Fossil Free Wash U

‘The time to divest is now’: Students rally outside of DUC and Brookings to call for Washington University to divest from fossil fuels

Students rallied for fossil fuel divestment at WU, in a protest organized by Fossil Free WashU

| News Editor

Martin’s three-part blog series examines WU endowment

Chancellor Andrew Martin launched “Endowment 101,” a three part series on his official blog designed to explain how Washington University’s endowment works this semester.

| News Editor

The March 3 SU executive leadership ballot, explained

Student Union will host elections for the SU executive board, Senate, Treasury, class councils and Olin Business Council March 3.

| Senior News Editor

Fossil Free WashU calls for the University to ‘break up’ with fossil fuels this Valentine’s Day

Fossil Free WashU celebrated National Day of Divestment, Feb. 13, with “Break Up with Fossil Fuels,” a rally calling for Washington University to “break up with” and divest from fossil fuels.

| Senior News Editor

Student Union wades into political waters with constitutional amendment

Student Union Senate and Treasury unanimously passed an amendment to the Student Union Constitution allowing Senate and Treasury to address a wider range of political issues, Oct. 1.

Curran Neenan | News Editor

Students rally for fossil fuel divestment

Fossil Free WashU concluded International Climate Week with their first student rally of the year, calling on Washington University to divest from the fossil fuel industry, Sept. 27.

Elia/Longyu Zhang | Contributing Reporter

“Stand up, fight back”: Students rally at climate strike

Dozens of students marched in the St. Louis Climate strike, Sept. 20, to campaign for climate justice, Sept. 20.

Curran Neenan | News Editor

WU environmental organizations encourage student participation in Climate Strike

Campus environmental organizations are calling on their fellow students to skip classes to participate in the Global Climate Strike on Friday.

| Senior Editor

Op-Ed: Divestment, not denial, will fix Wash. U.’s climate change complacency problem

With Chancellor-elect Andrew Martin preparing to take the reins of the University in June, we hope he will demonstrate a greater sense of urgency in confronting the challenges ahead of us.

Eddie Ives | Fossil Free WashU

Former Peabody executive resigns from board, activists react

After years of agitation from the Washington University community for the removal of coal executives from the board of trustees—which culminated in a 16-day occupation conducted by WashU Students Against Peabody in the spring of 2014 and led to seven student arrests at a rally outside of a board of trustees meeting—activists can finally claim some victory. However, Fossil Free WashU will continue to push for full divestment from fossil fuels.

Swetha Nakshatri | Staff Reporter

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