On Oct 2, Lara Alqasem, 22, a former University of Florida graduate was detained at Ben Gurion Airport and ordered deported after Israeli security looked her up on Canary Mission, a right-wing blacklist site. Alqasem was going to study to get an MA at Hebrew University in Jerusalem and had r…

Last week, I met with UF President Kent Fuchs regarding the commencement ceremony changes, and one notion he communicated to me stood out. He firmly believed, despite almost 12,000 signatures that said otherwise, that he was only adding value to UF students’ graduations, not taking anything away.