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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...

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...

Palestinian activist Rasmea Odeh gets prison sentence for lying on immigration papers

Megan Deppen

March 21, 2015

Rasmea Odeh, the woman at the center of debates between Palestinian and Israeli activists at DePaul, has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for lying on her immigration papers about her 1969 criminal conviction of murdering two Israeli men.  Read More »...

DePaul Divest: No more silence

DePaul Divest organizers and supporters celebrate the success of their referendum on May 23, 2014. (Photo courtesy of Students for Justice in Palestine)

Hanna Alshaikh

March 1, 2015

Last spring, DePaul students spoke out in support of Palestinian human rights, approving a referendum that called on the university to pull its investments from 12 corporations that perpetuated Israeli human rights violations. Read More »...

The future of DePaul Divest

Students for Justice in Palestine drop a Palestinian flag in Arts & Letters Hall last spring in support of the BDS movement on campus.(DePaulia File)

Brenden Moore

February 8, 2015

The Lincoln Park Student Center was the venue for a fundraiser last Tuesday on behalf of convicted terrorist Rasmea Odeh, stirring controversy on campus amid recent developments regarding DePaul Divest. Read More »...

Protest over deaths in Gaza held outside Arts and Letters building

Protest over deaths in Gaza held outside Arts and Letters building

Matthew Paras

September 30, 2014

   (Amanda Crane/The DePaulia)   A 10-minute protest was held outside the Arts and Letters building Tuesday from multiple student groups, calling for DePaul to divest in multinational corporations and for the violence to stop in Gaza against Palestinians. Read More »...

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