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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


Filed under Opinions

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


Filed under Opinions

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

The Laquan McDonald Act: a milestone

The Laquan McDonald Act: a milestone

Yazmin Dominguez

October 23, 2016


Filed under Opinions

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


Filed under Opinions

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...

CPS and CTU call cease-fire

CPS and CTU call cease-fire

Yazmin Dominguez

October 16, 2016


Filed under Opinions

Peace, justice and conflict studies major and president of the nonpartisan political group Impact Alex Boutros stands in solidarity with the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU). For the past five weeks, Boutros regularly attended the Chicago Teachers Solidarity Committee meetings. As head of the student...

Entertainment “news” fails to establish accountability

Entertainment “news” fails to establish accountability

Donyae Lewis

October 10, 2016


Filed under Opinions

Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have just finished their second debate of the election season. Leading up to the debates, both candidates made numerous appearances on television talk shows to promote their respective campaigns. It’s not unusual to see presidential candidates...

If you want social change: vote

If you want social change: vote

Yazmin Dominguez

October 10, 2016


Filed under Opinions

DePaul senior and vice president of the Nu Rho Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha, a national black fraternity, Scotty Midgett was walking across a parking lot on his way home from high school track practice in his home city of Brooklyn, New York  when a car began following him closely behind. As the car closed...

Letter: Setting the record straight

Letter: Setting the record straight

Martin denBoer

October 9, 2016


Filed under Opinions

DePaul’s high regard for diversity of opinion and respectful debate on campus is matched by its insistence on intellectual honesty and truth. This is why I find a recent letter to the editor signed by anonymous members of the Service Employee International Union (SEIU) Organizing Committee and publ...

From the editorial board: We can do better

From the editorial board: We can do better

Editorial Board

October 3, 2016


Filed under Opinions

The story of Milo Yiannopoulos’ May 24 appearance on campus has turned into somewhat of a fable, snaking its way into the national media circuit through disdainful op-eds and vitriolic comment sections alike. What people who were not at the event miss is that Yiannopoulos represents far more than his...

Letter: adjunct faculty calls for allies

Letter: adjunct faculty calls for allies

SEIU Organizing Committee

October 3, 2016


Filed under Opinions

As another academic year begins, we at DePaul are faced with inevitable challenges surrounding equitable treatment of nontenure track, contingent and adjunct faculty.  Tenure track positions­—the classical backbone of any robust university—have been significantly reduced and DePaul, like other un...

Sexual assault training should be extended to all undergraduate students

Sexual assault training should be extended to all undergraduate students

Yazmin Dominguez

September 26, 2016


Filed under Opinions

Before going to his first day of college classes, DePaul freshman Lavonn Ackerman took the required 90-minute online sexual and relationship violence education module, Haven, in his bedroom while also playing some music from his laptop. Read More »...

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