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Nationwide Campus Protests for Gaza Draw Thousands of Arrests

University campuses across the United States have become a flashpoint for demonstrations in support of the people of Gaza. From prestigious Ivy League schools to local state universities, student activism has seen over 2,000 arrests since mid-April, according to the Associated Press. The protests began with encampments set up by students on at least 50 campuses. These encampments aimed to raise awareness about the ongoing conflict in Gaza. However, tensions escalated when police at Columbia University moved to dismantle their protest camp in mid-April. This sparked similar actions at unive