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Letter to the editor

Students for Palestine Last week, University of Southern California’s Students for Justice in Palestine hosted Palestine Awareness Week to expose the struggles of the Palestinian people under prolonged, brutal occupation and oppression. SJP is a graduate and undergraduate group of students of various faiths, backgrounds, and academic interests that stands in solidarity with the Palestinian […]

Letter to the editor

Students for Israel On the right to national security Two weeks ago, during his visit to Israel, President Barack Obama told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that “[his] first task is to keep the people of Israel safe.” Israel is the most important ally of the U.S. in the Middle East and it is the […]


After a volatile week of fighting between Israelis and Palestinians, students in support of Palestine (left) held a rally by Tommy Trojan on Monday. In response, students supporting Israel (right) held flags and signs across from the rally. Reactions to the gatherings ranged from confusion to support.

On-campus demonstrations seek to garner awareness, attention for conflict

In light of recent events in the Middle East that have taken the lives of Israeli and Palestinian civilians, students led on-campus demonstrations Friday. The two demonstrations took place concurrently on Trousdale Parkway. During the last week, more than 400 rockets have been fired from Hamas in the direction of Israel. The rockets come in […]