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New play aimed at youth tackles immigration issue

New play aimed at youth tackles immigration issue

Dirce Toca

October 9, 2017


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The DePaul University Theatre School has opened their curtain for “Augusta and Noble,” a Chicago Playworks’ production that will run until Nov. 11. Aimed at younger audiences, the play puts into perspective two issues many pre-teens may be facing right now – the transition from middle school ...

DePaul student opens collaborative space in Wicker Park

DePaul student opens collaborative space in Wicker Park

Timothy Duke

October 9, 2017


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Located just off the Western Blue Line stop, a new collaborative workspace for creatives and artists called Foster Studio was recently opened by DePaul sophomore Kieran Hush. Read More »...

Tackling homelessness: Five students find a new home

Tackling homelessness: Five students find a new home

Benjamin Conboy

October 9, 2017


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Five homeless DePaul students will now have a place they can call home. Depaul USA (sic) opened their first house where students without permanent housing will be able to live on six-month to one-year leases. Read More »...

Poet Allison Joseph shares tips for political prose at DePaul

Poet Allison Joseph shares tips for political prose at DePaul

Albora Memushi

October 9, 2017


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The poet Allison Joseph stopped by DePaul to read her poetry and answer questions from students Thursday, Oct. 5. Read More »...

Panel speaks on turning doodles into dollars

Panel speaks on turning doodles into dollars

Rachel Fernandez

October 9, 2017


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The Coleman Entrepreneurship Center hosted an event on Friday that brought together a diverse group of creative entrepreneurs to talk about how they make money by making art and pursuing their passions. Read More »...

DePaul alum prepares for race to 10th District State Representative seat

DePaul alum prepares for race to 10th District State Representative seat

Amber Colón

October 9, 2017


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When Edward Ward was a student at DePaul, he made sure that his voice was heard. Now, about a year and one half after his graduation, Ward is still extremely involved in his community as he looks to fill the 10th Representative District as State Representative seat in the in 2018. Read More »...

Poetry symposium honors Chicago poet Gwendolyn Brooks

Poetry symposium honors Chicago poet Gwendolyn Brooks

Ebony Ellis

October 9, 2017


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On Monday, Oct. 2, a poetry symposium was held in the DePaul Theatre School atrium honoring the 100th birthday of Pulitzer Prize-winning author and poet Gwendolyn Brooks. Angela Jackson, Brooks’ biographer, appeared as a guest speaker for the event that was hosted by the Center for Black Diaspora....

Incident of aggravated battery reported in Lincoln Park campus

Incident of aggravated battery reported in Lincoln Park campus

Yazmin Dominguez

October 3, 2017


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Students woke up this morning to emails from Public Safety alerting them of an incident of aggravated battery at approximately 8 a.m. in the Lincoln Park Campus. The altercation took place between a DePaul student and a student's checked in guest residing in Sanctuary Townhomes on Kenmore Avenue....

Safe sex: Student group delivers condoms despite university policy against contraceptives

Safe sex: Student group delivers condoms despite university policy against contraceptives

Amber Colón Nuñez

October 2, 2017


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Imagine getting a condom delivered to your dorm as easily and efficiently as it is to order a pizza on your phone. Having sex is one of the many things that is just a part of student life, but some student organizations believe that DePaul is not doing everything it can to make sure students are prac...

Senator Dick Durbin proposes bill to lower textbook prices

Senator Dick Durbin proposes bill to lower textbook prices

Evelyn Baker

October 2, 2017


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Illinois senator Dick Durbin held a press conference call on Tuesday, Sept. 27 with two of his fellow senators Al Franken, D-MN, and Angus King, I-ME, to reintroduce the Affordable College Textbook Act. Read More »...

Crafty Canines

Crafty Canines

Benjamin Conboy

October 2, 2017


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Almost 200 German Shepherd police dog statues painted by various Chicago artists are on display in the Loop. Read More »...

DePaul grad starts petition calling for discounted Metra tickets

DePaul grad starts petition calling for discounted Metra tickets

Dirce Toca

October 2, 2017


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Metra fares are projected to increase for the fourth consecutive year and college students are calling for change. Read More »...

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