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Drama in the DNC

Drama in the DNC

Evelyn Baker

November 13, 2017


Filed under Nation & World

Is it all part of politics as usual, some voters may find themselves asking at the end of a few weeks that included an unusual burst of political drama on both sides of party lines. Some revelations of which may affect the active Millennial Democrat’s future vote. Read More »...

Quigley talks Russia: Congressman says investigation “more important than Watergate”

Quigley talks Russia: Congressman says investigation “more important than Watergate”

Evelyn Baker

September 25, 2017


Filed under Nation & World

Congressman Mike Quigley, who sits on the House Intelligence Committee, appeared at DePaul Law on Thursday, Sept. 21 for a half-hour interview. There, he answered questions from former federal prosecutor Renato Mariotti before a classroom of 50 to 60 individuals of all ages about the congressional ro...

DePaul dignity rally fails to produce calls to action

DePaul dignity rally fails to produce calls to action

Danielle Ortiz

September 11, 2017


Filed under Opinions

“DePaul: Dignity for All” was the catchphrase of the rally. The event featured different community figures reading scripted promises of intolerance for hate, protecting human dignity, along with a list of different identities. It was quick, around 20 minutes long, and the rally raised a lot more qu...

2,052 miles to San Juan, Chicago’s historical proximity to Puerto Rico requires us to start paying attention

2,052 miles to San Juan, Chicago’s historical proximity to Puerto Rico requires us to start paying attention

Amber Colón

September 11, 2017


Filed under Opinions

When Hurricane Irma blazed through several Caribbean islands before finally hitting Florida this weekend, one of the many impoverished places that it grazed was Puerto Rico. As Chicago has one of the largest Puerto Rican communities in the United States, the long lasting effects of Irma on the Puerto...

DePaul Democrats advocate for universal healthcare

DePaul Democrats advocate for universal healthcare

Brenden Moore

February 20, 2017


Filed under News

Hoping to further drive the grassroots activism that has galvanized progressives in the wake of President Donald Trump’s election, members of the DePaul Democrats are lending their voices to the cause, one phone call at a time. Read More »...

American carnage vs. hope and change in Washington, D.C. last week

American carnage vs. hope and change in Washington, D.C. last week

Brenden Moore

January 30, 2017


Filed under News, Politics

In a sense, the events of Washington D.C. are one continuous house party. With an open invitation, folks from across the country and around the world arrive, stay awhile — perhaps even indulge in the pleasures of This Town — and eventually go home. Read More »...

Chicagoans bus to DC for inauguration protests

Chicagoans bus to DC for inauguration protests

Rachel Hinton

January 23, 2017


Filed under News, Politics

Thursday’s crisp weather didn’t stop activists. Their sharpied-signs and neck pillows blew haplessly in the wind as they waited to board buses to protest the incoming Trump Administration. Before the buses rolled in they talked in small groups about previous protests they’d attended and where th...

Trump supporters celebrate on inauguration day

Trump supporters celebrate on inauguration day

Brenden Moore

January 23, 2017


Filed under News, Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. — After facing ridicule from acquaintances, friends, family and pressure from popular culture, a feeling of vindication swirled around the National Mall as supporters of Donald Trump celebrated the billionaire’s inauguration as the 45th president of the U.S. Friday afternoon. R...

Trump supporters vindicated on Inauguration Day

Trump supporters vindicated on Inauguration Day

Brenden Moore

January 20, 2017


Filed under News, Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. — After facing ridicule from acquaintances, friends, family as well as pressure from popular culture, a feeling of vindication swirled around the National Mall as supporters of Donald Trump celebrated the billionaire’s inauguration as the forty-fifth president of the United States...

Congress rejects Obama’s veto of 9/11 victims bill

Congress rejects Obama’s veto of 9/11 victims bill

Danielle Harris

October 2, 2016


Filed under Nation & World

In a rare instance of bipartisan cooperation, Congress voted to override President Barack Obama’s veto of the 9/11 victims bill Sept. 28. Co-authored by Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) and Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) allows the families of victims killed...

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...

‘Feel the Bern’: Why Bernie Sanders is the ideal candidate for millennials

‘Feel the Bern’: Why Bernie Sanders is the ideal candidate for millennials

Danielle Harris

July 18, 2015


Filed under Opinions

Government Involvement Study | Create infographics Millennials are a highly coveted group among candidates in the 2016 presidential race. The generation is certainly an influential one, as 18- to 29-year-olds account for 23 percent of the U.S. population. Read More »...

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