BCD planned a series of talks and activities throughout the day and encouraged professors to hold classes outside with the goal of transforming Columbia into an “Earth university” for Earth Day.
fossil fuel divestment
We shouldn't feel pressure to express ourselves and our political views in any particular way.
Thirteen Columbia students protesting the Keystone XL pipeline in Washington D.C. were arrested in front of the White House Sunday. The students were part of XL Dissent, a student-organized protest that drew more than 1,000 students from 100 schools.
This is the real question we need to ask ourselves: When Columbia takes a position, how does it enact that position in the world?
Divesting from fossil fuels will help save our environment for future generations through political change.
For the first time in Columbia College history, students will be asked to vote on a ballot initiative emanating from a student group.
If 10 percent of Columbia College students sign a petition for Columbia to divest from the fossil fuel industry, Columbia’s very first ballot initiative may take place this semester.
Apr 23, 6:17pm
Today, Ferris baked a sexual violence cake. No but actually though, they baked a rose-dappled cake claiming “Sexual Violence Prevention.” The cake was all over twitter, with retweets including: @anna_bahr... Read More
Apr 23, 2:07pm
Flowers are blooming, so that can only mean one thing: Spring is officially in the air. During one of New York’s most fashionable seasons, Columbia students are getting ready to... Read More
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