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Study abroad trip to Israel reviewed following State Department advisory

Study abroad trip to Israel reviewed following State Department advisory

Graciella Saucedo-Riviera, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Campus News, News, Showcase

A few months ago, the United States Department of State Travel adjusted the way that it measures its worldwide travel warning system. Now, those changes in the State Department’s reporting procedure are having effects on some of DePaul’s study abroad programs. In January the Department of State Travel li...

The great debate

The great debate

Amber Colón, Editor in Chief

February 19, 2018


Filed under Campus News, News, Showcase

In an evening rife with political disagreements, perhaps nothing was as shocking as DePaul College Republicans member Brenden Newell’s comments towards the end of Tuesday’s debate between the Republicans and DePaul Socialists. “I would’ve rather had a person (in office) who mildly sexually assaulted...

“By any means necessary”: DePaul Socialists remember Malcolm X

“By any means necessary”: DePaul Socialists remember Malcolm X

April Lane, Assistant Online Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Campus News, News, Showcase

During the height of the Civil Rights Movement in the mid-50s, while Martin Luther King Jr. offered a message of justice by way of peace, Malcolm X led an alternative movement focused on combating racism by enforcing the values of black empowerment, liberation and achieving social justice “by any means ...

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

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, News Editor

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


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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 »...

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