OPINION: The Sheikh Jarrah protests reveal the ugly truth about social media censorship

Despite being considered an important tool for socio-political movements, social media is still plagued by prevalent power politics and censorship, argues Sae Furukawa PO ’25.

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Claremont Jewish Voice for Peace hosts Andrew Ross, recipient of Palestine Book Award, at Pitzer College

Sociologist Andrew Ross was invited by Claremont Jewish Voice for Peace to read and discuss from his new book, “Stone Man: The Palestinians Who Built Israel.”

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Pitzer Senate demands school president reverse Haifa veto, rejects calls for his resignation

Pitzer Student Senate voted down a resolution of no confidence in president Melvin Oliver over his veto of the College Council’s vote to cancel the college’s Haifa study abroad program, but unanimously approved a motion condemning his decision.

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Pitzer College Council votes to suspend Israel study abroad program at University of Haifa

The Pitzer College Council voted 67-28 Thursday to suspend the college’s study abroad program with the University of Haifa in Israel.

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OPINION: Pitzer College should suspend its study abroad program at the University of Haifa

Recently, various members of the Pitzer College faculty pushed for a motion that would end the institution’s study abroad program at the University of Haifa. This moratorium, if enacted, would remain in effect until “(a) the Israeli state ends its restrictions on entry to Israel based on ancestry and/or political

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News Bites – Week of Sept. 23

Israel-Palestine Working Group releases final recommendations, addresses free speech The Pitzer College Israel-Palestine Working Group released its final recommendations to the student body Sept. 24 in an email sent to the Pitzer student body from Susan Catone, executive assistant to the vice president for academic affairs. The recommendations come after

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Tufts University Professor Criticizes Israeli Colonial Rule in Jerusalem

In a well-attended talk at Scripps College’s Balch Auditorium on Tuesday, Feb. 28, historian and urban anthropologist Thomas Abowd argued that Israeli urban policy in Jerusalem should be viewed through a colonial framework. “There has to be an acknowledgement by the Israeli government that they do not have the sole right

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