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Blurring the binary: Bringing nonbinary identities to the main stage

Blurring the binary: Bringing nonbinary identities to the main stage

Cody Corrall, Multimedia Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under News

Aiden Rivkin doesn’t have to hide anymore.  Rivkin identifies as nonbinary, which means they don’t identify entirely as a man or a woman and use they/them pronouns as opposed to he/him or she/her. They are currently the only out transgender acting student in the audition pool for juniors and...

Forward thinker: President Esteban talks enrollment, endowment and hope for athletics

Forward thinker: President Esteban talks enrollment, endowment and hope for athletics

Jonathan Ballew, Benjamin Conboy, Shane Rene, News Editor, Managing Editor, Sports Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under News

For the first time in its 119-year history, DePaul University has a president who is not a Vincentian priest. President A. Gabriel Esteban, 55, brings a fresh vision to the university after the resignation of Rev. Dennis Holtschneider, C.M. last fall. Esteban represents a shifting focus for the university, transiti...

DePaul falls 72-58 to Notre Dame in Wintrust debut

DePaul falls 72-58 to Notre Dame in Wintrust debut

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

"This is how we envisioned it." That’s how DePaul’s head coach David Leitao described the atmosphere at Wintrust Arena on the most anticipated opening night in the history of Blue Demon basketball. The game itself, however, did not conform to Leitao’s vision.     In front of a packed stude...

DePaul falls 72-58 to Notre Dame in Wintrust debut

DePaul falls 72-58 to Notre Dame in Wintrust debut

Shane Rene and Konrad Markowski

November 12, 2017


Filed under Sports

“This is how we envisioned it.” That’s how DePaul’s head coach David Leitao described the atmosphere at Wintrust Arena on the most anticipated opening night in the history of Blue Demon basketball. The game itself, however, did not conform to Leitao’s vision.     In front of a pac...

Murray brings the fury

Murray brings the fury

Timothy Duke, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under News

In the pouring, freezing rain on Wednesday, students protested conservative Libertarian speaker Charles Murray’s appearance at DePaul. College Republicans hosted the event inside of Cortelyou Commons with Chicago police, Public Safety and a contracted company providing security. Read More »...

Controversial author Charles Murray’s visit sparks student protest

Controversial author Charles Murray’s visit sparks student protest

Benjamin Conboy, News Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

In the pouring, freezing rain on Wednesday evening, students protested Libertarian speaker Charles Murray’s appearance at DePaul. College Republicans hosted the event inside of Cortelyou Commons with Chicago police, Public Safety and a privately contracted company providing security. Protesters first h...

Remembering Frankie Valencia: eight years later

Remembering Frankie Valencia: eight years later

Kelly Garcia

October 31, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

If you live in Clifton-Fullerton Hall, you might have seen a plaque near the first floor lounge that reads “We ARE the future. How will you make it better? How will you be remembered?” The plaque honors DePaul senior Frankie Valencia who was shot and killed at a Halloween party on Oct. 31, 2009...

Former Blue Demon Billy Garrett Jr. earns spot on G-League roster

Former Blue Demon Billy Garrett Jr. earns spot on G-League roster

Paul Steeno

October 27, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Former DePaul Blue Demons guard Billy Garrett Jr. has earned a spot on the training camp roster of the New York Knicks G League affiliate Westchester Knicks the team announced Monday. Read More »...

Kennedy, Biss and Pritzker leading the Democratic pack in governor’s race

Kennedy, Biss and Pritzker leading the Democratic pack in governor’s race

Ben Conboy

October 23, 2017


Filed under Metro, News

The Illinois gubernatorial campaign is in full swing heading into primary season. Read More »...

Flash Friday: Chicago tattoo shops celebrate Friday the 13th

Flash Friday: Chicago tattoo shops celebrate Friday the 13th

Ally Zacek, Rachel Fernandez, Design Editor, Managing Editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Most people would advise against any major decision-making on one of the most superstitious days of the year, but tattoo artists have begun embracing the spooky holiday, permanently inking thousands of people with cartoon iterations of rabbit’s feet, black cats and other miscellaneous occult symbol...

Tackling homelessness: Five students find a new home

Tackling homelessness: Five students find a new home

Benjamin Conboy

October 9, 2017


Filed under News

Five homeless DePaul students will now have a place they can call home. Depaul USA (sic) opened their first house where students without permanent housing will be able to live on six-month to one-year leases. Read More »...

Safe sex: Student group delivers condoms despite university policy against contraceptives

Safe sex: Student group delivers condoms despite university policy against contraceptives

Amber Colón

October 2, 2017


Filed under News

Imagine getting a condom delivered to your dorm as easily and efficiently as it is to order a pizza on your phone. Having sex is one of the many things that is just a part of student life, but some student organizations believe that DePaul is not doing everything it can to make sure students are prac...

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