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  • DePaul president: Campus Black Lives Matter activists like D-Day troops

    05/28/2016 6:23:48 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 65 replies
    .washingtontimes ^ | May 26, 2016 | Douglas Ernst
    <p>The president of DePaul University likens campus race activists who shut down a conservative event to troops who stormed the beaches of Normandy during World War II.</p> <p>A letter issued by Rev. Dennis Holtschneider said the students were wrong — yet also very much like Allied Forces who fought and died in France on June 6, 1944.</p>
  • American Professor, Ousted From DePaul University, Declares Support for Hezbollah in Lebanon

    02/25/2008 12:41:12 PM PST · by rdl6989 · 36 replies · 652+ views
    Fox News ^ | 2-25-08
    CHICAGO — An ousted American political science professor who believes some Jews have exploited the legacy of the Holocaust recently expressed his support for the terrorist organization Hezbollah. Norman Finkelstein, who resigned from DePaul University last fall amid criticism of his opinions on the Holocaust, told Lebanese television that his view of Hezbollah is "rarely heard" in the United States. "I have no problem saying that I do want to express solidarity with them, and I'm not going to be a coward and a hypocrite about it," Finkelstein told Future TV. "I don't care about Hezbollah as a political organization....
  • Embattled DePaul professor Finkelstein agrees to resign

    09/05/2007 11:54:52 AM PDT · by Alouette · 51 replies · 2,435+ views
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | Sept. 5, 2007 | Don Babwin
    A DePaul University professor who has drawn criticism for accusing some Jews of improperly using the legacy of the Holocaust agreed Wednesday to resign immediately ''for everybody's sake.'' University officials and political science professor Norman Finkelstein issued a joint statement announcing the resignation, which came as about a hundred protesters gathered outside the dean's office to support him. Finkelstein was denied tenure in June after spending six years on DePaul's faculty, and his remaining class was cut by DePaul last month.
  • Queer @ DePaul U (scratch this one from the list)

    08/03/2007 10:07:45 AM PDT · by NYer · 7 replies · 923+ views
    Closed Cafeteria ^ | August 1, 2007 | Gerald Augustinus
    DePaul University is one of the biggest nominally Catholic universities in the country. It states By reason of its Catholic character, DePaul strives to bring the light of Catholic faith and the treasures of knowledge into a mutually challenging and supportive relationship. It accepts as its corporate responsibility to remain faithful to the Catholic message drawn from authentic religious sources both traditional and contemporary.” Last year, they instituted a Queer Studies program. It's not exactly a secret that in the non-sciences, political activism has long overtaken any serious study. It's also no secret that universities are overwhelmingly liberal to...
  • DePaul Denies Controversial Professor

    06/10/2007 7:57:15 PM PDT · by ckilmer · 13 replies · 550+ views
    abcnews ^ | Jun 10, 2007 | Associated Press Writer
    A DePaul University professor who has accused some Jews of improperly using the legacy of the Holocaust to get compensation payments has been denied tenure after a drawn-out public fight. Norman Finkelstein, whose work led to a long-running public feud with a Harvard law professor and lawyer famous for representing O.J. Simpson, said he was disappointed by the faculty panel's 4-3 decision. "They can deny me tenure, deny me the right to teach," the 53-year-old told the Chicago Sun-Times. "But they will never stop me from saying what I believe." Finkelstein's most recent book, "Beyond Chutzpah: On the Misuse of...
  • Catholic De Paul University to Host Gay Conference

    05/28/2007 1:37:42 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 26 replies · 960+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 5/28/07 | Hilary White
    CHICAGO, May 28, 2007 ( – DePaul University in Chicago, one of the largest and most important Catholic universities in the US is hosting the second “Out There” conference on homosexuality and Catholic education. The conference, whose full title is the Conference of Scholars and Student Affairs Personnel Involved in “LGBTQ” (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and queer) issues on Catholic Campuses, is being organized through the DePaul Women’s and Gender Studies department. It is scheduled for October 19-20, 2007 and is calling for submissions for papers and workshops. The first Out There conference was held at Jesuit-run Santa Clara...
  • Finkelstein Hits New Low (The Dersh Challenges Jewish Anti-Semite Over Obscene Cartoon Alert)

    12/12/2006 1:43:09 AM PST · by goldstategop · 8 replies · 831+ views ^ | 12/12/2006 | Alan Dershowitz
    (Norman Finkelstein has been urging people to write to Alan Dershowitz. Mr. Dershowitz's reponse to them is as follows. To visit Alan Dershowitz's website, (click here). Dear Correspondent, You have written to me claiming an interest in free speech and urging me to make full disclosure of the correspondence between me and the University of California Press and the Board of Regents, including Governor Schwarzenegger. I am certainly interested in the full truth coming out, because I never tried to censor anything that Finkelstein wrote, as you have already seen and will see again. As I repeatedly wrote, "I have...
  • Will DePaul Univ. apologize for its conduct regarding last year's Ward Churchill appearance?

