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Live updates: USC, Columbia University campuses see pro-Palestinian protests

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A wave of pro-Palestinian campus protests is spreading across the US, with significant arrests at universities this week. At Columbia University, students are protesting and demanding the school to sever ties with Israeli academic institutions and divest its funds from entities connected to Israel. Similar demands are being made by protesters at other campuses. These protests are uniting students from different backgrounds who denounce Israel’s bombing of Gaza. Several universities have seen arrests, cancelations of events, and condemnations for the handling of protests. These protests have occurred at campuses nationwide, including prestigious universities.