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.
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 presented a report on fossil fuel divestment.
For a better activism, we need to be more pragmatic and respectful of our causes.
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.
By sabotaging the operation of capital at the university, we risk diminishing the value of our own personhood.
To answer this question with a firm "yes" or "no" would be to demonstrate disinterest.
Examining the underlying issues of divestment at Columbia.
Marc Heinrich, CC ’16, has won the special election with 27.4 percent of the vote.
The ballot measure for fossil fuel divestment introduced in yesterday's elections is an important step in empowering students and environmental activism.
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