Editor's Note: In this article it is stated that Rabbi Danielle Leshaw was at the Student Senate meeting on Sept. 3, when she, in fact, was not. I teach at Ohio University where Jewish anti-Zionists students face extreme bullying and all BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) activists are being intimidated by those who claim to speak and.Read more
Injustice exists within Ohio's schools. Even if you were not personally challenged by it, injustice operated around you and affected your interactions with everyone else.
While injustice comes in many forms, there is one that we can end in Ohio: zero-tolerance policies.
Zero tolerance is a form of discipline that ignores the reality.Read more
This past Thursday marked a significant event for Ohio University. The arrival of renowned climatologist Lonnie Thompson in the Walter Hall Rotunda to give his presentation “Climate Change: The Evidence, People and Our Options” has been a pretty big deal over the past month or so, and I’m proud to say.Read more
We may disagree when it comes to a number of issues facing the university, but there is at least one thing that we both support passionately: STAND Against Genocide’s Conflict-Free Campus Initiative (CFCI). Since STAND started the campaign in 2010, all parties and candidates running for Student Senate have supported CFCI while campaigning and once elected..Read more
This letter is in response to the article, “Student Senate hears more details on guaranteed tuition.” The guaranteed tuition proposal that Provost Pam Benoit and Vice President Stephen Golding presented to Student Senate may seem like an idea to help students’ financial troubles, but sadly it is just another effort by the administration and the.Read more
Many members of the OHIO community are by now familiar with the violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which has claimed over 5.4 million lives. Human rights abuses perpetrated in the context of the war include sexual and gender-based violence, child soldiering and forced labor. Last semester, OHIO became the 13th university to acknowledge.Read more
First off I would like to thank both TheNewPolitical and Mr. Pashtun for taking on this cause. My wholehearted belief is that there is no such thing as bad press, and we are incredibly grateful for your coverage on this matter, and for Mr. Pashtun to represent our campaign to Ohio University Student Senate. We. Read more
Written by Student Senate President Zach George, Vice President Amrit Saini and Treasurer Evan Ecos Five months ago, Provost Benoit & Vice President Golding spoke at one of the Student Senate’s meetings about the necessity of the proposed tuition hike, a hike which would raise tuition by the maximum amount allowed by the state. The Provost.Read more
On May 17, you will have a choice between many qualified candidates to represent you for the 2012-2013 academic year for the Ohio University Student Senate. This campaign has been quite different from the other campaigns that I have been a part of, from differing campaign styles to social media uses..Read more
There's a lot of talk in the anti-Obama circles concerning the legitimacy of his support of marriage equality with his recent statement on same-sex marriage. His opponents are painting this as nothing more than pandering to the LGBT community to rally his liberal base and to increase his fundraising for the coming election. That may.Read more