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Photo highlights from Charles Murray’s visit, student protest

Photo highlights from Charles Murray’s visit, student protest

Josh Leff and Amber Colón

November 2, 2017


Filed under Multimedia

The DePaulia assembled a team of four reporters and a photographer to cover controversial speaker Charles Murray on Wednesday. Only one reporter was allowed inside the event (and no recording or photography was allowed inside whatsoever). Three others stayed outside collecting interviews, photo and ...

Controversial author Charles Murray’s visit sparks student protest

Controversial author Charles Murray’s visit sparks student protest

Timothy Duke, Assistant News Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

In the pouring, freezing rain on Wednesday evening, students protested Libertarian speaker Charles Murray’s appearance at DePaul. College Republicans hosted the event inside of Cortelyou Commons with Chicago police, Public Safety and a privately contracted company providing security. Protesters first h...

Chaotic protests form in shadow of Trump’s inauguration

Chaotic protests form in shadow of Trump’s inauguration

Jessica Gresko, Michael Biesecker, and Jack Gillum

January 20, 2017


Filed under Nation & World, Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters set fires and hurled bricks in a daylong assault on the city hosting Donald Trump's inauguration, registering their rage against the new president in a series of clashes that led to more than 200 arrests. Police used pepper spray and stun grenades to prevent the chaos from...

Banners decrying ‘hate speech’ dropped in Arts & Letters Hall

Banners decrying ‘hate speech’ dropped in Arts & Letters Hall

Brenden Moore

June 1, 2016


Filed under Campus News, News

Student activists decried hate speech as they dropped banners, one stating “Hate speech ≠ free speech” and the other asking “What would Vinny do?”,  from the third and fourth floor balconies of Arts and Letters Hall this afternoon. The act comes after a week which saw political and...

Activists stage Student Center demonstration for Rekia Boyd

Activists stage Student Center demonstration for Rekia Boyd

Matthew Paras

May 19, 2016


Filed under Campus News, News

Chants of “Education is liberation, save CSU!” and “don’t pay Dante” roamed the Student Center Thursday while a banner hung from the second floor that read “don’t pay Dante. #RememberRekia.” About 15 students from various DePaul groups called for the state to deny the pension of O...

Watch: Chicago protesters call for Emanuel’s resignation

Watch: Chicago protesters call for Emanuel’s resignation

Brenden Moore

December 11, 2015


Filed under Multimedia

Protesters marched through the Loop and up towards the Gold Coast Wednesday in a protest calling for Rahm Emanuel's resignation in light of alleged police misconduct. Read More »...

DePaul students stand with Mizzou, encourage action

DePaul students stand with Mizzou, encourage action

Megan Deppen and Jessica Villagomez

November 13, 2015


Filed under Campus News, News

Black college students around the country responded to a call for solidarity this week after the president of the University of Missouri (Mizzou) stepped down in response to student-led protests against racial harassment on campus.  But the gathering at DePaul unleashed tensions within the community that demonstrated a nee...

Christian protesters speak out against Hindu chanters at DePaul Center

Christian protesters speak out against Hindu chanters at DePaul Center

Megan Deppen

August 21, 2015


Filed under Campus News, News

At about 2:30 p.m. Friday, two men holdings signs reading "Muslims kill for Allah —John 16:2" and "Muslims are evil queer liars — 1 John 2:22" shouted at a band of Hare Krishnas in front of DePaul Center at 1 E. Jackson Blvd.  Read More »...

Marching through time: The evolution of protest

Marching through time: The evolution of protest

Vanessa Bell

February 22, 2015


Filed under Focus

Despite advancements in civil rights, many issues remain unchanged Read More »...

‘Black lives matter’: Q&A with Elijah Obasanya, Chicago police violence protestor

‘Black lives matter’: Q&A with Elijah Obasanya, Chicago police violence protestor

Kevin Gross

January 11, 2015


Filed under Nation & World

The nation looked on as the indictment decisions for the police officers responsible in the deaths of African-Americans Mike Brown and Eric Gardner came out on Nov. 24 and Dec. 3. Read More »...

DePaul student demonstrators protest ‘injustice’ system

DePaul student demonstrators protest ‘injustice’ system

David Byrnes

October 2, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

[slideshow_deploy id='4126'] Dozens of students marched in Lincoln Park on Wednesday to protest police-instigated violence against young black men. The demonstration, organized by student leaders from several DePaul social justice groups, began at 5 p.m. in the Student Center, and lasted for an...

Protest over deaths in Gaza held outside Arts and Letters building

Protest over deaths in Gaza held outside Arts and Letters building

Matthew Paras

September 30, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

   (Amanda Crane/The DePaulia)   A 10-minute protest was held outside the Arts and Letters building Tuesday from multiple student groups, calling for DePaul to divest in multinational corporations and for the violence to stop in Gaza against Palestinians. Read More »...

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