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Students for Justice in Palestine protest US policies, Israeli detentions

Students for Justice in Palestine protest US policies, Israeli detentions

Timothy Duke, Contributing Writer

January 22, 2018


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Despite frigid, blustery conditions, Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) marched and held a rally at DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus on Jan. 18, 2018. Protesters stood in solidarity with prisoners and detainees such as Ahed Tamimi and held signs saying, “Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine,...

Where are all the Catholics at the nation’s largest Catholic school

Where are all the Catholics at the nation’s largest Catholic school

Jonathan Ballew, Assistant News Editor

January 22, 2018


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When Selena Miller, a practicing Catholic, applied to DePaul, she had no idea it was a Catholic university. Damita Meneves, another practicing Catholic, said she has met only one other Catholic student in her first year at DePaul. DePaul is the largest Catholic University in the country. But the inauguration of Pres...

Religious liberty questioned after same-sex marriage ruling

Religious liberty questioned after same-sex marriage ruling

Danielle Harris

July 6, 2015


Filed under Opinions

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage on June 26, prompting celebrations nationwide and temporarily hijacking practically everyone’s Facebook Newsfeed.   Read More »...

Rainbow dreams in the emerald isle: Ireland’s affirmative gay marriage vote may signify larger shifts in Catholic values

Rainbow dreams in the emerald isle: Ireland’s affirmative gay marriage vote may signify larger shifts in Catholic values

Erin Yarnall

May 31, 2015


Filed under Nation & World

With young voters mobilizing, and one of the largest voter turnouts Ireland has ever encountered, rainbow flags were seen flying over the Emerald Isle in celebration of  the Republic of Ireland becoming the first country to legalize same-sex marriage in a popular vote. Read More »...

Religion and liberalism: mutually exclusive?

Religion and liberalism: mutually exclusive?

Kevin Gross

April 5, 2015


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Furor in Indiana finally died down, as the states’ legislators just amended the stringent Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), which would’ve broadly protected private business owners’ right to discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning (LGBTQ) customers. Read More »...

‘Guns, God and Country’: Religion and patriotism in politics

‘Guns, God and Country’: Religion and patriotism in politics

Alicya Dennison

March 8, 2015


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Patriotism, a word that started out simply meaning national loyalty, has transformed into a double entendre during the era of Obama. The first meaning is often used in conjunction with Obama’s lenient actions toward “terrorists,” while the other refers to American’s level of devotion to said president. ...

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