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Dysfunctional Discipline

Dysfunctional Discipline

DePaulia Investigation

March 5, 2018


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It started as an average October evening last fall for seven fraternity members at DePaul. They decided that they were going to get together and hang out at the apartment of Matthew, one of their frat brothers. Like any night together, the men were laughing, goofing around and having a good time. As the ev...

DePaul recognized as a top military-friendly college

DePaul recognized as a top military-friendly college

Jonathan Ballew, Assistant News Editor

March 5, 2018


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The SR Education Group has ranked DePaul as one of 2018’s “Top Military-Friendly Online Colleges.” The ranking puts DePaul among 60 other colleges to earn the distinction. The SR Education Group, a leading educational ranking publication, said colleges that made the list “provide strong mi...

Law professor draws ire of students after using ‘N-word’ in lecture

Law professor draws ire of students after using ‘N-word’ in lecture

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

March 5, 2018


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DePaul College of Law professor Donald Harmann is under fire from students for using the N-word multiple times in a lecture to his criminal law class on Feb. 22 and refusing to apologize in following classes. During that class, Harmann says he was posing a hypothetical situation — a standard teach...

DePaul fails at discipline transparency

DePaul fails at discipline transparency

DePaulia Investigation

March 5, 2018


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The disciplinary process at DePaul is conducted in secrecy. Students who have gone through it say they are kept in the dark, and the information that the university does release is negligible. The university won’t reveal how many students are suspended, expelled or otherwise sanctioned. The DePau...

DePaul administration defends free speech after denying Steven Crowder

DePaul administration defends free speech after denying Steven Crowder

Jonathan Ballew, Assistant News Editor

February 26, 2018


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DePaul has found itself in the spotlight for receiving an award from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) — only this award isn’t the type most universities hope to win. FIRE awarded DePaul the inaugural “lifetime censorship award” for, what they say, is a pattern of atta...

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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

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