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CTA to use ride-sharing tax to upgrade security

CTA to use ride-sharing tax to upgrade security

Brian Pearlman, Copy Editor

March 12, 2018


Filed under Metro, News

The CTA is getting a new set of security upgrades funded in part from the city’s ride-hailing service fee, according to an announcement made Feb. 27. The $33 million worth of improvements include upgrading more than 3,800 older security cameras to new high-definition versions, as well as adding 1,00...

‘You don’t want no problems:’ Chance gets political

‘You don’t want no problems:’ Chance gets political

Jonathan Ballew, Asst. News Editor

March 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Chance Bennet, better known as Chance the Rapper, made a highly anticipated appearance at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art on Monday. While the conversation between Chance and South Side journalist Adrienne Samuels Gibbs had a heavy focus on Chance’s artistic process, the two were not afraid to...

Private security guards hired to patrol State Street

Private security guards hired to patrol State Street

Timothy Duke, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Metro, News

In response to panhandling, graffiti and shoplifting in the Loop, the Chicago Loop Alliance (CLA) has hired two private armed security guards to assist in the prevention and catching of such crimes and their perpetrators. Retail workers along State Street are glad to have additional assistance in dea...

As her time at DePaul ends, Maria Hinojosa looks back

As her time at DePaul ends, Maria Hinojosa looks back

Yazmin Dominguez, Online Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under News

Nervous, yet confident. That is how Maria Hinojosa remembers feeling when she walked into a room of 12 department directors and faculty members, all of whom were prepared to interview her for DePaul’s prestigious Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz chair. Little did she know that all 12 interviewers wer...

Dysfunctional Discipline

Dysfunctional Discipline

DePaulia Investigation

March 5, 2018


Filed under Campus News, News

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...

Candidates for Governor still slinging mud

Candidates for Governor still slinging mud

Jonathan Ballew, Assistant News Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Metro, News

As the clock winds down on the gubernatorial primary, the candidates came out swinging on Thursday at the University of Chicago. The Democratic gubernatorial forum was sponsored by WBEZ, Politico and the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics. Although six candidates were on stage, three have emerged as ...

DePaul recognized as a top military-friendly college

DePaul recognized as a top military-friendly college

Jonathan Ballew, Assistant News Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Campus News, News

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


Filed under Campus News, News

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...

Loot boxes spark controversy among gamers, legislators

Loot boxes spark controversy among gamers, legislators

Brian Pearlman, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under News

There was a time when, if you bought a video game, all of its content was available to you right out of the box. It’s not quite that simple anymore. Nowadays, the video game industry generates a great deal of its revenue from what are called microtransactions: in-game purchases that yield a varie...

DePaul releases first draft of 6-year plan

DePaul releases first draft of 6-year plan

Benjamin Conboy, News Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under News

DePaul has released the first draft of its six-year plan, outlining the steps the university hopes to take to correct some of its problems, create new opportunities and ensure its longevity as an institution. The plan was created with input from students, faculty and staff at town halls over the last ...

DePaul fails at discipline transparency

DePaul fails at discipline transparency

DePaulia Investigation

March 5, 2018


Filed under Campus News, News

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...

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