Campus News & Climate

UM disciplines prof over Israel letter controversy

The University of Michigan is disciplining the professor who sparked a global controversy after he refused to recommend a student for study in Israel because of his support for Palestinians, according to a letter obtained by The Detroit News. John Cheney-Lippold,…

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German State Parliament Bands BDS While Anti-Israel Bank Defies Resolution

The parliament of Germany’s most populous state North Rhine-Westphalia slammed the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign targeting the Jewish state as antisemitic, barring the parliament and other public facilities from hosting and supporting BDS groups. The resolution, which garnered the support…

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Students Debate the Ethics of Sabra Hummus

On September 5th, AJ Naddaff ‘18 posted a petition, now with 169 signatures, in the Davidson 2018-2019 Facebook group asking the college to replace Sabra food products in Union. The comments section of the post quickly became politically charged, in…

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