    05/18/2006 9:16:31 PM PDT · by Land_of_Lincoln_John · 2 replies · 273+ views
    Marathon Pundit ^ | May 18, 2006 | Marathon Pundit
    Now that denunciations of Ward Churchill have gained an official status, I'm just wondering: Will the administration of DePaul University issue an apology to the DePaul Conservative Alliance for its shameful conduct in trying to censor group's protest of the F-Troop Indian's paid campus appearance last fall? I know these guys, and they way got kicked around by DePaul was reprehensible. Here is the FIRE report on DePaul's misdeeds that revolved around the Ward Churchill appearance. And besides those outrages, there's also the case where DePaul stomped on the free speech rights of the DCA when they attempted to host...
  • Shameful "Queer Studies" at DePaul, Catholics Protest

    03/16/2006 2:49:13 PM PST · by concernedAmerican1 · 22 replies · 865+ views
    TFP Student Action ^ | 03-16-06 | TFP
    America’s largest Catholic university offers minor in “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Studies,” TFP Student Action calls for peaceful protest DePaul University is apparently the first Catholic university to formally establish an undergraduate minor program in homosexuality. The new program began in January, sparking controversy and concern over the state of moral decay within higher learning. “I must say the program is shameful, especially for a university that advertises itself as Catholic. The Church teaches that homosexual vice is intrinsically evil, sinful, unnatural. To pretend the topic is open to other valid interpretations is to simply deny Catholic teaching,”...
  • DePaul gets 'Queer Studies' minor (nation's largest Catholic univ. capitulates to homosexual agenda)

    03/07/2006 9:53:55 AM PST · by presidio9 · 121 replies · 12,996+ views
    Marquette Tribune ^ | Tuesday, March 7, 2006 | Laura Eppinger
    Students at DePaul University in Chicago, the largest Catholic university in the United States, can minor in Queer Studies through their College of Liberal Arts and Sciences as of this year. While DePaul has set an example for other Catholic institutions, administration and students say this minor probably won't appear at Marquette. "The minor is in response to student demand and also because of an increase in academic demand from faculty to teach the subject," said Gary Cestaro, assistant professor of modern languages at DePaul. He is the program director of the new minor and was part of the six-person...
  • Update: DePaul Censures Anti-Affirmative Action Group

    02/26/2006 8:50:37 PM PST · by rmlew · 19 replies · 865+ views ^ | February 23, 2006 | Nathan Burchfiel
    ( -A conservative student group has been acquitted of a charge that it violated DePaul University's anti-harassment policy when it conducted a protest against affirmative action, the school announced Monday. However, the DePaul Conservative Alliance (DCA) was found guilty of violating the Code of Student Responsibility and censured. In January, the DCA held an "affirmative action bake sale" to mock affirmative action policies in higher education. The protests, which have occurred on other college and university campuses, involve white and Asian students being charged more for baked goods than blacks and Hispanics. The mock bake sales are designed to criticize...
  • DePaul University to offer "queer studies" minor

    02/01/2006 8:40:59 PM PST · by Land_of_Lincoln_John · 41 replies · 760+ views
    Marathon Pundit ^ | February 1, 2006 | Marathon Pundit
    Man, it's getting hard to keep up with all the developments at DePaul. From NPR last week: DePaul University in Chicago -- the largest Catholic university in the United States -- is launching a "queer studies" program that looks at issues of homosexuality. DePaul will be the first Catholic university to offer a minor in the topic, and could face the wrath of the Vatican. Jason DeRose of Chicago Public Radio reports. Will DePaul offer a minor in "conservative studies?" Or even "libertarian studies?"
  • DePaul campus newspaper ponders whether DePaul is a liberal school

    01/18/2006 8:57:27 PM PST · by Land_of_Lincoln_John · 1 replies · 311+ views
    Marathon Pundit ^ | January 17, 2006 | Marathon Pundit
    The latest edition of the DePaulia, the campus newspaper of DePaul, is out and online. For those new to Marathon Pundit, I've been blogging about the misadventures of Chicago's DePaul University for almost a year now. This MP post from last month sums things up pretty concisely. Last March 1, I reported on DePaul's suspension of Thomas Klocek, who defended Israel from exaggerated charges from some Muslim students. As with most American colleges, there truly is a deep liberal bias at DePaul. For instance, last fall, Dr. Harvette Grey invited that hero of the anti-American Left, Ward Churchill, to speak...
  • DePaul U Confronts Amerikan "Empire"

    01/03/2006 7:19:33 AM PST · by SJackson · 15 replies · 728+ views
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | 1-3-05 | Steven Plaut
    DePaul U Confronts Amerikan "Empire" By Steven | January 3, 2006Q: How do you know when America has crossed the line into an oppressive, occupational empire?A: When DePaul University begins studying it. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at DePaul and its Dean, one Chuck Suchar (a sociologist), have officially announced a “College Theme Series” entitled “Confronting Empire” for the 2005-6 academic year. This is a DePaul faculty initiative involving the participation of various departments and programs throughout the college. The organizers call themselves the “Empire Committee,” sounding like something out of Star Wars. Naturally, the evil...
  • DePaul U Confronts Amerikan "Empire"

