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Students lead the conversation at DePaul Listens

Students lead the conversation at DePaul Listens

Emma Oxnevad, Assistant News Editor

May 28, 2019

DePaul students got a chance to publicly address their concerns with the university at DePaul Speaks on Wednesday. The event was organized by Matthew Girson, a professor of art, media and design. Girson was prompted to organize the event following the scandal surrounding Jason Hill’s article in...

DePaul tenure process seeks student involvement

DePaul tenure process seeks student involvement

Brita Hunegs, Contributing Writer

May 28, 2019

At the end of Fall Quarter 2018, like clockwork, junior Halle Wagner’s email inbox lit up with a notification, one that all DePaul students get painfully used to seeing. The email from DePaul reads: “Dear Student, It is time to complete online evaluations for your current DePaul courses.”  Unl...

Spring Carnival brightens up DePaul

Spring Carnival brightens up DePaul

Connor McEleney, Contributing Writer

May 20, 2019

Inflatables, games, activities, flowers: DePaul Activities Board’s Spring Carnival on the Quad benefitted from ideal May weather on Wednesday afternoon, May 15, but the event did not pop up out of nowhere. Large outdoor campus events take months of preparation, and Evan Hazlett, DAB’s amusement cha...

Students break fast and learn about Ramadan at Interfaith Iftar

Students break fast and learn about Ramadan at Interfaith Iftar

Emma Oxnevad, Assistant News Editor

May 20, 2019

Members of United Muslims Moving Ahead (UMMA) at DePaul participated in an iftar in honor of Ramadan on Tuesday. UMMA is DePaul’s Muslim student association. Throughout May, they will be holding celebratory events in honor of Ramadan. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. The holid...

Discussion at DePaul free speech forum falls short of compromise

Discussion at DePaul free speech forum falls short of compromise

Ella Lee, Focus Editor

May 13, 2019

Students, staff and administrative representatives alike expressed frustration and a lack of knowing how to move forward as they discussed freedom of expression at a forum held Tuesday, May 7. The forum led to no lasting solution or compromise. “I think, initially, I didn’t know how much this [...

DePaul student government races go largely uncontested

DePaul student government races go largely uncontested

Emma Oxnevad, Assistant News Editor

May 13, 2019

Winning candidates in this year’s Student Government Association (SGA) election were announced Sunday in a largely uncontested race. Many of the candidates this year ran unopposed. Anna Pierce, SGA’s election and community engagement coordinator, said that the lack of competitive races does not...

DePaul Faculty Council condemns content of Hill article, reaffirms academic freedom

DePaul Faculty Council condemns content of Hill article, reaffirms academic freedom

Carolyn Bradley, Copy Editor

May 6, 2019

A week after the controversial article DePaul professor Jason Hill published in The Federalist received a strong response from students, Faculty Council voted to condemn the content of the article at its May 1 meeting. The vote for the resolution was 21-10-0. At the heated meeting, Faculty Council did no...

21 years of Vincentian service at DePaul

21 years of Vincentian service at DePaul

Emma Oxnevad, Asst. News Editor

May 6, 2019

On Saturday, students and faculty gathered in celebration of Vincentian Service Day. Vincentian Service Day first began in 1998, in honor of DePaul’s centennial. This year marks the 21st anniversary of Vincentian Service Day. Registration for Vincentian Day is on a first come, first serve basis due to capacity ...

EDITORIAL: DePaul Faculty Council made the right call

EDITORIAL: DePaul Faculty Council made the right call

The DePaulia Editorial Board

May 6, 2019

After the anti-hate protest on Wednesday, May 1, students and faculty were still not satisfied with the administration’s non-response to the article written by philosophy professor Jason Hill. At the current moment, the administration is not making efforts to hold Hill accountable for directly offe...

DePaul organization invites conversation on Israeli-Palestinian conflict

DePaul organization invites conversation on Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Ella Lee, Focus Editor

May 6, 2019

As debate surrounding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict grows at DePaul, one club wants to ensure the conversation continues once the controversy passes. OneVoice on Campus is a multireligion, multipolitical affiliation fellowship program which emboldens students on campuses around the United States to...

A conversation with DePaul Title IX

A conversation with DePaul Title IX

Ella Lee and Emma Oxnevad, Focus Editor & Asst. News Editor

May 6, 2019

Jessica Landis, the Title IX coordinator at DePaul, spoke with The DePaulia to offer her perspective on a previous story published about the Title IX office. While our conversation with her shed light on some questions raised by the article, many remained unanswered. While Landis was unable to comment on certai...

DePaul students stand against hate

DePaul students stand against hate

Shane Rene and Mackenzie Murtaugh, Managing Editor & News Editor

May 6, 2019

A crowd of students took to the Arts & Letters patio on Wednesday, May 1 in protest of an article written by philosophy professor Jason Hill. The article, published in the right-wing online magazine The Federalist, expressed Hill’s view that Israel has “the moral right” to annex the West Ban...

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