DePaul Refuses to Host Conservative Pundit

DePaul University has rejected a student group’s request to host a speech by conservative pundit Ben Shapiro. The request was submitted by the university’s chapter of Young American for Liberty.

“DePaul University’s Office of Public Safety determined, after observing events at previous institutions at which Mr. Shapiro has spoken, that it was not in a position to provide the type of security that would be required to properly host this event,” said Carol Hughes, executive director of news and integrated content for DePaul, in an email. The university also denied a request to bring back conservative journalist Milo Yiannopoulos for the same reasons, she said.

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