Over fifty student groups at New York University are pushing a petition to encourage the university administration to divest from Israel-produced goods and products such as Sabra-brand hummus.
Topic: Accuracy in Academia
Another divest-from-Israel student resolution is making its way in the George Washington University student association, after a failed attempt to do so last year over lack of attention to detail.
New York University students protested the investment in fossil fuels, but the university administration allegedly threatened to take away their financial aid and housing, which led to the disbandment of the protest.
Liberty University’s president may have killed a story by college journalists over covering a quote of his in an article about left-wing evangelicals protesting at the university.
A group of black Americans, called the Caucus of African American Leaders, demanded that a Maryland county school system should include racism as a mental health disorder.
A labor union claimed that the University of California-Berkeley paid their white employees more than their African-American employees, and organized a traffic-blocking protest to make their point.
Santa Clara University had a display in one of their dorm halls that warns white students to know how to “understand your privilege” and to use this “privilege” to call out racial microaggressions.
At Cornell University, a Columbia University adjunct lecturer claimed that by going vegan, people can start the fight against racism directed toward non-white people.
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is looking to hire psychologists who can help minority students who suffer from “microaggressions” and “bias incidents” at the university.
Pro-Palestinian student activists at Swarthmore want the college to stop selling Sabra-branded hummus because they accuse the parent company of Sabra of supporting an Israeli military brigade with care packages.