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Lt. Gov. candidate Ra Joy talks ‘Kennedy Kush’ with College Dems

Lt. Gov. candidate Ra Joy talks ‘Kennedy Kush’ with College Dems

Jonathan Ballew, Assistant News Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under News

Ra Joy, lieutenant governor candidate and running mate to Chris Kennedy, was hosted by the  DePaul Democrats on Wednesday. Joy spoke on a myriad of issues during the course of the evening, but he put special emphasis on marijuana legalization — what he likes to call “Kennedy Kush.” Last week, sta...

Why I’m with her: Dems president makes case for Clinton

Why I’m with her: Dems president makes case for Clinton

Jack McNeil

September 25, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Politics

After losing the Democratic nomination in 1980, Ted Kennedy said, “The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives, and the dream shall never die.” He was right then, and, is right now. Read More »...

DePaul is taking charge of state collegiate politics

DePaul is taking charge of state collegiate politics

Brenden Moore

September 11, 2016


Filed under News

When DePaul Democrats President Jack McNeil is asked of the challenge in attracting DePaul’s large and diverse student body to his club, he, with a chuckle, replies, “Are you asking us if we have a yacht?” The good-natured ribbing is aimed at his DePaul counterpart, DePaul College Republicans P...

Banned by DePaul, Shapiro speaks with The DePaulia

Banned by DePaul, Shapiro speaks with The DePaulia

Brenden Moore

August 4, 2016


Filed under Campus News, News, Politics

Conservative writer and Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Wire Ben Shapiro faulted DePaul for its supposed inability to “control its own student body” Wednesday in an interview with the DePaulia, only days after the university denied a request from a student group to have the conservative speak this fall...

College Democrats, Republicans at DePaul to ‘scuffle’ in upcoming debate

Dylan Fahoome

October 26, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

The DePaul Democrats and College Republicans will be debating crime, the economy, education reform and the environment on October 28 at 6:45 p.m. in Student Center 120 A&B. Read More »...

DePaul political groups prepare for November with voter registration

Brenden Moore

September 28, 2014


Filed under Campus News, Election 2014, News

Voter registration drives will be taking place on campus as several Democratic and Republican groups prepare for the hotly-contested mid-term elections in November. While Illinois is solidly blue nationally, the state has a close race for governor currently in progress with most polls showing incumbent...

Ald. Michele Smith speaks to DePaul College Democrats

Ald. Michele Smith speaks to DePaul College Democrats

Brenden Moore

September 25, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

Alderman Michele Smith (43rd Ward) spoke to the DePaul Democrats Tuesday night on topics ranging from the responsibilities of an alderman to her upcoming re-election campaign. With students from around the country and world attending DePaul, the city’s political process can be confusing. So in her talk, Smith started with explaining the r...

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