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Petition calls for university protection of undocumented Latinx population

Petition calls for university protection of undocumented Latinx population

Srivatsan Uchani, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2016

The bitterly-contested, vitriolic presidential election of 2016 has brought a hyperfocus on social issues that have had profound influence on the nation. One of them—specifically the question of illegal immigration—has raised concerns on the Case Western Reserve University campus. President-elect Dona...

Letter to the Editor: Radical Student Union releases statement on the Presidential Election

Gabriel Murcia

November 11, 2016

Today, we wake up to the news that the Republican candidate for president, Donald Trump, has won the election. The President-elect has invigorated racism in this country against immigrants and followers of Islam, both citizens and refugees, and has amplified the latent nativist and xenophobic current...

Chabad, Radical Student Union holds events at odds

Chabad, Radical Student Union holds events at odds

Kushagra Gupta, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2016

Differing opinions between campus groups over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is now well-established at Case Western Reserve University. This past Sunday, Nov. 6, the Radical Student Union (RSU) at CWRU hosted a screening of the Israeli documentary “The Law in These Parts” that clashed with...

Student activism spurs worries of faculty influencing student opinions

Chris Nguyen, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2016

At the end of October, the Radical Student Union @ CWRU (RSU), a student activist organization that “seeks to discuss, organize and communicate, with other students in order to help build a more democratic and just society,” came under fire for screening the film “The Occupation of the American Mind...

Radical Student Union labelled anti-semitic by off-campus group

Jasmine Gallup, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2016

Following their screening of a documentary about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict entitled “The Occupation of the American Mind,” the Radical Student Union (RSU), a student organization at Case Western Reserve University whose mission is to “to discuss, organize and communicate with other students in orde...

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