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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...

Controversial author Charles Murray’s visit sparks student protest

Controversial author Charles Murray’s visit sparks student protest

Benjamin Conboy, Amber Colón, and Timothy Duke

November 2, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

In the pouring, freezing rain on Wednesday evening, students protested Libertarian speaker Charles Murray’s appearance at DePaul. College Republicans hosted the event inside of Cortelyou Commons with Chicago police, Public Safety and a privately contracted company providing security. Protesters first h...

Remembering Frankie Valencia: eight years later

Remembering Frankie Valencia: eight years later

Kelly Garcia

October 31, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

If you live in Clifton-Fullerton Hall, you might have seen a plaque near the first floor lounge that reads “We ARE the future. How will you make it better? How will you be remembered?” The plaque honors DePaul senior Frankie Valencia who was shot and killed at a Halloween party on Oct. 31, 2009...

Change to library hours sparks petition, study-in

Change to library hours sparks petition, study-in

Amber Colón

October 23, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

Seniors, juniors and sophomores at DePaul remember a time when the library was open until 2 a.m during the week.  Read More »...

English department creates “Harry Potter” study abroad program

English department creates “Harry Potter” study abroad program

Ben Conboy and Dirce Toca

October 23, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

DePaul students, all aboard the Hogwarts Express! DePaul’s English department recently announced the creation of a new study abroad program for Harry Potter fans. Read More »...

Minor in climate change science and policy introduced

Minor in climate change science and policy introduced

David Stein

October 23, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

Albert Einstein famously defined insanity as “doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results.” In lieu of ignoring the results of climate change that have led to recent natural disasters, DePaul University’s assistant professor of journalism Jill Hopke is encouraging her ...

New play explores a love triangle’s quest to save a beloved museum

New play explores a love triangle’s quest to save a beloved museum

Hector Cervantes

October 23, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

A new play called “Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England” opens at the Healy Theatre of DePaul on Oct. 20 and runs through Oct. 29. Read More »...

SGA introduces new senators, updates on library hours

SGA introduces new senators, updates on library hours

Michael Lynch

October 10, 2017


Filed under News, SGA Elections

The Student Government Association recently had their Fall election. Read More »...

DePaul’s political groups hit the ground running

DePaul’s political groups  hit the ground running

Benjamin Conboy

September 18, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News, Politics

As DePaul’s political student groups hold their first meetings of the year, they are all beginning to decide how best to engage the DePaul community with their groups’ messages.  Read More »...

DePaul named 93rd safest campus, off-campus safety still an issue

DePaul named 93rd safest campus, off-campus safety still an issue

Benjamin Conboy

September 18, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

DePaul University has been named the 93rd safest college campus in the U.S. by the National Council for Home Safety and Security (NCHSS). Read More »...

DePaul’s new plan to serve diverse student populations

DePaul’s new plan to serve diverse student populations

Dirce Toca

September 11, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

The Center for Identity, Inclusion and Social Change, closed on Aug. 15, but DePaul has a new approach to continue supporting its diverse student populations.  The Center’s focus was on intersectional social justice programming and education, providing resources for marginalized students for about ...

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