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by / on May 20, 2014 at 6:02 am / in Opinions

Letter to the Editor: Response to ‘ASUCR actions on divestment hurt student democracy’

I am writing this letter to the editor because I read your opinions article in the Highlander called “ASUCR actions on divestment hurt student democracy.” The main reason I am responding to the article written is because I want to […]

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by / on May 13, 2014 at 6:02 am / in Opinions

ASUCR actions on divestment hurt democracy

On April 23, ASUCR passed Senate Resolution 18, which calls upon the UC to remove its financial holdings, or divest, from American companies, such as Caterpillar, that support the alleged human rights abuses conducted by the Israeli government against the […]

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by / on April 29, 2014 at 6:04 am / in News

ASUCR: Pro-divestment support reflected in audience turnout

Emotions were high when senate resolution 18 (SR 18), calling for divestment from companies that allegedly profit from human rights abuses against the Palestinian people, scraped past the ASUCR senate at a close margin of 8-7-0. The resolution, spearheaded by […]

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by / on April 23, 2014 at 5:00 pm / in ASUCR Senate, News

WATCH LIVE: ASUCR votes on second 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 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 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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