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Tackling low enrollment: How DePaul is handling declining numbers

Tackling low enrollment: How DePaul is handling declining numbers

Ebony Ellis, Contributing Writer

December 14, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News, Showcase

Across the United States, enrollment at private universities has been declining because of skyrocketing costs. At DePaul, the issue is no different. According to the Institutional Research & Market Analytics (IRMA) report for DePaul, there are currently 14,816 students enrolled for the fall qu...

Meetings with the task force begin, DePaul’s future to be decided

Meetings with the task force begin, DePaul’s future to be decided

Benjamin Conboy and Jonathan Ballew

December 5, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

Members of the DePaul community gathered Nov. 15 and 16 to voice their opinions about where they would like to see DePaul in the year 2024. In the coming months, a task force consisting of university leadership will release a six-year plan that will ultimately determine what type of school DePau...

Photo highlights: University celebrates President Esteban’s inauguration

Photo highlights: University celebrates President Esteban’s inauguration

Konrad Markowski, Staff Photographer

December 5, 2017


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On Sunday, Nov. 19 Gabriel Esteban was officially sworn in as the 12th president of the University. DePaul held an inauguration at Navy Pier as a celebration to the new president.

White House photographer visits Chicago, looks back on Obama presidency

White House photographer visits Chicago, looks back on Obama presidency

Benjamin Conboy, News Editor

December 5, 2017


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Imagine having complete access to a sitting U.S. president’s every move for the duration of his time in office. That was official White House photographer Pete Souza’s experience as he followed President Barack Obama’s every move from 2009-2017. Read More »...

Rwandan genocide survivor speaks of hope and forgiveness

Rwandan genocide survivor speaks of hope and forgiveness

November 13, 2017


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As part of DePaul’s President’s Signature Series and the inauguration of President A. Gabriel Esteban, Rwandan author and motivational speaker Immaculée Ilibagiza came to DePaul University to share her experience as a survivor of the Rwandan genocide on Wednesday, Nov. 8. Read More »...

The politics of pizza: Papa John’s sales take a hit in the midst of NFL controversy

The politics of pizza: Papa John’s sales take a hit in the midst of NFL controversy

Benjamin Conboy

November 13, 2017


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When people order a pizza, they don’t often think about what that pizza’s position on First Amendment rights might be. Read More »...

DePaul Institute of Housing Studies finds neighborhood rent topping off

DePaul Institute of Housing Studies finds neighborhood rent topping off

Zainab Ikram

November 13, 2017


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The Institute of Housing Studies at DePaul University’s report on Cook County’s housing prices found some of the county’s most expensive areas’ housing prices of single-family homes flatten off. This phenomenon is occurring after the prices have been increasing steadily for many years. Read...

DePaul remembers the good and bad of the Russian Revolution

DePaul remembers the good and bad of the Russian Revolution

Hector Cervantes

November 13, 2017


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DePaul students and staff came together to remember the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution  Wednesday, Nov. 9 at the Humanities center. Read More »...

Graduate student puts Lyme disease in the limelight

Graduate student puts Lyme disease in the limelight

Amber Colón

November 13, 2017


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In February, graduate student Alex Moresco got a diagnosis that would change the course of her life. Since then, Moresco has dedicated a large portion of her time to raising awareness of Lyme disease. Read More »...

Official report: Sexual violence on campus

Official report: Sexual violence on campus

Amber Colón

November 13, 2017


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As front pages across the nation are ripe with accusations of sexual violence, the topic of sexual assault is still a hot topic on campuses across the country. In 2015, the Illinois state legislature passed the “Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education Act,” or 110 ILCS 205. Read More &raqu...

Refuse Fascism protests off to a slow start

Refuse Fascism protests off to a slow start

Jonathan Ballew and Skyler Stallings

November 13, 2017


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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 »...

Online community takes DePaul students on an odyssey

Online community takes DePaul students on an odyssey

Erica Carbajal

November 13, 2017


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A viral article titled “I Am A Female And I Am So Over Feminists” by Gina Davis at the University of South Florida took off with thousands of shares after the Women’s Marches last year. It gained traction on a student run-website called The Odyssey. Read More »...

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