Why I Am Voting

  By Kiran Misra When I first watched this video, the question “Who benefits from this exploitation?" haunted me for days. I thought about it when eating at Bartlett, when debating in my Human Dignity class. “Who benefits from this exploitation?” I know who does. People like me, who have remained politically inactive for years, … Continue reading Why I Am Voting


Check out our UC Dems “Campaigning” Page!

Be sure to bookmark our website's "Campaigning" tab for live updates on events, volunteer opportunities, and ways you can get involved on all the local, state, and national races in the Chicago area. The Illinois Primary falls on Tuesday, March 15th, 2016 – (Note: this is the Primary for ALL races, not just Presidential) Also feel … Continue reading Check out our UC Dems “Campaigning” Page!

UC Dems Exec Board Election Results!

UC Democrats Executive Board Election RESULTS Thank you to all who turned out for our election on February 22, 2016! Congratulations to the the UC Dems Executive Board for 2016-2017: President – Rachel Neuburger Executive Director – Mikala Cohen Treasurer – Mary McNicholas Events Director – Daniel Jellins Communication Directors (2) – Hadiya Hewitt & … Continue reading UC Dems Exec Board Election Results!

Typical Musings from Dems Meetings

By Rachel Neuburger The UC Dems meet on Thurdays at 6:00 pm in Harper 145. Come out tonight to hear from Daniel Comeaux (BA '14), a UC Dems Alum who now works at Civic Consulting Alliance! Last Thursday, the UC Dems met in Harper to chat about the state of the 2016 presidential race. In … Continue reading Typical Musings from Dems Meetings

A Primer on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Timeline of land transfers between Israel and Palestine The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is characterized by its deeply rooted polarizing nature. The themes of nations, homelands, and ownership are all enveloped in the conflict. The background of the conflict resides in the United Nations Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel on the 14th of … Continue reading A Primer on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict