divestment

Epstein audience offered skewed info on fossil fuels

By KATHARINE GRIPP – 9 years ago

Alex Epstein sits easily on a chair in the middle of the floor of Rockefeller Hall 200 as his pretty, made-up, high-heeled assistant smiles and passes out papers. Epstein jokes…

NO-GO campaign ignores social harms of fossil fuels

By NOAH BOGDONOFF – 9 years ago

In a recent email to the VSA and other student groups, the Moderate, Independent & Conservative Alliance (MICA) declared its intent to launch a fossil fuel investment campaign dubbed NO-GO.…

Calls for divestment must feed into systemic change

By MARTIN MAN – 9 years ago

The issue of divesting Vassar’s endowment from fossil fuel companies has been gaining steam this past semester. As part of a national movement on the rise, especially amongst universities, a…

Vassar must divest to take a stand against oppression

By GABE DUNSMITH AND ERIN BOSS – 9 years ago

Following the Vassar Student Association’s resolution to support divestment from fossil fuels, the Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign could not be more excited about moving towards positive social change on Vassar’s…

VSA Council endorses twice-tabled divestment resolution

By NOBLE INGRAM – 9 years ago

On Sunday, Feb. 24, the Vassar Student Assocation (VSA) passed a resolution, proposed by the Vassar College Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign in conjunction with the Vassar Greens, that supports divesting…

Fossil fuel divestment leads to lose-lose scenario for VC

By AASHIM USGAONKAR & ALEXANDER KOREN – 9 years ago

At its most recent meeting, VSA Council voted to table a resolution endorsing the Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign, Vassar’s iteration of a movement to divest institutional endowments from fossil fuel…

VSA ruminates on divestment resolution

By LEIGHTON SUEN – 9 years ago

On Sunday, Feb. 17, the resolution in support of divestment from fossil fuel industries was proposed for a second time in Vassar Student Association (VSA) Council, and subsequently tabled again…

The February 15 Blog Update!

By ONLINE STAFF – 9 years ago

What’s on the agenda for the Miscellany News’ blogs during the upcoming week? See for yourself! Get your weekly dose of healthy living with Isabella Johnson, theater with Emily Salshutz…

Divestment proposal gains speed

By BETHAN JOHNSON – 9 years ago

Last week, the Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign, an offshoot of the Vassar Greens, worked to increase its visibility by holding a teach-in and introducing a resolution to the VSA Council…