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The death of discourse

The death of discourse

Daniel Schirmer, Contributing Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Opinions

As the national debate surrounding free speech on college campuses continues, DePaul has once again found itself in a dubious position. In February, DePaul denied its chapter of the Young America’s Foundation (YAF) from bringing to campus Steven Crowder, a comedian and conservative political commentator w...

DePaul administration defends free speech after denying Steven Crowder

DePaul administration defends free speech after denying Steven Crowder

Jonathan Ballew, Assistant News Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Campus News, News

DePaul has found itself in the spotlight for receiving an award from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) — only this award isn’t the type most universities hope to win. FIRE awarded DePaul the inaugural “lifetime censorship award” for, what they say, is a pattern of atta...

Panelists discuss issues surrounding free speech and expression

Panelists discuss issues surrounding free speech and expression

Tariqah Shakir

October 30, 2016


Filed under News

Last week, four expert panelists came together at the Lewis Center on 25 E. Jackson to speak at DePaul’s Inclusive Speech and Expression Panel, which parsed how the two elements of speech come together on college campuses across America. Read More »...

Free speech panel debate First Amendment

Free speech panel debate First Amendment

Danielle Harris

October 24, 2016


Filed under News

DePaul became a major talking point in the national debate over free speech on college campuses after a visit from conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos turned chaotic last May. Read More »...

Islamophobic ads highlight free speech controversy

Islamophobic ads highlight free speech controversy

Kevin Gross

April 12, 2015


Filed under Nation & World

Look around the bus or train the next time you are riding the CTA; you will likely see a scantily clad advertisement for American Apparel, a picture telling you to “drink Bacardi,” or perhaps a promotional banner for our very own school. Read More »...

Je suis Charlie: The future of free press after Charlie Hebdo

Je suis Charlie: The future of free press after Charlie Hebdo

Kate Kownacki

January 18, 2015


Filed under Opinions

Last week, few people knew of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris. Now, in the wake of a horrifying attack resulting in 12 fatalities, hysteria has been unleashed, leaving the future of free press up for public debate. Read More »...

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