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Trump free speech executive order complicates DePaul’s history with controversial speakers

Trump free speech executive order complicates DePaul’s history with controversial speakers

Bianca Cseke, Online Editor

April 8, 2019


Filed under News

DePaul officials do not yet know how the university will be affected by a recent executive order from President Donald Trump. Trump’s order requires colleges and universities to “promote free and open debate” on their campuses. Free speech at DePaul has long been controversial, with the university having a histor...

Colleges cannot censor faculty

Carolyn Bradley, Copy Editor

January 22, 2019


Filed under Opinions

Chicago State University settled a lawsuit Jan. 7 over two professors creating a blog that criticized the administration. According to the Chicago Tribune, the four-year lawsuit resulted in Chicago State agreeing to pay $650,000 in damages. The professors, Phillip Beverly and Robert Bionaz, alleged that ...

Interview: Professor Steven Salaita speaks out against academic censorship and Israel

Interview: Professor Steven Salaita speaks out against academic censorship and Israel

Brenden Moore

October 9, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

Professor Steven Salaita, the academic who lost his job offer at the University of Illinois due to controversial tweets about Israel, will be on campus today discussing academic censorship as well as the situation in Israel. Read More »...

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