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The Endangered Right to Assemble on Campus

Suppressing pro-Palestinian protests does a disservice to the future of American politics, Tabatha Abu El-Haj writes.

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Did the Top Campus for Student Free Speech Punish Faculty Speech?

A Michigan Tech professor allegedly called Young Americans for Freedom members “idiots” in class—and was then removed from the class.

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Documentary Fuels Academic Freedom Debates

Colleges across the country have screened the documentary Israelism, but it caused controversy at the University of Pennsylvania and Hunter College in New York.

University of Michigan students protest for divestment, lying on the group and holding up a sign in the colors of the Palestinian flag that says, "Divest."

Pro-Palestinian Students Demand Divestment From Israel

Students first pushed universities to divest from companies with ties to Israel in 2002, though none did. The Israel-Hamas war has reignited the movement.

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U of Michigan Shuts Down Student Vote on Israeli, Palestinian Resolutions

Administrators said they canceled the referenda due to election interference by pro-Palestinian supporters, who argue they used the proper channels to campaign.

 (left to right) Jonathan R. Alger, Ana Mari Cauce, Jonathan J. Sanford and Lori S. White

Debating the ‘Art’ of Institutional Statements

Four university presidents discussed the growing challenge of deciding when and whether to weigh in on controversial domestic or international affairs.

Students in masks and with Palestinian flags gather on an urban college campus

Columbia Altered Protest Policy Before Suspending Pro-Palestinian Groups

Administrators, who cited alleged violations of the policies in acting against the groups, confirm they made the changes unilaterally.

AAUP: Critiques of Israel Aren’t ‘Invariably Antisemitic’

The American Association of University Professors said Wednesday it “rejects the characterization of pro-Palestinian speech or critiques of the Israeli...