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Kennedy, Biss and Pritzker leading the Democratic pack in governor’s race

Kennedy, Biss and Pritzker leading the Democratic pack in governor’s race

Ben Conboy

October 23, 2017


Filed under Metro, News

The Illinois gubernatorial campaign is in full swing heading into primary season. Read More »...

Sophomore candidate for Cook County Board denies PAC funds

Sophomore candidate for Cook County Board denies PAC funds

Benjamin Conboy

October 9, 2017


Filed under Metro, News

Bushra Amiwala will not be bought. Read More »

DePaul alum prepares for race to 10th District State Representative seat

DePaul alum prepares for race to 10th District State Representative seat

Amber Colón

October 9, 2017


Filed under Metro, News

When Edward Ward was a student at DePaul, he made sure that his voice was heard. Now, about a year and one half after his graduation, Ward is still extremely involved in his community as he looks to fill the 10th Representative District as State Representative seat in the in 2018. Read More »...

Bushra Amiwala gears up, student looks to add politics to her extracurriculars

Bushra Amiwala gears up, student looks to add politics to her extracurriculars

Benjamin Conboy

September 11, 2017


Filed under Metro, News, Politics

As the race for the Cook County’s next 13th District Commissioner heats up, DePaul sophomore Bushra Amiwala has been quietly adding fuel to the fire of her campaign. Read More »...

Pawar announces Cairo mayor as lieutenant governor running mate

Pawar announces Cairo mayor as lieutenant governor running mate

Benjamin Conboy

August 17, 2017


Filed under Metro, News, Politics

Democratic Illinois gubernatorial candidate Ameya Pawar announced his running mate as Tyrone Coleman, the mayor of downstate Cairo. The announcement came at a campaign rally on Tuesday in Pawar’s home district of Ravenswood to a full crowd at the DANK Haus German American Cultural Center. Read More &...

Meet DePaul’s own Bushra Amiwala, the 19-year-old running for a Cook County board seat

Meet DePaul’s own Bushra Amiwala, the 19-year-old running for a Cook County board seat

Benjamin Conboy

June 14, 2017


Filed under Metro, News, Politics

DePaul student Bushra Amiwala isn’t waiting to graduate college before she forays into political life. At 19, she’s running as a Democrat for a seat on the Cook County Board of Commissioners held by long-time incumbent Larry Suffredin. Amiwala, of Skokie, is running for commissioner in the 13th D...

Dems, allies rally against Trump in Loop

Dems, allies rally against Trump in Loop

Brenden Moore

July 12, 2016


Filed under Metro, News, Politics

On the same day Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders endorsed presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire, Democrats in Illinois rallied against presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump ahead of a fundraiser the billionaire held at his eponymous Chicago hotel Tuesday. ...

Sheriff Dart speaks on mental health and criminal justice reform at DePaul

Sheriff Dart speaks on mental health and criminal justice reform at DePaul

Brenden Moore

May 25, 2016


Filed under Campus News, Metro, News

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart discussed everything from his efforts on mental health reform to rumors of a possible 2019 mayoral run during an appearance on campus Tuesday evening. Read More »...

Aldermen debate whether Airbnb threatens Chicago neighborhoods

Aldermen debate whether Airbnb threatens Chicago neighborhoods

Jackson Danbeck

May 22, 2016


Filed under Metro, News

Airbnb, the website that offers short-term rentals, has often been a way to find a place to stay for prospective students and their parents visiting DePaul or for current students wanting a space to have an exciting weekend  with friends. Compared to traditional hotels, Airbnb apartments and houses a...

Galactic negotiations: Chicago battles West Coast cities for rights to Lucas Museum

Galactic negotiations: Chicago battles West Coast cities for rights to Lucas Museum

Jackson Danbeck

May 15, 2016


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While the battle for the Lucas Museum continues to grind on, “Star Wars” founder George Lucas and his wife are now considering to relocate their museum of narrative art to another city.  Read More »...

Wily urban coyotes make Chicago their den

Wily urban coyotes make Chicago their den

Jackson Danbeck

May 5, 2016


Filed under Metro, News

The chill of winter had just arrived when Rehan Farooqui noticed a coyote walking in his backyard in the Chicago suburbs. The foxlike animal made a few steps, stalled, then made a few more, seemingly probing the area. Read More »...

DePaul student attacked on Blue Line returning home from class

DePaul student attacked on Blue Line returning home from class

Kirsten Onsgard

April 29, 2016


Filed under Metro, News

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