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DePaul sued again for partial refund of tuition, fees

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Ella Lee and Ryan Gilroy

June 12, 2020

A DePaul student is suing the university for a partial refund on tuition and fees — again.  The suit was filed by Alhix Oyoque, a health science major and 2020 graduate of DePaul.  The lawsuit was filed June 12 on behalf of all people who paid tuition and fees for the Winter and Spring quarter...

DePaul professor sues university for racial discrimination, retaliation

DePaul professor sues university for racial discrimination, retaliation

Ella Lee, Emma Oxnevad, and Brita Hunegs

June 9, 2020

Dr. Lisa Calvente, a communication professor at DePaul, is suing the university on the grounds on racial discrimination, retaliation and breach of contract. Following an atypical tenure denial, her contract was terminated, and her last day at DePaul will be June 30.   Calvente sent a mass email to students on Ma...

DePaul students sue university for partial tuition refund after COVID-19 shutdown

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Ella Lee, Patsy Newitt, and Alayne Trinko

May 14, 2020

Two DePaul students filed a class action lawsuit demanding partial tuition reimbursements due to the university-wide transition to remote education.  The suit claims that students are receiving a “lesser" education with online classes after DePaul's remote switch amid COVID-19 concerns. Read it h...

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...

Second law professor files discrimination suit

College of Law hit with another civil rights lawsuit alleging racial discrimination, this time from Professor.

Benjamin Conboy, Editor in Chief

January 14, 2019

Law professor Sumi Cho has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against College of Law Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea and the university alleging she was retaliated against for her outspokenness on racial issues within the law school, the second such lawsuit to be brought against the college in the last...

Power player: Former DePaul student sues ex-professor for sexual coercion

Power player: Former DePaul student sues ex-professor for sexual coercion

DePaulia Investigation

April 2, 2018

Some parts of this story may be upsetting or disturbing to readers, as the language used in court documents that The DePaulia recovered includes graphic sexual language. A lawsuit from a former DePaul student accusing a professor of coercing her into sex raises questions about dating between st...

DePaul professor seeks legal charges after alleging driver hit her in Uber incident

<i>Photos from Kim’s Twitter page show injuries to her face and legs from the incident.</i>

Amber Colón

November 6, 2017

With the rise of rideshare services, another Uber passenger has come forward to say that she was attacked by her driver. This time, it was adjunct professor Lily Kim, who teaches in the Driehaus College of Business. Two weeks ago, social media stormed with photos and video posted to Kim’s personal Fa...

Lawsuit: student sues, alleging professor coerced her into sex

Lawsuit: student sues, alleging professor coerced her into sex

Amber Colón

July 5, 2017

A student is suing the University and an instructor after she said he pressured her into having sex with him for an "A" in his class. The lawsuit was filed on Thursday in the Cook County Circuit Court. According to court documents, the woman is seeking over $200,000 in damages. The Chicago Sun-T...

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