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Defend DACA, make DePaul a sanctuary campus

Defend DACA, make DePaul a sanctuary campus

DePaul Socialists

September 11, 2017


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The DePaul Socialists condemn the rescindment of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals).  This racist attack puts some 800,000 people at risk for deportation and violence, and continues President Trump's assault on immigrant communities in the US. Read More »...

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


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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...

North Korea: In “the Land of Bad Options,” one option has yet to be explored

North Korea: In “the Land of Bad Options,” one option has yet to be explored

Benjamin Conboy

July 26, 2017


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North Korea has been called “the land of bad options.” It has been a long-held belief of the United States government that we have only three options to rein in the country’s nuclear initiatives: impose sanctions with the intention of depriving them of the resources necessary to function as a nat...

Student recalls memories of Father Holtschneider and his legacy

Student recalls memories of Father Holtschneider and his legacy

Fabrice Lakina

May 30, 2017


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Rev. Dennis Holtschneider, C.M. has been serving as DePaul University’s President for the past 13 years. As he prepares to step down as DePaul‘s president at the end of this academic year, I wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you to him for all the work he has done during his tenure as...

White House attempts to silence the press, lethal to the American people

White House attempts to silence the press, lethal to the American people

Daniel Reyes

May 29, 2017


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The U.S. public has been spoon fed information from the White House for over 85 years since the days of Franklin D. Roosevelt's appointment of the very first White House Press Secretary, Stephen Early. It is a tradition that has remained constant through each presidency. Read More »...

Lack of employment and growing student loans leave grads walking into an uncertain future

Madeline Cruz

May 29, 2017


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As families and friends gather to take photos and congratulate the recent graduates for all their hard work and accomplishments, we have to think about what is really being celebrated. Unfortunately for many students, their future includes unemployment and student loans. Read More »...

New center for undocumented students offers opportunity, but at what cost?

New center for undocumented students offers opportunity, but at what cost?

Dirce Toca

May 29, 2017


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The creation of a center dedicated to undocumented students at DePaul is just getting underway for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year. The university has already successfully created a center to serve African-American students and has stated their intention to create similar spaces for the Latinx, L...

No passing craze: RompHim here to stay

Daniel Reyes

May 21, 2017


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A “new” type of clothing has become an internet sensation overnight. Although it is not a  newly released YEEZUS brand clothing, or a release of an overly expensive Urban Outfitter attire, “male rompers” have appeared overnight. With females and children having the option to wear this type of clot...

New DePaul centers will be inclusive for students of color

Jocelyn Martinez-Rosales

May 21, 2017


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On May 11, DePaul’s President’s Office sent the student body an email announcing the creation of a new center for African-American students. They also stated that centers catered to the LatinX and LGBTQ student communities will shortly follow. Read More »...

Removal of confederate statues depicts a changing America

Yazmin Dominguez

May 21, 2017


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Throughout the southern United States, confederate statues are being ripped from the ground and removed piece-by-piece. Statues of confederate war generals such as Robert E. Lee in Virginia and P.G.T Beauregard in New Orleans are among the ones to no longer be openly glorified in the South. Read More &r...

UVA referendum passed, DePaul Socialists demand more

UVA referendum passed, DePaul Socialists demand more

DePaul Socialists

May 15, 2017


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The SGA referendum proposed by the Undocumented Vincentians and Allies (UVA) to create a scholarship fund for undocumented students to attend DePaul University has passed. Read More »...

Changing the narrative on Chicago’s violence is crucial

Changing the narrative on Chicago’s violence is crucial

Amber Colón

May 15, 2017


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When people say that DePaul University students live in the Lincoln Park bubble, closed off and away from communities and people that are unlike their own, they typically aren't wrong. Some of the students who absolutely can’t afford to experience college like this are journalism students. Read More &r...

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