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Facebook bans conspiracy theorists from Infowars and Nation of Islam

Facebook bans conspiracy theorists from Infowars and Nation of Islam

Tariqah Shakir-Muhammad, Contributing Writer

May 13, 2019


Filed under Metro, News

Facebook’s ban on Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones from Infowars, right-wing pundits Milo Yiannopoulos and Laura Loomer on May 2 received mixed reactions concerning user rights and free speech. Facebook stated in a statement about the ban: “We’ve always banned individual...

Protest against CPD union in Near West Side ends in 12 arrests

Protest against CPD union in Near West Side ends in 12 arrests

Emma Oxnevad, Assistant News Editor

May 13, 2019


Filed under Metro, News

Last Monday, protestors gathered in Union Park to rally against the union of the Chicago Police Department. Protestors included members of Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (CAARPR), Southsiders Organized for Union and Liberation, Reclaim Chicago, and The People’s Lobby. T...

DePaul student government races go largely uncontested

DePaul student government races go largely uncontested

Emma Oxnevad, Assistant News Editor

May 13, 2019


Filed under Campus News, News, SGA Elections

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...

Farrakhan refers to ‘Satanic Jews’ in Chicago church speech

Farrakhan refers to ‘Satanic Jews’ in Chicago church speech

Herbert McCann, Associated Press

May 10, 2019


Filed under Metro, News

Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan referenced "Satanic Jews" in a speech denying allegations of anti-Semitism, misogyny and homophobia after Facebook banned him from the social media platform. During the speech Thursday at a Roman Catholic church on Chicago's South Side, Farrakhan asserted...

Would-be Chicago bomber gets 16-year term; judge cites mental health

Would-be Chicago bomber gets 16-year term; judge cites mental health

Michael Tarm, Associated Press

May 6, 2019


Filed under Metro, News

A federal judge on Monday handed an Illinois man a 16-year prison sentence for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating what he thought was a car bomb outside a crowded Chicago bar, saying she factored in Adel Daoud's mental health in imposing a sentence much lower than prosecutors requested. The...

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


Filed under Campus News, News

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


Filed under Campus News, News

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


Filed under Campus News, News

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


Filed under Campus News, News

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


Filed under Campus News, News

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


Filed under Campus News, News

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...

DePaul Student Government Association candidates prepare for upcoming election

DePaul Student Government Association candidates prepare for upcoming election

Emma Oxnevad, Asst. News Editor

May 6, 2019


Filed under Campus News, News, SGA Elections

Candidates for DePaul Student Government Association (SGA) advocated for their campaigns at the Meet the Candidates event on Friday. Submissions to apply to run for SGA office were due by May 1, and the election will take place from May 6-9. When asked about the quick turnover for the election, Elec...

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