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Grad uses film to discuss mental health

Grad uses film to discuss mental health

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

After graduating from undergrad, Sydney O’Haire’s life got, as she describes it, “a little out of control.” Her family and friends supported her, and when they recommended she go to rehab she went without resistance. O’Haire said once she got there it was “a really wild experience,” and she made ...

Family of student who died after being struck by CTA still looking for answers

Family of student who died after being struck by CTA still looking for answers

Amber Colón, Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

He was born laughing. Maria Quiroz, mother of DePaul student Ricardo Quiroz, said that her son will be remembered as someone who was always very happy. Quiroz, 24, was struck by a CTA Red Line train on Sunday, April 15 at 8:01 a.m. on the Near North Side. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hosp...

An improvised life

An improvised life

Meredith Melland, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

The promise of dodgeball and capture the flag during the warm Ohio summer was enough to entice tomboy Christian Borkey to attend theater camp with her three older brothers in the summer after third grade. Borkey learned the motto “it’s better to be loud and be wrong than to be quiet and right,” ...

Mark Cuban invests $250,000 for 25 percent of student’s app

Mark Cuban invests  $250,000 for 25 percent of student’s app

Benjamin Conboy, News Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under News

When Nick Skrzyniarzc was fresh out of college, he said he was drowning in student debt. One day he thought to himself, “Something needs to change.” That little idea, he said, was what inspired the idea for the app he developed with his brother Dan Stelmach, called ChangEd. It takes debit purchases,...

Journalism students worked behind the scenes at the forum

Journalism students worked behind the scenes at the forum

Brendan Whelper, Contributing Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under News

Last Tuesday, the first Illinois Democratic Gubernatorial Forum took place at Chicago’s NBC Tower.  NBC 5 political editor Carol Marin served as the moderator, while NBC Chicago’s Don Moseley worked as the editorial producer.  Both Marin and Moseley are the directors of DePaul’s Center for Journalis...

Student Photographer Spotlight: Wendy Davis

Student Photographer Spotlight: Wendy Davis

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

DePaul is home to a variety of what the world has to offer. This university contains some of the brightest and boldest in Chicago. We also have some great creative minds walking this campus. Sophomore photographer Wendy Davis fits that description. Originally from the northwest suburb Arlington Heig...

Meet DePaul’s own Bushra Amiwala, the 19-year-old running for a Cook County board seat

Meet DePaul’s own Bushra Amiwala, the 19-year-old running for a Cook County board seat

Benjamin Conboy

June 14, 2017


Filed under Metro, News, Politics

DePaul student Bushra Amiwala isn’t waiting to graduate college before she forays into political life. At 19, she’s running as a Democrat for a seat on the Cook County Board of Commissioners held by long-time incumbent Larry Suffredin. Amiwala, of Skokie, is running for commissioner in the 13th D...

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