GMU students rally support against seismic air gun testing for oil in the Atlantic

Students in bright yellow Hazmat suits and caution tape were an unusual scene at North Plaza on April 17.

“This is a metaphor of what has happened in the past and what may happen in the future regarding oil spills that have been going on,” said CJ Duncan, a member of Northern Virginia Community College’s Green Club.

The scene, a demonstration put on by a partnership between Global Interdisciplinary Programs, the Environmental Action Group (EAG) and the international non-profit, Oceana, took place in commemoration of the of the third anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, which occurred on April 20, 2010.

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Pro-Palestine students protest hummus on campus

As part of their pro-Palestine campaign, Students Against Israeli Apartheid (SAIA) are hosting a boycott against Sabra Hummus on campus. Senior Tareq Radi, who is leading the boycott, is often stopped by students as he walks through North Plaza and the Johnson Center with Palestine’s flag in his hands. It’s his way of spreading awareness for Palestinians.

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