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Increasing attacks don’t stop students traveling abroad

Increasing attacks don’t stop students traveling abroad

Yazmin Dominguez

April 3, 2017


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When senior Ella Krikorian decided to study abroad in Brussels and intern at the European Parliament (EU), she was not expecting a terrorist attack which would make international headlines. Read More »...

SGA senator asks students to follow the Vincentian way

SGA senator asks students to follow the Vincentian way

Gracie Covarrubias

April 3, 2017


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When I stepped foot on DePaul’s campus I didn’t know what the word Vincentian meant—at best. I figured it was a marketing tagline. Three years immersed in student life would prove to me that the word “Vincentian” describes the heart that drives the decisions of this institution. Read More ...

War on media spotlights importance of perspective

War on media spotlights importance of perspective

Sam Johnson

March 6, 2017


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Freedom of the press, a directive protected by the First Amendment of our constitution. It allows for independent news agencies to seek truth, form opinions and present to the public view. This view, then, is up to the people for interpretation.  Read More »...

College Republican responds to criticism of party

College Republican responds to criticism of party

John Minster

March 6, 2017


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Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) skipped out on President Donald Trump’s historic speech to a joint session of Congress last Tuesday. When speaking at a House Democrat's caucus meeting beforehand, Waters said she would not be able to control herself during the speech. In an interview with ABC News just after,...

#ToughToBeTough brings needed awareness to mental health

#ToughToBeTough brings needed awareness to mental health

Arielle Shapiro

March 6, 2017


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Addressing the issue of mental illness is difficult as the negative stigma surrounding mental health issues is strenuous to navigate. Read More »...

The fall of Yiannopoulos

The fall of Yiannopoulos

Jack McNeil

February 27, 2017


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Dear College Republicans: you got trolled. Read More »

Trump’s actions lead to questions surrounding health

Trump’s actions lead to questions surrounding health

Madeline Happold

February 27, 2017


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At 70, Trump is the oldest president to hold office. Given his age and his family's medical history — his father Frank suffered from Alzheimer’s in his 80s — concern over the health of the president has led to concerns. In a recent report by NPR, cognitive testing on presidents for illnesses suc...

Letter: Responding to on-campus tension

Letter: Responding to on-campus tension

Elizabeth Ortiz

February 26, 2017


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DePaul students have been open about sharing with me their views about their experiences on campus. Whether they are excited about a new program or suggesting ways we can improve, I appreciate every piece of feedback that I have received.  Read More »...

Harsh immigration policies have always been present, public now noticing

Harsh immigration policies have always been present, public now noticing

Daniel Reyes and Yazmin Domingue

February 20, 2017


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The American public is well versed on President Donald Trump’s own unique methods of leading the country. A month of presidency has displayed him as a painfully honest politician who has so far kept all of his campaign promises. On that agenda was the well known topic of immigration and the rhetoric ...

SGA no different than administration, students call for action

SGA no different than administration, students call for action

Amber Colón

February 19, 2017


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The Student Government Association (SGA) released a statement Feb. 9, that fell short on addressing actual demands or a plan of action to protect undocumented students. Read More »...

Trump’s travel ban remains suspended, but its impact carries on

Trump’s travel ban remains suspended, but its impact carries on

Bela Famularo

February 13, 2017


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Jan. 27, President Donald Trump issued an executive order that banned refugees from seven Muslim-majority nations from traveling. Trump stated this was necessary to keep America safe, when rather it has been causing more harm across the globe. Read More »...

Media engagement in civic activism overbearing to the public

Media engagement in civic activism overbearing to the public

Matt Koske

February 12, 2017


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Whether you support one political side or the other, or float lifelessly in the middle, a majority of Americans received some type of R & R over the last weekend. Last weekend’s events featured numerous tweets from President  Donald Trump, cries of laughter from Saturday Night Live and an epic c...

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