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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 »...

Quigley talks Russia: Congressman says investigation “more important than Watergate”

Quigley talks Russia: Congressman says investigation “more important than Watergate”

Evelyn Baker

September 25, 2017


Filed under Nation & World

Congressman Mike Quigley, who sits on the House Intelligence Committee, appeared at DePaul Law on Thursday, Sept. 21 for a half-hour interview. There, he answered questions from former federal prosecutor Renato Mariotti before a classroom of 50 to 60 individuals of all ages about the congressional ro...

DePaul dignity rally fails to produce calls to action

DePaul dignity rally fails to produce calls to action

Danielle Ortiz

September 11, 2017


Filed under Opinions

“DePaul: Dignity for All” was the catchphrase of the rally. The event featured different community figures reading scripted promises of intolerance for hate, protecting human dignity, along with a list of different identities. It was quick, around 20 minutes long, and the rally raised a lot more qu...

2,052 miles to San Juan, Chicago’s historical proximity to Puerto Rico requires us to start paying attention

2,052 miles to San Juan, Chicago’s historical proximity to Puerto Rico requires us to start paying attention

Amber Colón

September 11, 2017


Filed under Opinions

When Hurricane Irma blazed through several Caribbean islands before finally hitting Florida this weekend, one of the many impoverished places that it grazed was Puerto Rico. As Chicago has one of the largest Puerto Rican communities in the United States, the long lasting effects of Irma on the Puerto...

DePaul Democrats advocate for universal healthcare

DePaul Democrats advocate for universal healthcare

Brenden Moore

February 20, 2017


Filed under News

Hoping to further drive the grassroots activism that has galvanized progressives in the wake of President Donald Trump’s election, members of the DePaul Democrats are lending their voices to the cause, one phone call at a time. Read More »...

American carnage vs. hope and change in Washington, D.C. last week

American carnage vs. hope and change in Washington, D.C. last week

Brenden Moore

January 30, 2017


Filed under News, Politics

In a sense, the events of Washington D.C. are one continuous house party. With an open invitation, folks from across the country and around the world arrive, stay awhile — perhaps even indulge in the pleasures of This Town — and eventually go home. Read More »...

Chicagoans bus to DC for inauguration protests

Chicagoans bus to DC for inauguration protests

Rachel Hinton

January 23, 2017


Filed under News, Politics

Thursday’s crisp weather didn’t stop activists. Their sharpied-signs and neck pillows blew haplessly in the wind as they waited to board buses to protest the incoming Trump Administration. Before the buses rolled in they talked in small groups about previous protests they’d attended and where th...

Trump supporters celebrate on inauguration day

Trump supporters celebrate on inauguration day

Brenden Moore

January 23, 2017


Filed under News, Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. — After facing ridicule from acquaintances, friends, family and pressure from popular culture, a feeling of vindication swirled around the National Mall as supporters of Donald Trump celebrated the billionaire’s inauguration as the 45th president of the U.S. Friday afternoon. R...

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