The DePaulia

Insult to the modern resume

David Stromberg - Alum, class of 1986

May 30, 2011


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We are taught at an early age our resumes must be as perfect, positive, professional and complete as we can possibly make them, both for entry-level and experienced-level candidates. We are taught that our resumes are the "tip-of-the-spear" in our job hunts. We are taught that if it's not "just right," we...

Israel’s long March

Tim Lydon - Graduate student, English

April 10, 2011


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On March 21, 2011, rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip into the southern Israeli town of Ashdod. The Islamic Jihad's militant wing, the Al Quds Brigades, is believed to be responsible. The day before, a bomb exploded in a suitcase near the Jerusalem central bus station, killing one woman and injuring 30...

Smart phones increase risk of petty theft

Stephanie Williams - Graduate Student, Communications

April 10, 2011


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Ahhh, the DePaul college life. Filled with term paper all-nighters, Ramen noodles galore and the ability to walk—not take a shuttle bus—to class. With the latter comes the act of having an iPod, iPhone, iPad and/or Blackberry to keep you company.You may not realize, however, that while you...

Big business tax cuts add to small business struggles

Tracy Martin - Junior, Jounralism

April 10, 2011


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As Americans start to buckle down and finish their tax returns to meet the deadline on April 18, they may be shocked to hear some entities are exempt.A couple weeks ago, GE released reports of its earnings. The multinational corporation posted a worldwide profit of $14.2 billion in 2010, with five bill...

Catholic roots are still grounded at DePaul

Megan Burke - Senior, Catholic Studies

April 10, 2011


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I am writing in response to an April 4, 2011, article in The DePaulia entitled "Religious Tolerance trumps Catholic Roots." Please allow me to offer a counter perspective:The most substantive portion of this article is the question, "How can DePaul honor ‘the religiously pluralistic composition' of th...

Fasting for those without a choice

Victor Mata - Freshman, English

April 10, 2011


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I stopped eating on Monday, April 4, and joined around 4,000 other people in a fast to call attention to Congressional budget proposals that would make huge cuts in programs for the poor and hungry.By doing so, I surprised myself. After all, I love to eat (my belly is evidence to that). But the decis...

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