Over the last month the UC Santa Barbara student government has been voting on a resolution to divest from companies doing business with Israel.
UC Berkeley student senators approved a bill on Thursday calling for the University of California system to divest of stock in American companies that provide technological and weapon support used by the Israeli military in the Palestinian territories.
A 13-hour marathon meeting at the UC Santa Barbara student senate lasted through the night of April 10-11, culminating in a cliffhanger vote to deny an anti-Israel divestment resolution.
Most Jewish parents don’t name their child Kristina, but Ukraine — when it was still the former Soviet Union — was very secular. “So my parents just gave me what was the cool, European name of the moment, not wanting to give me some very traditional and typical Russian name like Tanya or Svetlana.”
Pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian groups at the University of California, Santa Barbara issued a joint letter condemning a conservative activist’s attacks on the school’s Muslim student group.
Phil Donney, who graduated in 2006 from Hamilton High School's Music Academy, home to many Jewish students as well as talented students throughout the city, has created this video in the face of huge looming cuts that threaten the very existence of the LAUSD public school Magnet programs, particularly the music programs like Hamilton's.