Posts Tagged ‘university’

A Tale of Two Commencements: How Gaza solidarity encampments are changing the way we see university education

Indiana University’s “Liberation Commencement” was a celebration of the students’ brave commitment to fighting powerful institutions and their involvement in challenging Zionism and the Palestinian genocide. Source

Boeing University: How the California State University became complicit in Palestinian genocide

The longstanding partnership between California State University, Long Beach and Boeing is a showcase of higher education’s complicity with US-Israeli militarism and the Gaza genocide.  Source

Thousands of Columbia University alumni sign letter vowing to withhold financial support over war in Gaza

(NaturalNews) Columbia University alumni have issued a letter threatening to withhold financial support over the Gaza war if the Ivy League school does not meet… Source

Princeton Alumni call on university to divest and end complicity in genocide

We stand alongside Princeton University students in demanding divestment, boycott, and an end to the university’s silence over the genocide in Gaza. Source

Gazans salute university students’ uprising for Palestine

As Israel’s invasion of Rafah begins, people in Gaza are holding out hope that international pressure will force Israel to stand down. Part of that hope is tied to the heroic actions of students across the U.S. rising up for Palestine.  Source

How Israeli university presidents are proving the case for boycott

Israeli university presidents condemnation of the Gaza solidarity protests in the U.S. is revealing Israeli universities’ complicity in occupation, apartheid, and genocide. Source

Open letter to University heads: Listen to your courageous students and divest from Israel

As people of faith we believe in a better way. It is not too late for you to change course and rid yourself of deadly investments in companies profiting from the Israeli occupation. Join your courageous students and divest now.  Source

University of Vermont cancels UN ambassador’s address amid Gaza protests 

The University of Vermont (UVM) has canceled United Nations Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield’s commencement speech amid pro-Palestinian protests on campus as protests sweep colleges across the nation. “We are looking forward to the upcoming Commencement ceremonies and the opportunity to celebrate our 2024 UVM graduates,” Suresh Garimella, the university’s president, said in a message to the… […]

University students on hunger strike in Sciences Po, protests continue

May 3, 2024 Source: Agencies By Al Mayadeen English Student protests in support of Palestine have erupted at universities across the Americas and Europe, with actions ranging from tent camps and hall occupations to demands for academic boycotts and diplomatic actions against “Israel”. Student protests have been escalating and expanding over the past few weeks […]

‘We want the university to cut any ties to Israel’: a Cal Poly Humboldt student on the protests gripping the school

A Palestinian member of ‘Humboldt for Palestine’ talks about Palestine organizing at Cal Poly Humboldt, the recent police sweep of activists protesting the Gaza genocide, and what the mainstream media has missed. Source

Large police force invades Columbia University, as students ‘stay put’

July 01, 2024 Source: Agencies By Al Mayadeen English Police have deployed to multiple universities in New York after pro-Palestine protesters occupied buildings. Police were heavily deployed at Columbia University, New York, on Tuesday and eventually crackdown on protesters participating in the pro-Palestine encampment.  Moreover, local organizers have said that New York police arrived at […]

Police in riot gear enter Columbia University to break up pro-Palestine protests

Hundreds of New York Police Department officers, many with batons and in riot gear, moved onto Columbia University’s campus on Tuesday evening as student protesters continued a largely peaceful occupation of a campus building in protest of the Israel-Hamas war. Student protesters barricaded themselves inside Hamilton Hall early Tuesday, escalating after more than a week… […]

COMING SOON: Stasi-like “antisemitism monitors” at U.S. college, university campuses, with the full support of so-called “free speech” conservatives

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COMING SOON: Stasi-like “antisemitism monitors” at U.S. college, university campuses, with the full support of supposed “free speech” conservatives

(NaturalNews) We are almost five months into 2024 and Congress has yet to do one single thing that benefits the American people – but its members sure are doing… Source

In the University of Manchester, ‘social responsibility’ means collaborating in genocide

The University of Manchester signed a £822,000 contract with BAE Systems, the company providing fighter jets to Israel in its ongoing genocide. Students, activists, and staff are fighting back. Source

Youth, students, and university workers in Palestine: we stand with our comrades in the campus movement!

