The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

A voter shows her I voted sign after casting her ballot in Chicago, Tuesday, March 19, 2024. Illinois is one of five states holding presidential primaries as President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump continue to lock up support around the country after becoming their parties presumptive nominees. Voters are casting ballots Tuesday in Arizona, Florida, Illinois, Kansas and Ohio. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford)

A Chicago college student guide to the Illinois Primary: what you need to know

Lucia Preziosi, News Editor April 7, 2024

Illinois held its primary elections March 19, during which voters cast their ballots in key races across the state, ultimately determining which candidates will advance to the general election on Nov....

Ava Fischer, a senior political science student and DePaul voter engagement specialist, registers  students to vote in the DePaul Center on the Loop Campus Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2024. Fischer and others registered about 50 students for upcoming elections.

DePaul students voice concerns about 2024 election candidates

LiLi Jarvenpa, Contributing Writer January 28, 2024
 As candidates ramp up for state primaries, many voters are watching their campaigns closely.

Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump speaks at a primary election night party in Nashua, N.H., Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2024.

Trump wins New Hampshire primary, beats Nikki Haley

LiLi Jarvenpa, Contributing Writer January 26, 2024
Donald Trump took home the victory in the New Hampshire Republican primary Tuesday night, Jan. 23, beating GOP challenger, former U.N. Ambassador, Nikki Haley.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis speaks to his supporters at the rally in Davenport, Iowa on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2024. DeSantis emphasized the importance of policy reform in education during his campaign.

Iowa Caucus 2024: Republican candidates’ immigration policies and the potential effects on the Latine community

Erin Gessert and Ashley Peréz January 21, 2024

Young Republican voters who gathered at the Iowa caucuses on Jan. 15 listed immigration as a top concern among other issues — abortion, climate change and education.  Despite former President...

Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump gestures after speaking at a campaign event in Portsmouth, N.H., Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2024.

Trump victory in Iowa caucus sparks Gen-Z interest in independent voting options

Kiersten Riedford, News Editor January 21, 2024
Trump received 51% of the votes in Iowa, followed by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis with 21% and former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley with 19%, according to The New York Times. 
Former U.S. President Donald Trump attends the closing arguments in the Trump Organization civil fraud trial at New York State Supreme Court in the Manhattan borough of New York, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2024.

Trump takes Iowa with commanding win; DeSantis a distant second

Lucia Preziosi, News Editor January 16, 2024
These results bring the Trump ticket closer to a probable Biden rematch eight days before the New Hampshire primaries. 
President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event at Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell, Pa., Jan. 5, 2024. Voters in more than 50 countries that are home to half the world’s population are eligible to vote in elections in 2024.

Gen Z’s changing plans for the 2024 election

Lucia Preziosi, News Editor January 15, 2024
The 2020 election drew record numbers of Generation Z voters, with 65% of voters ages 18-29 casting their votes for the winning Biden-Harris ticket.
Former president Trump spoke at a rally in Wilkes-barre Pennsylvania on Sept. 3, weeks after his resident was searched. The DOJ looks to indict Trump for his possession of documents at Mar-a-Lago.

Possible Trump indictment looms following FBI’s seizure of classified material at Mar-a-Lago

Erik Uebelacker September 11, 2022

Documents containing information about foreign country’s nuclear capabilities have been identified at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence. FBI agents executed a search warrant at...

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., questions witnesses during a House Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, April 14, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

OPINION: Political ambition and sex crimes often go hand-in-hand

Lauren Uhlrich, Contributing Writer April 25, 2021

From the origination of the #MeToo movement from 2017 to 2019, the Associated Press compiled a list of 90 state lawmakers accused of sexual misconduct within those two years; this is significant due to...

President Donald Trump speaks before he signs the coronavirus stimulus relief package in the Oval Office at the White House, Friday, March 27, 2020, in Washington. Listening are from left, Larry Kudlow, White House chief economic adviser, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarty of Calif.

OPINION: America was woefully unprepared for the pandemic

Nika Schoonover, Print Managing Editor March 14, 2021

The pride embedded in American culture has made it significantly easier for the collective to ignore the underlying issues plaguing its society. The Covid-19 pandemic, which has persisted and ravaged the...

President Joe Biden speaks during an event to mark International Womens Day, Monday, March 8, 2021, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Biden to review Trump-era Title IX policies

Emma Oxnevad, Online Managing Editor March 8, 2021

Update (3/9/2021): This story has been updated to include comment from university representatives. President Joe Biden will order the Department of Education (DOE) to reexamine policy changes made to...

Alec Baldwin portraying then-President Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live, a role that won him high praise and accolades.

OPINION: Comedy further engages political audiences

Nika Schoonover, Print Managing Editor March 7, 2021

At the beginning of Donald Trump’s presidency, a common joke was made that the flashy public figure-made-president would be good for comedy. The perception was not shared by all comedians, though, as...

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