The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

If elected, DePaul sophomore Bushra Amiwala would be the first Pakistani Muslim woman to hold  public office in Cook County. (Photo courtesy of Bushra Amiwala)

Bushra Amiwala loses board bid

Benjamin Conboy, Editor in Chief March 20, 2018

Bushra Amiwala’s bid for a seat on the Cook County Board of Commissioners has come to an end Tuesday, March 20. She conceded the race to Larry Suffredin, who won with 57 percent of the vote compared...

Amiwala encounters reality of politics as primary nears

Amiwala encounters reality of politics as primary nears

Benjamin Conboy, Editor in Chief February 12, 2018

Bushra Amiwala is getting down in the political muck that is Chicago politics ahead of the Cook County Board of Commissioners primary. Since she announced her campaign in June, she’s encountered fiery...

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Bushra Amiwala gears up, student looks to add politics to her extracurriculars

Benjamin Conboy, Editor in Chief September 11, 2017

As the race for the Cook County’s next 13th District Commissioner heats up, DePaul sophomore Bushra Amiwala has been quietly adding fuel to the fire of her campaign. Amiwala, 19, has been steadily...

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