The CUAD Referendum: What Are Barnard Students Voting On?

A meeting room more crowded than usual in recent weeks

Voting on SGA elections begins today, and this year, Barnard students will be voting on whether or not they believe Barnard should divest from eight companies that are associated with or support Israel. These certain companies were singled out in Columbia University Apartheid Divest’s campaign for divestment due to their involvement in and profit from violence against Palestinians.

To be clear, the referendum does not automatically...

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