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Alert issued after aggravated assault near DePaul campus Sunday night

Alert issued after aggravated assault near DePaul campus Sunday night

Brenden Moore

September 29, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

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 t...

DePaul geography class offers students firsthand look at gentrification in Pilsen

DePaul geography class offers students firsthand look at gentrification in Pilsen

Gracie Covarrubias

September 28, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

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 ...

Censorship on the agenda for Banned Books Week at DePaul’s Richardson Library

Censorship on the agenda for Banned Books Week at DePaul’s Richardson Library

Dylan Fahoome

September 28, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

The university hosted a panel discussion Wednesday night on the issue of censorship in celebration of Banned Books Week. Held in the Richardson Library, two published authors sat alongside two Chicago Public Schools students to discuss the issue. Moderated by Carolyn Rudinsky, the discussion drew ...

Dynamic duo found in pair of DePaul volleyball freshmen

Dynamic duo found in pair of DePaul volleyball freshmen

Parker Asmann and Samantha Rivera

September 28, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball, Women's Sports

It’s often rare to see freshmen in the starting line up of a division one athletic program, although, the dynamic duo of Myah Reed and Rachel Breault have put a charge into DePaul’s women’s volleyball team. Whether it’s setting career highs in kills or nabbing the Big East Freshman of the W...

DePaul political groups prepare for November with voter registration

Brenden Moore

September 28, 2014


Filed under Campus News, Election 2014, News

Voter registration drives will be taking place on campus as several Democratic and Republican groups prepare for the hotly-contested mid-term elections in November. While Illinois is solidly blue nationally, the state has a close race for governor currently in progress with most polls showing incumbent...

DePaul journalism students, Univision team up

DePaul journalism students, Univision team up

Christian Ianniello

September 28, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

To help regenerate an interest in news to millennials, the Robert R. McCormick Foundation has provided a $20,000 grant for DePaul journalism students and high school journalism students to team up with Univision Chicago, a news station geared towards Spanish speakers. “Univision is interest...

DePaul wins Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award

Danielle Church

September 28, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

When DePaul was founded in 1898, women and students of Jewish background were admitted, even though other universities would not admit those students without a quota. By admitting students of different backgrounds from the start, the university has shown how its diversity values have always aligned wit...

A seamless transition: DePaul Wish Field’s turf got a makeover during summer break

A seamless transition: DePaul Wish Field’s turf got a makeover during summer break

Ben Gartland

September 22, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

There's a reason the DePaul soccer and softball teams are just  a little more excited to train and play at Wish Field this year. Gone are the hazardous seams, hard turf and infield clay, which have been replaced with a brand new turf field. Over the summer, Wish Field went through an overhaul ...

Inching closer: Club football at DePaul ready for debut

Inching closer: Club football at DePaul ready for debut

Colin Sallee

September 22, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

There’s no denying the role football plays in the typical college experience. The tailgates, the allegiance, the pride and the bad decisions — it’s all something to look forward to for most college students. The Blue Demons haven’t had the luxury of a football team — not in nearly 76 year...

DePaul’s entrepreneurship program ranks in Princeton Review top 25 ratings

Randy Vollrath

September 21, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

The Princeton Review released its Top 50 schools for Entrepreneurship Programs for 2015 annual survey results last week, listing DePaul’s undergraduate entrepreneurship program as 15th, and the graduate program as 20th best in the country. “DePaul has a history of being involved in these rankings f...

DePaul SGA approves budget, despite 25 percent cut

Brenden Moore

September 21, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

Senators from the Student Government Association passed a budget bill overwhelmingly during their first meeting of the year. The bill passed 23-1, with Joseph Kerins, senator for Intercultural Awareness, being the lone No vote. The $16,048 budget is a 25 percent reduction from last year, and in man...

DePaul PRAD Professor Ron Culp recognized by Crain’s Chicago Business

DePaul PRAD Professor Ron Culp recognized by Crain’s Chicago Business

Anne Malina

September 21, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

DePaul Professor Ron Culp has been recently named among Crain’s Chicago Business Magazine’s “Who’s Who in Chicago Business” for 2014. “Who’s Who” is described on Crain’s website as a “directory of Chicago’s movers and shakers … from Fortune 500 CEOs to civic leaders to p...

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