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The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Mayor Lori Lightfoot answers a reporters question during a news conference to provide an update to the latest efforts by the Racial Equity Rapid Response Team in Chicago on Monday, April 20, 2020.

Lori Lightfoot sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Associated Press May 9, 2020

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday released the city's five-step path toward re-opening, which includes some stricter standards than the state plan released earlier this week. Lightfoot warned that...

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot signs an executive order to ensure coronavirus-related benefits offered by the city of Chicago are available to immigrants and refugees, Tuesday morning, April 7, 2020.

‘She’s doing what is humane’: Undocumented college students express relief over Lori Lightfoot’s order ensuring benefits to undocumented

Hillary Flores, La DePaulia Editor-in-Chief April 14, 2020

Undocumented immigrants are not eligible for the federal government’s $2 trillion stimulus package, leading those that identify as undocumented during this pandemic crisis toward desperation.  But...

La alcaldesa de Chicago, Lori Lightfoot, firma una orden ejecutiva para garantizar que los beneficios relacionados con el coronavirus ofrecidos por la ciudad de Chicago estén disponibles para inmigrantes y refugiados.

“Ella está haciendo lo humanitario”: Estudiantes universitarios indocumentados expresan alivio por la orden de Lori Lightfoot que asegura beneficios a indocumentados

Hillary Flores, La DePaulia Editor-in-Chief April 14, 2020

Los inmigrantes indocumentados no serán elegibles para el paquete de estímulo de $2 billones por parte del gobierno federal, lo que lleva a aquellos que se identifican como indocumentados durante esta...

In this Nov. 8, 2016, file photo, residents of Chicago 33rd Ward mark their ballots at Maries Golden Cue pool hall. An embarrassing mistake in Illinois’ automatic voter registration system could mean deportation, criminal charges or both for a handful of people who cast recent ballots.

Guía del votante del abogado del estado del condado de Cook

Hannah Mitchell, Multimedia Editor March 16, 2020

Deslice hacia abajo para leer la entrevista de cada candidato. Candidatos demócrata: Kim Foxx Bill Conway Donna More Bob Fioretti   Candidatos republicanos: Patrick O'Brien Christopher...

Donna More is running for Cook County State’s Attorney.

Donna More — La DePaulia

Hannah Mitchell and Maria Guerrero March 16, 2020

¿Qué está haciendo su campaña para alcanzar los votos latinx?  Hemos pasado mucho tiempo en las comunidades. En realidad, pasé todo el fin de semana en Pilsen, La Villita. He estado trabajando...

In this Feb. 22, 2019 file photo, Cook County States Attorney Kim Foxx speaks at a news conference, in Chicago. Foxx who was harshly criticized when her office suddenly dropped charges against actor Jussie Smollett, says Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019 that shes running for re-election.

Kim Foxx — La DePaulia

Hannah Mitchell and Maria Guerrero March 16, 2020

¿Qué está haciendo su campaña para alcanzar los votos latinx?  Hemos estado, uno, hablando de nuestros registros, ya que afecta a las comunidades, contratado nuestro primer asesor de políticas...

Bill Conway, an adjunct professor of finance, is running against incumbent Kim Foxx for State’s Attorney.

Bill Conway — La DePaulia

Ella Lee, Hannah Mitchell, and Maria Guerrero March 16, 2020

¿Qué es lo que no funciona con el actual Fiscal del Estado? Simplemente no me gustó lo que estaba sucediendo en esa oficina. Había trabajado ahí, y realmente pude ver de primera mano lo importante...

Bob Fioretti — La DePaulia

Bob Fioretti — La DePaulia

Hannah Mitchell and Hillary Flores March 16, 2020

¿Qué está haciendo su campaña para alcanzar los votos latinx?  Ir a las comunidades, hablar con la gente. He estado muy activo en vecindarios hispanos. Fui la única persona que se puso de pie...

Christopher Pfannkuche — La DePaulia

Christopher Pfannkuche — La DePaulia

Hannah Mitchell and Hillary Flores March 16, 2020

¿Qué está haciendo su campaña para alcanzar los votos latinx?  He estado allí con mi equipo hablando en una gran cantidad de iglesias hispanas durante el último año y medio. El domingo pasado,...

John Locher | AP

Illinois primary registration, early voting and polling places, explained

Brita Hunegs, Staff Writer March 1, 2020

The primary election in Illinois will take place on March 17, the same day many Illinoisans will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. Primary elections often have historically lower turnout than general...

Bill Conway, an adjunct professor of finance, is running against incumbent Kim Foxx for State’s Attorney.

Protests shut down Cook County State’s Attorney forum at DePaul

Bianca Cseke, Online Managing Editor February 25, 2020

A forum for Cook County State’s Attorney candidates to answer questions from a moderator Monday evening at DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus was shut down early because of protestors. As moderator Kenneth...

Brian Burns.

Brian Burns challenges Mike Quigley in House race

Brita Hunegs, Staff Writer February 23, 2020

The fight to represent Chicago’s 5th district in Congress mimics other contests happening at the local and national level. It entails a young, liberal newcomer running against a more moderate incumbent,...

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