Olivia Fecteau http://wrvo.org en Syracuse college students push for climate change divestment http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-college-students-push-climate-change-divestment <p>When environmentalist <a href="http://www.billmckibben.com/" target="_blank">Bill McKibben</a> visited Syracuse in October as part of the University Lectures series, he urged students to get their schools to make more sustainable investments. His words encouraged Syracuse University and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry students to start the Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign. Mon, 24 Dec 2012 12:29:41 +0000 Olivia Fecteau 30854 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse college students push for climate change divestment SU holds memorial events for student killed in Syria http://wrvo.org/post/su-holds-memorial-events-student-killed-syria <p>Bassel Shahade, a Syracuse University graduate film student and Syrian native, was killed in the Homs massacre in Syria this spring, while working as a citizen journalist and filmmaker. Syracuse University commemorated him on October 10 with a memorial service, a panel about the situation in Syria and a benefit concert. Fri, 12 Oct 2012 19:28:06 +0000 Olivia Fecteau 27350 at http://wrvo.org