To be specific, when a person conflates Jews, Israelis, and the Israeli government, it is anti-Semitic. When all Jews and all Israelis are held responsible for the actions of the Israeli government, it is anti-Semitic.
It's no secret that American campuses are becoming extremely hostile to Israel. The growth of Students for Justice in Palestine, BDS proposals, Apartheid Weeks, and so on, mean that all the anti-Israel discourse anyone could want is freely available.
On November 13, 12 members of the Palestine Solidarity Committee (PSC) at the University of Texas at Austin peacefully protested a public event hosted by UT's Institute for Israel Studies (IIS). Yet we could not read our statement. A graduate student attendee physically intimidated us, ripping the Palestinian flag from our hands.
To President Rochon, the board of trustees, and all administrators: we are closely watching what is taking place on campus, and we will remain vocal and active in making sure that our alma mater progresses in the right direction.
Now that I've moved on into the "real world", I can honestly say that I still love back-to-school season. It's a great time to pull yourself out of the summer slump, reorganize, prioritize and get motivated for the last quarter of the year.
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My friend had tried to show help by offering advice. But it took an accumulation of my own experiences -- and one night of pathetic self-pity -- to finally realize what I deserve and to start acting in healthier ways.
By taking the transfer process day by day and step by step, you will likely finish the year with the reward of ending up where you decided you ultimately wanted to be almost exactly one year earlier when you accepted your transfer admission.
A few rejected internships later and a Boston College junior washes ashore Martha's Vineyard for the next three months. Here we go. Live heaven on earth, plain and simple: Nothing beats that.
I am not on top of the Washington Square Arch, but if you'll bear with me, I have a proclamation: Let today be the last day we joke that we are stupid or crazy. It's not clever to pretend we hate what we love, and it wasn't wrong study it.
Hate crimes, discrimination and microaggressions are issues currently facing all American institutions of higher education -- public and private, secular and religiously affiliated, progressive and conservative.
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