War of Words at York

November 28, 2006

After a month-long "Stop the Hate" campaign, the York Federation of Students' effort to address Islamophobia, disputes and demonstrations nonetheless continue on campus. Last week, about a dozen York security officers responded to another war of words between about 500 students from the Palestinian Solidarity Committee and the Hillel at York association. The protest began in Vari Hall and moved upstairs to "the doorstep of York University president Lorna Marsden's office." Students say they merely wanted to deliver a letter. York Excalibur