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Opinion Submission: Reflecting on freedom from an alumni perspective

As I think about the current situation, I wonder if the students that Chancellor Martin is deriding and threatening will have the same reflection at their reunion weekends. Then I think, with the experience they are having, would they even come?

| Class of 2004

Opinion Submission: Brown School students speak out about WashU Palestine protest response

As we learn to advocate for our clients and communities, to further social justice, and to challenge institutional and systemic oppression, we find the Brown School’s silence on the genocide in Palestine fundamentally hypocritical and thoroughly in opposition to our institutional values.

Opinion Submission: Pro-Palestine shouldn’t mean anti-Israel

To be “pro-Palestine,” one does not have to justify the horrific acts of terror that were committed on Oct. 7. To be “pro-Palestine,” one need not be anti-Israel. And being anti-Israel doesn’t make one effectively pro-Palestine.

Opinion Submission: Chancellor Martin and the endowment team display contempt for our community and for human life

“The WUIMC has a fiduciary responsibility to make decisions that are financially, ethically, and legally dubious (to put it nicely). The WUIMC will only seek to profit from the violation of basic human rights and dignity when the Chancellor deems it ‘socially responsible’ to do so.”

| First year Ph.D. student in English and American Literature

Letter to the Editor: Questioning the claims of a genocide in Gaza

There is no genocide against the Palestinians. As journalists, you have an ethical duty to push back on statements that are probably untrue. Do better.

| Class of 1997

Opinion Submission: Chancellor Martin refuses to discuss institutional change

Instead of acknowledging WashU’s continued inaction on its students’ desires, Martin makes no meaningful distinction between the protesters’ political goals and the environment that enabled the egging incident.

| Class of 2025

Letter to the Editor: Speaking truth to hatred

Let’s not forget why Israel exists. It’s not a mere luxury. It is a necessity. It is necessary for the survival of the Jewish people. Our people have long been subjected to pogroms and persecutions, so it is clear that the Jewish state is the only safe haven for Jewish people when the world inevitably turns on us.

| Class of 2027

Opinion Submission: Jewish values say no to Zionism

We must be honest in our understanding of history and recognize that, as Jews and as people, we are, and always have been, a part of the anti-Zionist movement.

and | Senior Forum Editor, Class of 2024

Jewish Students form Pro-Palestine group, advocate for non-Zionist beliefs

Six Jewish students formed the Jewish Students for Palestine (JSP) group to practice their faith and advocate for their non-Zionist beliefs at Washington University, March 5.  JSP is the first Jewish organization at WashU to unite in support of Gazans since the start of the Israel-Hamas War. 

| News Editor

Palestinian Refugee describes life in Jenin Camp during JIMES event

Salwa Abu Ghali, a Palestinian refugee, described her experience living in the West Bank’s Jenin refugee camp during an event hosted by Jewish, Islamic, and Middle Eastern studies (JIMES) professor, David Warren, on March 5.

| Staff Writer

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