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Junior environmental ethics major Erik Bahnson, junior biology major Kim Rossello, and sophomore computer science major Tianna Cano gather in front of the Metropolitan Water District’s solar panels, an alternative energy source that could replace fossil fuels. The Students Engaged in Environmental Discussion and Service club gathered over 200 signatures for a petition for the University to divest from the fossil fuel industry. / photo by Janelle Kluz

Petition fights fossil fuel investments

Erik Bahnson, president of Students Engaged in Environmental Discussion and Service club, or SEEDS, is drafting a letter to the University’s Board of Trustees to urge the University to divest not only from fossil fuel industries, but also invest in funds that comply with Environment, Social and Governance standards.

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Segregated funds won’t solve problem

On April 17, junior speech communications major Tyler Anderson and another black student proposed Oshun, a separate funding hub for black focused clubs on campus, to Loretta Rahmani, chief student affairs officer, Lawrence Potter, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Richard Rose, professor of religion and philosophy, President Devorah Lieberman, Provost Jonathan Reed […]

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