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Is Cal class on Palestine an exercise in academia or politics?

Is Cal class on Palestine an exercise in academia or politics?

To the editor: The UC Berkeley student-led class on Palestine, presented “through the lens of settler colonialism,” to me shows why universities have become a joke.

When I was in college, classes were taught by professors, presumably experts in their field. We felt cheated if a teaching assistant grad student was covering.

( “Class on Palestine reinstated,” Sept. 20)

Does anyone really believe that this course is without a political agenda?

If this course really reflects “open-minded curiosity”...

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