CDCJ in the Press

Under Construction / To be Updated with Most Recent Media

Columbia Divest for Climate Justice in the media, chronologically from present to past:

“Forget Engagement: Columbia must divest from fossil fuels”
By Jamie Henn
July 9, 2015: The Spectator

“Divestment groups at N.Y.U., Columbia get a formal hearing”
By Conor Skelding
June 5, 2015: Capital New York

“Columbia Divest for Climate Justice responds to Bollinger’s statement on divestment
By Sophia Hotung
May 30, 2015: Spectrum – The Blog of the Columbia Spectator

“PrezBo: Divest from prisons and fossil fuels
By Karina Jougla, Daniela Lapidous, Ryan Elivo, and Catherine Zhang
May 1, 2015: Columbia Spectator

“Columbia University faculty members call for divestment from fossil fuels”
By Emma Howard
April 24, 2015: The Guardian

“Number of faculty members supporting the Columbia Divest for Climate Justice campaign doubles”
By Sophia Hotung
April 24, 2015: Spectrum – The Blog of the Columbia Spectator

 “Barnard Columbia Divest for Climate Justice to install social justice art show”
By Geneva Hutchenson
April 24, 2015: Columbia Spectator

To divest or not to divest: College students on fossil fuel debate”
A video featuring Daniela Lapidous
April 17, 2015: Yahoo! Finance

Fight for $15 protesters call for higher minimum wage, higher salaries for adjunct professors
By Annie Bryan and Gabrielle Iorio
April 16, 2015: Columbia Spectator

Fight for $15: workers across US protest to raise minimum wage – as it happened
By Jana Kasperkevic
April 15, 2015: The Guardian

LectureHop: Jeffrey Sachs And The Moral University In The 21st Century
By Britt Fossum
April 1, 2015: Bwog

“The Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement’s Newest Strategy: Alternative Endowments”
By Jessica Leber
March 26, 2015: Fast and Company

“Why divestment matters”
By Todd Gitlin
March 13, 2015: Columbia Spectator

“Over 150 professors plan to send letter to Bollinger calling for fossil fuel divestment”
By Catie Edmonson
February 27, 2015: Columbia Spectator

“A call for transparency on Global Divestment Day”
By Amy Wang and Daniela Lapidous
February 13, 2015: Columbia Spectator

“Divest Barnard works to gain college divestment from fossil fuels”
By Aubri Juhasz
March 12, 2015: Columbia Spectator

“PrezBo Promises BCD Decision On Fossil Fuel Divestment”
November 25, 2014: Bwog

Barnard Columbia Divest creates alternative, fossil-fuel-free investment fund
By Maia Bix
October 30, 2014: Columbia Spectator

“Waves of Columbia Students March for the Climate”
By Marissa Sterling
October 10, 2014: Change Magazine

PrezBo Agrees To Meet With Columbia Prison Divest And Barnard Columbia Divest
October 4, 2014: Bwog 

People’s Climate March draws college student crowd to call for action on climate change
By Emma Bolger
September 22, 2014: Columbia Spectator

“Nearly 800 Columbia students slated to attend People’s Climate March on Sunday”
By Sara Newman
September 20, 2014: Columbia Spectator

“ACSRI votes not to support fossil fuel divestment proposal”
By Yasemin Akcaguner
May 14, 2014: Columbia Spectator

Show Me The Money: Looking Into Columbia’s Investment In Fossil Fuels
By Jen Sluka
February 4, 2014: The Blue and White

Columbia University to Reveal Fossil Fuel Holdings”
By Iliana Salazar-Dodge, BCD member
November 19, 2013: The Huffington Post

Divest group pitches arguments to University investment committee”
News article by Sophie Wilkowske, Spec writer
November 14, 2013: Columbia Spectator

Staff editorial: “Divesting responsibly”
October 21, 2013: Columbia Spectator

“In First Vote, Columbia College Students Back Fossil Fuel Divestment”
By John Santore
October 20, 2013: The Huffington Post

“Heinrich wins Senate seat, divestment passes overwhelmingly”
By Tracey Wang
October 18, 2013: Columbia Spectator

“Vote yes for student power”
Op-ed by Daniela Lapidous, BCD member
October 17, 2013: Columbia Spectator

“Columbia College students to vote on divestment ballot initiative”
News article by Elizabeth Sedran and Tracey Wang
October 16, 2013: Columbia Spectator

“Bollinger: Administrators studying racial divide at Columbia?”
News article By Eitan Neuget
October 9, 2013: Columbia Spectator

Articles using quote by Daniela from 350.org press release about Obama mentioning divestment: September 2, 2013 in the Christian Science Monitor and October 14, 2013 in The National Review.

“What is Student Power?”
Re-publication of the above op-ed by Daniela Lapidous
April 9, 2013: The Nation

“Divestment, power, and social justice”
Op-Ed by Daniela Lapidous, BCD member
March 3, 2013: Columbia Spectator

“Barnard Columbia Divest rallies in D.C.”
News article by Abby Abrams, Spec Senior Staff writer
February 20, 2013: Columbia Spectator

“Barnard Columbia Divest and the Resurgence of the Left”
By George Joseph
December 7, 2012: Columbia Political Review

A photo of us holding up the NY Times front-page photo on divestment!
December 6, 2012: Fossil Free website

“Student movement to divest in fossil fuels comes to campus”
News article by Abigail Golden, Spec writer
December 3, 2012: Columbia Spectator 

“A call to action, after the storm”
Opinion piece by Yoni Golijov, in his column
November 18, 2012: Columbia Spectator