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Los inmigrantes indocumentados serán excluidos del Censo 2020

Michelle Lainez, de 17 años, originaria de El Salvador pero que ahora vive en Gaithersburg, Md., habla durante un mitin fuera de la Corte Suprema en Washington, el viernes 8 de noviembre de 2019. La Corte Suprema asume el martes el plan de la administración Trump de poner fin a las protecciones legales que protegen a casi 700.000 inmigrantes de la deportación, en un caso con fuertes connotaciones políticas en medio de la campaña de las elecciones presidenciales de 2020.

Hillary Flores and Maria Guerrero

July 23, 2020

El presidente Donald Trump firmó un memorándum el martes excluyendo a los inmigrantes indocumentados de ser contados en el Censo 2020 en un esfuerzo por redistribuir a los representantes entre los estados.  Trump dijo que el decreto es una "póliza de los Estados Unidos para excluir de la base de distribución a los ex...

Undocumented immigrants will be excluded from the 2020 census

Michelle Lainez, 17, originally from El Salvador but now living in Gaithersburg, Md., speaks during a rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. The Supreme Court on Tuesday takes up the Trump administration’s plan to end legal protections that shield nearly 700,000 immigrants from deportation, in a case with strong political overtones amid the 2020 presidential election campaign.

Hillary Flores and Maria Guerrero

July 23, 2020

President Donald Trump signed a memorandum Tuesday excluding undocumented immigrants from being counted in the 2020 census in an effort to reapportion Representatives among the states.  Trump said the memo is a "policy of the United States to exclude from the apportionment base aliens who are not...

Trump administration reverses restrictions on international students

Protesters listening to speakers outside of Chicago's immigration and Customs Enforcement center on July 10, 2020. // Manifestantes escuchan a oradores fuera del Centro de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas de Chicago el 10 de julio de 2020.

Marcus Robertson and Associated Press

July 14, 2020

The Trump administration reversed its decision forcing international students to take in-person classes this fall at a hearing Tuesday for the lawsuit filed by Harvard and MIT opposing the directive. International students will now be allowed to take an entirely online course load and remain in the U...

Trump administration to cut funding for Illinois COVID-19 testing sites

Workers at Project Vida test residents of Little Village for Covid-19. The testing is available to everyone no matter their immigration status. // Trabajadores en Project Vida realizan pruebas de COVID-19 para residentes de La Villita. Las pruebas son disponibles para todos, sin importar su estatus migratorio.

Marcus Robertson, Nation & World Editor

June 24, 2020

Two Illinois COVID-19 testing sites in Peoria and Harwood Heights will be federally defunded by the end of this month, according to Gov. Pritzker’s press secretary Jordan Abudayyeh and the Illinois Department of Public Health. “As coronavirus cases continue to rise nationally, President Trump admitte...

OPINION: #HotGirlsForBernie offers new ways for young voters to connect

Senator Bernie Sanders speaking at a rally at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Madi Garcia, Contributing Writer

February 3, 2020

The viral hashtag on Twitter, #HotGirlsForBernie, demonstrates how the youth is becoming more politically involved through social media. On the hashtag, young people everywhere post selfies and claim endorsing 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders makes you attractive too. “I’m voting for...

New details emerge about DePaul alum’s role in Russia investigation

In this Oct. 25, 2018 file photo, George Papadopoulos, the former Trump campaign adviser who triggered the Russia investigation, arrives for his first appearance before congressional investigators, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Benjamin Conboy & Brian Pearlman, Editor-in-Chief & Nation & World Editor

April 22, 2019

New information about how George Papadopoulos, a DePaul alumnus who became the unlikely match that sparked the Russia investigation, has come to light in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, a redacted version of which was made public Thursday morning. The report details how Papadopoulos, who g...

Mueller report released

LEFT: President Donald Trump gestures during at the White House, Thursday, April 18, 2019. RIGHT: An Oct. 28, 2013, file photo of former FBI Director Robert Mueller in Washington. Mueller's long-awaited report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election was released Thursday.

Brian Pearlman, Nation & World Editor

April 22, 2019

It’s finally here. A partially-redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s 448-page report was released to the public April 18, almost two years after the former FBI director was appointed in May 2017 by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. The report has cost taxpayers tens of millio...

Trump free speech executive order complicates DePaul’s history with controversial speakers


Bianca Cseke, Online Editor

April 8, 2019

DePaul officials do not yet know how the university will be affected by a recent executive order from President Donald Trump. Trump’s order requires colleges and universities to “promote free and open debate” on their campuses. Free speech at DePaul has long been controversial, with the university having a histor...

Candidates court college voters: As politicians turn to social media to expand their reach, some are proving more successful than others

Sen. Kamala Harris on Capitol Hill on Feb. 7, 2019.

Bianca Cseke, Copy Editor

February 18, 2019

When Sen. Kamala Harris’ communications director, Lily Adams, posted a video of Harris dancing to Cardi B’s “I Like It” about two weeks ago, she probably thought it would help make the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate more relatable to young voters. It didn’t. In fact, most of the responses ...

Transparency International: World is facing ‘crisis in democracy’

President Donald Trump speaks about border security Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Washington. Transparency International says the U.S. is seeing an

Brian Pearlman, Nation & World Editor

February 18, 2019

For the first time since 2011, the U.S. has fallen out of the top 20 countries on anti-corruption group Transparency International’s latest Corruption Perception Index. With a score of 71, it sits between France, which scored 72, and the United Arab Emirates, which scored 70. The lowest-scoring count...

Trump’s business failings foretold the shutdown

Trump's business failings foretold the shutdown

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

January 14, 2019

On Dec. 11, President Donald Trump stated that he “would be proud” to shutdown the government in the name of border security, namely over funding for a border wall. One month later, Trump seems to have accomplished yet another feat in which he can be proud: forcing hard-working federal employees to ...

Nation & World Briefs: December 13

This image made from video shows aftermath of a high-speed train crash at a station in Ankara, Turkey, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. The train hit a railway engine and crashed into a pedestrian overpass at the station on Thursday. (DHA via AP)

Associated Press

December 13, 2018

Turkey train crash leaves 7 dead, dozens injured A high-speed train hit a railway engine and crashed into a pedestrian overpass at a station in the Turkish capital Ankara on Thursday, killing seven people and injuring 46 others, officials and news re said. The 6:30 a.m. (0330 GMT) train from Ankara to the ce...

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