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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 ...

Causing an effect: The incoherence of gun control

Causing an effect: The incoherence of gun control

John Minster

October 23, 2017


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Stephen Paddock opened fire on hundreds of innocent people in Las Vegas on Oct. 1, killing 59 people and wounding 527. It was an absolute travesty. It is difficult to put into words the enormous sense of loss people have felt across the nation. Tragedies like the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting shou...

America’s epidemic: Government must find solution to opioid dilemma

America’s epidemic: Government must find solution to opioid dilemma

Rachel Zarky

October 23, 2017


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America is in the height of an escalating opioid epidemic that has taken over 200,000 lives in the past two decades. According to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 64,000 victims of the ongoing opioid crisis have succumbed to drug overdose in 2016, 12,000 more t...

McDonald’s McVegan misses the mark

McDonald’s McVegan misses the mark

David Stein

October 16, 2017


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For those who identify as vegan or vegetarian, McDonald’s has likely never been too high on the list of favorite restaurants to eat at. Read More »...

Hear our roar: Women have spoken, the world must respond

Hear our roar: Women have spoken, the world must respond

Natalie Taylor

October 16, 2017


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“If we lean in too far, we’ll fall over,” said Heidi Stevens, writer of the column “Balancing Act” in the Chicago Tribune. Read More »...

No one needs an automatic rifle

No one needs an automatic rifle

Danielle Ortiz

October 9, 2017


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We need change and we need it now. On Oct. 1 in Las Vegas, a man opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino into the crowd at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. At least 59 people were killed and 527 people  were wounded. In the face of such tragedy many are asking themselves, ...

What revolution? Playboy branded the objectification of women as ‘acceptable’

What revolution? Playboy branded the objectification of women as ‘acceptable’

Yazmin Dominguez

October 9, 2017


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Marilyn Monroe was the kick-starting force behind Playboy’s success. A photo of her smiling, one arm extended, posing on top of an elephant in Madison Square Garden in 1949 rocketed Playboy into the limelight. Photographed by Tom Kelley, she made $50 for the photo series named “Mona Monroe.” R...

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