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The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The sun rises behind the Supreme Court in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020.

Opinion: The Not So-Supreme Court

Jack McNeil, Contributing Writer July 17, 2022

If you have ever put the Supreme Court on a pedestal, this is a good week to stop doing that.  In the past few weeks, between what Governor Pritzker labeled our “American tradition” of mass shooting,...

This poster, created by Patricia Wallin, shows 17 women accused of having abortions after suffering a miscarriage in El Salvador.

‘Fly So Far’ film inspires abortion rights activists amid Roe v. Wade overturn

Cary Robbins, Contributing Writer July 9, 2022

Patricia Wallin, an abortion rights activist from El Salvador, has seen the film Fly So Far at least five times. When she first watched the movie, Wallin said she was shocked to see how criminalizing abortion...

Abortion-rights supporters protest the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, thus ending constitutional protections for abortion, Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at the Mississippi Capitol in Jackson. Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch on Monday certified the states trigger law banning abortion except in cases where the mothers life is in danger or a rape has been reported to law enforcement.

The overturning of Roe is more than an attack on women; it’s an attack on religious freedom

Barbara Schiffer, Contributing Writer July 8, 2022

(While the word woman and she/her pronouns are used in this article, we, as a community, do understand that not all people with uteruses identify with these terms and are just as negatively impacted by...

Abortion-rights activists protest outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Saturday, June 25, 2022. The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years, a decision by its conservative majority to overturn the courts landmark abortion cases.

Her abortion gave us a chance. Now, others won’t be so lucky

Patrick Sloan-Turner, Online Managing Editor July 7, 2022

A few years ago, I pulled into the parking lot of a Planned Parenthood for the first and only time in my life thus far. The conversation was sparse between the person in the passenger seat on the drive...

Activists March along Dearborn Street in Chicago on June 25 in response to SCOTUS overturn of Roe v. Wade.

Students consider role of birth control in healthcare after Roe repeal

Nadia Carolina Hernandez, Print Managing Editor July 7, 2022

DePaul psychology student Ishika Bhatt said she was not surprised when Roe v. Wade was overturned due to the GOP’s constant anti-choice campaigning.  “Republicans have consistently declared  up...

After the overturn of Roe, many legal experts are calling the aftermath, A constituional earthquake.

A ‘constitutional earthquake:’ The aftermath of Roe shows the political battle in the decision

Una Cleary, Focus Editor July 7, 2022

On June 24, millions of Americans were crying both tears of joy and fear following  the Supreme Court’s ruling  to overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. Justice Samuel Alito wrote for the court majority...

Abortion rights organizers march down the streets holding a green We WONT Go Back! making their stance against the end of nearly 50 years of abortion rights.

Advocates for abortion rights protest in downtown

The Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe V. Wade on Friday put an end to federal abortion protections across the country and sparked abortion rights protesters to rally in downtown Federal Plaza over...

Framed in falsehood: Fake porn accounts raise alarm for students

Framed in falsehood: Fake porn accounts raise alarm for students

Amber Stoutenborough and Mackenzie Cowan, Arts & Life Editor and Contributing Writer March 30, 2022

On Sunday morning, Ana Medina woke up to over a hundred texts from friends and family asking about her Only Fans. Medina’s heart sank as she scrolled through the multiple missed calls from her mother...

Drag queen Boots performs at Golden Dagger in Northalsted, commonly known as Boystown, as the crowd watches on March 5.

‘Flamboyant, Gay, Man-Thing’: Nontraditional performers make space in Chicago’s drag scene

Brandon Tejeras, Contributing Writer March 13, 2022

Chicago’s Northalsted neighborhood, commonly known as Boystown, is iconic for its wealth of talented drag queens that pile onto brightly lit stages and strutting in front of loving crowds. The night...

Letter from the Editor: Disabling the gender guise

Letter from the Editor: Disabling the gender guise

Nika Schoonover, Print Managing Editor March 13, 2022

When we first came up with the idea to produce a gender issue, it wasn’t entirely serious. A couple of women on The DePaulia’s editorial staff were just talking about what it’s like being a woman...

Ilsa Archiniega, DePaul student and parent, said Mocha will be presenting at the next faculty council meeting to discuss putting student parent needs on students syllabi.

DePaul student parents, caregivers want more resources as university lacks

Nadia Carolina Hernandez, News Editor March 13, 2022

Graduate student Logan Owens had to outsource child care in order to balance school and parent life. Sometimes they would get creative. “My friend sat in my car in fall quarter this year for 20 minutes...

Opinion: Roe v. Wade’s future is grim with Florida’s 15-week abortion ban

Opinion: Roe v. Wade’s future is grim with Florida’s 15-week abortion ban

Erik Uebelacker, Opinions Editor March 13, 2022

Florida’s new 15-week abortion ban isn’t encouraging for the future of reproductive rights in the United States. On March 3, the Florida’s Senate passed a bill banning abortions after 15 weeks...

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