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OPINION: 8 weeks later: how the student coalition to #CensureHill won

OPINION: 8 weeks later: how the student coalition to #CensureHill won

Rifqa Falaneh, Contributing Writer

June 3, 2019

This quarter at DePaul has been an absolute mess, to say the least. At the same time, however, it has also been one of immense growth and community.  Earlier this quarter, a coalition of student organizations released a statement condemning Professor Jason D. Hill for his pattern of racist, anti-Pa...

DePaul students claim victory, Hill vows to continue writing

DePaul students claim victory, Hill vows to continue writing

Doug Klain, Opinions Editor

June 3, 2019

On the 23rd day of Ramadan, students sat in the Schmitt Academic Center pit listening to speeches during a celebratory iftar dinner — speeches questioning how to support students that feel unsafe on campus, DePaul’s need for reform and how they felt their activism led to DePaul professor Jason Hill’s...

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...

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 [...

OPINION: DePaul finally gets it right on free expression

OPINION: DePaul finally gets it right on free expression

John Minster, Contributing Writer

May 13, 2019

A few weeks ago, DePaul professor Jason Hill published an article in The Federalist titled “The Moral Case for Israel Annexing the West Bank—And Beyond” arguing that the state of Israel should extend its sovereignty to the entirety of Judea and Samaria. In wake of the article’s publishing, v...

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...

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 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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