The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Chicago Reader Union is made up of the 35 members of Reader staff. If the publication does not transition into nonprofit status, they could all lose their jobs.

‘Save the Reader’ rally highlights Reader staff, supporters significance

Nadia Carolina Hernandez, Former Editor in Chief April 21, 2022

The Chicago Reader Union held their first rally at Len Goodman’s, co-owner of the publication, residence on Thursday, demanding he authorize the sale to make the Reader a non-profit. The union inflated...

CPS students walk downtown with signs protesting in person learning without Covid-19 protocols. The march took place last Friday.

‘Our voices matter’: CPS students hold walkouts demanding their voices to be heard

Maria Marta Guzman, La DePaulia Editor-in-Chief January 18, 2022

Two days after Chicago Public Schools (CPS) students returned to in-person classes, they were out of type once again. But this time protesting what they are calling a lack of school safety Covid-19 measures.  On...

Demonstrators march during a protest over the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright during a traffic stop, outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department, Friday, April 16, 2021, in Brooklyn Center, Minn. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Police shooting of Daunte Wright reignites national outcry over killings

Erik Uebelacker April 18, 2021

Protests are again sweeping the nation following the fatal police shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. Wright’s April 11 killing is the latest in what many Americans see...

Attendees at the April 16 protest against police violence fill the west side of Logan Square Park and overflow onto Logan Boulevard.

Thousands gather to protest police killing of Adam Toledo

Audrey Champelli, Photo Editor April 18, 2021

CHICAGO—Crowds gathered in Logan Square Park to protest police violence on April 16, one day after the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) publicly released the body camera footage of the...

DePauls Student Center located on Sheffield Ave.

DePaul students call for extended safety protections for Chartwells workers

Corey Schmidt, Copy Editor September 10, 2020

Chartwells employee — and father of three — Marcus Grant is concerned about his health insurance being removed after Aug. 31. “It would be devastating for a lot of us because a lot of us have...

Protesters gather in honor of Miguel Vega, a 26-year-old man who was killed by the Chicago Police Department.

Family members, community residents demand answers and justice for Miguel Vega

María Marta Guzmán, La DePaulia Editor-in-Chief September 7, 2020

Family members and community residents demand answers and the release of body cam footage after the shooting and killing of 26-year-old Miguel Vega by a CPD undercover police officer.  On Saturday...

Protesters take a knee near the Lincoln Park Quad.

A summer of protests: Chicago rises up

Sonal Soni, Staff Writer September 6, 2020

After Minneapolis police killed George Floyd in May, protests quickly gripped the nation as calls for police reform rose to the forefront.  Chicago continues to be a hotspot for protests despite the...

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