Published May 21, 2011
Tags: BDS, boycott, campaign, depaul university, givati, golani, israel, israeli military, palestine, sabra, SJP, Students for Justice in Palestine
Dear Members of the DePaul Community:
From May 16-20, DePaul University held a historic campus-wide student election. A referendum was placed on the ballot at the request of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), asking whether the Sabra brand of hummus served in campus dining halls should be replaced with an alternative brand. This question was proposed in light of the fact that Sabra’s co-owner, the Strauss Group, supports two units of the Israeli military, the Golani and Givati brigades. These brigades were found by the United Nations, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch to have committed egregious human rights abuses in Palestine. Continue reading ‘Open Letter to the DePaul Community on the Outcome of the Sabra Referendum’
by Leena Saleh
Cultivating the arts to resist oppression is a continuing tradition for DePaul’s SJP which held their fourth annual Cafe Resistance on Jan. 24. With a room full of guests, more than 100, a diverse mix of performers wowed the crowd with their rhythmic beats and words of conviction.
Continue reading ‘Cafe Resistance the fourth time around’
Published October 17, 2010
Tags: activism, Amnesty International, Chicago, DePaul, Gaza, International Solidarity Movement, International Studies Department, israel, My Name Is Rachel Corrie, palestine, Play, Rachel Corrie, SJP, Students for Justice in Palestine, Theater, Theatre
My Name is Rachel Corrie will hit the stage in Chicago this Friday, October 22 @ 7pm at DePaul University’s Cortelyou Commons (2324 N. Fremont Street, Lincoln Park, Chicago, IL 60614). NOT TO BE MISSED!
Continue reading ‘The controversial “My Name Is Rachel Corrie” play hits the stage in Chicago!’