Cecile Schillis-Gallego

Students cry foul over Israeli event entry

Student leaders are demanding an apology from MEOR for alleged discrimination when the Jewish student organization blocked their entry to an on-campus event. Members of Students for Justice in Palestine claim they were barred from attending the on-campus Feb. 28 speech of Israeli Reservist Sergeant Benjamin Anthony. Banu Gumusoglu, president of Students for Justice in […]

Police presence to shrink at student fundraisers

A deal between the University and its police department will help student organizations save money when hosting fundraisers in Kogan Plaza and the Marvin Center. Starting Thursday, a new policy will allow student organizations to host fundraisers without hiring University Police officers, as long as each transaction costs less than than $10. Under the existing […]

Students seek to reduce University police presence at fundraisers

Students are fighting to lower the required University Police Department presence at events, which could save student groups at least $80 per event. Aria Varasteh, the Student Association’s vice president of student activities, said the cost of hiring an officer for an event is “inhibiting,” particularly for groups holding small fundraisers that bring in less […]

Families celebrate Colonials Weekend

Thousands of families took advantage of the crisp fall weather to explore campus and the city as part of the 10th annual Colonials Weekend. Starting Friday afternoon, parents, family members and alumni descended on Foggy Bottom for more than 60 events hosted by the Office of Parent Services. Sophomore Chris Welch said he and his […]