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The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Former President Donald Trump announces he is running for president for the third time as he pauses while speaking at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

DePaul community reacts to Donald Trump announcing 2024 presidential run

Jake Cox, Staff Writer November 19, 2022

Former President Donald J. Trump announced his run for the Presidency in the 2024 general election, on Nov. 15, from his Mar-a-Lago estate. This will be Trump’s third consecutive run for president. This...

While the Right to Collective Bargaining measure is a state-wide measure on the 2022 Cook County ballot, the Cook County Forest Preserve Tax Increase Measure is local to Cook County only.

Cook County ballot measures explained

Kara Zubo, Copy Editor October 31, 2022

As election day approaches, it is in your best interest to understand what will be included on your voting ballot. If registered in Cook County, two ballot measures are included: a state-wide right-to-work...

Ald. Timmy Knudsen (43rd) speaks to DePaul students during a Q&A session at Lincoln Park Campus Wednesday.

Ald. Knudsen: appropriate use of cameras, lighting, could curb ward crime

Patrick Sloan-Turner, Online Managing Editor October 27, 2022

Across the board, crime in the 19th district is up 66% from last year, according to CPD data recently gathered by NBC Chicago. Robberies alone have surged 48% over the same period, leaving 43rd Ward residents...

A students guide to midterm elections

A student’s guide to midterm elections

Amber Stoutenborough, Multimedia Managing Editor October 23, 2022

With midterm elections approaching in three weeks, more and more information has been thrown around online. The DePaulia thought it would be helpful for students to have a guide to follow that breaks down...

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker, left, and Republican gubernatorial challenger state Sen. Darren Bailey participate in the Illinois Governors Debate at the WGN9 studios, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, in Chicago.

AP: Illinois candidates focus on crime during governor’s debate

John O'Connor, Associated Press October 19, 2022

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Crime in Chicago generated the most heat in Thursday's debate for Illinois governor Tuesday, with Republican challenger Darren Bailey suggesting that fighting lawlessness should...

Gov. J.B. Pritzker said he is in support of the SAFE-T act, a law that features sweeping criminal justice reform and ending the cash bail in Illinois on Jan. 1, 2023. Proponents of the law say this law will help end systemic racism in the criminal justice system in Illinois. There is a large of response to this act as a result of propaganda from political groups.

SAFE-T slander: Misinformation surrounds Illinois’ new criminal justice reform law

Patrick Sloan-Turner and Erik Uebelacker September 25, 2022

Governor J.B. Pritzker signed the highly publicized SAFE-T Act into law last year. In recent weeks, the act has been the subject of countless headlines and a major talking point amongst Illinois politicians,...

Ald. Timmy Knudsen (43rd) was sworn into the Chicago City Council at a City Council meeting on Sept. 21. Knudson is the first openly gay alderman for the 43rd Ward.

Timmy Knudsen appointed new alderman for 43rd Ward

Erik Uebelacker, Editor in Chief September 25, 2022

Freshly appointed Ald. Timmy Knudsen (43rd) was confirmed by the Chicago City Council on Wednesday, putting him in charge of the ward he has called home since 2015. The 32-year-old is now Chicago’s youngest...

Vice President Kamala Harris speaks about issues that will be contested come Election Day during a rally at the UIC Forum at the University of Illinois Chicago campus in Chicago on Sept. 16.

Vice President Kamala Harris visits Chicago ahead of November Midterm

Jake Cox, Contributing Writer September 18, 2022

Vice President Kamala Harris made her way to the University of Illinois at Chicago in support of the Illinois Democrats Get Out The Vote campaign ahead of the November midterms 53 days ahead of the midterm. In...

Republican candidate for Illinois governor Darren Bailey speaks to voters during a campaign stop in Athens, Ill., June 14, 2022. Bailey is seeking the Republican nomination to face Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker in November.

Skeptical of polls, GOP governor hopefuls see an open race ahead of Illinois primary

Erik Uebelacker, Editor in Chief June 26, 2022

Just days from Illinois’ June 28 primary election, six Republicans are still fiercely competing to face Democratic incumbent Gov. J.B. Pritzker this November. Recent polling from the Chicago Sun-Times/WBEZ...

Republican gubernatorial candidate, Glenn Youngkin, speaks to supporters at a rally in Fredericksburg, Va. on Oct. 30, 2021 (Steve Helber | AP)

Election 2021: Youngkin defeats McAuliffe in Virginia gubernatorial race

JOUR 325 Political Reporting November 2, 2021

Follow along for live coverage of 2021 gubernatorial and mayoral races. Democratic incumbent Phil Murphy wins New Jersey Democratic incumbent Phil Murphy won against Republican challenger Jack Ciattarelli...

FILE-Illinois Governor JB Pritzker talks to journalism students, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, in the press room of the Thompson Center in downtown Chicago. Journalism students and faculty attended the candid discussion about the governor’s career and Illinois politics, followed by a question and answer session from the universitys student media outlets.

New ethics reform in Illinois seeks to offset the state’s reputation for corruption

Nika Schoonover, Politics Editor June 7, 2021

Note: This headline was changed from "Chicago's reputation for corruption" to "the state's." This was decided to better reflect the story's content.  State lawmakers approved ethics reforms earlier...

Illinois State Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth, D-Peoria, right, hugs Illinois State Rep. Camille Lilly, D-Chicago, as they celebrate the passage of Senate Bill 818, the bill to update sex education standards in Illinois,on the floor of the Illinois House of Representatives at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill., Friday, May 28, 2021. (Justin L. Fowler/The State Journal-Register via AP)

Illinois bill to create more expansive sex education curriculum in state schools

Amber Stoutenborough, Staff Writer June 7, 2021

Senate Bill 818, a bill that updates the sex education curriculum in Illinois, passed in the House with a 60-48 vote last Friday, June 4. With major opposition from Republicans, the bill is headed towards...

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