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Nationwide protests in Chile garner little U.S. attention

Nationwide protests in Chile garner little U.S. attention

Kelly Garcia, Contributing Writer

November 11, 2019

Protests in Chile have been escalating since mid-October amidst decades of tension over high student debt, economic inequality and a broken welfare system, with students at the forefront of the resistance.  Protests began about a month ago when high school students organized a campaign of fare-dod...

Thousands protest during Trump’s visit to Chicago

Thousands protest during Trump’s visit to Chicago

Keira Wingate and Bianca Cseke

October 29, 2019

President Donald Trump came to Chicago on Monday for the first time since he became president. As he called the city an “embarrassment to the country” during this speech at the annual gathering of the International Association of Chiefs of Police at McCormick Place, thousands protested his visit i...

Protestors take to the streets across the US to protect Mueller investigation

Protestors take to the streets across the US to protect Mueller investigation

Marin Scott, Nation & World Editor

November 12, 2018

In the past week Democrats have taken back the House of Representatives, Republicans have maintained a hold on the Senate and the U.S. has seen the largest voter turnout since 1966. Since the elections, there has been the resignation of former Attorney General Jeff Sessions and nationwide protests erupte...

Chicago students rally together against Brett Kavanaugh

Chicago students rally together against Brett Kavanaugh

Daniel Schirmer, Copy Editor

October 8, 2018

A walkout spearheaded by DePaul’s Students for Reproductive Justice (SRJ) was staged on the Lincoln Park campus on Oct. 4. In preparation for a larger rally at the American Bar Association in River North, about 75 students gathered in the quad and took turns voicing their distaste for t...

Leaving the headscarf behind

Leaving the headscarf behind

Brian Pearlman, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

It appears to have started with Vida Movahed, a 31-year-old Iranian woman: Standing on a utility box on a busy street corner in Tehran, she quietly waved her headscarf as if it were a white flag while her long hair flowed behind her. This protest against Iran’s compulsory hijab laws quickly sparked a social ...

Refuse Fascism protests off to a slow start

Refuse Fascism protests off to a slow start

Jonathan Ballew and Skyler Stallings

November 13, 2017

Despite cold and rainy weather conditions, a crowd of over one hundred activists gathered at Federal Plaza on Nov. 4. The protest was the first in a series of demonstrations scheduled to last until the 18th. Read More »...

Murray brings the fury

Murray brings the fury

Timothy Duke, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2017

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

Nation & World Briefs: Sept. 18, 2017

Nation & World Briefs: Sept. 18, 2017

The Associated Press

September 18, 2017

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Update: Man charged with misdemeanor after alleged knife attack on DePaul’s campus

Update: Man charged with misdemeanor after alleged knife attack on DePaul’s campus

Rachel Hinton

May 31, 2017

A 36-year-old male identified as Patrick Fallon has been charged with misdemeanor reckless conduct/ bodily harm after allegedly slashing a man with a knife near DePaul's Student Center on Tuesday. It is unconfirmed whether the altercation was related to the rally and protests near the Student Center. Fallon...

Man stabbed on DePaul’s campus during protests Tuesday night

Man stabbed on DePaul’s campus during protests Tuesday night

Ben Gartland, Rachel Hinton, and Danielle Church

May 30, 2017

DePaul Public Safety confirmed multiple eyewitnesses accounts that a person was stabbed on DePaul University’s campus Tuesday evening. It is unclear whether the altercation was related to the rally held near the Student Center earlier that evening. In an email sent out to the University community...

Protests show multicultural unity

Yazmin Dominguez

July 18, 2016

This past weekend, downtown Chicago had a large array of protests deriving from its streets. Among the yearly Taste of Chicago festival taking place on Columbus drive, there were Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests carrying on throughout the three day festival up until Monday of this week. On Jul...

Black Leadership Coalition releases statement on Yiannopoulos event

Black Leadership Coalition releases statement on Yiannopoulos event

Mariah Woelfel

June 9, 2016

On Thursday, The DePaulia received a five-page statement from the DePaul University Black Leadership Coalition (DPUBLC). The statement is in reaction to events leading up to and following the Milo Yiannopoulos event held by DePaul College Republicans on May 24. This is the statement in its ent...

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