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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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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 »...

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