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Chugging along: DePaul commuter students face constant delays, rising costs and exhaustion

Chugging along: DePaul commuter students face constant delays, rising costs and exhaustion

Jessica Villagomez

February 8, 2015


Filed under Campus News, Metro, News

DePaul freshman Dennis Syvongsa wakes up at 7:30 a.m. to get to his 10:10 a.m. composition and rhetoric class. Syvongsa does not know what to expect from the weather, often layering on pairs of thick wool socks and fleece jackets to accommodate the ever-changing Chicago temperatures. He fills his backpack with all the materials he will need for his f...

Signal boost: CTA plans to install 4G service on Red and Blue lines

Signal boost: CTA plans to install 4G service on Red and Blue lines

Natalie Taylor

February 8, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

Technological advancements in the past decade have brought the world into a state of constant connectivity. Now, that connection will go where no service has gone before, underground. Last month Chicago announced its plan to install 4G service on CTA blue and red line trains. Read More »...

CTA cracks down on U-Pass misuse

CTA cracks down on U-Pass misuse

Rachel Hinton

January 18, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

Officers at the Fullerton ‘L’ stop continued to check U-Passes in an effort to stop fraud that began before the new year. Read More »...

Sit to yourself: ‘Manspreading’ irks on the CTA

Sit to yourself: ‘Manspreading’ irks on the CTA

Nicole Cash

January 11, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

This month, the MTA in New York City rolled out a new series of placards for subway cars reminding passengers of common courtesies. One reads “Dude...stop the spread, please,” targeting manspreading. Read More »...

CTA do’s and don’ts: Etiquette when riding the ‘L’

CTA do’s and don’ts: Etiquette when riding the ‘L’

Stefani Szenda

September 28, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

As a school that has a lot of commuters and multiple campuses, DePaul University students are advised to quickly learn the 'L.' Students generally ride the train during the busiest parts of the day, so it’s good to know some etiquette that will help make the ride smoother. When the train pulls i...

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