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OPINION: Jason Hill does not speak for DePaul

Students protest Professor Jason Hill last spring in response to his controversial statements on Palestine.

Maya Baker, Contributing Writer

November 18, 2019

I’ve been debating whether or not to respond to Jason Hill’s recent article. It seems everything he publishes is specifically written to provoke outrage and gain him some publicity. However, it’s important that someone call him out for his behavior. His words are damaging, and as a member of t...

Student groups demand apology after professor’s ‘Islamophobic’ article

Student groups demand apology after professor’s ‘Islamophobic’ article

Benjamin Conboy, Editor-in-Chief

April 22, 2019

An ethics professor who is no stranger to controversy has found himself once again in the firing line of upset students following the publication of a recent op-ed in which he argues that Israel “has the moral right” to annex all of the West Bank and strip Arabs living in Israel of their right to vo...

Islamophobic ads highlight free speech controversy

People walk past an anti-Muslim advertisement placed on a Philadelphia public bus. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Kevin Gross

April 12, 2015

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 »...

Shoot first, ask questions later: The criticism behind ‘American Sniper’

“American Sniper” was nominated for an Oscar for best picture. Actor Bradley Cooper played Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in American military history. (Warner Bros. Pictures | AP)

Steven Long

February 1, 2015

In his New York Times review, critic A.O. Scott concluded “American Sniper” is ultimately, “just a movie.” This seems to have been forgotten in the media clamor following its release. Unfavorable excerpts from the memoir of the real-life American sniper, Chris Kyle, casted doubt over his character, portrayed dilig...

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