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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

BREAKING: Faculty Council to vote on resolution condemning Jason Hill

BREAKING: Faculty Council to vote on resolution condemning Jason Hill

Doug Klain, Opinions Editor

April 30, 2019


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The DePaul University Faculty Council is expected to vote on a resolution condemning professor Jason Hill’s article on the “moral right of Israel” to annex Palestine during its May 1 meeting. According to Faculty Council President Scott Paeth, the resolution is “not in any formal sense a motion...

Fallout from DePaul professor’s ‘Islamophobic’ article continues

Fallout from DePaul professor’s ‘Islamophobic’ article continues

Benjamin Conboy, Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2019


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Correction: A previous version of the article misspelled Hadiya Afzal's first name. It is spelled Hadiya, not Hadyia. The DePaulia acknowledges and apologizes for the error.  Aggrieved students were vocal this week about their desire for DePaul to censure Professor Jason Hill over an article he wrote las...

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