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Banners decrying ‘hate speech’ dropped in Arts & Letters Hall

Banners decrying ‘hate speech’ dropped in Arts & Letters Hall

Brenden Moore

June 1, 2016


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Student activists decried hate speech as they dropped banners, one stating “Hate speech ≠ free speech” and the other asking “What would Vinny do?”,  from the third and fourth floor balconies of Arts and Letters Hall this afternoon. The act comes after a week which saw political and...

Santorum highlights traditional conservative values during DePaul talk

Santorum highlights traditional conservative values during DePaul talk

Rachel Hinton

May 31, 2016


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A week after protesters shut down Milo Yiannopoulos’ speech, the Young America’s Foundation hosted former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) Tuesday night at DePaul’s Welcome Center. Read More »...

Ongoing campus tension spills over into protests

Ongoing campus tension spills over into protests

Brenden Moore and Matthew Paras

May 30, 2016


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[dropcap]T[/dropcap]om Ring grew up in Madison, Georgia, a rural town with a population just under 4,000. Ring, a freshman, moved to Chicago in part to get away from the deep south. Throughout his life, Ring said he saw members of the Ku Klux Klan handing out flyers and even had a friend of Indian herita...

School of Hospitality Leadership receives grant for career development center

School of Hospitality Leadership receives grant for career development center

Zachary Holden

May 30, 2016


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On May 20 the DePaul School of Hospitality Leadership announced it would be receiving a $1.8 million grant from The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation to create a career preparation and leadership development center for its students. Read More »...

SGA: New members sworn in

SGA: New members sworn in

Maddy Crozier

May 28, 2016


Filed under Campus News, News, Student Government Association

Student Government Association held its last meeting of the quarter Thursday, May 26 to swear in new members heading into next school year. Read More »...

DePaul picks up cost of security after canceled Yiannopoulos event

DePaul picks up cost of security after canceled Yiannopoulos event

Matthew Paras

May 28, 2016


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DePaul will pick up security costs after protests erupted Tuesday and canceled an event featuring a controversial conservative speaker. Read More »...

Yiannopoulos event and protests leave students reeling

Yiannopoulos event and protests leave students reeling

Emma Krupp

May 27, 2016


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Milo Yiannopoulos’ now-infamous appearance on campus Tuesday night may have been shut down early, but its aftershocks are still settling throughout the DePaul community as students struggle reconcile ideologies, anger and fear. Read More »...

Student groups express anger after Yiannopoulos event, call for leadership change

Student groups express anger after Yiannopoulos event, call for leadership change

Kirsten Onsgard and Megan Deppen

May 27, 2016


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Student groups issued statements this week criticizing the response by administration to events transpiring around speaker and journalist Milo Yiannopoulos' visit Tuesday. While all groups were critical of university response, some cited incidents of harassment and hate speech and others condemn...

Students report finding noose on campus

Students report finding noose on campus

Kirsten Onsgard

May 26, 2016


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The university received multiple reports of a noose found on the Lincoln Park campus, according to a campus alert. The report comes during a week of tense climate following a campus-wide protest after a controversial speaker's event. "Late this afternoon we received multiple reports that a noose -...

Police charge two offenders in DePaul student Blue Line attack

Police charge two offenders in DePaul student Blue Line attack

Kirsten Onsgard

May 26, 2016


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Police have charged a man and a woman in the attack of a DePaul freshman on the Blue Line last month.  Read More »...

Despite Student Center closure Tuesday, workers will be paid

Despite Student Center closure Tuesday, workers will be paid

Kirsten Onsgard

May 26, 2016


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Freshman Gautam Bhoyrul just wanted dinner Tuesday night. But upon returning from filming a separate campus event, he found the Student Center closed following Milo Yiannopoulos’ speech and the ensuing campus protests. With The Ray overflowing with students facing a similar dilemma, he ordered food and call...

DePaul’s president expresses discontent following Yiannopoulos controversy

DePaul’s president expresses discontent following Yiannopoulos controversy

Kirsten Onsgard

May 25, 2016


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Following a heated day on campus marked by a controversial speaker, protests and markings containing an anti-Mexican slur, DePaul President Rev. Dennis Holtschneider responded to concerns both within and outside the DePaul community. Read More »...

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