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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.
Controversial remarks on Generation Z directly attack the student body he teaches
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...

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

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

Islamophobic ads highlight free speech controversy

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

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)
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...

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