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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2020 file photo, former candidate for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams speaks during a rally for then Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., in Duluth, Ga. Belarusian opposition figures, Hong Kong-pro-democracy activists, the global Black Lives Matter movement, a jailed Russian opposition leader and two former White House senior advisers are among this year's nominations for the Nobel Peace Prize. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

Nomination of activists for Nobel Peace Prize highlights importance of their work

Nadia Hernandez, Assistant News Editor February 16, 2021

After a summer of racial justice protests, a critical election and wildfires across the country, several prominent activists and movements have been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.  American politician...

Reesheda Graham Washington, owner of Live! Cafe, tearfully speaks to crowd outside her business, which was targeted in a suspected hate crime.

Vigil held at Black-owned business after suspected hate crime

Eric Henry, Photo Editor January 8, 2021

OAK PARK, Ill. — Residents and community leaders gathered outside Live! Cafe Thursday evening for a candlelight vigil in response to a suspected hate crime that targeted the Black-owned business the...

Six DePaul players took a knee during the national anthem on Saturday at Wintrust Arena.

‘I kneel for the lives lost’: Women’s sports continue to lead the charge in fighting social injustice

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor December 2, 2020

2020 has seen men’s sports begin to embrace social justice movements and try to bring attention to issues like police brutality and racial inequality in America. Following the killing of George Floyd...

Alex Hadac, 19, kneels behind chalk art. Residents of the South Loop came together to embrace chalk art after Hadac was verbally and physically assaulted.

Teens attacked in south loop for Biden 2020 drawing

Corey Schmidt, Staff Writer November 15, 2020

On Nov. 4, Alexis Hadac, 19, and Haylee Sandoval, 19, of Berwyn, were babysitting when they took the kids to get some fresh air at the Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens, which ended with a physical altercation...

A student walks along the Quad, located in Lincoln Park.

OPINION: DePaul should reimplement accommodations for students

Corey Schmidt, Staff Writer November 8, 2020

Election Day was quite different this year. Businesses were boarded up in anticipation of potential protests, results took longer than we normally experience and on top of that, a global pandemic accompanied...

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Esteban answers student questions at latest SGA meeting

Holly Jenvey, Staff Writer November 8, 2020

President A. Gabriel Esteban was in attendance at DePaul’s SGA meeting on Nov. 5. Students were able to ask the president pressing questions around its relations with Chicago’s Fraternal Order of Police,...

A memorial for George Floyd at Cup Foods in Minneapolis, where Floyd was arrested and killed by the police.

The aftermath of George Floyd’s death

Cole Bursch, Contributing Writer October 18, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS—Outside the Cup Foods next to where George Floyd was killed at the knee of former Minneapolis Police Department officer Derek Chauvin on May 25, a memorial for Floyd is still flourishing...

'Cops' resumes production after cancellation amid Black Lives Matter movement

‘Cops’ resumes production after cancellation amid Black Lives Matter movement

Eiman Navaid , Contributing Writer October 18, 2020

During the midst of the death of George Floyd and the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, the television show "Cops" was canceled after 30 years of being on-air, with a spokesperson from Paramount...

DePaul athletes speak out against social injustice, police brutality

DePaul athletes speak out against social injustice, police brutality

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor October 4, 2020

This past summer saw America face two major challenges: the Covid-19 pandemic and the continuation of social injustice and police brutality.  In May, a video emerged of Minneapolis police officer Derek...

A women kneels in front of a makeshift memorial in honor of Breonna Taylor, at Jefferson Square Park, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Louisville, Ky. A grand jury on Wednesday, Sept. 23 indicted one officer on counts of wanton endangerment for firing into a home next to Taylor's with people in it, while declining to charge police officers for the fatal shooting of Taylor. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

OPINION: We failed Breonna Taylor

Nadia Hernandez, Assistant News Editor September 25, 2020

From making her a meme to using her for social capital, Breonna Taylor was taken advantage of. We took advantage of her name and threw it around inappropriately. We didn’t focus on getting her justice...

The Sept. 8 Racism Teach In featured various presentations from faculty members via Zoom.

Professor hosts day of discussions surrounding racism for DePaul community

Nadia Hernandez, Assistant News Editor September 13, 2020

Led by DePaul professor Matthew Girson, the DePaul community took a step towards opening up discourse surrounding racism in a Racism Teach In on Sept. 8.  Girson was compelled to start a conversation...

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

DePaul professor to hold teach-in regarding racism

Nadia Hernandez, Assistant News Editor September 7, 2020

Professor Matthew Girson will be holding a teach in for the DePaul community to discuss racism and related topics on Tuesday, Sept. 8 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Presenters are from a wide variety of disciplines...

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