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Alert issued after aggravated assault near DePaul campus Sunday night

Public Safety issued an alert Monday morning after an aggravated assault took place just off the Lincoln Park Campus Sunday night. The reported incident took place at 2219 N. Racine just after 11 p.m., where the victim’s arm was grabbed and her shirt was slashed with a knife. The perpetrator then fled the scene to the east. Public […]

DePaul makes an effort to meet student and national concerns on sexual assault

When Ellie Dunbar came to campus for her freshman orientation this summer, she received an introduction to all things college life — including sexual assault. “We were told about consent,” Dunbar said. “But we weren’t given any info about how often (sexual assault) happens in Chicago.” Dunbar and her peers were also introduced to the […]

DePaul geography class offers students firsthand look at gentrification in Pilsen

Every spring, Professor Euan Hague leads a group of 25 DePaul students to learn about the phenomenon known as gentrification by delving deep into the Pilsen neighborhood, a neighborhood that has been at the center of this controversial process for more than 10 years. Gentrification, as defined by Merriam-Webster Dictionary, is “the process of renewal […]