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The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Lincoln Yards site currently stands completed grounded and paved, awaiting Sterling Bays development to begin. The people behind the site promise that the community will benefit from increased tourism and opportunities for store owners, but those assurances are not logical when put into perspective.

Mayor Emanuel to delay vote on $2B tax deals for developers of Lincoln Yards, ‘The 78’

Associated Press April 8, 2019

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has agreed at the request of incoming mayor Lori Lightfoot to delay votes on tax packages worth about $2 billion for a pair of development projects. “In our first meeting,...

Bill Daley speaks during a news conference in Chicago on Feb. 8. Daley is aiming to follow in his father and brother’s footsteps by running for mayor.

Bill Daley aims to make his own mark with mayoral campaign

Madi Garner, Contributing Writer February 18, 2019

In the wake of Rahm Emanuel leaving office, Chicago’s mayoral race started off as a free-for-all. With so many candidates it’s hard to pinpoint who is who, who actually has a chance and what their...

Chance the Rapper will donate $1 million to mental health services

Chance the Rapper will donate $1 million to mental health services

Emma Oxnevad, Asst. News Editor October 15, 2018

Chance the Rapper, born Chancellor Bennett, will be launching a charitable initiative called My State of Mind, a branch of his larger organzaiton SocialWorks. According to the official...

A rendering by MAD Architects of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. The museum will no longer be built in Chicago.  (Photo courtesy of MAD Architects)

Lucas Museum not to be built in Chicago

Jackson Danbeck July 5, 2016

The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will no longer be built in Chicago, “Star Wars” founder George Lucas announced June 24. Since November 2014, Lucas’ plan to build the $400 million museum...

Emanuel proposes raising smoking age to 21

Emanuel proposes raising smoking age to 21

Kyle Woosley January 24, 2016

Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced an ordinance that would raise the age of purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21 years old. The ordinance, which also includes tax and price hikes along with an age increase,...

Chicago citizens deserve community control of police

Chicago citizens deserve community control of police

Danielle Harris December 14, 2015

With the Department of Justice announcing it will investigate the Chicago Police Department (CPD) and hundreds of protesters calling for the resignation of Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County State...

Watch: Chicago protesters call for Emanuels 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. Here, 16-year-old protester Lamon...

Loop protesters call for Emanuels resignation

Loop protesters call for Emanuel’s resignation

Brenden Moore December 9, 2015

Protesters marched through the Loop, up the Magnificent Mile and down the Gold Coast Wednesday as they called for the resignation of Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez...

Attendees dissatisfied with Emanuels apology for police shooting

Attendees dissatisfied with Emanuel’s apology for police shooting

Rachel Hinton December 9, 2015

In a special meeting Wednesday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel addressed aldermen, police and the public about the Chicago Police Department, the new task force and plans for moving forward. After the meeting, demonstrators...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel makes his victory speech at Plumbers Union hall the night of Tuesday, April 7. (Danielle Harris / The DePaulia)

Commentary: Rahm Emanuel reigns on in Chicago

Brenden Moore April 12, 2015

“Chicago ain’t ready for reform yet,” said former 43rd Ward Alderman Paddy Bauler upon his victory over a reform candidate in 1939. Indeed, this line became one of folklore as Chicago went from...

Chuy Garcia concedes to Rahm Emanuel: We didnt lose today, we tried today

Chuy Garcia concedes to Rahm Emanuel: “We didn’t lose today, we tried today”

Megan Deppen April 7, 2015

Shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday night it was announced that Jesus "Chuy" Garcia had called incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel to concede in the first mayoral runoff in Chicago history. "The people of Chicago...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel makes his victory speech at Plumbers Union hall the night of Tuesday, April 7. (Danielle Harris / The DePaulia)

Mayor Rahm Emanuel re-elected in Chicago runoff

Brenden Moore April 7, 2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel could finally declare victory Tuesday night after capturing the outright majority that eluded him six weeks ago. With the majority of precincts reporting, the mayor leads challenger...

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