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Columbia’s Protest Crackdown Is Another Free Speech Blunder

The Daily Beast 23 Apr 2024
Students essentially agree to live by a code of conduct when they enroll and it’s reasonable for that code of conduct to include how they may behave towards other students.

B.C. court rejects sex assault appeal of man who invited girl from Ukraine

North Shore News 23 Apr 2024
The student was 19 years old when the sexual interaction began, the court heard. Thomas was 59 ... He invited the teen, then a university student in Kiev, to continue her studies in Canada where she could live with him rent free.

Our investment in schools illuminates our values

Knox News 23 Apr 2024
We wanted to live downtown just like we have in other cities we've lived in and we were committed to public schools. For kids who live downtown (there's not a lot of them), the designated elementary school is Sequoyah, and it's a tremendous place.

Students set up pro-Palestinian encampment, demand UM to divest from Israel

Detroit news 23 Apr 2024
UM student organizers said the encampment is to support Palestinians living in Gaza, where health officials said an estimated 34,000 Palestinians have been killed ... As students, we refuse to remain silent as this continues," Hamamy added.

Pro gamers need language ability and integrity, not just skills

Korea Times 23 Apr 2024
Group living skills are also honed in these academies, with some students like Shin Jung-woon, 18, undergoing communal living training to foster teamwork and cooperation skills prized by large esports teams during selection processes.

Pro-Palestinian protests sweep US college campuses following mass arrests at Columbia

NewstalkZB 23 Apr 2024
“To deescalate the rancor and give us all a chance to consider next steps, I am announcing that all classes will be held virtually on Monday,” Shafik wrote, noting that students who don’t live on campus should stay away.

Columbia University witnesses massive faculty walkout after dozens of student arrests at pro-Palestinian protests

Hindustan Times 23 Apr 2024
University President Nemat Minouche Shafik, who was “deeply saddened” by the state of affairs, ultimately implemented virtual classes and advised students not living on campus to stay away from the premises.

Columbia U. Newspaper Kids Working ‘Overtime’ to Get Protests Right

The Daily Beast 23 Apr 2024
We've faced unique challenges both as students who are living on campus and reporting at the same time ... “We, as Spectator reporters, have a grasp on [that] because we live on this campus, and we go to class on this campus.

The Unreality of Columbia’s ‘Liberated Zone’

The Atlantic 23 Apr 2024
Another student, Sophie Arnstein, told me that after she said in class that “Jewish lives matter,” others complained that her Zionist beliefs were hostile.

New York State budget takes aim at making college more affordable

Newsday 23 Apr 2024
Higher education can transform New Yorkers’ lives, helping students develop the skills they need to pursue their dreams,” Hochul said Monday in an emailed statement.

Biden condemns ‘anti-semitism’ at Pro Palestine protests in US

The Siasat Daily 23 Apr 2024
“Students at many schools are escalating protests over the war, living in tents on campus, disrupting university events, and risking and provoking arrest, leading to a growing sense of chaos and ...

NYPD cops descend on NYU anti-Israel protest and start arresting dozens of students and faculty...

The Daily Mail 23 Apr 2024
'To deescalate the rancor and give us all a chance to consider next steps, I am announcing that all classes will be held virtually on Monday,' Shafik wrote, noting that students who don´t live on campus should stay away.

Columbia University anti-Israel protests: 5 dramatic moments from a week of chaos

New York Post 23 Apr 2024
Nemat “Minouche” Shafik mostly closed the campus and urged commuting students not to travel to the campus in a statement posted just after 1 a.m ... Our preference is that students who do not live on campus will not come to campus.”.

Jake Tapper Confronts NY Mayor Eric Adams Over Columbia Protests: ‘Is That Hate Speech or ...

The Wrap 23 Apr 2024
... in Gaza at this time.” He mentioned that it was similar to the 1950s when Black students had to be escorted on campuses in Little Rock, Arkansas, “because they were afraid for their lives.

Protests embroil NYU, Columbia, other campuses as tensions flare over war in Gaza: Live updates

Detroit Free Press 23 Apr 2024
Officials are condemning antisemitism and violence during protests at Columbia University after a rabbi encouraged Jewish students to "return home." ... A statement from the university said at least 47 students had been arrested as of 9.50 a.m.