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Hong Kong police clear protesters from legislature building

Police try to clear protesters with tear gas outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, during the early hours of Tuesday, July 2, 2019. Hundreds of protesters in Hong Kong swarmed into the legislature's main building Monday night, tearing down portraits of legislative leaders and spray-painting pro-democracy slogans on the walls of the main chamber as frustration over a lack of response from the administration to opposition demands boiled over.

Associated Press

July 1, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of protesters in Hong Kong swarmed into the legislature's main building Monday night, tearing down portraits of legislative leaders and spray-painting pro-democracy slogans on the walls of the main chamber as frustration over a lack of response from the administration to opposition...

March for Life protestors face off with counter-protests

With a cross in one hand, a woman joins alongside fellow protestors during the March for Life in an effort to make abortions illegal.

Maria Guerrero, Contributing Photographer

January 22, 2019

     

Photo highlights from Charles Murray’s visit, student protest

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Josh Leff and Amber Colón

November 2, 2017

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

Student protestors took turns exclaiming their disagreements out loud. (Josh Leff/The DePaulia)

Timothy Duke, Assistant News Editor

November 2, 2017

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

A parked limousine burns during a demonstration after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington. Protesters registered their rage against the new president Friday in a chaotic confrontation with police who used pepper spray and stun grenades in a melee just blocks from Donald Trump's inaugural parade route. Scores were arrested for trashing property and attacking officers.  (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Jessica Gresko, Michael Biesecker, and Jack Gillum

January 20, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Hands up, don’t shoot,” became a phrase synonymous with the Ferguson protests after the shooting of Michael Brown in August 2014. (Jamelle Bouie / Wikimedia Commons)

Vanessa Bell

February 22, 2015

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

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

People demonstrate at Michigan Ave. on the Day of Anger march, Dec. 13. (Kevin Gross / The DePaulia)

Kevin Gross

January 11, 2015

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 »...

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