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DePaul Divest: One year later

DePaul Divest: One year later

Rachel Hinton

May 24, 2015


Filed under Campus News, News

Last year in late May, before finals took their toll and the quarter ended, students voted for SGA president, senators and various referendum items. The most contentious of the items, proposed by Students for Justice in Palestine, called for DePaul to divest from companies that profit from the Israeli occupation of Palestine as part of th...

DePaul Divest: No more silence

DePaul Divest: No more silence

Hanna Alshaikh

March 1, 2015


Filed under Opinions

Last spring, DePaul students spoke out in support of Palestinian human rights, approving a referendum that called on the university to pull its investments from 12 corporations that perpetuated Israeli human rights violations. Read More »...

The future of DePaul Divest

The future of DePaul Divest

Brenden Moore

February 8, 2015


Filed under Campus News, News

The Lincoln Park Student Center was the venue for a fundraiser last Tuesday on behalf of convicted terrorist Rasmea Odeh, stirring controversy on campus amid recent developments regarding DePaul Divest. Read More »...

Opposing viewpoint: Telling the truth about BDS

Steven Resnicoff

May 19, 2014


Filed under Opinions

The international movement to Boycott, Divest and Sanction Israel (BDS) is rooted in a big lie. Through hypocritical double standards and outright lies and deceptive machinations, it falsely demonizes and defames Israel as a pretext to denying the Jews the right of self-determination, while covering...

DePaul Divest speaks out: No more misinformation

DePaul Divest speaks out: No more misinformation

Leila Abdul Razzaq and Hannah Alshaikh

May 19, 2014


Filed under Opinions

In recent weeks, DePaul Divest organizers have received word that malicious rumors are being spread about the campaign via word of mouth on campus. As student campaign organizers and members of SJP, we are deeply troubled by many of the allegations being made against DePaul Divest. We recognize these...

SJP erects ‘mock apartheid wall’

SJP erects ‘mock apartheid wall’

Colleen Connolly

May 19, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

The Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) group at DePaul put up a “mock apartheid wall” in St. Vincent’s Circle just off the Quad last Monday, May 12 to raise awareness about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The front of the five-panel wooden wall faced the John T. Richardson Library displaying...

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