Tagged: Students

Fordham University Must Allow Pro-Palestine Student Group On Campus, Judge Rules News Roundup
Jenni Fink, Newsweek

Fordham University Must Allow Pro-Palestine Student Group On Campus, Judge Rules

Years after the dean of students denied a pro-Palestine student group official recognition because their values were contrary to the school's, a judge ruled Fordham University must allow the Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) on campus.

on August 22, 2019
Pitzer College Faculty Moves To Suspend Israel Program In Support Of Palestinian Rights News Roundup
Teresa Watanabe, Los Angeles Times

Pitzer College Faculty Moves To Suspend Israel Program In Support Of Palestinian Rights

Pitzer College faculty have voted to suspend a study abroad program in Israel, sparking widespread controversy over what is believed to be the nation’s first such campus action in support of Palestinian rights.

on December 12, 2018
The Hope Fund: A Gateway to U.S. Colleges for Palestinian Students Stories
IMEU

The Hope Fund: A Gateway to U.S. Colleges for Palestinian Students

It was about 5:00 a.m. in Gaza when Nour Al-Shaer got the news. With nervousness, she logged online to check the scholarship results – and learned she’d earned a 100% scholarship to Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

on December 11, 2018
L.A. Braces For Biggest Ever Pro-Palestinian Student Conference News Roundup
Aiden Pink, Forward

L.A. Braces For Biggest Ever Pro-Palestinian Student Conference

Students for Justice in Palestine, the biggest pro-Palestinian student movement in the country, is holding its annual conference this weekend. It will convene from November 16-18 on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles.

on December 3, 2018
UCLA Will Host a Students for Justice in Palestine Conference. Few Are Pleased With Its Reasoning Op-Eds & Analysis
Various, Los Angeles Times

UCLA Will Host a Students for Justice in Palestine Conference. Few Are Pleased With Its Reasoning

Users send letters to Los Angeles Times editors on responses to crackdown of the National Students for Justice in Palestine conference at UCLA.

on December 3, 2018
Bear Fight: Student Palestinian Group Claims UCLA Trademark Complaint Is Effort To Stifle Speech News Roundup
Doha Madani, NBC News

Bear Fight: Student Palestinian Group Claims UCLA Trademark Complaint Is Effort To Stifle Speech

The National Students for Justice in Palestine were given a cease and desist letter from UCLA for its artwork promoting a national conference being held here.

on November 14, 2018
Students Refuse to Cease and Desist Using Bear Image News Roundup
Emma Whitford, Inside Higher Ed

Students Refuse to Cease and Desist Using Bear Image

The University of California, Los Angeles, asked a student Palestinian-rights group to remove UCLA's name and references to the university's Bruin Bear mascot from its promotional materials. The students are pushing back.

on November 14, 2018
FBI is Using Unvetted, Right-Wing Blacklists to Question Activists About Their Support for Palestine News Roundup
Alex Kane, The Intercept

FBI is Using Unvetted, Right-Wing Blacklists to Question Activists About Their Support for Palestine

Ahmad Aburas was sitting in class one evening in September 2016 when a security officer at Seton Hall Law School, the New Jersey school that Aburas attends, came to get him.

on June 25, 2018
Teacher With Down Syndrome Breaks Stereotypes for Gaza’s Mentally Disabled Students News Roundup
Mohammed Asad, Mondoweiss

Teacher With Down Syndrome Breaks Stereotypes for Gaza’s Mentally Disabled Students

Hiba Anis Mustafa Shurafa guides students in her Gaza classroom, instructing them on the art of how to hold a pen and keep a steady hand when writing out letters. She understands the task is challenging because, like her students, Shurafa has Down syndrome.

on November 30, 2016
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