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A sign calling for divestment is located on the North side of the quad.

UChicago Board of Trustees Accused of Violating Illinois Law With Fossil Fuel Investments

By Arjun Mazumdar / November 1, 2023

On October 30, the UChicago Environmental Justice Task Force (EJTF) filed a divestment complaint against the UChicago Board of Trustees for their investment in fossil fuel enterprises. The complaint,...

New York Times columnist Bret Stephens was announced as the speaker for the 2023 Class Day ceremony in a press release on February 22.

Student Coalition Condemns Bret Stephens’s Class Day Invitation in Joint Statement

By Austin Zeglis / June 2, 2023
The statement, coauthored by six student organizations, called Stephens a “racist ideologue” and has garnered nearly 300 signatures.
Students rallied to call on the University to divest its endowment from fossil fuels on April 21.

Students Hold “Divestival” Rally to Urge University Divestment

By Naina Purushothaman / April 29, 2023
In a rally organized by the Divest UChicago coalition, students protested UChicago’s investment in fossil fuels and advocated for greater transparency from the University regarding its endowment.
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