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Topic: Brown Divest

Letter: Two state solution referendum is preferable to divestment

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Two state solution referendum is preferable to divestment

March 19, 2019 3 comments

In Kyle Price’s ’20 recent op-ed, the author opposes the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement against Israel. As a Jew, I’m reluctantly against BDS and fearful that it could become a camouflage for blatantly anti-Semitic activities.

Letter: Investment Office’s response to divestment is misleading

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Investment Office’s response to divestment is misleading

March 19, 2019 Comments are Disabled

In their recent op-ed, Dowling, Dietze and Kennedy ’97 argue that it is infeasible for Brown to divest because of the complicated nature of managing the endowment. This claim is concerning, considering the fact that Brown University has claimed to divest from tobacco, genocide in Darfur, and HEI Hotels and Resorts.

Overall ’19: Vote Yes on Divestment

Op-eds, Opinions

Overall ’19: Vote Yes on Divestment

March 18, 2019 2 comments

Last month, the United Nations Human Rights Council concluded that Israeli forces’ shooting of over 6,000 unarmed Palestinian protesters in Gaza last year had “no justification” and that these acts “may constitute war crimes.”

Gladstone ’18: Vote no on divest

Opinions

Gladstone ’18: Vote no on divest

March 18, 2019 1 comment

When I heard about the “divestment” campaign being waged at Brown, I felt anew the exhaustion and frustration of my years on campus.

Bokhary ’21: University should prioritize ethics over profit

Letters to the Editor

Bokhary ’21: University should prioritize ethics over profit

March 14, 2019 Comments are Disabled

In his column titled “Divestment has severe costs — and nobody is talking about them,”  Anuj Krishnamurthy ’19 seeks to discredit Brown Divest and essentially places the University’s financial well-being over the ethics of being a stakeholder in companies that profit off the suffering of Palestinians.

UCS votes to put referendum on ballot

News, University News

UCS votes to put referendum on ballot

March 7, 2019 1 comment

At its general body meeting Wednesday, the Undergraduate Council of Students voted to add a referendum proposed by the student coalition Brown Divest to the ballot for the upcoming UCS and Undergraduate Finance Board elections.