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NYU Divest Vigil Highlights Impacts of Climate Change

NYU Divest Vigil Highlights Impacts of Climate Change

Sakshi Venkatraman, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under NEWS, University News

NYU Divest held a vigil outside Gallatin for those who perished in the recent hurricanes to urge NYU to divest from fossil fuel companies on Monday, Sept. 19.

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Weekend on the Square Protests Embarrassed NYU

Weekend on the Square Protests Embarrassed NYU

Mollie Yellin, Contributing Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under OPINION

NYU has problems that should be fixed but overshadowing the Weekend on the Square event with protests was uncomfortable and embarrassing.

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NYU Divest in 2016-2017

NYU Divest in 2016-2017

Natasha Roy, News Editor

April 17, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

A timeline of the actions that NYU Divest since its conception.

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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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Universities Need to Work to Reduce Climate Change

Universities Need to Work to Reduce Climate Change

WSN Editorial Board

March 9, 2017


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

With climate change's effects becoming more apparent and E.P.A. Chief Scott Pruitt's denying that climate change is tied to carbon dioxide emissions, it is now more important than ever that NYU students continue their efforts to fight climate change in any way they can.

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Board Representation Needed for Students

Board Representation Needed for Students

WSN Editorial Board

March 6, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Students should participate in civil discourse that pertains to issues that will the university.

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NYU Divest Works to Hold Board Member Larry Fink Accountable

NYU Divest Works to Hold Board Member Larry Fink Accountable

Sherah Ndjongo, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


Filed under NEWS

NYU Divest reacts to the information that one of the members of the Board of Trustees donates to Exxon.

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Stern Dean Pipes Money Into DAPL

Stern Dean Pipes Money Into DAPL

Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor

February 17, 2017


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, 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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