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Academic Senate passes two environmental sustainability-driven resolutions

UIUC Beyond Coal organizes a student rally before the Academic Senate's votes on divestment of coal interests at the University Main Quad on Monday, April 4.

By Megan Jones

April 4, 2016

Athena, a 9-month-old infant, was in attendance at Beyond Coal’s rally Monday. While she couldn’t speak words or even hold a poster in support of divesting from coal, she represented something bigger — the future. Joe Edwards, co-president of Beyond Coal and Athena’s father, said his daugh...

UIUC Beyond Coal to rally before Academic Senate meeting

Sophomore Julia Nikolaev shows support for UIUC Beyond Coal student organization which stages a

By Ashni Gandhi

March 14, 2016

As public attention to global climate change has increased, UIUC Beyond Coal will advocate for the University to stop investing and using coal with a rally and vote held on April 4.JTThe administration has taken steps to reduce the University’s carbon footprint and overall energy usage through the Illinois C...