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  • New University of Regina bathroom facilities help Muslim students prepare for prayer

    09/20/2013 10:07:01 AM PDT · by Morgana · 28 replies
    metro ^ | Ross Romaniuk
    The University of Regina is going to great lengths to help its Muslim students avoid doing the same when washing for on-campus prayer sessions. The university has installed “foot-baths” in a public washroom at its Riddell Centre, in order to allow Muslim students — many of whom pray numerous times a day, and wash themselves beforehand — to clean their feet in a way that isn’t awkward and difficult through a use of regular sinks. “I’ve seen them do it. It’s tough for them,” Nathan Sgrazzutti, president of the U of R Students Union, said on Tuesday of the troubles...
  • Pro-Terrorist Students Win Concessions at University of Rochester

    02/11/2009 6:50:51 PM PST · by Sammy67 · 10 replies · 581+ views
    FrontPageMag.com ^ | 2/10/09 | David Horowitz
    As reported at Socialist Worker.org, a Communist website: Socialistworker.org February 9, 2009 STUDENTS AT the University of Rochester (UR) and their supporters from the community occupied a campus building February 6 in solidarity with the victims of Israel's siege of Gaza--and in a matter of half a day declared victory after winning important concessions from the administration. The university agreed to a public forum to discuss UR's financial policies, and its investments in Israel and companies that do business in Israel. It also promised support for a campus-wide fund drive for Palestine, donations to Gaza of surplus supplies, and international...