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Persuing a Vincentian balance sheet

Persuing a Vincentian balance sheet

Kevin Gross

June 2, 2014


Filed under Opinions

Over the past few weeks our campus has been captivated by the utterly polarizing debate over the Israeli divestment campaign. One of the main complaints regarding the campaign was this question: “Why Israel? Why focus on Israel when there are so many other places in the world that are complicit in...

Cutting edge: Driehaus College of Business receives one of first consumer 3D printers

Cutting edge: Driehaus College of Business receives one of first consumer 3D printers

Robert Martin

May 27, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

The new technology that allows three-dimensional objects to be created from a desktop printer in minutes has arrived at DePaul. On May 13, the Driehaus College of Business’s “Center for Creativity and Innovation” acquired a Makerbot 2 Replicator, one of the first consumer model 3D printers to hit...

DePaul students let loose at FEST

DePaul students let loose at FEST

Amanda Driscoll

May 27, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

On Friday afternoon, DePaul’s grassy Quad was transformed from a study space to music venue for the highly anticipated FEST. Walkie-talkies incessantly buzzed on the hips of DAB volunteers while equipment and lighting crews prepared for the festival. Grills were loaded with hot dogs, coolers were...

DePaul SGA referendum vote calls for divestment

DePaul SGA referendum vote calls for divestment

Kevin Gross

May 27, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

Students voted in favor of a Student Government Association (SGA) referendum calling on DePaul to withdraw its investments in companies that do business with Israel’s military and corporations that work in the West Bank and Gaza, easily passing by 54.2 percent. A total of 2,908 votes were cast,...

DePaul Art Museum exhibit pays homage to Latino thinkers with ‘Portraits of Liberation Across Latino America’

DePaul Art Museum exhibit pays homage to Latino thinkers with ‘Portraits of Liberation Across Latino America’

Nicole Cash

May 27, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life

The large, colorful portraits, made mostly from aerosol, stood up against the white walls while about 50 people filtered in and filled up all the seats. Funky hiphop and smooth Latin music played in the background while the guests enjoyed refreshments and took photos. This was the scene Wednesday n...

DePaul students should be required to take women’s and gender studies classes

Erin Yarnall

May 27, 2014


Filed under Opinions

Feminism means that women are going to kill men and take over the world, right? It means that all women will turn into lesbians, right? The primary feminist concern is if their date will go Dutch or not, right? Absolutely wrong. Feminism is simply the belief that people should be equal politi...

European officials, DePaul students gather ahead of EU elections to discuss current events

European officials, DePaul students gather ahead of EU elections to discuss current events

Brenden Moore

May 27, 2014


Filed under Nation & World

The Consul-Generals of Germany and Greece spoke to political science students on Tuesday as part of a presentation to mark the European Parliament elections held this past weekend. Dr. Christian Brecht and Ioanna Efthymiadou, of Germany and Greece respectively, shared their views on the elections in ...

DePaul launches student-run Instagram #IAmDePaul

DePaul launches student-run Instagram #IAmDePaul

Danielle Harris

May 26, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

Visiting Uncle Sammy’s, reading at North Avenue beach or taking in the view of the Loop Campus skyline are all common occurrences for a DePaul University student. Unfortunately, with a university-run social media account, these events are much more likely to be forgotten and replaced with yet another...

DePaul selects new communication dean

DePaul selects new communication dean

Jasmine Armand

May 26, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

Following a nation-wide search, Salma Ghanem has been selected as the new dean of the College of Communication. Ghanem has been the dean of the College of Communication and Fine Arts at Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan for the past five years. She begins her new position at DePaul...

DePaul SGA votes against creating senator for veteran students

Nathan Weisman

May 26, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

Last Thursday the Student Government Asssociation voted down a constitutional amendment that would create a new senator for veteran students. To pass the amendment would have needed a supermajority, two thirds of SGA to vote for. The amendment garnered only seven votes in favor. Bobby Robaina the...

Opposing viewpoint: Telling the truth about BDS

Steven Resnicoff

May 19, 2014


Filed under Opinions

The international movement to Boycott, Divest and Sanction Israel (BDS) is rooted in a big lie. Through hypocritical double standards and outright lies and deceptive machinations, it falsely demonizes and defames Israel as a pretext to denying the Jews the right of self-determination, while covering...

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