Together, we are collectively making history as we fortify our long tradition of resistance against injustice and fight for a liberated future in Palestine and beyond. Source

Inside the first French university encampment for Palestine at Sciences Po Paris

On Wednesday evening, students at Sciences Po Paris established the first university encampment for Palestine in France, before being forcibly removed by riot police. The students promise the movement will continue. Source

Columbia president faces censure drafted by university professors, April 23, 2024 news

First of all, the word ‘censure’ in light of the protests at Columbia stemming from the latest war in Israel. Censure=85Columbia University=85Iesus Hominum Salvator=85Templar=85Christ=85Crucify=85 The war in Israel with Gaza began October 7, 2023, the day leaving 85 days in the year. The United Nations finally intervened on the 85th day of 2024, March 25. […]

Columbia University classes moved online after rabbi says Jewish students should ‘return home’

Columbia University will hold classes virtually on Monday amid ongoing unrest and heightened concern for Jewish students’ safety on campus. The school’s president, Minouche Shafik, announced the shift to online learning early Monday and instructed faculty and stuff to work remotely if they can do so. “Our preference is that students who do not live… […]

Columbia University president tells Congress school has disciplined professors over Gaza views

Columbia University’s president told a GOP-led congressional committee that the school had disciplined multiple professors over their views on Gaza. The hearing came as campuses across the country has been escalating attacks on Palestine activism. Source

Oxford University, CDC & UK Gov. confirm COVID Vaccination DOES NOT WORK & has Lethal & Fatal Consequences

BY THE EXPOSÉ ON MARCH 19, 2024 • ( 31 COMMENTS ) Several scientific studies have emerged that call into question the safety and effectiveness of Covid-19 vaccines, raising alarm bells about the potential harm they may cause and their ability to prevent infection and transmission. The findings of these studies are disturbing and suggest that vaccinated individuals may be at higher […]

US Supreme Court Denies Request By Group To Host Drag Show At Texas University

Authored by Jack Phillips via The Epoch Times, The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday denied a request by a student group that asked to host a drag show at West Texas A&M University and sought to lift a school ban on the performance. In a one-sentence order, the high court wrote that Justice Samuel Alito […]

UC Berkeley students and faculty reject university condemnation of protest of anti-Palestinian speaker

The UC Berkeley chapters of Graduate Students for Justice in Palestine, and Faculty and Staff for Justice In Palestine respond to the university’s condemnation of a protest of an event featuring Israeli genocide apologist Ran Bar-Yoshafat. Source

University Of Virginia Spends $20 Million On 235 DEI Employees, With Some Making $587,340 Per Year

University Of Virginia Spends $20 Million On 235 DEI Employees, With Some Making $587,340 Per Year By Adam Andrzejewski of Open The Books substack The University of Virginia (UVA) has at least 235 employees under its “diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)” banner — including 82 students — whose total cost of employment is estimated at […]

Today Is A Good Day To DEI: In Huge Win For DeSantis, University Of Florida Fires All ‘Diversity, Equity & Inclusion’ Staff

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Our hunger strike is over but we won’t stop pressuring Brown University to end its complicity with genocide

Israel’s genocide in Gaza is the defining political moment of our generation. We recently ended a week-long hunger strike against Brown University’s complicity, but we are not letting up the pressure. Source

University Hospital: Trans-Women’s Breast ‘Milk’ Just As Good As Biological Women’s

Via The College Fix, A UK university hospital system has claimed that milk produced by trans-women “is as good for babies” as biological women’s breast milk. The Telegraph reports a University of Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust’s (USHT) “letter to campaigners” noted that “after a combination of drugs,” trans-women’s milk is “comparable to that produced following the […]

Harvard University Top Donor Stops Donations, Says Elite Schools Produce ‘Whiny Snowflakes’

Billionaire hedge fund manager Ken Griffin, a prominent donor who has contributed over $500 million to Harvard University, has decided to suspend further financial support for his alma mater, expressing dissatisfaction with the current state of American universities. Griffin, among the wealthiest individuals globally, voiced his frustration during a conference in Miami, citing concerns about […]

Inside the campaign to undermine DEI and Palestine solidarity at the University of Minnesota: an interview with Dr. Sima Shakhsari

Dr. Sima Shakhsari was interviewing to become the Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of Minnesota until comments on Gaza derailed their chances and ignited a pro-Israel hate campaign against them. Source

Open letter on the anti-Palestinian and Islamophobic environment at Emory University

Students at Emory University have been targeted by racist, anti-Palestinian, xenophobic, and Islamophobic harassment and attacks for their support for Palestinian human rights. Instead of helping, Emory has committed discriminatory acts of its own. Source

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