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Former DePaul professor reflects on Obama’s 2009 inauguration

Former DePaul professor reflects on Obama’s 2009 inauguration

Mike Conklin

January 23, 2017


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In Jan. of 2009, I took five DePaul University journalism students in Chicago to Washington, D.C. for the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. Read More »...

Defunding Planned Parenthood causes set backs for women’s health

Defunding Planned Parenthood causes set backs for women’s health

Danielle Harris

January 22, 2017


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For more than 100 years, Planned Parenthood has provided American women access to affordable family planning services including STD/STI testing, sex education and birth control. Read More »...

Obama presidency ends strong

Obama presidency ends strong

Saad Ahmed

January 22, 2017


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As the second term of the first African-American President of the United States comes to an end, we reflect on what may arguably be one of the most consequential presidencies in a generation. Read More »...

Meryl Streep does not speak for marginalized communities

Meryl Streep does not speak for marginalized communities

Amber Colón

January 16, 2017


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Without even mentioning his name, Meryl Streep turned the attention away from the glitz and glamour of the Golden Globes Award ceremony to speak out against President-elect Donald Trump’s repetitive use of abusive language and behavior. Read More »...

DREAMers’ future unknown, action must happen now

DREAMers’ future unknown, action must happen now

Yazmin Dominguez

January 16, 2017


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DePaul considers itself a follower of Vincentian values. During orientation, the very beginning of a student’s academic career, we are taught the question  “what must be done?” Read More »...

Fact vs. Fiction: False news presents threat to democracy

Fact vs. Fiction: False news presents threat to democracy

Yazmin Dominguez

January 9, 2017


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An unexpected president-elect was not the only result of the presidential election. Read More »...

#NoDAPL is out of limelight but the battle is far from over

#NoDAPL is out of limelight but the battle is far from over

Cody Corrall

January 9, 2017


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On Dec. 4, 2016, the water protectors at Standing Rock rejoiced when the Department of the Army announced that the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL) would not continue in its original path towards the Mississippi River. Read More »...

An unjust punishment: Felony disenfranchisement limits citizens’ rights

An unjust punishment: Felony disenfranchisement limits citizens’ rights

Nikki Roberts

November 28, 2016


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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

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 »...

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