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The DePaulia

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The DePaulia

Students protest on DePaul Universitys campus in Chicagos Lincoln Park neighborhood on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023. The event, organized by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), was part of a nationwide student protest calling for a ceasefire in the Middle East.

‘Stop the silence’: DePaul students join nationwide protests in support of Palestinians

Jacqueline Cardenas, La DePaulia Editor-in-Chief October 30, 2023

DePaul students called upon university leaders to support the end of Israel’s siege on Gaza as part of a nationwide student walkout on Oct 25.  Students left their classrooms and met in front of...

Protesters march at the Chicago Coalition for Justice in Palestine’s Stop the U.S. Backed Genocide against Gaza rally on Oct. 21, 2023, in Chicago.

BREAKING: Protest in downtown Chicago calls for cease-fire and support for Palestine

Lucia Preziosi, News Editor October 21, 2023

Editor’s Note: The DePaulia’s fundamental commitment to truth means it must report without fear or favor. We are dedicated to reporting stories that affect the lives of DePaul community members and...

Beyond Chicago: DePaul students celebrate holiday traditions around the world

Holly Jenvey, Contributing Writer December 25, 2019

As soon as Fall Quarter came to a close, many students left DePaul’s campuses either to kick back and ring in the holidays with family or continued studying over the December Intersession. While many...

Beyond Chicago: DePaul students celebrate holiday traditions from around the world

Holly Jenvey, Contributing Writer December 25, 2019

As soon as Fall Quarter came to a close, many students left DePaul’s campuses either to kick back and ring in the holidays with family or continued studying over the December Intersession. While many...

Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz, left, Esther Hayut, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Israel, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attend a memorial service for former President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem on Sept. 19, 2019.

Israel’s political future uncertain amid election deadlock

Brian Pearlman, Nation & World Editor September 23, 2019

Israel’s second round of elections in six months appeared Sunday to leave the country’s political future in doubt, even as Israeli President Reuven Rivlin began talks with representatives of the elected...

Poland summit: What to expect at this weeks U.S.-sponsored Ministerial to promote Peace and Security in the Middle East

Poland summit: What to expect at this week’s U.S.-sponsored “Ministerial to promote Peace and Security in the Middle East”

Brian Pearlman, Nation & World Editor February 11, 2019

It was announced in early January: an international summit in Warsaw on February 13-14, sponsored by Poland and the U.S., with a focus on Iran and the Middle East. While the State Department said...

Palestinian stabs American-Israeli man to death

Mahmoud Illean, Associated Press September 17, 2018

Nation & World Brief: September 17 A Palestinian assailant on Sunday fatally stabbed an Israeli settler outside a busy mall in the West Bank. The victim was identified as Ari Fuld, a U.S.-born...

U.S. President Donald Trump declares formal recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel during a statement on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017 in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery | Abaca Press)

Pro-Israel and pro-Palestine groups on campus don’t see eye-to-eye

Neil Sengupta, Contributing Writer January 29, 2018

In a heated political climate, the conflict between Israel and Palestine is among the more controversial issues in politics today. On the DePaul campus two student groups, Students for Justice in Palestine...

Photo by Muhummad Mallick

Students for Justice in Palestine protest US policies, Israeli detentions

Timothy Duke, Contributing Writer January 22, 2018

Despite frigid, blustery conditions, Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) marched and held a rally at DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus on Jan. 18, 2018. Protesters stood in solidarity with prisoners and...

Ahed Tamimi is brought to a courtroom inside the Ofer military prison near Jerusalem, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. Tamimi, 16, was filmed in December pushing, kicking and slapping Israeli soldiers, who stood by silently.  (Mahmoud Illean | AP)

Statement: Student group refuses to acknowledge Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Students for Justice in Palestine January 22, 2018

DePaul’s Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) would like to strongly condemn the recent announcement made by President Trump on Dec. 6, 2017, declaring Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Under the...

The group posed for a picture atop Mount Bental in the Golan Heights near Israel’s northeastern border with Syria.
(Photo courtesy of Olivia Adams)

With tensions high, student leaders travel to Israel

Benjamin Conboy, News Editor January 8, 2018

Amid tense geopolitical strife, student leaders traveled to Israel to learn about the Israel-Palestine conflict and Middle Eastern culture in a trip sponsored by the Jewish United Fund. They covered ground...

(Photo courtesy of Cameron Erickson and Lyric Metroplos)

Remarkable diversity of the pro-Israel community at DePaul

Cameron Erickson and Lyric Metroplos March 22, 2015

When people hear the term ‘Israel Advocate’ a certain connotation may come into mind. When we both arrived to campus – Cameron in 2011, and Lyric in 2014 – we had very little passion or connection...

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