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A protestor holds up a sign on Risman Plaza on Jan. 25, 2020. The protest was peaceful and put together by Students for a Democratic Society.

Protest turns to lesson on Iran, Middle East conflict

Sara Crawford Assigning Editor January 25, 2020

For the Global Day of Protest, Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) participated in the No War on Iran protest, starting on Risman Plaza. “Some groups have organized a global day protest and it’s...

Opinion: How Israel, Palestine changed my life

Evan Cerne-Iannone September 12, 2017

Walking in the streets of occupied Bethlehem, I was not ready for the sheer height and magnitude of the separation wall.Yet, it still crept up on me.As we got close, I confided to my Palestinian companions...

Freshman journalism major Madison MacArthur ties a ribbon to the fence as a sign of solidarity for Shadi Farah for the Israeli Apartheid Week in Risman Plaza on Monday, March 20, 2017. Farah is a 13-year-old boy serving a three-year prison sentence by the Israeli government. MacArthur was not aware about Shadi’s situation. “It’s just stuff that you don’t learn about, like I didn’t know about any of this, MacArthur said. 

SJP holds Israeli Apartheid Week, informs students

McKenna Corson March 20, 2017

Starting Monday members of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) set up a mock wall on Risman Plaza to represent the current barrier within the West Bank as part of Israeli Apartheid Week.The Israeli...

11/10/16 Golda Meir Bowman Hall

Bowman Hall wall decor draws student criticism

Cameron Gorman November 9, 2016

Kent State's administration has responded to the unease expressed from student organizations about a wall display featuring a quote by Golda Meir, the former prime minister of Israel, in Bowman Hall.The...

Joel Beinin, the Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History and Professor of Middle East History at Stanford University speaks about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the West Bank in the Kiva on Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

Kent State discusses Israeli-Palestine conflict

Skye McEowen March 3, 2015

Among the many conflicts in the world, nearly all of them have a polarizing effect on the direct population they concern. The conflict between Israel and Palestine is no exception.“It is one of the most...

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Pino resigns from editorial board of academic journal

Emily Mills November 9, 2014

A Kent State professor who made headlines earlier this semester for his August letter on conflict in Israel and Palestine resigned from the editorial board of Latin American Perspectives, an academic...

Gaza fighting rages on as new truce talks rumored

Ibrahim Barzak, Daniel Estrin, AP August 25, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Fighting between Israel and Gaza militants raged on Monday despite claims of new ceasefire efforts as hundreds of Israelis living in communities near the coastal strip were...

Letter to the Editor: Julio Pino

Julio Pino August 8, 2014

Letter to a child, burnt by fire, in Gaza:Preamble: "Every spectator is a coward or a traitor."When did the planes come over your house, little angel? Were they bearing the logo of the Israeli corporate...

Letter to the Editor: SJP

Kent State Students for Justice in Palestine opposes unequivocally the recent assault on Gaza by the Israeli military. We mourn for the more than eighteen hundred Palestinians, the vast majority of whom...

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