fossil free washu

Op-Ed: On the power of student voices: An update from Fossil Free WashU

“While divestment was not the outcome, we had a productive dialogue and received some promising news about the state of our endowment.”

Eddie Ives | Class of 2021

WU awarded for student-driven sustainability efforts

Congress of the South 40 was awarded for its commitment to sustainability after submitting a bid on behalf of Washington University at the Midwest Affiliate for College and University Residence Halls Regional Leadership Conference, Nov. 2. The Midwest Affiliate for College and University Residence Halls Regional Leadership Conference (MACURH) commended the University for their high […]

| Senior News Editor

Fossil Free WashU interrupts Martin’s Parent & Family Weekend event with chants

Fossil Free WashU disrupted Chancellor Martin’s discussion with parents during a Parent & Family Weekend event, Nov 2.

| News Editor

Senate-penned report calls for carbon neutrality by 2035, greater transparency

SU Senate’s Green Energy Resolution calling for Washington University to achieve carbon neutrality by 2035 was passed unanimously in a Senate meeting Oct. 29.

| Senior 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

Fossil Free WashU, Fight for $15 come together to rally on Brookings

Fossil Free WashU rallied for fossil fuel divestment and in opposition of climate change denial Wednesday.

| Editor-in-Chief

Fossil Free WashU disrupts alumni event, demands divestment

Fossil Free WashU disrupted an alumni banquet in Bauer Hall to pressure Washington University to divest their endowment from the use of fossil fuels Friday.

| Senior News Editor

Fossil Free WashU shares board member’s response to divestment request

Washington University board member Harry Seigle supported fossil fuels and denied “the effects of anthropogenic climate change” in a response letter sent to Fossil Free WashU, the group shared on Facebook last week.

| Senior News Editor

Fossil Free WashU rallies for divestment; demonstrates on Danforth Campus

Over one hundred students joined Fossil Free WashU to protest the University’s refusal to divest from fossil fuel companies March 1.

| Contributing Reporter

Fossil Free WashU targets non-donation pledge at alumni and parent donors

Fossil Free WashU rolled out a no-donation pledge designed to curtail donations to the University until it divests from fossil fuel companies last semester.

Curran Neenan | News Editor

Sign up for the email edition

Stay up to date with everything happening at Washington University and beyond.