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The transparency of Trump’s lies

The transparency of Trump’s lies

Mackenzie Murtaugh, Opinions Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Opinions

On Jan. 30, President Trump delivered his first State of the Union address. Trump tackled taxation, unemployment, immigration, foreign policy and other topics in the 90-minute speech. News outlets were quick to release fact-checks of the information stated by Trump, with the New York Times citing 15 dif...

Jerusalem: the capital for the Jewish people

Jerusalem: the capital for the Jewish people

Michael Adato, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Opinions

In a time of high tensions in the Middle East, it is of the utmost importance that the actuality on the ground is recognized by both sides. The United States has historically seen bipartisan support for Israel, and the President’s decision to recognize Jerusalem the capital of Israel on Dec. 6, 20...

Political groups react to Trump’s first State of the Union

Political groups react to Trump’s first State of the Union

Benjamin Conboy, News Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under News

President Trump’s first State of the Union address was, like everything the president does, divisive. Democrats denounced his racially charged rhetoric in his immigration talking points, and Republicans applauded his unwavering adherence to the speech’s script – an unusual phenomenon for the not...

Aftermath of the shutdown

Aftermath of the shutdown

Carina Smith, Nation & World Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under Nation & World

President Donald Trump ended the government shutdown by signing a bill early last week to reinstate funds after a three-day deadlock in the Congress. The bill extends funding for the government until Feb. 8, giving Congress over three weeks to come to a conclusion about an official spending bill. On...

DePaul’s Haitian community sees country moving forward every day

DePaul’s Haitian community sees country moving forward every day

Benjamin Conboy, News Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under News

In 1779, in the midst of the Revolutionary War, American revolutionaries descended upon Savannah, Georgia to lay siege to the British-held city. Although the Americans were at a great tactical disadvantage, they had a trick up their sleeves, which came in the form of some 550 “gens de couleur” ...

Electoral College meets amid effort to deny Trump presidency

Electoral College meets amid effort to deny Trump presidency

Associated Press

December 19, 2016


Filed under Nation & World, Politics

And you thought Election Day was in November. Electors are set to gather in every state on Monday to formally elect Donald Trump president even as anti-Trump forces try one last time to deny him the White House. Protesters gathered at some state capitals, but they are unlikely to persuade the Ele...

Under Trump, minority students need to unite

Under Trump, minority students need to unite

Yazmin Dominguez

November 14, 2016


Filed under Opinions

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...

Trump Towers: Students react, fear escalation of campus tension

Trump Towers: Students react, fear escalation of campus tension

Rachel Hinton

November 14, 2016


Filed under News

The night started off great for Democrats. Read More »...

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