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  • Palestinian Artist Dalal Abu Amneh Arrested By Israeli Forces Over Pro-Palestine Post

    Israeli forces have arrested the Palestinian singer Dalal Abu Amneh for her pro-Gaza social media post that read “There is no one above Allah.” Samya Ayash, a writer shared through her personal Instagram account the news of Abu Amneh’s arrest. The Palestinian singer, producer, and research doctor has spurred debate on social media, making it…

  • CHANCELLOR | The Foolish University

    There seems to be many questions and confusion concerning my last column, “The Godless University,” including a particular guest column in response to the piece, “Stay Godless.” Before clearing up any concerns about my original piece, it would be wise to first address the title of this new column. It is a play on the…

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Re: “Cornellians Mourn, Demand University Acknowledge Palestinians at Students for Justice in Palestine Vigil”

    To the editor: The article regarding the recent Students for Justice in Palestine vigil on campus reminds me of the saying, “with friends like these, who needs enemies?”  If SJP cared about Palestinian values, they would condemn Hamas’s intentional slaughter of innocent civilians rather than suggest that Palestinians’ “right to resistance” includes gang-raping women and burning…

  • SCHWARZ | The Significance of the Oct. 7, 2023 Hamas Atrocities

    At this time of national tragedy for Israel I, as a longtime Jewish faculty member and as a human being, feel strong and impassioned sympathy and empathy for innocent victims of barbarous Hamas terrorists who murdered and kidnapped defenseless people including babies, small children and elderly people.  I respect the frustrations of the Palestinian people…

  • FRIEDMAN | Missing Moral Condemnation

    Terror against the most innocent and vulnerable — at the hands of a group committed only to fire and fury and zero constructive aims for their own people — is never an acceptable answer to cases of political or territorial disagreements. In a civilized world, political or religious ideologies, legitimate or otherwise, can never, under…

  • 3 & Out: Delaware endures another rainy game, grinds out win on Homecoming

    BY DANIEL STEENKAMERManaging Sports Editor Delaware football celebrated Homecoming on Saturday in winning fashion, disposing of North Carolina A&T State University 21-6, but the Blue Hens were lacking in style points. Despite Delaware’s status as a three-touchdown favorite versus the one-win Aggies, the day’s persistent rain for much of the game created sloppy conditions met…

  • Gaza Forced To Turn Ice Cream Trucks Into Morgues As Death Toll Rises

    Gaza’s rising death toll has forced health authorities to store dead bodies in ice cream trucks as morgues run out of space. Medical officials in the Gaza Strip are now storing dead bodies in freezer trucks as it would be a high risk to transfer the deceased to hospitals. This comes after…

  • Photo Gallery: Men’s soccer wins against New Jersey Institute of Technology

    Photographer Jordan Rosales captures Men’s Soccer against New Jersey Institute of Technology on October 10.  Jordan Rosales/THE REVIEW Jordan Rosales/THE REVIEW Jordan Rosales/THE REVIEW Jordan Rosales/THE REVIEW Jordan Rosales/THE REVIEW Jordan Rosales/THE REVIEW Jordan Rosales/THE REVIEW Jordan Rosales/THE REVIEW Jordan Rosales/THE REVIEW Jordan Rosales/THE REVIEW Photo Gallery: Men’s soccer wins against New Jersey Institute of Technology…

  • Six-Year-Old Palestinian Boy Fatally Stabbed In Chicago Amid Gaza Attacks

    A landlord in Chicago has fatally stabbed a six-year-old Palestinian boy on Saturday, allegedly because the tenants are Muslim. The horrific incident comes as attacks continue to escalate in Palestine. The 71-year-old, Joseph M. Czuba has since been arrested and charged with first-degree murder, two counts of hate crimes, and aggravated battery…

  • Parallel Paths: Palestinian Resistance and South African Apartheid Struggle

    South Africa’s President, Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa, has declared his unwavering support for the Palestinian people in their ongoing struggle against the Israeli occupation and its brutal acts. In a powerful speech, he described Israel as a deceitful, racist occupier and expressed solidarity with the Palestinian people. Ramaphosa went on to denounce the Israeli government as…

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