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Letter to the Editor: University must uphold St. Vincent de Paul legacy

Letter to the Editor: University must uphold St. Vincent de Paul legacy

Thomas Patrick Hughes, Contributing Writer

January 16, 2018


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Dear Mr. President Esteban and Dean Caltabiano, My name is Thomas Patrick Hughes and I am a graduate of the School of Music class of 2017. As an alumni of DePaul University, there have been things that I’ve taken with me since departing: my education, my passion to my craft and my strong unwaveri...

Use your platform

Use your platform

Brenden Welper, Contributing Writer

January 16, 2018


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Silence is a lot of things.  But in the case of last Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards, silence was anything but golden. For the men of Hollywood, it was their first chance to denounce a dark secret that had finally been unearthed.  Harvey Weinstein, Russell Simmons, Louis C.K. and so many others had used the...

Letter to the editor: U.S. holds responsibility to prevent mineral exploitation in Democratic Republic of Congo

Letter to the editor: U.S. holds responsibility to prevent mineral exploitation in Democratic Republic of Congo

John Kafarhire, Contributing Writer

January 8, 2018


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The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is known to be one of the richest countries in the world by its natural resources attracting several other countries and multinational companies. However, the country has undergone, throughout its history, different atrocities of genocidal proportions. Today, the Co...

New year, new office, new plans

New year, new office, new plans

Editorial Board

January 8, 2018


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Dear readers, We’ve got exciting news to share: our office moved from the basement of University Hall to the Lower Level concourse in the DePaul Center (1 E. Jackson). Instead of being tucked away in a quiet corner of Lincoln Park, we are happy to be working out of a large, clean and professional...

CTA introduces budget proposal with unfavorable fare hike

CTA introduces budget proposal with unfavorable fare hike

Evan Sully, Contributing Writer

January 8, 2018


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Without improvements to quality of commutes, major consequences await

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CTA proposes to raise fares in 2018

CTA proposes to raise fares in 2018

Evan Sully, Contributing Writer

December 15, 2017


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Under the Chicago Transit Authority’s (CTA) new budget proposal, announced on Nov. 22, base fares could increase for the first time since 2009. Both train and bus fares could increase by 25 cents apiece. According to Transit Chicago, the proposed fare would increase the cost of a train ticket t...

Eating with celiac disease isn’t easy

Eating with celiac disease isn’t easy

Sabrina Miresse

November 13, 2017


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What is gluten? Many people hear and even use this word daily without the true knowledge of what the noun means. Gluten is a microscopic protein found in wheat, barley and rye. Gluten is a severe problem for individuals with a “newer” condition known as celiac disease. Read More »...

Letter to the editor: President Esteban goes above and beyond

Letter to the editor: President Esteban goes above and beyond

Matthew Verive

November 13, 2017


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Dear Editor, Yesterday, one of my friends shared a DePaulia Letter to the Editor on Facebook entitled “President Esteban lacks connection with students.” I was deeply concerned at how this student worker experienced the president’s visit and portrayed him and his wife, and would like to shar...

How do we respond to Hollywood sexual assault allegations

How do we respond to Hollywood sexual assault allegations

Emily Goldstein

November 13, 2017


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An intro to screenwriting class had finished viewing and analyzing “Inglorious Bastards”, and the credits began to roll. The professor, Steve Zacharias, pointed to the screen as “THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY” appeared, and there was a large, communal groan from the class. One of the best movies of the...

Sexual assault awareness, one social media post at a time

Sexual assault awareness, one social media post at a time

Nikki Roberts

November 6, 2017


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If your Facebook timeline looks anything like mine, then you’ve seen an abundance of posts over the past few days that contain two haunting words: “me too.” Read More »...

College political groups react to Charles Murray’s visit

College political groups react to Charles Murray’s visit

DePaul Socialists, College Republicans, and College Democrats

November 6, 2017


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[accordions] [accordion title="College Republicans: Murray event was successful thanks to DePaul administration" load="show"] We are exceedingly happy with the event we put on last Wednesday. Dr. Charles Murray gave students a new perspective to consider when thinking about class structure in ...

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