Sat, Sep 20, 2014, 6:17pm
Over 800 Columbia students will march from West 86th Street to Midtown this Sunday as part of a massive effort to demand meaningful action on climate change from world leaders.
Tue, Jun 10, 2014, 8:23pm
Union Theological Seminary’s Board of Trustees unanimously voted on Tuesday to divest the school’s $108.4 million endowment from fossil fuels.
Sun, May 11, 2014, 12:18pm
Student groups have ramped up efforts this semester to pressure the University to divest from fossil fuels to private prison companies.
Thu, Apr 17, 2014, 2:14am
Columbia Prison Divest is wrapping up a week of events called People, Prisons & Profit, which aimed to increase awareness for its divestment movement on campus.
Sun, Apr 6, 2014, 3:07pm
At Friday's plenary, the University Senate passed resolutions that would make membership of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Sexual Assault public and codify the quality of life survey as a biennial endeavour. Representatives from the Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing also...
Thu, Mar 13, 2014, 10:18pm
At his first fireside chat of the semester on Wednesday night, University President Lee Bollinger fielded questions from nearly 60 undergraduates on everything from gender-neutral bathrooms to a student group's call for divestment from private prison companies. Bollinger was joined by University...
Mon, Feb 10, 2014, 3:34am
For a better activism, we need to be more pragmatic and respectful of our causes.
Tue, Feb 4, 2014, 2:05am
The group known as Columbia Prison Divest hand-delivered a letter to University President Lee Bollinger’s office on Monday afternoon, calling on the administration to divest from Corrections Corporation of America and the British multinational security firm G4S.
Mon, Feb 3, 2014, 3:20pm
Earlier today, Bwog reported that a group of students entered University President Lee Bollinger's office to hand-deliver a letter calling for the University to divest from several private prison companies. Finding Bollinger absent, the group delivered the letter to his deputy chief of staff,...
Wed, Dec 4, 2013, 3:30am
By sabotaging the operation of capital at the university, we risk diminishing the value of our own personhood.