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Campaign advocates for CTA Brown Line extension

Campaign advocates for CTA Brown Line extension

Brenden Moore

October 11, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

Growing up in the city would seemingly be a huge advantage for DePaul senior Bobby Hawkes, who is taking classes just miles away from his home in the Jefferson Park neighborhood on the city’s Northwest Side. Yet the closer he was, the further away he seemed to be; until he got a car and moved to Wrigleyville, that is. Read More »...

DePaul runner faces the heat during 2015 Chicago Marathon

DePaul runner faces the heat during 2015 Chicago Marathon

Megan Deppen

October 11, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

The morning chill that welcomed more than 45,000 runners Sunday vanished under clear, sunny skies, making Chicago’s 38th annual marathon a heated race to the finish. Read More »...

LIVE: 2015 Chicago Marathon

LIVE: 2015 Chicago Marathon

Brenden Moore, Mariah Woelfel, and Megan Deppen

October 10, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

Follow as News Editor Brenden Moore, Print Managing Editor Megan Deppen and Multimedia Editor Mariah Woelfel cover the 2015 Chicago Marathon. Add "thedepaulia" on Snapchat for additional live coverage. // ...

Wrigleyville prepares for Cubs Wild Card game

Wrigleyville prepares for Cubs Wild Card game

Megan Deppen

October 7, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

Hours before the anticipated start of the Cubs wildcard playoff game against the Pirates, carts of canned beer are wheeled into Wrigleyville staple, Sluggers sports bar, where general manager David Strauss scurries between the rooms giving final orders to staff. Read More »...

Chicago budget mess affects students

Chicago budget mess affects students

Colin Sallee

October 4, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

Chicago is on the brink of its largest property tax increase in modern history after years of mismanagement and kicking the can down the road. Read More »...

Chicago says goodbye to iconic Ferris wheel

Chicago says goodbye to iconic Ferris wheel

Amy Betulius

September 30, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

The closing of the Ferris wheel at Navy Pier this weekend was a sensory salutation to a Chicago icon: Read More »...

DePaul program turns up ‘HEAT’ on health, wellness

DePaul program turns up ‘HEAT’ on health, wellness

Alyssa Alvarez

September 27, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

Since its creation in 2012, DePaul’s Office of Health Promotion and Wellness (HPW) has made great strides in implementing various educational programming with the hope of reaching out to students and staff. This fall quarter, the staff of HPW is carrying out their newest resource they hope students an...

Navy Pier ferris wheel takes its final turns

Navy Pier ferris wheel takes its final turns

Megan Deppen

September 27, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

A Chicago staple made its last round through the sky this weekend and will go out with a bang – of fireworks. Visitors rode the 20-year-old ferris wheel at Navy Pier one last time before workers take it apart Monday to start construction on a new and improved model opening next summer. Read More »...

Chicago pushes for sugar tax to curb sweet tooth, raise cash

Chicago pushes for sugar tax to curb sweet tooth, raise cash

Colin Sallee

September 20, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

With a laundry list of concerns on the intake of sugary drinks as well as a shortage in revenue, Chicago has begun an effort to severely tax these products. Read More »...

This week in Chicago, July 20-26

This week in Chicago, July 20-26

Brenden Moore

July 20, 2015


Filed under Campus News, Metro, News

This Week in Chicago: What’s going on and what to look out for this week in and around Chicago and DePaul. Read More »...

Video: Pride Parade 2015

Video: Pride Parade 2015

Mariah Woelfel

June 30, 2015


Filed under Metro, Multimedia, News

DePaulia Online Managing Editor Kirsten Onsgard spent Sunday at Chicago's 46th annual Pride Parade. One giant beach ball, hundreds of rainbow flags and a float full of people wearing nothing but their pride....

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