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University executive vice president joins Lightfoot’s transition team

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Mackenzie Murtaugh, News Editor

April 15, 2019

As mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot prepares to take on the city of Chicago, Jeff Bethke, DePaul executive vice president and chief financial officer, will take on the role of adviser for budget and municipal finances. His task force will address budget deficit and other financial issues the city faces. Bethke...

A look back at Chicago’s most iconic mayors

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Ella Lee, Focus Editor

April 8, 2019

Chicago mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot’s landslide victory over long-time politician Toni Preckwinkle has been interpreted by many as a change to the way the city does politics. “They didn’t elect a Daley,” said DePaul sophomore Emily Burnett. “And to me, that seems like Chicago wants something ne...

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


Benjamin Conboy

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. Read More »...

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