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UC Irvine Students Call For Chehabi's Resignation

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UC Irvine Students Call For Chehabi's Resignation

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UC Irvine Students Call For Chehabi's Resignation

UC Irvine Students Call For Chehabi's Resignation

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The student government at the University of California, Irvine voted Thursday night to call for the resignation of Dr. Hazem Chehabi, who is the chairman of its school's foundation. He also serves as the Syrian consul general in California. He is a personal friend of Syria's dictator Bashar Assad.