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Study abroad trip to Israel reviewed following State Department advisory

Study abroad trip to Israel reviewed following State Department advisory

Graciella Saucedo-Riviera, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Campus News, News, Showcase

A few months ago, the United States Department of State Travel adjusted the way that it measures its worldwide travel warning system. Now, those changes in the State Department’s reporting procedure are having effects on some of DePaul’s study abroad programs. In January the Department of State Travel li...

The great debate

The great debate

Amber Colón, Editor in Chief

February 19, 2018


Filed under Campus News, News, Showcase

In an evening rife with political disagreements, perhaps nothing was as shocking as DePaul College Republicans member Brenden Newell’s comments towards the end of Tuesday’s debate between the Republicans and DePaul Socialists. “I would’ve rather had a person (in office) who mildly sexually assaulted...

Please put your phone away and talk to me

Please put your phone away and talk to me

Mackenzie Murtaugh, Opinions Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Accepting that you have a problem is the first step to solving said problem. I’ll be at a party, having fun and conversing. Then, all of a sudden, I’ll lose my friend in the crowd of 20-somethings that look exactly like her and me. To combat my anxiety of looking alone into a sea of people, I imm...

“Crashing”: Comedian Pete Holmes discusses HBO’s hit show

“Crashing”: Comedian Pete Holmes discusses HBO’s hit show

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, Showcase

In a crowded landscape shows following the lives and careers of comedians, “Crashing” has found a way to stand out. The semi-autobiographical comedy is currently in its second season and follows 28-year-old Pete, a novice stand up comedian after he walks in on his wife having an affair. From there,...

Get hyped: Meet DePaul’s high-energy freshman walk-on

Get hyped: Meet DePaul’s high-energy freshman walk-on

Brenden Welper, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

There’s an old saying in sports that statistics don’t always tell the whole story.  A box score will identify the winner, loser, various percentages and, of course, the final score. All of that information is important.  But at the end of the day, it’s really just a bunch of numbers. In basketb...

Blue Demons beat Villanova on senior day

Blue Demons beat Villanova on senior day

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 18, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Women's Sports

The DePaul Blue Demons (21-7, 13-3 Big East) capped off senior day and their final home game of the regular season on Sunday afternoon with a 71-66 victory over the the Villanova Wildcats (20-7, 10-6 Big East) to keep them tied for the No. 1 ranking in the Big East standings. Initially, the path to this win was fairly b...

Pirates best Blue Demons behind 33 from Rodriguez

Pirates best Blue Demons behind 33 from Rodriguez

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 18, 2018


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

Anything you can do, I can do better. That's what Seton Hall Pirates (18-9; 7-7 Big East) senior forward Desi Rodriguez was probably thinking as he dropped a career-high 33 points on 12-for-21 from the field in the Pirate's 82-77 win against the DePaul Blue Demons (10-16; 3-11 Big East) on Saturday afte...

“By any means necessary”: DePaul Socialists remember Malcolm X

“By any means necessary”: DePaul Socialists remember Malcolm X

April Lane, Assistant Online Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Campus News, News, Showcase

During the height of the Civil Rights Movement in the mid-50s, while Martin Luther King Jr. offered a message of justice by way of peace, Malcolm X led an alternative movement focused on combating racism by enforcing the values of black empowerment, liberation and achieving social justice “by any means ...

Hard feelings: Alumni embark on ad campaign looking to oust athletic director

Hard feelings: Alumni embark on ad campaign looking to oust athletic director

Shane Rene, Jonathan Ballew, Connor McEleney, Sports Editor, Assistant News Editor, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As DePaul’s men’s basketball team continues to dwell in the basement of the Big East standings, students and alumni are banding together to call for a change of leadership in the athletic department, taking aim at DePaul’s athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto. Last Tuesday, the same day prized recruit Ty...

TEDx DePaul to return, speakers announced

TEDx DePaul to return, speakers announced

Dirce Toca, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

 TEDxDePaulUniversity will be returning on May 1. The third annual TEDx event will bring in 11 speakers who will give presentations  powerful on various topics, all centered on the theme “Reimagine.” TED, according to their website, is a nonpartisan nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short...

Vagina Monologues

Vagina Monologues

Mackenzie Murtaugh, Opinions Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life, Showcase

DePaul’s 19th annual performance of the episodic play “The Vagina Monologues” kicked off with laughs, cries and reverence on Feb. 8 and ran through Feb. 11. The play, written by Eve Ensler in 1996, highlights the adversities people with vaginas face such as sexual violence, abuse, manipulation,...

Amiwala encounters reality of politics as primary nears

Amiwala encounters reality of politics as primary nears

Benjamin Conboy, News Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Correction: A previous version of this article stated that Daniel Foster did not respond to requests for comment. The reporter was trying to reach him at a wrong phone number. Additionally, an earlier version of this story stated Amiwala received news of a press release from an opposing candidate wh...

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