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PSU students walk out of graduation to protest university over war in Gaza

Posted on AllSides June 17th, 2024
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Joni Land / OPB

Amid a sea of caps and gowns, it was impossible to ignore the hundreds of Palestinian flags on display Sunday at the Portland State University’s Professional Schools graduation ceremony held at the Moda Center.

Similar to commencement ceremonies across the country, some students took the opportunity to once again protest the war in Gaza, specifically the university’s involvement with companies that have ties to Israel.

As PSU President Ann Cudd began her speech, dozens of students stood up and more than 10 of them left the ceremony, Palestinian flags waving...

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