‘We can be the change’: Newport Harbor High meeting aims to build togetherness from outrage over Nazi symbols at student party
The nonprofit One Recovery presented a panel at Newport Harbor High School in response to a recent off-campus party where area high school students were photographed flashing Nazi salutes over a makeshift swastika. The meeting focused on the good that could come out of it — a change in culture.
Newport councilman to sponsor school field trip to Museum of Tolerance after Nazi images at student party
A Newport Beach city councilman wants to provide the money to send local high school students to the Museum of Tolerance as a teaching moment in the wake of anti-Semitic imagery at a recent off-campus party.
Newport-Mesa school district will form task force to promote a culture of ‘inclusivity’ in response to students’ swastika party
A little over a week after pictures from an off-campus party showed local high school students flashing Nazi salutes over a swastika made of plastic cups, the Newport-Mesa Unified school board decided to create a human-relations task force in a bid to combat hate and alter “school culture."
A week after being rocked by social media postings of area students doing a Nazi salute and arranging beer pong cups into the shape of a swastika, Newport Harbor High School was vandalized by Nazi posters last weekend.
More than 100 people attended a rally and vigil Friday evening in Costa Mesa's TeWinkle Park to show solidarity with the Orange County Jewish community amid the emotional fallout of photos showing students giving Nazi salutes around a swastika fashioned from red plastic cups.
In wake of teens’ swastika party, speakers at Corona del Mar High forum urge solution to ‘casual approach’ to hate
Days after photos from an off-campus party showed area high school students performing Nazi salutes around a makeshift swastika, community members filled the Corona del Mar High School theater Thursday for a forum that addressed anti-Semitism and a social climate that speakers said enables it.
‘I hope the school and students have got the message’: Anne Frank’s stepsister meets in Newport with students involved in swastika party
Eva Schloss, stepsister of famed Holocaust diarist Anne Frank, said she was surprised to learn that some students from well-educated Newport Beach didn’t understand the pain they would cause by posing for photos at a party featuring Nazi salutes around cups arranged like a swastika.
After party featuring Nazi salutes and a swastika, Newport-Mesa students address culture of privilege and prejudice
In the wake of a weekend party in which smiling students were pictured giving Nazi salutes around a swastika made of red plastic cups during a drinking game, parents and students at a community meeting Monday night at Newport Harbor High gave standing ovations to speakers who talked of change.
Shock and disgust on campuses after Newport-Mesa students are pictured saluting a makeshift swastika, though some aren't surprised
The images, which appeared on social media, show the students smiling, laughing and toasting over the swastika.