Support for the
Monday, November 12, 2007
Contact: Jamie Chen, Student Organizer, firstname.lastname@example.org, 240.305.7628
Students met with
Spurred by a slew of hate crimes on campus this semester and years of unproductive meetings with administrators, the coalition issued its demands on October 30, 2007, asking for more faculty support for ethnic studies, an ethical expansion into West Harlem by the university, reform of the Core Curriculum to address the marginalization of nonwhite peoples within the West, and a stronger Office of Multicultural Affairs that covers all undergraduate students.
A statement from CSER stated its concern “about the health of our institution in responding to these actions.” Professor of Political Science at Barnard Dennis Dalton has been fasting since last Thursday in an act of solidarity with the student hunger strikers and to push for the demands to be met.
Over the weekend,
Students continue to meet every night at 9pm at the Sundial on