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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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The 5Cs released their admission decisions for the class of 2023 over the past few weeks. Some offered information about the admitted student pool.
A 5C student founded a chapter of the Sunrise Movement, which went viral when members confronted Sen. Dianne Feinstein.
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In the wake of Pitzer President Melvin Oliver’s veto of the suspension of the Haifa study abroad program, some are calling for his ouster.
Pitzer President Melvin Oliver’s decision to veto the conditional suspension of Pitzer’s study-abroad program at the University of Haifa highlights the institutional targeting of Palestinian students and identity.
The push to suspend the study abroad program at the University of Haifa unfairly targets Israel and Jewish students, ignores the similar human rights violations of other countries, and denies students a chance to learn in a multicultural environment.
With tensions running high around Pitzer College’s study abroad program in Haifa, it’s important to take a step back and make sure discussion on the Israel-Palestine conflict is productive.