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Kaufman-Darlington campaign withdraws from SGA presidential election

Kaufman-Darlington campaign withdraws from SGA presidential election

Jonathan Ballew, News Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The presidential race for student government (SGA) elections is over before it had a chance to begin. Less than 24 hours after the polls opened, Josh Kaufman and Nick Darlington officially withdrew their candidacy for president and vice president, respectively. Kaufman told The DePaulia he is “f...

United Front: Students protest gun violence in South Side march

United Front: Students protest gun violence in South Side march

William Sullivan, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

DePaul students from a variety of political and activist groups on campus joined high school students in a surprise march on the South Side on April 20. Friday was the 19th anniversary of the Columbine massacre. In remembrance of the 1999 school shooting that left 13 dead, students nationwide staged school wal...

SGA president formally endorses “We are DePaul”

SGA president formally endorses “We are DePaul”

Michael Lynch, SGA President

April 23, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Hi DePaulia, Hope all is well! Thank you for covering SGA these past couple months. We appreciate you taking an unbiased approach to your reporting as that is what this university, and this world, needs more of. With that, I want to follow up regarding last night’s presidential debates and offer...

Free flow: Where to go when you need to go

Free flow: Where to go when you need to go

William Sullivan, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Focus, Showcase

On April 12, two black men walked into a Philadelphia Starbucks and asked to use the bathroom.  They were told they needed to buy something first.  Eventually the manager called the police and they were arrested.  The incident has brought up a broader question: should people be allowed to use the bat...

Student Government elections rife with drama

Student Government elections rife with drama

Jonathan Ballew, News Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Student Government Association (SGA) elections are in full swing and after the first debate, the candidates have taken their positions and laid out their platforms. Voting opened at noon on Sunday and the polls will close this Thursday at 5:00 p.m.  Jack Evans and Katy Bozich of the “We are DePaul” campaig...

Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer

Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer

Brittney Bray, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Nation & World, Showcase

Toni Morrison, playwright. Arthur Miller, screenwriter. Sylvia Plath, author. And now you can add Compton-born rapper Kendrick Lamar to the list of prominent Pulitzer Prize winners. In previous years, Pulitzer Prizes for music were mainly given to classical and jazz composers. But on Monday, April 16,...

SGA presidential race underway: Meet the candidates

SGA presidential race underway: Meet the candidates

Jonathan Ballew, News Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Student Government election season is here and two candidates have emerged in the presidential race. Sophomores Jack Evans and Josh Kaufman both secured a minimum of 200 verified student signatures in order to officially declare their candidacy. Each candidate has a vice presidential running mate that represe...

Blurring the binary: Bringing nonbinary identities to the main stage

Blurring the binary: Bringing nonbinary identities to the main stage

Cody Corrall, Multimedia Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Aiden Rivkin doesn’t have to hide anymore.  Rivkin identifies as nonbinary, which means they don’t identify entirely as a man or a woman and use they/them pronouns as opposed to he/him or she/her. They are currently the only out transgender acting student in the audition pool for juniors and...

There’s always someone peeking in, the elusiveness of Facebook

There’s always someone peeking in, the elusiveness of Facebook

Mackenzie Murtaugh, Opinions Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Theories and presumptions regarding the personal data of users being harvested by social media and advertising companies were confirmed this week, as the congressional hearings of Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg unfolded. Many theories were confirmed, like the fact that 87 million users had the...

The walkouts end, but unrest remains

The walkouts end,  but unrest remains

Carina Smith, Nation and World Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Nation & World, Showcase

After nine days of protesting, Oklahoma teachers union leaders and organizers called for an official end to the statewide strike and asked educators to return to the classroom. The decision came once it became more apparent that the state legislature would not push a new bill to increase funding. ...

A look at the 2018 recruiting class

A look at the 2018 recruiting class

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports

A lot has changed for DePaul and some has stayed the same since early signing period for college basketball recruits ended on Nov. 15. Still remaining are John Diener and George Maslennikov, while Flynn Cameron was added to the mix four days before Christmas. Although Cameron was with the program th...

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