Tag: Sitin

  • Pro-Israel tent set up across from sit-in

    Students and Jewish and Israeli community members began manning a tent surrounded by pro-Israel posters and Israeli flags in White Plaza on Monday. The initiative attempts to creating peaceful conversation on the Israel-Gaza war amid an increasingly polarized campus climate, the tent’s organizers told The Daily. The tent is not organized by any specific student…

  • Sit-in nears three-week mark

    Alisha Magalhães Service ’26 never imagined she would forgo the comfort of her dorm room for a sleeping bag in White Plaza. But for the past two weeks, she’s done just that. Service still attends some of her classes, leaving the sit-in when they roll around. In the evenings, she showers at the clubhouse after…

  • ‘Fight the fight’: Sit-in to continue over break after meeting with Saller, Martinez

    Demonstrators with the “Sit-In to Stop Genocide” in White Plaza met with President Richard Saller and Provost Jenny Martinez Wednesday to discuss their demands, calling on the University to divest from and boycott Israeli ventures and academic institutions as well as issue a statement that condemns Israeli war crimes and calls for a ceasefire. The…

  • From the Community | On language, silence and the sit-in

    With words of sacred scriptureI shield the oranges from the sting of phosphorousand the shades of cloud from the smog. I grant you refuge in knowingthat the dust will clear,and they who fell in love and died togetherwill one day laugh.   —Hiba Abu Nada (1991-2023) Translated from Arabic by Huda Fakhreddine In 2021, the Palestinian…