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Letter to the editor: Jason Hill should not be silenced

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

Laurence Kahn, Contributing Writer

July 27, 2020

Editor's note: Jason Hill was not formally censured by the university, but was rather condemned for his writings on Israel and Palestine. I’m writing regarding the cowardly, slovenly and undeniably fascistic treatment given to Professor Jason Hill. The resolution of censure accuses him of advocating for or p...

Letter to the Editor: DePaul students respond to Jason Hill suing university

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

DePaul Left Alliance

May 6, 2020

Editor's Note: This submission does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the DePaulia staff. As of April 20th, 2020, philosophy professor Jason D. Hill filed a lawsuit against DePaul University on multiple counts. We began this coalition last April of 2019 in order to expose Professor Hill’s ...

Jason Hill sues DePaul, upper administration for ‘campaign of intimidation and demonization’

Protestors in Arts & Letters Hall on April 24 calling for DePaul to censure Professor Jason Hill for his article in The Federalist.

Ella Lee and Patsy Newitt

April 30, 2020

Philosophy professor Jason Hill has sued DePaul, claiming that it launched a "campaign of intimidation and demonization" after Hill published an op-ed in The Federalist which sparked outrage on campus by both students and faculty.  The lawsuit also names Scott Paeth, Faculty Council president, and Inte...

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...

Jason Hill under fire after letter to Thunberg

Jason Hill under fire after letter to Thunberg

Mackenzie Murtaugh, News Editor

November 18, 2019

Philosophy professor Jason D. Hill wrote an open letter to environmental activist Greta Thunberg last week, calling her morals misaligned with the natural path of climate. The open letter was published in FrontPage Magazine, an online magazine funded by the David Horowitz Freedom Center, a conservative...

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

Rifqa Falaneh (second from the left) speaks with other student coalition organizers against Professor Jason Hill on her Radio DePaul show

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

Students watch a speech at the pit in the Schmidt Academic Center in Lincoln Park.

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

Jason Hill appearing on Tucker Carlson's Fox News show in 2018.

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

Milo Yiannopoulos (left) and John Minster (right), then the president of DePaul College Republicans, exit the Student Center following the disruption of the 2016 Yiannopoulos event.

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

A coalition of student groups hosted an anti-hate rally on the patio of Arts & Letters Hall on Thursday, May 2, 2019 in response to an article written by
philosophy professor Jason Hill in which he wrote that Israel has the “moral right” to annex the West Bank.

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

Protestors in Arts & Letters Hall on April 24 calling for DePaul to censure Professor Jason Hill for his article in The Federalist.

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...

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