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The line between hate speech and free speech persists on college campuses

The line between hate speech and free speech persists on college campuses

Yazmin Dominguez

September 11, 2016

In a letter to its incoming freshman class of 2020, University of Chicago's Dean of Students John Ellison, amongst welcoming and congratulatory words, made clear that the prestigious institution did not support the notion of safe spaces, trigger warnings, or the cancelation of controversial speaker...

Superdelegates, electoral college diminish voter influence

Superdelegates, electoral college diminish voter influence

Rachel Hinton

May 8, 2016

Every election cycle brings something new to mull over. Read More »...

When lyrics aren’t enough, artists cannot be considered activists

When lyrics aren’t enough, artists cannot be considered activists

Danielle Church

May 7, 2016

There is no doubt Beyoncé is a brilliant artist with some of the catchiest songs out there right now, especially with the release of her latest album “Lemonade.” There is, however, a major concern about the amount of people who worship her for being a political activist because in reality, she...

Professor addresses increasing need for financial reform

Professor addresses increasing need for financial reform

Keith Jacks Gamble

February 28, 2016

Higher education is at a crossroads. Its institutions are being squeezed by competitive pressure and poked by stringent governmental and legal oversight. Most schools are headed down the road paved by the corporate model: cut costs, increase revenues and focus on improving metrics and the bottom line.  Read More »...

Kesha’s battle with Sony Music highlights bigger ethical issues

Kesha’s battle with Sony Music highlights bigger ethical issues

Erin Yarnall

February 28, 2016

After a lengthy court case and her career being stalled for two years, Kesha’s future is still up in the air. The pop singer, whose full name is Kesha Sebert, is known for her glittery style and fun-loving songs including “Tik Tok” and “Die Young.” But the artist has taken a more serious tone as of late, as she’s been engulfed in a legal battle with her record l...

The myth of ‘backdoor’ data access

The myth of ‘backdoor’ data access

Nicholas Oviatt

January 31, 2016

The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) has been turning many heads the past few years over its controversial surveillance program. Read More »...

Chicago police unions push to destroy decades of complaints

Chicago police unions push to destroy decades of complaints

Kate Kownacki

January 31, 2016

The term “non-racist” has been floating around social media recently as a result of a video published by The Guardian. Read More »...

An adjunct professor’s letter to Father Holtschneider

Brendan McQuade

January 24, 2016

On Jan. 14, , DePaul University faculty received a letter addressing a campaign by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) to unionize DePaul’s contingent faculty.  Read More »...

The parking ‘dibs’ dilemma

The parking ‘dibs’ dilemma

Danielle Harris

January 24, 2016

Considering the city’s nickname “Chiberia,” it’s obvious Chicago winters are no walk in the park. From trudging down the sidewalk through icy sludge to waiting at the ‘L’ huddled under a heat lamp next to strangers, the colder months are generally not very kind to residents of the Windy City. And while we all bon...

Chipotle comeback likely

Chipotle comeback likely

JohnFranco Joyce

January 24, 2016

Chipotle’s Jackson Boulevard location on DePaul’s Loop campus continues to attract droves of hungry students and working Chicagoans. Nationwide, however, the corporate chain is conducting major damage control amidst an outbreak of foodborne illness in late 2015 that affected hundreds of Chipotle customers. Read More »...

DePaul MAP recipients face uncertain future

DePaul MAP recipients face uncertain future

Yazmin Dominguez

November 15, 2015

The reminder is on every computer monitor on both campuses. Blue and white posters with the #MAPMatters logo demanding the attention of the 23,799 students at DePaul. Read More »...

Starbucks holiday cups prompt internet outrage

Starbucks holiday cups prompt internet outrage

Fabio De Simone

November 13, 2015

Starbucks has historically used Christmas iconography to decorate their cups during the holiday season. Read More »...

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