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Letter to the editor: U.S. holds responsibility to prevent mineral exploitation in Democratic Republic of Congo

Letter to the editor: U.S. holds responsibility to prevent mineral exploitation in Democratic Republic of Congo

John Kafarhire, Contributing Writer

January 8, 2018


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The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is known to be one of the richest countries in the world by its natural resources attracting several other countries and multinational companies. However, the country has undergone, throughout its history, different atrocities of genocidal proportions. Today, the Co...

New year, new office, new plans

New year, new office, new plans

Editorial Board

January 8, 2018


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Dear readers, We’ve got exciting news to share: our office moved from the basement of University Hall to the Lower Level concourse in the DePaul Center (1 E. Jackson). Instead of being tucked away in a quiet corner of Lincoln Park, we are happy to be working out of a large, clean and professional...

CTA introduces budget proposal with unfavorable fare hike

CTA introduces budget proposal with unfavorable fare hike

Evan Sully, Contributing Writer

January 8, 2018


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Without improvements to quality of commutes, major consequences await

CTA proposes to raise fares in 2018

CTA proposes to raise fares in 2018

Evan Sully, Contributing Writer

December 15, 2017


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Under the Chicago Transit Authority’s (CTA) new budget proposal, announced on Nov. 22, base fares could increase for the first time since 2009. Both train and bus fares could increase by 25 cents apiece. According to Transit Chicago, the proposed fare would increase the cost of a train ticket t...

Letter to the editor: President Esteban goes above and beyond

Letter to the editor: President Esteban goes above and beyond

Matthew Verive

November 13, 2017


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Dear Editor, Yesterday, one of my friends shared a DePaulia Letter to the Editor on Facebook entitled “President Esteban lacks connection with students.” I was deeply concerned at how this student worker experienced the president’s visit and portrayed him and his wife, and would like to shar...

Eating with celiac disease isn’t easy

Eating with celiac disease isn’t easy

Sabrina Miresse

November 13, 2017


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What is gluten? Many people hear and even use this word daily without the true knowledge of what the noun means. Gluten is a microscopic protein found in wheat, barley and rye. Gluten is a severe problem for individuals with a “newer” condition known as celiac disease. Read More »...

How do we respond to Hollywood sexual assault allegations

How do we respond to Hollywood sexual assault allegations

Emily Goldstein

November 13, 2017


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An intro to screenwriting class had finished viewing and analyzing “Inglorious Bastards”, and the credits began to roll. The professor, Steve Zacharias, pointed to the screen as “THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY” appeared, and there was a large, communal groan from the class. One of the best movies of the...

Sexual assault awareness, one social media post at a time

Sexual assault awareness, one social media post at a time

Nikki Roberts

November 6, 2017


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If your Facebook timeline looks anything like mine, then you’ve seen an abundance of posts over the past few days that contain two haunting words: “me too.” Read More »...

College political groups react to Charles Murray’s visit

College political groups react to Charles Murray’s visit

DePaul Socialists, College Republicans, and College Democrats

November 6, 2017


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[accordions] [accordion title="College Republicans: Murray event was successful thanks to DePaul administration" load="show"] We are exceedingly happy with the event we put on last Wednesday. Dr. Charles Murray gave students a new perspective to consider when thinking about class structure in ...

Causing an effect: The incoherence of gun control

Causing an effect: The incoherence of gun control

John Minster

October 23, 2017


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Stephen Paddock opened fire on hundreds of innocent people in Las Vegas on Oct. 1, killing 59 people and wounding 527. It was an absolute travesty. It is difficult to put into words the enormous sense of loss people have felt across the nation. Tragedies like the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting shou...

America’s epidemic: Government must find solution to opioid dilemma

America’s epidemic: Government must find solution to opioid dilemma

Rachel Zarky

October 23, 2017


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America is in the height of an escalating opioid epidemic that has taken over 200,000 lives in the past two decades. According to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 64,000 victims of the ongoing opioid crisis have succumbed to drug overdose in 2016, 12,000 more t...

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