Israel-Hamas War

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.

The aftermath of April 27: protesters denounce police response, administration condemns encampment, and students and faculty suspended

Protesters have spoken out against Washington University’s administration after the WashU Police Department (WUPD) carried out more than 100 arrests at a pro-Palestine encampment, with some calling the response unnecessarily violent, April 27.

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College Democrats and Republicans talk abortion, gun violence, climate change, and foreign policy

The Washington University College Democrats and WashU College Republicans (WUCR) debated abortion, gun violence, climate change, the Israel-Hamas war, and the Russia-Ukraine war in their semesterly Campus Crossfire in Tisch Commons, April 24. 

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Over 100 arrests made during police crackdown on pro-Palestine encampment

Around 250 Washington University students and community members staged a pro-Palestine march from Forest park to Olin Library and set up an encampment just outside the library before moving it to the East End of campus, April 27.

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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. 

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Jewish student groups gather and sing on 150th day after Oct. 7 attacks

Around 60 Jewish students and community members gathered on Mudd Field for a Tisch commemorating the Israeli people killed and taken hostage during Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack, March 5. The event took place on the 150th day after the attacks.

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Oct. 7 survivor talks about hiding from Hamas and importance of hope

Millet Ben Haim shared her story about hiding from Hamas at the Nova Music Festival on Oct. 7 and spoke out against antisemitism and in support of hope to a crowd of 150 community members, Feb 20. 

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MeToo WashU elicits mixed reactions after statements about Israel-Gaza conflict

MeToo WashU, an advocacy Instagram account for survivors of sexual violence, has become a microcosm of the larger tensions on campus around Israel and Palestine following two posts published on its account, Nov. 29 and Dec. 11. 

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“Free, free Palestine:” Protestors call for Chancellor to condemn Islamophobia, divest from Boeing

About 70 community members, mainly students, attended a protest calling for Chancellor Andrew Martin to make a statement on violence in Gaza, condemn Islamophobia, and cut Washington University’s financial ties with Boeing, Dec. 7.

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Pro-Palestine art piece displayed outside Steinberg Hall, WUPD called

A student’s pro-Palestine art piece was placed on the outside of Steinberg Hall as part of a critique for their sculpture art class on Dec. 6. 

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