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Politically inspired fashion is in this season

Politically inspired fashion is in this season

Jack Breslin, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Opinions

Conservative political activist Candace Owens made false claims last month that Yeezy designer Kanye West was helping her design an anti-democratic clothing brand called Blexit, which would encourage black Democrats to turn Republican. West, who was notoriously conservative last month, now claims he...

Pritzker wins battle of the bank accounts in Illinois

Pritzker wins battle of the bank accounts in Illinois

Rosbelis Quinonez and Ryan Witry, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under News

Democrat J.B. Pritzker rode a green wave of record-breaking spending as he seized the Illinois governor’s office from Republican incumbent Gov. Bruce Rauner in a midterm election that generated unusually high turnout. Pritzker, the billionaire heir to the Hyatt Hotel fortune, won easily after pour...

Kash Jackson hopes voters can ignore his past and vote Libertarian

Kash Jackson hopes voters can ignore his past and vote Libertarian

Ella Lee, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under News

The Illinois Libertarian Party’s gubernatorial candidate says past allegations of wife-beating and threatening a family-court judge have no bearing on who he is today. Grayson “Kash” Jackson says he wants to be recognized as an honorable Navy veteran, a former drill instructor and a ...

Forced off campus, TPUSA event goes off without a fuss

Forced off campus, TPUSA event goes off without a fuss

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under News

DePaul University’s Turning Point USA (TPUSA) chapter was scheduled to host their “Campus Clash” tour event with conservative activists Charlie Kirk and Candace Owens Tuesday Oct. 16, but both the “campus” and “clash” failed to make an appearance. After DePaul denied the event permission...

Iran’s president blames US after attack on military parade

Iran’s president blames US after attack on military parade

Associated Press

September 24, 2018


Filed under Nation & World

Iran's president on Sunday accused an unnamed U.S.-allied country in the Persian Gulf of being behind a terror attack on a military parade that killed 25 people and wounded 60. Hassan Rouhani's comments came as Iran's Foreign Ministry also summoned Western diplomats over them allegedly providing havens...

DePaul alum who triggered Russia investigation sentenced

DePaul alum who triggered Russia investigation sentenced

Tolga Bozoglu, Associated Press

September 10, 2018


Filed under Nation & World, Showcase

George Papadopoulos, the Trump campaign adviser who triggered the Russia investigation, was sentenced to 14 days in prison Friday by a judge who said he had placed his own interests above those of the country. Papadopoulos, the first campaign aide sentenced in special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoin...

Democrats make final attempt to block Kavanaugh nomination

Democrats make final attempt to block Kavanaugh nomination

J. Scott Applewhite, Associated Press

September 10, 2018


Filed under Nation & World

Senate Democrats mounted a last, ferocious attempt Thursday to paint Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as a foe of abortion rights and a likely defender of President Donald Trump if he makes it to the high court. But their chances of blocking Trump's nominee seemed to fade away by the end...

Political science undergraduates register fellow students to vote

Political science undergraduates register fellow students to vote

Brian Pearlman, Copy Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under News

“Hi, we’re trying to register people to vote – only takes two minutes,” said DePaul senior Seamus O’Connor on a warm Monday afternoon in the Lincoln Park Quad. The small group of students he was addressing smiled politely. “I’m already registered in my home state,” said one. “No t...

‘You don’t want no problems:’ Chance gets political

‘You don’t want no problems:’ Chance gets political

Jonathan Ballew, Asst. News Editor

March 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Chance Bennet, better known as Chance the Rapper, made a highly anticipated appearance at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art on Monday. While the conversation between Chance and South Side journalist Adrienne Samuels Gibbs had a heavy focus on Chance’s artistic process, the two were not afraid to...

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


Filed under Opinions

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...

Women’s work

Women’s work

Kate Graham, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life

Emerging from the January chill in her overalls and pink knit hat, Kristi Durkin rushes to sit down, rummages in her pockets for a scrap piece of paper and a pen, and begins to write a sketch idea on the back of a receipt. It’s an idea for a character based on the guy in her previous film class wh...

Drama in the DNC

Drama in the DNC

Evelyn Baker

November 13, 2017


Filed under Nation & World

Is it all part of politics as usual, some voters may find themselves asking at the end of a few weeks that included an unusual burst of political drama on both sides of party lines. Some revelations of which may affect the active Millennial Democrat’s future vote. Read More »...

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