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Journalists Lester Holt, Ben Welsh honored by university

Journalists Lester Holt, Ben Welsh honored by university

Rachel Hinton

April 23, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

Thursday was a day of festivities and nostalgia as DePaul’s Center for Journalism Integrity & Excellence hosted NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt and data journalist for the Los Angeles Times Ben Welsh April 20 to honor the two former Chicago journalists with the center’s first journalist of...

Annual rally turns attention to international sexual violence

Annual rally turns attention to international sexual violence

Amber Colón Nuñez

April 23, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

For the past decade or so, Feminist Front has hosted “Take Back The Night,” a rally aimed at shedding light on sexual assault. This year, students decided to challenge the history of “Take Back The Night,” by expanding it to be inclusive of those who have experienced gendered and racial violence...

Alleged SGA election infraction could impede a transparent process

Alleged SGA election infraction could impede a transparent process

Rachel Hinton and Jessica Villagomez

April 16, 2017


Filed under News, SGA Elections

Though the campaign “season” for those interested in being president and vice president of DePaul’s Student Government Association (SGA) is barely underway, there have already been allegations of an election infraction that could impact the fairness of the results. Read More »...

Students explain drug usage and the easy access to them on campus

Students explain drug usage and the easy access to them on campus

Danielle Harris

April 10, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

Access to prescription medications like Adderall and Xanax is, for many DePaul students, just a phone call away. Read More »...

Social media outlets like Twitter are shaking up the news industry

Social media outlets like Twitter are shaking up the news industry

Cody Corrall

April 9, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

A former editor for the San Jose Mercury News fears for the future of journalism in a Twitter-dominated media industry. Read More »...

University announces 2017 commencement speakers

University announces 2017 commencement speakers

Rachel Hinton

April 9, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

With around two months left before the bulk of the graduation ceremonies, DePaul announced the speakers for each of the graduation ceremonies slated for mid-May and June. Read More »...

Law students volunteer at juvenile detention center

Law students volunteer at juvenile detention center

Rachel Hinton

April 2, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

While many students were relaxing or seeing family over their spring breaks, a group of 12 DePaul students was teaching legal lessons to teenagers at the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC) as part of a collaboration between three law centers to help DePaul students understand the juvenile justic...

Lecture on neo-facism dissects power, privilege and U.S. politics

Lecture on neo-facism dissects power, privilege and U.S. politics

Tariqah Shakir

April 2, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

University of Connecticut professor Lewis R. Gordon gave a lecture titled “On Neo-Fascism” March 29 in Courtelyou Commons. Sponsored by the Department of Educational Policy Studies and Research, Gordon’s lecture focused on the meaning and significance of neo-fascism and its rise in American society. ...

Required alcohol education programs educate college students on risks of binge drinking

Required alcohol education programs educate college students on risks of binge drinking

Amy Betulius

April 2, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

Universities have highlighted the issue of binge drinking by requiring incoming freshmen students to complete alcohol education programs such as AlcoholEdu and Haven. According to the DePaul University student affairs website, the university is one of hundreds of institutions nationwide requiring ev...

DePaul student shot after mugging

DePaul student shot after mugging

Kaitlyn Roberts

April 2, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

According to a Public Safety alert, an 18-year-old male DePaul student “was a victim of attempted robbery” while walking home around 1 a.m. Tuesday morning. The student was “approached by two individuals who (demanded) money” on the 1100 block of W. Lill Ave. and was shot in the leg when he a...

String of crimes against students occur near Lincoln Park campus

String of crimes against students occur near Lincoln Park campus

Danielle Harris

April 2, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

A DePaul student was shot  in the leg around 1 a.m. March 28 in an apartment on the 1100 block of West Lill Street, less than half a mile from the Lincoln Park campus. According to the Public Safety alert, “the student was taken to Illinois Masonic Hospital for treatment,” where his injuries wer...

DePaul students arrested after selling Xanax to undercover police

DePaul students arrested after selling Xanax to undercover police

Kaitlyn Roberts

March 30, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

Four DePaul University students were arrested on Tuesday, March 28 after selling over 100 Xanax pills to undercover police officers.  Read More »...

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