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DePaul picks up cost of security after canceled Yiannopoulos event

DePaul picks up cost of security after canceled Yiannopoulos event

Matthew Paras

May 28, 2016

DePaul will pick up security costs after protests erupted Tuesday and canceled an event featuring a controversial conservative speaker. Read More »...

Yiannopoulos event and protests leave students reeling

Yiannopoulos event and protests leave students reeling

Emma Krupp

May 27, 2016

Milo Yiannopoulos’ now-infamous appearance on campus Tuesday night may have been shut down early, but its aftershocks are still settling throughout the DePaul community as students struggle reconcile ideologies, anger and fear. Read More »...

Student groups express anger after Yiannopoulos event, call for leadership change

Student groups express anger after Yiannopoulos event, call for leadership change

Kirsten Onsgard and Megan Deppen

May 27, 2016

Student groups issued statements this week criticizing the response by administration to events transpiring around speaker and journalist Milo Yiannopoulos' visit Tuesday. While all groups were critical of university response, some cited incidents of harassment and hate speech and others condemn...

Despite Student Center closure Tuesday, workers will be paid

Despite Student Center closure Tuesday, workers will be paid

Kirsten Onsgard

May 26, 2016

Freshman Gautam Bhoyrul just wanted dinner Tuesday night. But upon returning from filming a separate campus event, he found the Student Center closed following Milo Yiannopoulos’ speech and the ensuing campus protests. With The Ray overflowing with students facing a similar dilemma, he ordered food and call...

DePaul’s president expresses discontent following Yiannopoulos controversy

DePaul’s president expresses discontent following Yiannopoulos controversy

Kirsten Onsgard

May 25, 2016

Following a heated day on campus marked by a controversial speaker, protests and markings containing an anti-Mexican slur, DePaul President Rev. Dennis Holtschneider responded to concerns both within and outside the DePaul community. Read More »...

Photos: Protesters shut down DePaul Yiannopoulos speech

Photos: Protesters shut down DePaul Yiannopoulos speech

Kirsten Onsgard and Josh Leff

May 25, 2016

In an event which embodied the ongoing campus debate over free speech versus hate speech, protesters shut down an event with controversial conservative journalist Milo Yiannopoulos Tuesday, causing a chaotic scene to erupt across campus.  Read More »...

Students call for end to hate speech at Yiannopoulos protest

Students call for end to hate speech at Yiannopoulos protest

Brenden Moore and Kirsten Onsgard

May 25, 2016

In the evening of a day already marked by controversial rhetoric, more than 100 students descended upon the quad late Tuesday afternoon to speak out against the appearance of self-proclaimed “internet supervillain” Milo Yiannopoulos at a campus event later that night. The students - some of whom r...

Storify: Yiannopoulos event turns chaotic as protesters storm stage

Storify: Yiannopoulos event turns chaotic as protesters storm stage

Mariah Woelfel

May 24, 2016

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Protesters shut down Yiannopoulos speech

Protesters shut down Yiannopoulos speech

Kirsten Onsgard, Matthew Paras, and Emma Krupp

May 24, 2016

Protesters disrupted an event that featured a controversial speaker Tuesday, causing the Student Center to be shut down and attendees to march throughout DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus afterwards. Milo Yiannopoulos, a technology reporter for Breitbart and a self-proclaimed “internet supervi...

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