Senate Should Attend Upcoming Forum on Political Neutrality at Reed College

The two-year-old student campaign for the divestment of fossil fuels is an issue for which the Student Body Senate should take some responsibility. The upcoming forum on political neutrality represents precisely such an opportunity. As fossil fuel emissions accelerate worldwide, the United States government continues to militate against the effective regulation of fossil fuel industry. […]

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Our Response to Reed’s Rejection of Divestment Published in Portland Tribune

Reed College’s Board of Trustees recently published its official rejection of Fossil Free Reed’s petition to divest the college endowment of fossil fuels (Reed College won’t divest fossil fuel holdings, web story, July 17). Divestment, the act of selling financial holdings in a company or group of companies, historically has been used as a powerful […]

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Defending Honor

We are Reedies past and present who believe firmly that the Honor Principle applies not only to our behavior with each other on campus but also to the invisible people and places near and far who feel the effects of our existence. We recognize that the extraction, refinement, and burning of fossil fuels results in […]

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