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OPINION: Don’t pity the accused: sexual assault allegations don’t hurt men

OPINION: Don’t pity the accused: sexual assault allegations don’t hurt men

Emma Oxnevad, Opinions Editor

September 23, 2019

It’s a familiar media narrative: A prominent, powerful man is accused of sexual misconduct. All the major news outlets chase the story, trying to pin down the accuracy of the claims made by the accuser. Then the skeptics come in. Social media users are suddenly decorated detectives, poking holes in per...

An institution of complacency and short memories

An institution of complacency and short memories

Doug Klain, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2018

DePaul University, like many institutions, has had its fair share of scandals. Generally when something goes wrong at an institution, interested parties voice their opinion and the institution makes corrections accordingly. A perfect example of this exchange occurred with the Trump administration’s fa...

Campus conservatives say they are oppressed, others beg to differ

Campus conservatives say they are oppressed, others beg to differ

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018

President Donald Trump often speaks about the “Forgotten American:” the average wage earner in middle America who feels as if their voice hasn’t been heard by elites in Washington, D.C. Unfortunately, the “Forgotten American” is also at DePaul in the form of conservative students whose voi...

Music scene shaken by sexual abuse, some criticize friends of abusers for staying silent

Mackenzie Murtaugh, Opinions Editor

September 10, 2018

In this post-#MeToo moment, when a formerly empowering pioneer such as Asia Argento is an alleged abuser as deplorable as Kevin Spacey, the line between allies and charlatans can be blurred almost to the point of erasure. Impostors, those specifically setting out to further a social movement in order to p...

The transparency of Trump’s lies

The transparency of Trump’s lies

Mackenzie Murtaugh, Opinions Editor

February 5, 2018

On Jan. 30, President Trump delivered his first State of the Union address. Trump tackled taxation, unemployment, immigration, foreign policy and other topics in the 90-minute speech. News outlets were quick to release fact-checks of the information stated by Trump, with the New York Times citing 15 dif...

Jerusalem: the capital for the Jewish people

Jerusalem: the capital for the Jewish people

Michael Adato, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2018

In a time of high tensions in the Middle East, it is of the utmost importance that the actuality on the ground is recognized by both sides. The United States has historically seen bipartisan support for Israel, and the President’s decision to recognize Jerusalem the capital of Israel on Dec. 6, 20...

Student recalls memories of Father Holtschneider and his legacy

Student recalls memories of Father Holtschneider and his legacy

Fabrice Lakina

May 30, 2017

Rev. Dennis Holtschneider, C.M. has been serving as DePaul University’s President for the past 13 years. As he prepares to step down as DePaul‘s president at the end of this academic year, I wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you to him for all the work he has done during his tenure as...

White House attempts to silence the press, lethal to the American people

White House attempts to silence the press, lethal to the American people

Daniel Reyes

May 29, 2017

The U.S. public has been spoon fed information from the White House for over 85 years since the days of Franklin D. Roosevelt's appointment of the very first White House Press Secretary, Stephen Early. It is a tradition that has remained constant through each presidency. Read More »...

Lack of employment and growing student loans leave grads walking into an uncertain future

Madeline Cruz

May 29, 2017

As families and friends gather to take photos and congratulate the recent graduates for all their hard work and accomplishments, we have to think about what is really being celebrated. Unfortunately for many students, their future includes unemployment and student loans. Read More »...

New center for undocumented students offers opportunity, but at what cost?

New center for undocumented students offers opportunity, but at what cost?

Dirce Toca

May 29, 2017

The creation of a center dedicated to undocumented students at DePaul is just getting underway for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year. The university has already successfully created a center to serve African-American students and has stated their intention to create similar spaces for the Latinx, L...

No passing craze: RompHim here to stay

Daniel Reyes

May 21, 2017

A “new” type of clothing has become an internet sensation overnight. Although it is not a  newly released YEEZUS brand clothing, or a release of an overly expensive Urban Outfitter attire, “male rompers” have appeared overnight. With females and children having the option to wear this type of clot...

New DePaul centers will be inclusive for students of color

Jocelyn Martinez-Rosales

May 21, 2017

On May 11, DePaul’s President’s Office sent the student body an email announcing the creation of a new center for African-American students. They also stated that centers catered to the LatinX and LGBTQ student communities will shortly follow. Read More »...

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