Saturday July 11, 2020
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BY Rory Donovan | Milwaukee, WI | 7/10/20
On the evening of July 8, students and community members rallied at Spaights Plaza on UW-Milwaukee’s campus.
BY staff | Pittsburgh, PA | 7/10/20
Members of the Graduate Student Organizing Committee at the University of Pittsburgh (GSOC-USW) issued a statement, July 8, expressing solidarity with international students and denouncing the Trump administration’s recent modifications of existing ICE Student Exchange and Visitor Program (SEVP) rules.
BY staff | Pittsburgh, PA | 7/10/20
Members of the Graduate Student Organizing Committee at the University of Pittsburgh (GSOC-USW) issued a statement, July 8, expressing solidarity with international students and denouncing the Trump administration’s recent modifications of existing ICE Student Exchange and Visitor Program (SEVP) rules.
BY Rick Majumdar | Arlington, TX | 7/09/20
As an international student, I am frankly disillusioned at the silence of the University of Texas Arlington (UTA) administration as they failed to address the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) plan for the deportation of international students if they enroll in an online classes in the upcoming fall semester.
BY Eithne Silva | Tampa, FL | 7/06/20
On July 2, students gathered at the gates of the on-campus residence for the president of the University of South Florida (USF) to demand that the university take measures to increase Black enrollment.
BY Zachary Schultz | Tallahassee, FL | 7/05/20
On July 4, over 70 students protested in front of the Westcott administration building at Florida State University to demand the removal of the statue of Francis Eppes, a large Leon County slave-owner who had funded the Confederacy.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 7/02/20
A proposal to amend faculty senate bylaws and create a new Campus Safety Committee failed to garner enough votes to pass during a June 29 University Senate meeting, open only to voting members.
BY Coalition to March on the RNC | Jacksonville, FL | 6/26/20
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following call from the Coalition to March on the RNC.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 6/22/20
On June 20, Tampa Bay community members gathered at the Joe Chillura Courthouse Square to honor the life of Oluwatoyin “Toyin” Salau, who was sexually assaulted, abducted and murdered.
BY staff | Arlington, TX | 6/21/20
The Progressive Student Union (PSU) rallied 30 students and community members, June 18, demanding community control and defunding of the Arlington Police Department.
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