October 2014

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="600"] The Persian Studies Center in the Humanities Building Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. Martin Bustamante/Xpress.[/caption] Low student enrollment in the Persian Studies program triggered three class cancellations this fall, causing concern within the 2-year-old minor. “I’m worried that they’re going to take it away,”

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="600"] Pro-Palestinian demonstrators protest in front of the Port of Oakland shipyard in an effort to block Israeli cargo company Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. Alma Villegas/Xpres.[/caption] A crowd of pro-Palestinian protesters rallied last Sunday in West Oakland as