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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.
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...

Photo highlights from Charles Murray’s visit, student protest

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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...

Controversial author Charles Murray’s visit sparks student protest

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

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)
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...

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

Banners decrying 'hate speech' dropped in Arts & Letters Hall
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...

Activists stage Student Center demonstration for Rekia Boyd

Activists stage Student Center demonstration for Rekia Boyd
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...

Watch: Chicago protesters call for Emanuel’s resignation

Watch: Chicago protesters call for Emanuel's resignation
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. Here, 16-year-old protester Lamon...

DePaul students stand with Mizzou, encourage action

DePaul students stand with Mizzou, encourage action
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...

Christian protesters speak out against Hindu chanters at DePaul Center

Christian protesters speak out against Hindu chanters at DePaul Center
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...

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)
February 22, 2015

Despite advancements in civil rights, many issues remain unchanged It was after midnight on May 16, 2010, when the Detroit police raided a house in connection with a murder. According to reports from...

‘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)
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. “No indictment.” Outcry...

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