Tag: Israel

Beach Hillel talks heritage with CSULB

Strings of photographs lined the trees outside the University Student Union Wednesday as members of Beach Hillel, the center for Jewish students, showcased their annual voyage to Israel and the occupied West Bank of Palestine. Cal State Long Beach students passing by were invited to look at pictures taken on[Read More…]

CSULB professors question academic freedom

Some professors fear a “chilling effect” on free speech and academic freedom after President Jane Close Conoley made a statement to the campus opposing the Associated Students, Inc. resolution to divest in Israel, prompting several response letters from legal organizations, professors and the California Faculty Association. “As a university leader,[Read More…]

CSULB campus remains divided over divestment

In an emotional vote that drew gleeful cheers and heavy weeping, the Associated Students, Inc. Senate passed for its second reading a divestment resolution from companies they say are complicit in Palestinian oppression. The resolution passed in a roll-call vote with 12 senators voting in favor, seven voting against it[Read More…]

Student protesters demand that CSULB divest

Students gathered by the Prospector Pete statue on a hot Tuesday afternoon to debate and discuss the idea of Cal State Long Beach divesting from companies that profit from various forms of oppression in a “CSULB Divest” teach-in. The event was organized by a coalition consisting of the Muslim Student[Read More…]

Public comments fixate on BDS

Public comments More than 15 people passionate about the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement came to Associated Students, Inc. Senate meeting to voice their beliefs about student government’s recent divestment resolutions in an extended public comments period. During last week’s ASI meeting, student senators discussed a resolution suggesting the university divest[Read More…]

CSULB president voices opposition to ASI resolution

President Jane Close Conoley on Tuesday emailed a letter to the Daily 49er and the Associated Students, Inc. Senate stating her opposition to an ASI resolution regarding Cal State Long Beach’s divestment in Israel. The resolution, called “Suggestions for Socially Responsible Investing: Companies Complacent in and Profiting from Palestinian Oppression,”[Read More…]

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