CUAD: Apartheid Divest Submits Formal Demands to the University

Columbia University Apartheid Divest released the following statement this morning. April 28, 2016 To the Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing and President Bollinger, In 1784, the Columbia community renamed King’s College in order to speak to the independence of the nascent U.S. American nation-state. Columbia University emerges from a historical moment that, to this day, continues to structure and inform our relations to this … Continue reading CUAD: Apartheid Divest Submits Formal Demands to the University

NRT: Solidarity Through Love and Support

Reposted from No Red Tape Columbia: No Red Tape is committed to supporting the health and safety of survivors of sexual and domestic violence at Columbia University. We feel that it is equally important to support our group’s members, fellow activists, and their families in times of need. In the face of any oppression and injustice, activist communities must come together in order to build … Continue reading NRT: Solidarity Through Love and Support

CDCJ: CDCJ Ceases Occupation, Will Move Forward with Negotiations

Press release reprinted from Columbia Divest for Climate Justice: New York, NY — Today is Earth Day and day eight of Columbia Divest for Climate Justice’s occupation in Low Library, Columbia’s iconic building and home to the office of President Lee Bollinger. Given that Bollinger, the target of our action, will be in California for a week, the six of us inside Low have decided … Continue reading CDCJ: CDCJ Ceases Occupation, Will Move Forward with Negotiations

CDCJ: 9 Columbia Students Continue To Occupy Administrative Building Until Columbia Divests

See the original from Columbia Divest for Climate Justice here. UPDATE: 2 students who left Low Library after the press release sent an email to Rules Administrator Suzanne Goldberg asking they receive the same punishment as the 7 remaining in Low. See their email here. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 16, 2016 Contact: Nikita Perumal, (502)759-0400, nsp2122@columbia.edu http://www.columbiaclimatejustice.com NEW YORK — Nine students representing Columbia Divest for Climate … Continue reading CDCJ: 9 Columbia Students Continue To Occupy Administrative Building Until Columbia Divests