Van Jones

Matt’s Musings: My thoughts on the election (spoiler: not good)

Tuesday should have resulted in a blowout election where the United States of America said in one voice, “We reject this fascist, the same as we did 80 years ago in Europe.” Instead, Trump finds himself a day later with a legitimate chance of reelection.

Matt Singer | Sports Columnist

Van Jones links social issues to the environmental, inspires activism

Environmental and human rights activist Van Jones connected racial equity and criminal justice reform to environmental sustainability and the growing green economy in his speech to a crowded Graham Chapel on Monday night.

Izabella Pastrana | Contributing Writer

Former Obama aide says future of US economy lies in ‘green’ jobs

Van Jones—environmental advocate, civil rights activist, best-selling author, attorney and one-time White House employee—came to Washington University on Tuesday to discuss his plans for a green and prosperous future. He suggested that the future of the American economy is in the newly emerging “green industry,” which is focused on environmental agendas, such as the use of clean forms of energy like wind and solar power.

| Staff Reporter

Treasury votes against sustainability roundtable

A Green Action appeal aiming to provide St. Louis with a working plan for a green jobs economy was shot down by the Student Union Treasury last Tuesday. The vote against the environment-advocacy group was 11-7, with no abstentions.

| Contributing Reporter

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