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Letter to the editor: “An appeal to logic and reason”

Letter to the editor:  “An appeal to logic  and reason”

Brendan Newell, Member of the DePaul College Republicans

March 5, 2018


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Editor's note: This piece is written by a member of the College Republicans in response to The DePaulia's representation of his comments at a debate between the College Republicans and DePaul Socialists. The article he is referring to was our front page story "The Great Debate" by the Editor-In-Chief A...

Letter to the Editor: University must uphold St. Vincent de Paul legacy

Letter to the Editor: University must uphold St. Vincent de Paul legacy

Thomas Patrick Hughes, Contributing Writer

January 16, 2018


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Dear Mr. President Esteban and Dean Caltabiano, My name is Thomas Patrick Hughes and I am a graduate of the School of Music class of 2017. As an alumni of DePaul University, there have been things that I’ve taken with me since departing: my education, my passion to my craft and my strong unwaveri...

North Korea: In “the Land of Bad Options,” one option has yet to be explored

North Korea: In “the Land of Bad Options,” one option has yet to be explored

Benjamin Conboy

July 26, 2017


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North Korea has been called “the land of bad options.” It has been a long-held belief of the United States government that we have only three options to rein in the country’s nuclear initiatives: impose sanctions with the intention of depriving them of the resources necessary to function as a nat...

No true winners in Patrick Kane investigation

No true winners in Patrick Kane investigation

Fabio De Simone

October 4, 2015


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In early August, police began investigating an alleged rape in the home of Chicago Blackhawks superstar Patrick Kane in Hamburg, N.Y. Since then, the case has experienced a legal rollercoaster as evidence emerged suggesting that the accusation was false due to a lack of Patrick Kane’s DNA on the accuser’s lower body. Read More »...

DePaul SGA and the problem with secret ballots

DePaul SGA and the problem with secret ballots

Brendan Pedersen

October 4, 2015


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DePaul’s Student Government Association (SGA) convened Thursday night and faced a packed gallery of student spectators, sitting in firm protest. Read More »...

‘Feel the Bern’: Why Bernie Sanders is the ideal candidate for millennials

‘Feel the Bern’: Why Bernie Sanders is the ideal candidate for millennials

Danielle Harris

July 18, 2015


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Government Involvement Study | Create infographics Millennials are a highly coveted group among candidates in the 2016 presidential race. The generation is certainly an influential one, as 18- to 29-year-olds account for 23 percent of the U.S. population. Read More »...

Tackling the issue: time to clear the animosity and ignorance

Tackling the issue: time to clear the animosity and ignorance

Zoe Krey

September 29, 2014


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We know the statistics, we know the rumors, we know the rhetoric, but do we recognize the misconceptions? Read More »...

Do trendy Facebook challenges weaken “awareness”?

Do trendy Facebook challenges weaken “awareness”?

Emily Becker

August 21, 2014


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Facebook and other social media outlets have recently been buzzing with the new “Ice Bucket Challenge” that is intended to raise awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, or ALS for short. Read More »...

No more discrimination against the press in Ferguson

No more discrimination against the press in Ferguson

Brenden Moore

August 20, 2014


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“Let’s not glamorize the acts of criminals.” Those were the words of Captain Ron Johnson of the Missouri State Police early Tuesday morning during a press conference discussing the night’s events in Ferguson. Johnson, of course, is referencing the role of the media in the situation that has unfolded in the ...

Fragmented Ferguson, Missouri in the name of Michael Brown

Fragmented Ferguson, Missouri in the name of Michael Brown

Zoe Krey

August 18, 2014


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As the Michael Brown controversy continues to garner extensive coverage in major media outlets, the town of Ferguson, Missouri will surely never be the same. 18-year-old Brown was shot and killed by police officer, Darren Wilson, after a physical altercation, according to St. Louis County Police Chief Joe Belm...

From “The Decision” to “The Return”: LeBron James comes home to Cleveland

From “The Decision” to “The Return”: LeBron James comes home to Cleveland

Zoe Krey

July 13, 2014


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There is definitely something to be said for the unifying power of sports. At a professional level our favorite athletes become a part of our family. We cheer for them, look up to them, and just about worship them. They become something that we talk about to our friends, coworkers, neighbors, and even...

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