Columbia University and New York University Activists Hold Sit-ins Over Fossil Fuel Divestment

Columbia University and New York University Activists Hold Sit-ins Over Fossil Fuel Divestment l Politico New York

By: Conor Skelding, April 18, 2016

  • Students activists at Columbia University and New York University (NYU) have occupied parts of administrative buildings, demanding that the universities divest their endowments of fossil fuels. At Columbia, students have occupied part of Low Library since Thursday afternoon. At NYU, protesters on Monday morning began an occupation of an elevator to the administrative offices in Bobst Library.