Liveblog: Chancellor Drake now speaks to the Muslim/Israel tensions


Chancellor Drake now speaks to the Muslim/Israel tensions on Irvine’s campus.

He first gives a short testimony to his involvement in fighting for diversity on campus.  He’s happy to see the Board of Regents mature as the society matures.

He’s now talking about the Irvine11/Ambassador Oren event in the Middle East – he’s saying that the students arrested for distrubing Ambassador Oren’s event was given the greatest amount of due process in their hearings.  He’s now talking about te Olive Tree Intiative, where students are brought together to grwo through these issues.  Also talking about how the Human Rights Commission of OC have written a letter of support to to the Jewish student leaders.

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