Post Tagged with: "Gaza"

Protestors gather at a BDS rally at Queen's Park, July 26, 2014 (Toronto Students for Justice in Palestine)

Students react to RSU’s vote for BDS movement

University and college student unions across Ontario now formally support Israel boycott efforts after the Ontario branch of the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS-O) voted in favour of the decision this August. The motion to support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign provincewide was tabled by the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) this summer in response to the new military […]

by Kathleen McGouran· · News, Top stories
Hillel at Ryerson President, Ruchie Shainhouse, and the Vice-President of SSI, Anat Zilberman, at Hillel Ryerson's weekly bagel lunch. (Peter Milonas/Ryersonian)

Student groups ramping up advocacy in light of Israel-Palestinian conflict

While student groups at Ryerson are reacting to this summer’s war in Gaza through efforts to expand their membership and inform the student body of their positions, they are still managing to coexist peacefully on campus. Jewish and Arab student groups are seeking support for their respective causes, even though this may create tension on campus. These groups promote their […]

by Peter Milonas· · News, On Campus, Top stories