As part of Palestine Awareness Week, a demonstration calling to the Israel-Palestine conflict was erected on the Free Speech Lawn.
The wall is intended to educate students on Palestinian history and issues.
Mariam Zinger resented the settlement’s fashion norms when she arrived in the Kibbutz, a rural Israeli city, wearing a bright red scarf that she used to tie up her hair. The people would not accept her into their settlement. The Kibbutz settlement in Israel followed strict rules when it came[Read More…]
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…]
On May 10 this year, the Associated Student Inc. senate passed a resolution to divest ASI funds from companies profiting off the Israeli occupation of Palestine. Many of my friends who worked on the Divest Coalition and the senators who voted for the resolution were blacklisted online by Canary Mission,[Read More…]
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…]
The Senate chambers were filled with people sitting on the floor, crowding in the foyer and outside to show their support or opposition of a resolution at the most recent Associated Students, Inc. Senate meeting. This resolution to divest from Israel has left the Cal State Long Beach campus divided[Read More…]
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…]
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 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…]