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New DePaul centers will be inclusive for students of color

Jocelyn Martinez-Rosales

May 21, 2017


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On May 11, DePaul’s President’s Office sent the student body an email announcing the creation of a new center for African-American students. They also stated that centers catered to the LatinX and LGBTQ student communities will shortly follow. Read More »...

Removal of confederate statues depicts a changing America

Yazmin Dominguez

May 21, 2017


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Throughout the southern United States, confederate statues are being ripped from the ground and removed piece-by-piece. Statues of confederate war generals such as Robert E. Lee in Virginia and P.G.T Beauregard in New Orleans are among the ones to no longer be openly glorified in the South. Read More &r...

UVA referendum passed, DePaul Socialists demand more

UVA referendum passed, DePaul Socialists demand more

DePaul Socialists

May 15, 2017


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The SGA referendum proposed by the Undocumented Vincentians and Allies (UVA) to create a scholarship fund for undocumented students to attend DePaul University has passed. Read More »...

Changing the narrative on Chicago’s violence is crucial

Changing the narrative on Chicago’s violence is crucial

Amber Colón

May 15, 2017


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When people say that DePaul University students live in the Lincoln Park bubble, closed off and away from communities and people that are unlike their own, they typically aren't wrong. Some of the students who absolutely can’t afford to experience college like this are journalism students. Read More &r...

DePaul needs to break from the status quo on diversity

DePaul needs to break from the status quo on diversity

Valerie C Johnson

May 15, 2017


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African American students at predominantly white colleges and universities (PWCUs) have begun to replicate the tactics and demands of the African American student-led protests of the 1960s.  African American students at DePaul University have been no exception, as they have made demands that call o...

Airborne Ubers are too far fetched for reality

Airborne Ubers are too far fetched for reality

Nicole Ross

May 7, 2017


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Two weeks ago, Uber hosted a three-day conference in Dallas surrounding its electronic vertical take-off and landing operations (eVTOL) —a.k.a. “flying cars.” Read More »...

The future of women’s healthcare in America is troubling

The future of women’s healthcare in America is troubling

Yazmin Dominguez

May 7, 2017


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Finally being able to complete one of his many campaign promises, President Trump and his administration are rejoicing after his American Health Care Act (AHCA), or Trumpcare, was passed by the House of Representatives. Read More »...

Female digital assistants represent gender stereotypes

Female digital assistants represent gender stereotypes

Yazmin Dominguez

April 30, 2017


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It is a common feature for users to ask their digital assistants to complete tasks for them. A question about the weather, ask Siri. Need a cup of coffee, ask Alexa. Need directions, ask the GPS. These type of requests are meant for the everyday user to ask their personal “digital assistants" since it make...

Political action does not stop when the rally is over

Political action does not stop when the rally is over

Cody Corrall

April 30, 2017


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This year has been defined by protests. Many have taken the form of social media activism, while more and more young people are getting involved in the grass roots style of the physical political protest. Read More »...

Boy, bye: Fox fires Bill O’Reilly a little too late

Boy, bye: Fox fires Bill O’Reilly a little too late

Yazmin Dominguez

April 23, 2017


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After his two-decade long relationship with Fox, well known conservative T.V. host Bill O’ Reilly, along with his network show “The O’Reilly Factor,” were terminated from the air.  It took five allegations of sexual harassment against O’Reilly before an investigation released by The New Y...

Candidates to build SGA back into DePaul community

Candidates to build SGA back into DePaul community

Jack Evans

April 23, 2017


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Jack Evans, Senator for the Driehaus College of Business: Student Government Association (SGA) at DePaul has held the unfortunate reputation of being an organization that does not serve the students. There is a lack of transparency and commitment to the students which leads to empty promises, disapp...

Rahm’s education plan falls short, focus on CPS financial crisis first

Rahm’s education plan falls short, focus on CPS financial crisis first

Daniel Reyes

April 23, 2017


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Mayor Rahm Emanuel recently proposed a plan for Chicago Public Schools (CPS) that would add to the requirements to receive a diploma. Titled Learn.Plan. Succeed.- A Degree for Life, the proposal would require CPS students to have plans beyond graduation. Read More »...

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