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Termination of Steven Salaita a bad move by the University

August 18, 2014


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I received my Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, but I have never felt less proud of my alma mater than upon learning of Chancellor Wise’s decision to summarily terminate the appointment of Professor Steven Salaita in the American Indian Studies Program at the University. If...

Local community speaks out against Israeli offensive in Gaza

Local community speaks out against Israeli offensive in Gaza

By Abrar Al-Heeti

July 28, 2014


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Over 150 people lined Main Street outside the federal courthouse in Urbana on Friday, gripping Palestinian flags and signs proclaiming support for Palestine in the wake of ongoing conflict between Israel and Gaza. Israel’s offensive against Hamas in Gaza began on July 8, and has resulted in over 1...