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The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Adalberto United Methodist Church is a place of refuge for many migrants.

Chicago, a welcoming city to migrants ‘only on paper’: City faces strains on resources, lack of comprehensive solutions, say city leaders

In the back of a storefront Adalberto United Methodist Church in Humboldt Park, a 29-year-old man, his wife and young daughter live in a small crowded room in a new city where they hope to carve out a...

Patricia Wallin, Rise Up 4 Abortions member, invited individuals to celebrate the accomplishments of women while remaining vigilant of those still oppressed during her speech at the protest.

‘We are in a crisis around the world’: International Women’s Day rally brings attention to global inequalities

Lilly Keller and Kiersten Riedford March 12, 2023

Over 50 students, volunteers and organizers gathered outside the DePaul Center to celebrate International Women's Day on March 8.  Organized by Revolution Club Chicago and Rise Up 4 Abortion Rights,...

Chicago police surround the scene where an officer was shot and killed in the 5200 block of S. Spaulding Ave., in the Gage Park neighborhood of Chicago on March 1.

Chicagoans still face safety concerns as crime continues to rise

Samantha Moilanen, Assistant News Editor March 12, 2023

Three years ago, schools across America shut down after the former U.S. President Donald Trump declared a public health emergency due to Covid-19. Now, Chicagoans still fear for their safety, not because...

Mayoral candidates Paul Vallas and Brandon Johnson speak at the Womens Mayoral Forum, hosted by Chicago Women Take Action Alliance, on Friday, March 10.

Vallas and Johnson return to Women’s Mayoral Forum

Lily Lowndes, Social Media Editor March 12, 2023

Mayoral candidates Paul Vallas and Brandon Johnson have been here before, only last time, there were seven other candidates with them. The two mayoral hopefuls were back at the Chicago Temple on Saturday...

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot pauses during her concession speech, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023, in Chicago.

One and done: Lightfoot out, Johnson and Vallas advance in mayoral race

Lori Lightfoot became the first Chicago mayor in 40 years to lose reelection Tuesday, failing to receive enough votes to qualify for a runoff election and finishing in third place. Paul Vallas and Brandon...

Paul Vallas (Left) and Brandon Johnson will head to a runoff on April 4 after defeating a hefty field of opponents in the 2023 race, including incumbent Mayor Lori Lightfoot.

Paul Vallas, Brandon Johnson qualify for April runoff

Erik Uebelacker, Editor in Chief February 28, 2023

Paul Vallas and Brandon Johnson will meet in a runoff election on April 4 to determine the next mayor of Chicago. The nine-way race gave way to these top two candidates, neither of which achieved the...

Timmy Knudsen, Brian Comer secure top two spots in 43rd Ward race, head to April runoff

Timmy Knudsen, Brian Comer secure top two spots in 43rd Ward race, head to April runoff

Patrick Sloan-Turner, Online Managing Editor February 28, 2023

Ald. Timmy Knudsen and Brian Comer will face off in a runoff on April 4 after besting a field of four other candidates in the 43rd Ward Aldermanic election.  Knudsen, who was appointed to the position...

Left: Byron Sigcho-Lopez, the current Alderman for the 25th Ward and a candidate in the upcoming aldermanic race, sits at a city council meeting in January.

Right: Aida Flores, a candidate in the 25th Ward race, walks neighborhoods in her ward to ask constituents what issues they care about most.
Courtesy of Ida Flores Instagram

25th Ward Race: Byron Sigcho-López vs. Aida Flores

Santiago Posada-Jaramillo, La DePaulia Managing Editor February 26, 2023

Reducing violence, resisting gentrification, rising property taxes and improving access to education…the issues facing the 25th Ward are clear to most, and many of the proposed solutions seem similar....

Voting for local races ends on Feb. 28. The Lincoln Park Branch of the Chicago Public Library is the closest voting location to the DePaul Lincoln Park campus.

A guide to last-minute voting in Chicago

Jake Cox, Opinions Editor February 26, 2023

The Chicago consolidated election is upon us. Tuesday is voters' last chance to do their civic duty and cast a ballot. Here is a comprehensive guide to voting in Chicago.  How do I register to vote?  Same-day...

(From left) Robert Johnson, Brad Kessler, Kimberly Bowman, Karen Kane and Lisa Seigneur are candidates for the 18th District Police Council.

Meet the 18th District Police Council candidates: Contenders speak on their campaign platforms at police council forum

Jonah Weber, Assistant Arts and Life Editor February 26, 2023

With the 2023 election right around the corner, a forum for the 18th District Police Council was held at DePaul’s Student Center on Feb. 22. This is the first time three candidates will be voted into...

Jennifer Finstrom thanks Leo students for attending the open mic.

Leo High School embraces DePaul partnership with poetry showcase

Rose O’Keeffe, Staff Writer February 26, 2023

Students from Titus Redmond’s English classes at Leo High School promoted love and self-expression at a poetry showcase in collaboration with Jennifer Finstrom’s mentoring youth in community writing...

Brandon Eisenhut, DePaul Republicans treasurer, discusses the flyover at the Superbowl not being publicized enough to be acknowledge the women involved in the show.

Shift to conservatism makes voters prioritize values in local elections

Kiersten Riedford, News Editor February 20, 2023

Former President Donald Trump announced he will be running for the 2024 presidential campaign on Nov. 15, 2022. Trump’s divisive presidency has conservatives expecting the division of the Republican...

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