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Arab-Israeli woman shares perspective with Hillel

Arab-Israeli woman shares perspective with Hillel

February 28, 2018


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By Guy Ovadia, news correspondent Lian Najami, the first Arab-Israeli woman to receive a Rhodes scholarship, visited Northeastern Hillel Thursday to discuss her perspective on Israel as an Arab, Muslim woman from Haifa, a city in northern Israel. As part of the scholarship, Najami will study exclusivity...

University not to consider fossil fuel divestment in financial strategy

University not to consider fossil fuel divestment in financial strategy

November 22, 2017


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By Morgan Lloyd, news staff Northeastern is not currently considering divestment from offshore funds that invest in fossil fuels, a Northeastern treasurer announced at Wednesday’s Faculty Senate meeting. “Our endowment holds roughly 10 percent of its endowment in energy stocks and investment. ...

Paradise Papers tie Northeastern to offshore fossil fuel investments

Paradise Papers tie Northeastern to offshore fossil fuel investments

November 11, 2017


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By Glenn Billman, deputy campus editor Leaked Paradise Paper documents revealed Northeastern and several other universities have invested part of their endowments in fossil fuels via an offshore hedge fund, according to an article published in the Guardian Wednesday. EnCap Energy Capital Fund IX-C is based in the Cayman Islands, where there is no corporate or income tax. Northeastern and 11 o...

Letter: A call to seriously consider divestment

Letter: A call to seriously consider divestment

April 7, 2016


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Today, DivestNU writes to share important news from our campaign to divest Northeastern University’s endowment from the fossil fuel industry. Last April, The Office of Student Affairs released a statement acknowledging the results of our student body’s referendum, in which 75 percent of participa...

Harvard students stage divestment sit in

Harvard students stage divestment sit in

April 14, 2015


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By Scotty Schenck, photo editor Harvard students dedicated to divesting the school’s money from stocks and corporations associated with fossil fuels blocked all of the openings to University Hall on Tuesday Almost 25 people stopped access to the building in Harvard Yard where administrative office...

Letter: SJP calls to divest

Letter: SJP calls to divest

March 19, 2015


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Editor’s note: this letter is in response to the Letter to the Editor published on March 5.  Earlier this month, student Zach Ramsfelder wrote a letter addressing the divestment resolution being considered by the NEU Student Government Association. While we welcome his concerns, we believe it is...

Letter: SGA to vote on SJP divestment referendum

March 5, 2015


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Recently, the Student Government Association (SGA) allowed a referendum to proceed from Northeastern University’s Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) that called on Northeastern to divest from several corporations due to their commerce with the Israel Defense Forces. The SGA had previously rejected this...

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