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Improving Israeli-Palestinian relations on campus

August 9, 2016

In March, Joe Biden spoke to a room of 18,000 people at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., and said, “the future belongs to the bridge builders.” He is not the first person to use this expression....

Rethinking Middle East relations

April 23, 2015

As a Jewish-American in this community, I have protested Israel’s occupation of Palestine since 1999. The realities of American and Israeli imperialism have become clear to increasing numbers, especially...

Student-run nonprofit organizations find success on, off campus

Student-run nonprofit organizations find success on, off campus
December 3, 2014

With corporations like Google, Facebook, Dell and Reddit beginning out of college dorm rooms, many college students have the ambition and resources to leave a lasting impact on their university.  Nonprofit...

Termination of Steven Salaita a bad move by the University

August 18, 2014

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...

Local community speaks out against Israeli offensive in Gaza

Demonstrators outside the federal courthouse in Urbana gather in a protest against Israel’s offensive in Gaza on Friday. More than 150 people were in attendance. 
July 28, 2014

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...

US-Israel alliance can unify political parties

April 24, 2014

There are few issues that a president of the College Democrats and the president of the College Republicans can come together and agree upon. We have come together to pronounce our support for the US-Israel...

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