The DePaulia

Bushra Amiwala gears up, student looks to add politics to her extracurriculars

Bushra Amiwala gears up, student looks to add politics to her extracurriculars

Benjamin Conboy

September 11, 2017


Filed under Metro, News, Politics

As the race for the Cook County’s next 13th District Commissioner heats up, DePaul sophomore Bushra Amiwala has been quietly adding fuel to the fire of her campaign. Read More »...

BREAKING: Tyger Campbell re-opens college recruitment

BREAKING: Tyger Campbell re-opens college recruitment

Shane Rene and Paul Steeno

September 2, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Five-star point guard recruit Tyger Campbell announced via his Twitter account late Friday, Sept. 2 that he is no longer committed to DePaul and will re-open his college recruitment process. “First off, I would like to thank DePaul University and the city of Chicago for their show of love and beli...

Up and coming band Nightly’ charms Chicago’s alternative pop fans

Up and coming band Nightly’ charms Chicago’s alternative pop fans

Yazmin Dominguez

August 30, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Chicago’s music scene never fails to give a warm welcome to up and coming bands. Nightly composed of cousins Jonathan Capeci and Joey Beretta coined Chicago as one of their favorite cities of their tour for this sole reason. Promoting their first EP Honest, Nightly performed at Beat Kitchen Saturday night ...

Pawar announces Cairo mayor as lieutenant governor running mate

Pawar announces Cairo mayor as lieutenant governor running mate

Benjamin Conboy

August 17, 2017


Filed under Metro, News, Politics

Democratic Illinois gubernatorial candidate Ameya Pawar announced his running mate as Tyrone Coleman, the mayor of downstate Cairo. The announcement came at a campaign rally on Tuesday in Pawar’s home district of Ravenswood to a full crowd at the DANK Haus German American Cultural Center. Read More &...

Theatre Wit’s “ENGAGE: A Choose Your Own Sci-Fight Adventure”

Theatre Wit’s “ENGAGE: A Choose Your Own Sci-Fight Adventure”

Matt Koske

August 15, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

Normally in a theatre setting, audience members are encouraged to sit back, relax and enjoy the performance. That’s still implied at Theatre Wit’s most recent original play “ENGAGE: A Choose Your Own Sci-Fight Adventure,” but there’s a slight spin on that formula. Read More »...

Lollapalooza 2017: Saturday and Sunday recaps include Mac DeMarco, alt-J, Arcade Fire, The Walters

Lollapalooza 2017: Saturday and Sunday recaps include Mac DeMarco, alt-J, Arcade Fire, The Walters

Matt Koske

August 7, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Saturday The latter half of the four-day festival has arrived, brining many returning weekend wristband holders back to the lovely Grant Park. Day one featured rain, and a lot of it. Day two swiftly followed with a cold front that shook crowds to the bone. But day three brought Chicagoans near-perf...

Lollapalooza 2017: Friday recap consists of Whitney, Run the Jewels and Blink-182

Lollapalooza 2017: Friday recap consists of Whitney, Run the Jewels and Blink-182

Matt Koske

August 7, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Thinking the bad weather was over with after the evacuation that ended Thursday’s opening to Lollapalooza, Chicago’s lakeside Grant Park on Friday consisted of a cold, windy and drizzly atmosphere. All inclement weather held off, but what remained was an uncomfortable shiver for many Lollapalooza-g...

Lollapalooza 2017: day one performances included Wiz Khalifa, Migos

Lollapalooza 2017: day one performances included Wiz Khalifa, Migos

Matt Koske

August 4, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

It is the beginning of August. As Chicagoans, this weekend is engrained in everyone’s mind not only as a time of chaos — even a burden for some non-goers — but rather an assiduous few days citywide. Welcome to Lollapalooza weekend. Grant Park’s spacious layout along with Lollapalooza’s te...

Actors from Kathryn Bigelow’s “Detroit” discuss societal conflicts and police brutality

Actors from Kathryn Bigelow’s “Detroit” discuss societal conflicts and police brutality

Matt Koske

August 2, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Our Arts & Life Editor, Matt Koske, got to sit in on an exclusive screening of "Detroit" last week. Shortly after, he sat down for a round-table interview with two of the film's stars, Algee Smith and Jason Mitchell. "Detroit" will be released in theaters across the country this Friday. In...

Man attempts to lure 13-year old into his car near DePaul, police say

Man attempts to lure 13-year old into his car near DePaul, police say

Amber Colón Nuñez

July 14, 2017


Filed under Crime Watch, News

A Chicago Police crime report warned Lincoln Park residents of a driver who allegedly who tried to lure a 13-year-old girl into his car on the 1300 block of West Fullerton Avenue early Wednesday evening. Around 7 p.m. on Wednesday a man unknown to the girl was driving a brown or gold two-door, late-model...

Maureen Choi Quartet bridges gap between traditional and modern classical music

Maureen Choi Quartet bridges gap between traditional and modern classical music

Charlene Haparimwi

July 5, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

In The Promontory’s warm, candle-lit space on the second floor of the Hyde Park concert venue and restaurant, there is an exciting buzz in the air. It’s a Tuesday summer night and an intimate, older crowd is ready to hear the iconic Maureen Choi Quartet, a classically trained group of flamenco...

Fatal River North car crash claims DePaul junior Aly Damian

Fatal River North car crash claims DePaul junior Aly Damian

Benjamin Conboy

June 29, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

A fiery high-speed crash in River North claimed the life of 21-year-old DePaul student Alejandra Damian, of Joliet, early Monday morning. The driver of the vehicle, Anthony Milder, 34, fled the scene of the accident and was found dead of an apparent suicide later that day, according to Chicago police. ...

The Student News Site of DePaul University
feature