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Various city officials and University professors have released press statements regarding student arrests at press conferences on April 18 and April 19.

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On Thursday, Columbia University Apartheid Divest (CUAD) and Student Workers of Columbia (SWC) gathered in protest at the Sundial to bring attention to the recent siege of Al-Shifa Hospital and to show solidarity with the people of Gaza.

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On Friday, March 29, News Editor Emma Burris and Staff Writer Viviana Pereyó attended a teach-in on the shared histories of Palestine and Kashmir. 

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On Friday, February 2, protesters surrounded campus in support of Palestine and those affected by a previous protest’s alleged chemical attack. Heightened police presence and arrests increased tensions between participants and the NYPD. Editor’s note: Mentions of violence.

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CU Apartheid Divest held an “Emergency Protest” titled “No Safety Without Divestment” at 2 pm on Wednesday. The protest comes five days after the alleged chemical spraying that required multiple students to be hospitalized.

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On Friday, Columbia University Apartheid Divest (CUAD) hosted a protest to encourage students to participate in the tuition strike and send a message to the University to lay “hands off Yemen and Gaza.”

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The Khalidiyya Library, located in Palestine, is a newly digitized source for historic papers, emphasizing the importance of manuscripts.  

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Editor’s note: This post has been updated to more accurately reflect the cause of the Palestinian protests. Happening in the World: Israeli troops killed seven Palestinians, two of them children, at protests along the border fence. The protests were in response to calls by Hamas, the group that has controlled Gaza for the last 11 years, […]

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Are you a regular reader of banal SGA news? Only here for the controversial issues? Either way, Barnard Bureau Chief Dassi Karp has got you covered. Read on for a description of what went down at last night’s Rep Council meeting, and also what didn’t. Barnard’s Student Government Association seems to have decided to spend […]

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Almost every week this semester, Barnard’s Student Government Association has welcomed student groups or members of the administration to talk about what they do and how SGA can help them better further their goals. This week, representatives of Student for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and Jewish Voices for Peace (JVP) were the main presenters. The […]

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Happening Around the World: The Closing Ceremonies for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang occurred last night (or morning for our time zone). Highlights included the promotion of peace and a change of flags from South Korea to China to signify the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. (NBC) Happening in the US: California Democrats have refused to give an […]

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Bwogger Nadra Rahman reports from a tense and stuffy Satow Room on overflow rooms, fascist symbols, anti-Semitism, “democracy and discourse,” a “painfully white” student council, and more, as CUAD pushes to include a question on the ballot for the upcoming student council elections.   Last night’s meeting of the Columbia College Student Council (CCSC) was […]

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Besides the demonstration that will take place on Low Plaza between 11 am to 4 pm, a few events will be happening every day this week relating to Israel and Palestine. Check them out to hear the voices of Columbia students and prominent activists on both sides of the issue.  Monday 9 to 10 pm: […]

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Staff writer and former daily editor, Leo Bevilacqua, offers his account of last night’s panel hosted by the Center for Palestine Studies, which spotlighted journalist Ben Ehrenreich’s experiences in the West Bank. Read on to see how Israeli-Palestinian discourse, in Leo’s interpretation, can be improved and why he believes demonizing the enemy does not function […]

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What’s cooler than being cool? Being a multi-cultural badass with a thing for parties and politics. Ariella dishes some dope advice and interesting personal tidbits in the process. Read on! Name, School, Major, Hometown: Ariella G. Hohl, GS, Middle Eastern Studies, São Paulo, Brazil Claim to fame: The girl who left campus one summer as […]

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