    01/03/2006 5:07:05 PM PST · by elizabethr · 16 replies · 583+ views ^ | 1/3/06 | Steven Plaut
    DePaul U Confronts Amerikan "Empire" By Steven Plaut | January 3, 2006 Q: How do you know when America has crossed the line into an oppressive, occupational empire? A: When DePaul University begins studying it. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at DePaul and its Dean, one Chuck Suchar (a sociologist), have officially announced a “College Theme Series” entitled “Confronting Empire” for the 2005-6 academic year. This is a DePaul faculty initiative involving the participation of various departments and programs throughout the college. The organizers call themselves the “Empire Committee,” sounding like something out of Star Wars. Naturally,...
  • Student GOP Group Not Allowed to Protest Ward Churchill Visit to DePaul University

    12/21/2005 2:07:06 PM PST · by at bay · 41 replies · 1,368+ views
    F.I.R.E. ^ | 12-21-05 | David Lukianoff
    CHICAGO, December 21, 2005—A student group that protested a campus appearance by University of Colorado Professor Ward Churchill has become DePaul University’s latest victim of censorship. The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) intervened after the university banned its College Republicans from posting flyers protesting Churchill’s visit and actually changed its own rules to prevent the organization from attending a workshop that he would be leading. “Just as DePaul was free to invite Ward Churchill to speak, so should its students be free to object to that invitation,” said FIRE Director of Legal and Public Advocacy Greg Lukianoff. “DePaul’s...
  • FREE SPEECH FRAUD AT DEPAUL UNIVERSITY, Groups to protest Ward Churchill appearacne in Chicago

    10/19/2005 5:19:38 PM PDT · by Land_of_Lincoln_John · 12 replies · 1,646+ views
    Marathon Pundit ^ | October 19, 2005 | Marathon Pundit
    PRESS RELEASE: October 18, 2005 – Chicago, IL – The DePaul College Republicans, supported by several other Chicago-based Republican organizations and Jewish Groups, will be publicly protesting DePaul University’s paid speaking invitation to controversial professor Ward Churchill, scheduled to speak this Thursday, Oct 20th, 5:30 pm at the University’s Cultural Center on its Lincoln Park Campus. Churchill is to be DePaul’s headline speaker on the subject of human rights for men of color. The CU Professor has received major attention for an essay he wrote shortly after the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, where...
  • Google cache catches DePaul's Cultural Center with some sneaking editing (Ward Churchill)

    10/15/2005 6:51:22 PM PDT · by Land_of_Lincoln_John · 6 replies · 524+ views
    Marathon Pundit ^ | October 15, 2005 | Marathon Pundit
    Looks like Dr. Harvette Grey, head of the DePaul Cultural Center, is up to some chicanery in publicizing Ward Churchill's upcoming hate rants at DePaul next week. Sent my way by an anonymous tipster: Old listing: (I added the bold print.) October 20, 2005 Lecture: Ward Churchill -Open to DePaul Community (5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Student Center 314-A) October 21, 2005 Multicultural Human Rights Education Workshop (2:00 p.m.--4:30 p.m., Student Center 314-B) -Ward Churchill For Student Organizations Only Cached URL: New listing: October 20, 2005 Lecture: Ward Churchill -Open to DePaul Community (5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Student...
  • DePaul student to be on KHOW's Caplis and Silverman's show (upcoming Ward Churchill appearance)

    10/10/2005 8:54:23 PM PDT · by Land_of_Lincoln_John · 6 replies · 397+ views
    My Political Agenda Blog ^ | October 10, 2005 | My Political Agenda
    On Tuesday afternoon, October 11, 2005, I will be commentating on the DePaul/Churchill fiasco on a local Colorado radio show, "Caplis & Silverman." They have been adamant combaters against Churchill and his beliefs, as any responsible citizen should be. Governor Bill Owens has also appeared on the show numerous times, especially with regards to Ward Churchill. The University and those who undermine the fabric of our community will be forced to retreat and concede after the national media becomes involved. This radio show appearance, hopefully, is but only the first step to a more efficient and public opposition. You can...
  • DePaul Alum Todd Beamer-Does Ward Churchill think Todd was a "Little Eichmann?"

    10/07/2005 9:03:20 PM PDT · by Land_of_Lincoln_John · 7 replies · 1,003+ views
    Marathon Pundit ^ | October 7, 2005 | Marathon Pundit
    Heroic Todd Beamer was not in the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001. But he led the famous "Let's Roll" charge into the cockpit of Flight 93, which crashed that same day in Pennsylvania after being hijacked by al-Qaida terrorists. He was a DePaul grad, earning his MBA from the Chicago school in 1993. So, does October 20 and 21 DePaul speaker Ward Churchill think Todd was a "Little Eichmann?"