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An unjust punishment: Felony disenfranchisement limits citizens’ rights

An unjust punishment: Felony disenfranchisement limits citizens’ rights

Nikki Roberts

November 28, 2016


Filed under Opinions

The completion of the 2016 presidential election saw, according to CNN, 55 percent of the eligible voter population arrive at the polls to cast their votes and voice their opinions on the future of their country. While many voters needed no extra encouragement to show up to the polls, many required a...

Under Trump, minority students need to unite

Under Trump, minority students need to unite

Yazmin Dominguez

November 14, 2016


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Finally the intense and aggravating election is over. But, to the dismay of many of DePaul’s left leaning students and the surprise of many voters throughout the country, Donald Trump won the presidency. He not only won it, he beat Clinton like a champion. He powered through the swing states, he br...

Halted male birth control study belittles women’s voices

Halted male birth control study belittles women’s voices

Madeline Ashley

November 13, 2016


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Women have suffered for over 50 years from the side effects of birth control. It is no surprise to the public that male birth control is appearing to bring forth similar side effects. Recently, the new form of a male contraceptive has been introduced, and mainly declined by the participants. Read More &r...

Solidarity with Standing Rock

Amber Colón Nuñez

November 7, 2016


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Over one million Facebook users have checked into Standing Rock Indian Reservation page since last Sunday night after a post about protesting the construction of the $3.7 billion Dakota Access Pipeline went viral. Read More »...

DePaul cites Vincentian values in rejection of DCR’s poster

DePaul cites Vincentian values in rejection of DCR’s poster

Gracie Fleming

November 7, 2016


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The censorship debate on DePaul’s campus continues as a poster designed by the DePaul College Republicans (DCRs) was denied by the administration. Read More »...

The power of the House and Senate

The power of the House and Senate

Diamaris Martino

November 6, 2016


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The presidential election is only one day away. Read More »

If you want political change, local voting matters

If you want political change, local voting matters

Yazmin Dominguez

October 31, 2016


Filed under Opinions

For some DePaul students, this may be the first election they participate in. For others, the first time they voted was during the primary elections. DePaul senior, Amanda Weinper was one of those students. She voted for her first time in March's primary. She knew exactly who she would vote for in t...

EDITORIAL: With Vincentian values in mind, Clinton for president

EDITORIAL: With Vincentian values in mind, Clinton for president

Editorial Board

October 31, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Politics

On Nov. 8, the American people will vote to elect a new president. They’ve heard the ads, the sparring matches that were called debates and they’ve expressed their opinions of the candidates, openly and behind closed doors. This year their votes will reveal the true character of this country....

Metra’s price hikes leave commuters with empty wallets

Metra’s price hikes leave commuters with empty wallets

Yazmin Dominguez

October 30, 2016


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DePaul prides itself in being a commuter friendly school. According to DePaul’s commuter services, 90 percent of DePaul students commute or live off campus. For the majority of students, this means riding the CTA within city limit. But, for others, commuting means taking  Metra to Chicago from the suburbs every day. Rea...

The newest face of CoverBoy breaks the mold

The newest face of CoverBoy breaks the mold

Donyae Lewis

October 23, 2016


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Easy, breezy, beautiful, CoverBoy. Read More »...

The Laquan McDonald Act: a milestone

The Laquan McDonald Act: a milestone

Yazmin Dominguez

October 23, 2016


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The black community in Chicago has had enough. Last Thursday, Oct. 20, marked the two-year anniversary of Laquan McDonald’s death at the hands of the Chicago Police Department (CPD) officer Jason Van Dyke. Read More »...

It’s not just “locker room talk”

It’s not just “locker room talk”

Cody Corral

October 17, 2016


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The very same day President Obama signed legislation that would give rights and protection to sexual assault victims who don’t immediately press charges, The Washington Post released a video of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump boasting about sexually assaulting women. On a taping...

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