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Comunidad Latinx Enfrenta ‘Falta de Representación’ en la Marcha de Mujeres 2020

Los manifestantes marchan por el este de Jackson Drive durante la Marcha Anual de las Mujeres en Chicago. La marcha de este año quería traer conciencia a las personas con discapacidad.

Erika Pérez, Contributing Writer

January 23, 2020

A pesar de las temperaturas heladas, las calles del centro de Chicago fueron inundadas por mujeres, ‘no binarios,’ y amigas para crear conciencia sobre temas como la falta de representación en cargos políticos, el feminicidio y el acceso a la salud médica en la Marcha de las Mujeres 2020 en C...

Page 29: DePaulia editors discuss Women’s March Chicago 2020

Page 29: DePaulia editors discuss Women's March Chicago 2020

Hannah Mitchell and Shane René

January 21, 2020

On this week's episode of Page 29, DePaulia editors who attended the Women's March Chicago 2020 have a roundtable discussion about whether or not the protest still has the impact it when it started in 2017. https://soundcloud.com/page29/page-29-depaulia-editors-discuss-womens-march-chicago-2020

Despite cold weather, Women’s March Chicago 2020 succeeds

Illinois comptroller Susana Mendoza and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot lead the annual Women’s March Chicago.

Ella Lee, Arts & Life Editor

January 19, 2020

Women and allies took to Chicago’s slush-filled streets Jan. 18 for the fourth annual, large-scale Women’s March Chicago — the last before the 2020 election. The march started at 11 a.m., but people began to line up as early as 9:30. Though the turnout was smaller than in past years, an estimate...

Feminists brave the cold for Young Women’s March Rally

Protestors gather in the Federal Plaza on Jan. 19 for the Young Women’s March Rally. This rally was done in place of the national Women’s March, but still echoed the same message of equal rights.

Emma Oxnevad, Asst. News Editor

January 28, 2019

On Jan. 19, a modest yet spirited crowd took to the streets to participate in the 2019 Young Women’s March Rally. The rally was the third Women’s March event in Chicago since 2017. Chicago’s chapter of the National’s Women March cancelled their country-wide protests in December 2018, citing hig...

Most recent Women’s March focuses on marching to the polls

Most recent Women's March focuses on marching to the polls

Xavier Ortega, Photo Editor

October 15, 2018

Women's March Chicago returned to Grant Park for another rally and march on Saturday. The march comes just weeks before midterm elections, so organizers are focusing on encouraging people to vote. "As the assault on both women's rights and democracy continues in this country, women and allies are...

Who are the pink pussyhats helping?

Marchers wearing their pussyhats. (Photo courtesy of Tribune Service)

Mackenzie Murtaugh, Opinions Editor

January 29, 2018

On Jan. 21, about 300,000 people stood in solidarity at the annual Women’s March in Chicago, exceeding last year’s attendance by about 50,000. What was different about this year’s march is its focus on a “march to the polls,” encouraging women to vote and run for office in November. What was the ...

Activists hope momentum carries over to voting booth

Activists hope momentum carries over to voting booth

Yazmin Dominguez and Jonathan Ballew

January 22, 2018

Pink hats and catchy, political posters paraded down Chicago’s Loop streets for the second annual Women’s March. An estimated 300,000 attendees were recorded, approximately 50,000 more than at the march’s inception. The momentum carries on exactly a year after President Trump’s inauguratio...

D.C. women’s marchers to Trump: “Don’t get too comfortable”

An estimated crowd of a half-million people attended the Women's March on Washington on Jan. 21. (Brenden Moore/The DePaulia)

Brenden Moore

January 22, 2017

WASHINGTON D.C. -- Like many on election night, DePaul associate dean Alexandra Murphy was left “heartbroken” by Donald Trump’s election as the forty-fifth president of the United States. While no stranger to being in the political minority and saddened by the possible policy implications...

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