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Tackling low enrollment: How DePaul is handling declining numbers

Tackling low enrollment: How DePaul is handling declining numbers

Ebony Ellis, Contributing Writer

December 14, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

Across the United States, enrollment at private universities has been declining because of skyrocketing costs. At DePaul, the issue is no different. According to the Institutional Research & Market Analytics (IRMA) report for DePaul, there are currently 14,816 students enrolled for the fall qu...

Nation & World Briefs: Sept. 18, 2017

Nation & World Briefs: Sept. 18, 2017

The Associated Press

September 18, 2017


Filed under Nation & World

International news headlines you need to know. Read More »...

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 &...

Lawsuit: student sues, alleging professor coerced her into sex

Lawsuit: student sues, alleging professor coerced her into sex

Amber Colón

July 5, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

A student is suing the University and an instructor after she said he pressured her into having sex with him for an "A" in his class. The lawsuit was filed on Thursday in the Cook County Circuit Court. According to court documents, the woman is seeking over $200,000 in damages. The Chicago Sun-T...

Update: Man charged with misdemeanor after alleged knife attack on DePaul’s campus

Update: Man charged with misdemeanor after alleged knife attack on DePaul’s campus

Rachel Hinton

May 31, 2017


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A 36-year-old male identified as Patrick Fallon has been charged with misdemeanor reckless conduct/ bodily harm after allegedly slashing a man with a knife near DePaul's Student Center on Tuesday. It is unconfirmed whether the altercation was related to the rally and protests near the Student Center. Fallon...

Man stabbed on DePaul’s campus during protests Tuesday night

Man stabbed on DePaul’s campus during protests Tuesday night

Ben Gartland, Rachel Hinton, and Danielle Church

May 30, 2017


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DePaul Public Safety confirmed multiple eyewitnesses accounts that a person was stabbed on DePaul University’s campus Tuesday evening. It is unclear whether the altercation was related to the rally held near the Student Center earlier that evening. In an email sent out to the University community...

Students pay a high price for drug ring arrests

Students pay a high price for drug ring arrests

Kristen Goldstein, Kelley Bowles, Isaac Carrasco, William Sullivan, Courtney Alimondi, and Celia Skvaril

May 30, 2017


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On the afternoon of March 27, Chicago police officers waited on the 2400 block of North Seminary Avenue, within sight of the DePaul Quad, for two DePaul students who were unaware they would soon be busted for illegally dealing Xanax, a drug commonly prescribed to treat anxiety and panic disorders.  Not long after, a similar scene ...

University releases guidelines on speech and expression

University releases guidelines on speech and expression

Amber Colón

May 30, 2017


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President Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider sent an email to members of the DePaul University community late Friday introducing the new Guiding Principles of Speech and Expression, which have been under revision since September 2016. Read More »...

Obama advisor David Axelrod on significance of political involvement

Obama advisor David Axelrod on significance of political involvement

Amber Colón

May 30, 2017


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When David Axelrod’s father, an Eastern European refugee, came to the U.S., it’s likely he couldn’t have predicted his son would be senior advisor to the 44th President. As a kid, Axelrod lived in a housing project in New York City, where he said his aspirations of a political career first began...

Vincent and Louise House closing its doors

Vincent and Louise House closing its doors

Nicole Ross

May 29, 2017


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Five paintings sit on the fireplace mantel of the Vincent and Louise House. Each represents one of the founding principles — faith, service, simplicity, social justice and community living — upon which the program was built. “They are heirlooms that have been passed down by a previous generatio...

Rumors of closing center swirl

Ben Conboy

May 29, 2017


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Act Out, DePaul’s LGBTQ activist group, has become concerned that the university is moving to dismantle the Center for Identity, Inclusion, and Social Change (CIIS) following the newly approved Center for African-American Students. Read More »...

Fee increase for scholarships for undocumented approved

Fee increase for scholarships for undocumented approved

Ben Conboy

May 29, 2017


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Rev. Dennis Holtschneider, C.M., has approved a $2 increase to the quarterly student activity fee to fund a scholarship for undocumented students at DePaul. The referendum, shepherded through by a collaborative group of student organizations, including the Student Government Association (SGA) and Und...

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