divestment

Divesters gather on Walkway over Hudson

By EILIS DONOHUE – 6 years ago

courtesy of Divest Vassar Friday, Oct. 23 was an unusually active day for politics in Poughkeepsie. The students of DivestVC, citizens from around Dutchess County, and across the state gathered…

Letter to the Editor 04/10/2014

By GRAHAM STEWART, DYLAN FINLEY, MARTIN MAN – 7 years ago

One of the common arguments against fossil fuel divestment, largely perpetuated by Vassar’s administration and trustees, is that divestment will cost the college money that it is using to fund…

College tackles issue of divestment from fossil fuels

By SHELIA HU – 8 years ago

Last Thursday the Vassar Debate Society held a public debate on whether Vassar should divest from fossil fuel companies. The debate touched on what effects divesting or not divesting would…

Walk-out supporters disrupt VC’s learning environment

By JULIAN HASSAN – 8 years ago

In Katharine Gripp’s op-ed “Epstein audience offered skewed info on fossil fuels” (Miscellany News, 04.04.2013) she writes, “others have written more knowledgeably of—and can more lucidly explain—Epstein’s lack of qualifications…

MICA lecture examines societal gains from fossil fuels

By BETHAN JOHNSON – 8 years ago

On Friday March 29, the Moderate, Independent, Conservative, Alliance (MICA) sponsored a lecture entitled “Fossil Fuels Improve the Planet” by the president of the Center for Industrial Progress (CIP) Alex…

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