Post Tagged with: "Israel"

by / on February 25, 2014 at 6:02 am / in Editorials

Editorial: Be wary of world events that ultimately affect the UC

This Presidents’ Day, Groupon tried out its humor and released a coupon that portrayed Alexander Hamilton as president of the United States. Ha ha, very funny. But wait: Do you know who Alexander Hamilton is? It’s okay — it’s facts […]

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by / on February 13, 2014 at 5:00 pm / in ASUCR Senate, News

VIDEO: ASUCR votes on divestment resolution

The ASUCR senate is currently voting on a controversial divestment resolution. Follow the events live on our YouTube page at UCRChannelH:  

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by / on January 7, 2014 at 11:28 am / in News

UC responds to boycott of Israeli academic institutions

The American Studies Association (ASA), an organization devoted to the studies of American culture and history, recently announced the endorsement of a resolution to boycott Israeli academic institutions. The resolution, whose passage was announced on Dec. 16, 2013, has spawned […]

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by / on January 7, 2014 at 6:00 am / in Opinions

Letter to the Editor: ASA endorses resolution to boycott Israeli institutions

The American Studies Association, a congregation of professors and students dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of American culture and history, voted with an overwhelming majority last month to endorse the academic boycott of the state of Israel. Last week, UC […]

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by / on March 12, 2013 at 6:03 am / in Opinions

Letter to the Editor: ASUCR’s passage of the divestment resolution

Dear Highlanders, On March 6, 2013, the ASUCR Senate passed a Resolution that I openly opposed during the Senate meeting. I continue to strongly disagree with the resolution. I understand the importance of creating an environment for students to express […]

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by / on March 12, 2013 at 6:03 am / in Opinions

Letter to the Editor: UC divestment from Israel divides campus

The past couple years have been symbolic of peace and progress towards building relationships between different student organizations that affiliate with the Middle East. Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), Highlanders for Israel (HIFI), and Hillel, the Jewish student organization. […]

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by / on March 12, 2013 at 6:03 am / in Opinions

Letter to the Editor: Victory for Students for Justice in Palestine

Students of all races, ethnicities, and religions came together in celebration, on March 6th, in which a historic moment for the University of California Riverside took place. This marked the night that ASUCR Senate passed the Boycott and Divestment Sanctions […]

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by / on March 5, 2013 at 6:04 am / in News

SJP walk out during Israeli soldiers’ speech

  Members of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) staged a silent walkout during a question and answer session that featured two reserve Israeli soldiers on Feb. 27. A fierce debate ensued between the soldiers and a few of the […]

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by / on November 27, 2012 at 6:03 am / in Opinions

The Middle East: taking a turn for the worse

The bombing needs to stop. For anyone unaware of the protestors at the Bell Tower lately, this is the phrase that has been glued to the banners on every news station recently. But despite the talks of a ceasefire, the […]

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by / on November 27, 2012 at 6:03 am / in Opinions

Peace in the Middle East?

There’s been peace in Palestine since Nov. 21. Following a fragile peace agreement fostered through Egyptian and U.S. diplomatic efforts, last Wednesday marked the technical end to the armed conflict between Israel and the Hamas government in Palestine. According to […]

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