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DePaul’s summer of lawsuits

Protestors in Arts & Letters Hall on April 24 calling for DePaul to censure Professor Jason Hill for his article in The Federalist.
September 13, 2020

Lenti lawsuit Former DePaul softball coach Eugene Lenti is the subject of a lawsuit filed against the university in April which alleges verbal and physical abuse of players and assistant coaches by...

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.
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...

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.
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...

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.
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...

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...

Jason Hill under fire after letter to Thunberg

Jason Hill under fire after letter to Thunberg
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...

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
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...

DePaul students claim victory, Hill vows to continue writing

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

Students lead the conversation at DePaul Listens

Jason Hill appearing on Tucker Carlson's Fox News show in 2018.
Faculty gave students a space to voice their concerns with the university, including the recent Jason Hill decision.
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...

Discussion at DePaul free speech forum falls short of compromise

Discussion at DePaul free speech forum falls short of compromise
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...

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.
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...

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.
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...

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