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Student Senate Condemns OCACF Actions

September 20, 2016
Filed under Student Senate

The original version of this letter listed Oberlin J Street U as a consultant. Since the letter's publication, members of Oberlin J Street U have requested that the organization's name be removed. For more information, read our full coverage of Student Senate's letter, ACF's symposium and students' responses. I...

Weekend of Action to Address BDS, Eco-Issues

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
April 8, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

A coalition of student groups, led by the Student Labor Action Committee, is hosting Oberlin’s second annual Weekend of Action this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. “We’d been talking for a while about wanting to improve connections among Oberlin’s various groups and share knowledge while also...

Feature Photo: Anti-Oppression Symposium

Feature Photo: Anti-Oppression Symposium

Adam Gittin, News Editor
March 11, 2016
Filed under Features, NEWS

Students gathered in the King Building Thursday evening for a teach-in on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict hosted by Students for a Free Palestine. Titled “Palestine 101,” the educational forum featured talks by double-degree first-year Alexandra Smith, College sophomore Christopher Kennedy and College...

Students, Alumni Demand Response to Alleged Anti-Semitism

Jake Berstein, Staff Writer
February 5, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Uncategorized

The Oberlin Alumni and Students Against Anti-Semitism sent an open letter to President Marvin Krislov on Jan. 3 concerning reports of anti-Semitism on campus and demanding specific action from the administration. Their letter prompted responses from Oberlin’s Students for a Free Palestine and Palestine...

Board of Trustees Condones Violence

Students for a Free Palestine
October 9, 2015
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: It has now been two and a half years since Student Senate, reflecting the will of the Oberlin student body, passed a resolution to divest from six companies that profit from and perpetuate Israel’s occupation of Palestine. For a year and a half, the response from the Board of Trustees...

Mellon Mays Fellows Support SFP Divestment

Mellon Mays Fellows, Classes of 2015–2016
May 8, 2015
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: The Oberlin College Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship classes of 2015 and 2016 vehemently condemn the apartheid state of Israel’s occupation of Palestinian land and proudly endorse the Students for a Free Palestine’s divestment proposal. As members of the larger MMUF network,...

Off the Cuff: Gabe Schivone, co-coordinator of UNIDOS youth group and volunteer at No Más Muertes/No More Deaths

Off the Cuff: Gabe Schivone, co-coordinator of UNIDOS youth group and volunteer at No Más Muertes/No More Deaths

Elizabeth Dobbins, News Editor
May 1, 2015
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Gabe Schivone is a U.S.-Mexico border activist, volunteer at No Más Muertes/No More Deaths and co-coordinator of UNIDOS ethnic studies youth group in Tucson, AZ. He has written articles for The Huffington Post opposing the violence on the U.S.-Mexico border and in Palestinian territories. This week, Schivone v...

SFP Stands with Khattab, Odeh on Israel Apartheid Week

Students for a Free Palestine
March 6, 2015
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

Content Warning: This letter contains references to torture and sexual assault. To the Editors: Lina Khattab is not much different from an Oberlin student. She is 18 years old, studies media at university, dances and is politically active on campus in protesting the Israeli occupation. On Dec. 1...

Off the Cuff: Steven Salaita, pro-Palestinian activist and professor of American Indian studies

Off the Cuff: Steven Salaita, pro-Palestinian activist and professor of American Indian studies

Oliver Bok, News Editor
February 13, 2015
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff, Recent Stories

Steven Salaita is a professor of English and American Indian studies and a pro-Palestinian activist. Last August, he had his offer of employment with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign rescinded when he made a series of tweets that sharply criticized the Israeli government during Operation Pro...

SFP Expresses Solidarity with Dismissed UIUC Professor Salaita

Students for a Free Palestine
February 6, 2015
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: On Aug. 1, 2014, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Phyllis Wise revoked the tenured position of Professor Steven Salaita, citing the latter’s Twitter posts that searingly criticized the Zionist state of Israel as evidence that he could not engage in “civilized”...

Feature Photo: SFP Speaks Out

Feature Photo: SFP Speaks Out

Elizabeth Dobbins, News Editor
November 14, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

This Wednesday, under a cold gray sky, 40 students huddled outside the Cox Administration Building to speak against the conviction of Palestinian-American activist Rasmea Odeh at an event hosted by Students for a Free Palestine. Odeh was convicted on Monday in a Detroit federal court for imm...

SFP on Anti-Semitism, Complicity and Action

Oberlin Students for a Free Palestine
October 3, 2014
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: The night of Sept. 23, Oberlin Students for a Free Palestine installed 2,133 black flags in Wilder Bowl in an effort to raise campus consciousness regarding the military offensive enacted this summer against the Palestinian people in Gaza. Each flag represented the life of a Palestinian...

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