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Plagued by scandal, Harvard President Claudine Gay steps down

Claudine Gay

CAMBRIDGE, MASS.—After mounting pressure ever since her congressional hearing on December 5 about rising antisemitism on university campuses, then plagued by allegations of plagiarism in several of her research papers by Seattle-based political activist Christopher Rufo, Havard President Claudine Gay announced her resignation on Tuesday, January 2. “It is with a heavy heart but a […]

House passes resolution condemning antisemitism on university campuses

antisemitism university campuses

WASHINGTON D.C.—The United States House of Representatives passed HR 927 on December 13, condemning antisemitism on university campuses and the testimony of university presidents in the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. The resolution passed with 303 yeas and 126 nays with all nays but one, Rep. Thomas Massie (KY-4), coming from Democrats. Snohomish […]

Bipartisan bill making Holocaust education compulsory introduced

Holocaust education

OLYMPIA—Senate Republican Leader John Braun (R-Centralia) and Senator Jesse Salomon (D-Shoreline) introduced legislation on December 15 requiring Holocaust education within schools to combat the rise of antisemitic sentiments in Washington. “The urgency for this bill was created by the attack on Israel on October 7 and the subsequent pro-Hamas demonstrations, increases in antisemitism, and even […]

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