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DePaul’s plan for a ‘Living Street’ on life support

DePaul’s plan for a ‘Living Street’ on life support

Jake Wirth

September 10, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

Walking between campus buildings on Kenmore Avenue, a herd of students pays little attention to the line of cars waiting at a stand still to pass. You can’t blame the students, considering there’s not much of a campus in Lincoln Park. Buildings are nestled between busy streets and students often have...

New resources for students interested in starting a business

New resources for students interested in starting a business

Amber Colón

September 10, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

Students can now enjoy “unprecedented access” to 2112, a music, film, technology incubator and coworking space located in Chicago’s northwest side. 2112 allows DePaul students interested in starting their own businesses access to equipment, industry experts and networking opportunities. Read More &raq...

Pawar announces Cairo mayor as lieutenant governor running mate

Pawar announces Cairo mayor as lieutenant governor running mate

Benjamin Conboy

August 17, 2017


Filed under Metro, News, Politics

Democratic Illinois gubernatorial candidate Ameya Pawar announced his running mate as Tyrone Coleman, the mayor of downstate Cairo. The announcement came at a campaign rally on Tuesday in Pawar’s home district of Ravenswood to a full crowd at the DANK Haus German American Cultural Center. Read More &...

Man attempts to lure 13-year old into his car near DePaul, police say

Man attempts to lure 13-year old into his car near DePaul, police say

Amber Colón Nuñez

July 14, 2017


Filed under Crime Watch, News

A Chicago Police crime report warned Lincoln Park residents of a driver who allegedly who tried to lure a 13-year-old girl into his car on the 1300 block of West Fullerton Avenue early Wednesday evening. Around 7 p.m. on Wednesday a man unknown to the girl was driving a brown or gold two-door, late-model...

Lawsuit: student sues, alleging professor coerced her into sex

Lawsuit: student sues, alleging professor coerced her into sex

Amber Colón Nuñez

July 5, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

A student is suing the University and an instructor after she said he pressured her into having sex with him for an "A" in his class. The lawsuit was filed on Thursday in the Cook County Circuit Court. According to court documents, the woman is seeking over $200,000 in damages. The Chicago Sun-T...

Fatal River North car crash claims DePaul junior Aly Damian

Fatal River North car crash claims DePaul junior Aly Damian

Benjamin Conboy

June 29, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

A fiery high-speed crash in River North claimed the life of 21-year-old DePaul student Alejandra Damian, of Joliet, early Monday morning. The driver of the vehicle, Anthony Milder, 34, fled the scene of the accident and was found dead of an apparent suicide later that day, according to Chicago police. ...

Meet DePaul’s own Bushra Amiwala, the 19-year-old running for a Cook County board seat

Meet DePaul’s own Bushra Amiwala, the 19-year-old running for a Cook County board seat

Benjamin Conboy

June 14, 2017


Filed under Metro, News, Politics

DePaul student Bushra Amiwala isn’t waiting to graduate college before she forays into political life. At 19, she’s running as a Democrat for a seat on the Cook County Board of Commissioners held by long-time incumbent Larry Suffredin. Amiwala, of Skokie, is running for commissioner in the 13th D...

Chris Kennedy visits DePaul, discusses hope for Illinois

Chris Kennedy visits DePaul, discusses hope for Illinois

April Lane

June 14, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News, Politics

Democratic businessman Chris Kennedy, a candidate in the Illinois governor race, stopped by DePaul’s campus earlier this week to engage with DePaul students and inform them about his hope for Illinois.  The event was hosted by the DePaul College Democrats on Thursday, June 8, drawing a crowd of ...

Update: Man charged with misdemeanor after alleged knife attack on DePaul’s campus

Update: Man charged with misdemeanor after alleged knife attack on DePaul’s campus

Rachel Hinton

May 31, 2017


Filed under News

A 36-year-old male identified as Patrick Fallon has been charged with misdemeanor reckless conduct/ bodily harm after allegedly slashing a man with a knife near DePaul's Student Center on Tuesday. It is unconfirmed whether the altercation was related to the rally and protests near the Student Center. Fallon...

Man stabbed on DePaul’s campus during protests Tuesday night

Man stabbed on DePaul’s campus during protests Tuesday night

Ben Gartland, Rachel Hinton, and Danielle Church

May 30, 2017


Filed under News

DePaul Public Safety confirmed multiple eyewitnesses accounts that a person was stabbed on DePaul University’s campus Tuesday evening. It is unclear whether the altercation was related to the rally held near the Student Center earlier that evening. In an email sent out to the University community...

Students pay a high price for drug ring arrests

Students pay a high price for drug ring arrests

Kristen Goldstein, Kelley Bowles, Isaac Carrasco, William Sullivan, Courtney Alimondi, and Celia Skvaril

May 30, 2017


Filed under News

On the afternoon of March 27, Chicago police officers waited on the 2400 block of North Seminary Avenue, within sight of the DePaul Quad, for two DePaul students who were unaware they would soon be busted for illegally dealing Xanax, a drug commonly prescribed to treat anxiety and panic disorders.  Not long after, a similar scene ...

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