The DePaulia

Editorial: Food and Identity

Margaret Thompson

April 11, 2011

Filed under Nation & World

In the States, "Mexican food" was always at the top of my list of favorites. Refried beans, guacamole, nachos, tacos, and – dare I say it – the occasional late night Queso Crunchwrap Supreme from Taco Bell. I knew when I traveled to southern Mexico, these "Tex-Mex" dishes probably wouldn't ap...

Quran burning erupts in global outrage, reflection in Chicago

Sachiko Yoshitsugu

April 11, 2011

Filed under Nation & World

In the days following large protests in Afghanistan over the publicized burning of a Quran on March 20 at a Florida Evangelical Church, protests erupted across many parts of the world. At DePaul University, many members of the community felt burning may put troops in harms way by injuring the nation's im...

Students unsatisfied with DePaul’s efforts to aid Pakistani flood victims

Michael Corio

September 27, 2010

Filed under Nation & World

In late July, the monsoon rain that brings the moisture necessary for rice, wheat, potatoes and a host of other agricultural crops began in the northern Pakistani province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. For farmers during the peak rice-growing season, it was a welcome sight; the moisture seemed substantial this...

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