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Home arrow Censorship arrow DePaul Students Turn Graduation Into Protest
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Jun 21, 2007 at 01:36 PM
Students Support 2 Professors Denied Tenure

CHICAGO -- DePaul University's recent decision to deny tenure to two professors prompted some students to take a stand in their defense at Sunday's graduation. 

During the ceremony, some students held up signs in favor of the professors, Norman Finkelstein and Mehrene Larudee. Some students also refused to shake DePaul's president the Rev. Dennis Holtschneider's hand and turned their backs to him while he gave the closing remarks. 

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