHOTOS]: Divest demands accountability from NYU in face of climate change

[PHOTOS]: Divest demands accountability from NYU in face of climate change

By Christine Wang, Deputy News Editor

October 29, 2015


Filed under News, University News

Members of NYU Divest occupied the main floor of Bobst Library to encourage NYU to divest from fossil fuels three years after Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast.

Divest fact-checks Sexton’s Town Hall

Divest fact-checks Sexton’s Town Hall

By Jeffrey Kopp, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU Divest has a disagreement with Sexton during his last town hall meeting regarding NYU's dependency on fossil fuels.

NYU needs to move forward with divestment talks

NYU needs to move forward with divestment talks

By WSN Editorial Board

September 9, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The NYU administration is dragging its heels on divestment, and must acknowledge the promised meeting between the board of trustees and NYU Divest.

Climate change a form of oppression

Climate change a form of oppression

By Malcolm Kim, Olivia Rich, and Charlie Martin

April 28, 2015


Filed under Opinion

NYU Divest on upcoming University Senate vote.

NYU divestment should move forward

NYU divestment should move forward

By WSN Editorial Board

March 30, 2015


Filed under Opinion

NYU divestment from fossil-fuel-related companies should go ahead despite the University Senate Subcommittee recommendation against it.

NYU Reacts: Senate subcommittee opposes divestment

NYU Reacts: Senate subcommittee opposes divestment

By Alex Bazeley, Deputy News Editor

March 30, 2015


Filed under News

NYU students share their thoughts on the prospect of NYU's divestment from fossil fuels.

« Previous PageNext Page »