UCLA student denied position because she is Jewish


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Freedom of association for me but not for thee: A UCLA student council refused to confirm a student to a position on a subcommittee essentially because she was Jewish.

The objecting council members claimed that the student would have a “conflict of interest” on matters relating to Israel.

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  • Garry

    The headline of that article is deceiving; buried deep in the article is a statement that she was confirmed for the position after a faculty adviser declared that “perceived conflict of interest” was an impossible criterion, because anybody can perceive whatever they want to.

    I’m shocked that a faculty adviser would bring sense to a politically charged argument.

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