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Power player: Former DePaul student sues ex-professor for sexual coercion

Power player: Former DePaul student sues ex-professor for sexual coercion

DePaulia Investigation

April 2, 2018


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Some parts of this story may be upsetting or disturbing to readers, as the language used in court documents that The DePaulia recovered includes graphic sexual language. A lawsuit from a former DePaul student accusing a professor of coercing her into sex raises questions about dating between st...

Wintrust conflict of interest remains in question

Wintrust conflict of interest remains in question

Jonathan Ballew, Shane Rene & Benjamin Conboy, News Editor, Sports Editor & Managing Editor

April 2, 2018


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Women in film production at DePaul doubles

Women in film production at DePaul doubles

Brian Pearlman, Copy Editor

April 2, 2018


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In 2017, Film and Television was the most popular major for new DePaul freshmen, and 53 percent of the university’s total enrollment was female. Women accounted for about 28 percent of the College of Computing and Digital Media’s new freshmen and transfers. Chicago has long been a hub for film an...

VPNs raise security concerns about user data

VPNs raise security concerns about user data

Timothy Duke, Assistant News Editor

April 2, 2018


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In 2014 Cambridge Analytica, a British political consulting firm, posed as an academic research group and created a personality test on Facebook. The firm promised users a gift of one or two dollars if they completed the quiz. Once users agreed to take this quiz, Cambridge Analytica did not just cheaply...

Loyola fans storm DePaul’s campus, local bars

Loyola fans storm DePaul’s campus, local bars

Timothy Duke and Benjamin Conboy

April 2, 2018


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During a Cinderella-style tournament run, Loyola’s men’s basketball fans took to bars around Chicago to cheer on the Ramblers in the Final Four on Saturday, March 31. The Loyola Ramblers competed fiercely in the NCAA championship, establishing themselves as the premiere Chicago collegiate basketball te...

Background

April 2, 2018


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In our original investigation, The DePaulia reached out to Ponsetto regarding her role in the Wintrust Arena naming rights deal. The deal is worth an estimated $22 million. We also reached out to DePaul Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Jeff Bethke, for clarification. In both c...

Photo gallery: Chicago marches for gun reform, a look at the March for Life

Photo gallery: Chicago marches for gun reform, a look at the March for Life

Amber Colón, Editor in Chief

March 26, 2018


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On the morning of Saturday, March 26 thousands across the nation marched for gun reform following the fatal shooting of 17 students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Here is a look at what the March for Life rally in Chicago looked like.

Deep pockets pay off

Deep pockets pay off

Jonathan Ballew, News Editor

March 21, 2018


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How much does it cost to win the Democratic nomination in Illinois these days? At least $70 million, according to the newly elected Democratic candidate, J.B. Pritzker. After leading in the polls for the entire race, Pritzker successfully fended off a surging Chris Kennedy, and a grassroots neo-progressive c...

Daniel Biss loses democratic bid, falters to Pritzker’s wallet

Daniel Biss loses democratic bid, falters to Pritzker’s wallet

Yazmin Dominguez, Online Editor

March 21, 2018


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Democratic candidate and Illinois state senator Daniel Biss delivered his concession speech to cheers and chants from supporters as well as campaign staffers and volunteers on the evening of March 20. Since announcing his campaign for governor a year ago in March 2017, supporters of Biss and his runn...

Kennedy supporters upset by Pritzker’s victory

Kennedy supporters upset by Pritzker’s victory

Timothy Duke, Assistant News Editor

March 20, 2018


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The optimism and anticipation supporters of Chris Kennedy held was replaced with disappointment and bewilderment as J.B. Pritzker emerged victorious in the primary elections for Illinois’ next governor. Many supporters furiously campaigned for Kennedy as the election approached, with over 100,000 c...

Bushra Amiwala loses board bid

Bushra Amiwala loses board bid

Benjamin Conboy, Managing Editor

March 20, 2018


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Bushra Amiwala’s bid for a seat on the Cook County Board of Commissioners has come to an end Tuesday, March 20. She conceded the race to Larry Suffredin, who won with 57 percent of the vote compared to Amiwala’s 26 percent, at a campaign event in Shukr Cafe in North Park. Suffredin has held...

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