A Brief History of Civil Disobedience at Columbia University

Artist Information: Maya Garfinkel is a rising sophomore at Barnard College with a prospective major in history and a concentration in the study of race and ethnicity. Hailing from Seattle, she’s interested in the intersection between activism and the arts, and has been involved with Student Worker Solidarity, Barnard Divest, and the Barnard Zine Club.  Image Courtesy of Maya Garfinkel.  Continue reading A Brief History of Civil Disobedience at Columbia University

Sitting in for Climate Justice: photos from the action

This sit-in marks an extraordinary feat of organizing across numerous groups on campus. Students from Mobilized African Diaspora (MAD), Divest Barnard, Student Worker Solidarity (SWS), No Red Tape (NRT), Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), and Apartheid Divest organized separate actions across campus before converging on Low steps around 4 p.m. 40 CDCJ activists entered Low Library while members of BCSN staged a rally outside. Continue reading Sitting in for Climate Justice: photos from the action