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University of Oregon Student Senate Endorses Anti-Israel BDS Movement

The University of Oregon’s student senate passed a resolution on Wednesday endorsing the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel, and targeting several companies over their alleged complicity in “the Israeli occupation of Palestine.”

Students walk out of a University of Oregon Board of Trustees meeting in Eugene, Ore., Friday, March 4, 2016, in protest after the board voted to increase tuition for the next school year. (Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard via AP)

Oregon Universities Hit Hard by Minimum Wage Hike

Now that the Oregon legislature has hiked the minimum wage, effective this July, colleges and universities in the state have a decision to make: hire fewer student employees, cut the school’s budget, or raise tuition.