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Student-athletes or athlete-students?

Student-athletes or athlete-students?

Liliana Trifilio, Contributing Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

You wake up. The alarm clock is still buzzing in your ear as you scarf down a breakfast burrito and begin packing your uniform. For a moment you think about the final project you haven’t started yet and decide to shake the thought. You need to concentrate on what counts. You need to be prepared for an...

The termination of textbooks

The termination of textbooks

Mackenzie Murtaugh, Opinions Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Opinions

It sits at my bedside table. The wood-panelling of my walls makes its blue and orange colors dance along with old receipts and gum wrappers drifting across my floor. The dust it has collected makes me reflect on simpler times, perhaps a time when this arrangement of paper didn’t sit beside my bed, plott...

St. Vincent DeJamz: Songs reminding DePaulia grads of freshman year

St. Vincent DeJamz: Songs reminding DePaulia grads of freshman year

DePaulia Staff

May 31, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

As the end of the school year approaches, The DePaulia’s graduating staff members are quickly getting all of the feels. To reminisce on their time in college, the graduates chose songs that reminded them of their freshman year. Read More »...

Switching gears: Buying a car a gateway into adulthood

Switching gears: Buying a car a gateway into adulthood

Maria Garcia

April 19, 2015


Filed under Focus

With graduation approaching, some students are in the process of purchasing their own graduation gift: a new car, reliable enough to get them to their first handful of job interviews this summer. Read More »...

‘Two years free’: Economic ramifications of Obama’s community college tuition proposal

‘Two years free’: Economic ramifications of Obama’s community college tuition proposal

Kevin Gross

January 18, 2015


Filed under Nation & World

High schoolers, adult learners and school administrators sighed in relief as the Obama administration proposed a plan on Jan. 8 to make two-year community colleges free for many Americans. Read More »...

Chicago college students struggle to pay tuition in absence of higher minimum wage

Chicago college students struggle to pay tuition in absence of higher minimum wage

Nana Aduba-Amoah and Amanda Crane

November 9, 2014


Filed under Metro, News

For Chicago college students like Venice Adams, raising the minimum wage in Illinois is the only way to continue pursuing a college degree. Read More »...

Pulling out pockets

Pulling out pockets

Kevin Gross

September 15, 2014


Filed under Nation & World

Rising college costs defy simple solutions, confound governments As another school year dawns and students scramble for another set of school payments, people may wonder: What changes, if any, are being established to help curb the ever-rising costs of attaining a higher education? As the Obama Administ...

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