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The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Talia Gierut’s outfit on her way to her classes on the Loop Campus.

Dressing up for class, love it or hate it?

Sarina Singh, Contributing Writer November 5, 2023

We may not have a Division I football team or a Greek row, but at least we don’t show up to class in a stained t-shirt and pajamas.  Campus culture varies depending on the location of your campus,...

Christopher LeMark (right) and emcee The Last Poet speak at a fundraising concert Oct. 11, 2023, in Chicago. The proceeds from the fundraiser go to Coffee Hip Hop & Mental Health and their free therapy program.

“Coffee, Hip-Hop, & Mental Health” finds new ways to normalize therapy

Eli Smith, Contributing Writer October 22, 2023

Christopher LeMark stood on stage in front of a full crowd at The Promontory the night of Oct. 11 and led the room through a simple call and response: “The city … of Chicago … will heal.”  LeMark...

Theres no business like ‘Boo’- Business: Where to tour Chicagos most famous haunts

There’s no business like ‘Boo’- Business: Where to tour Chicago’s most famous haunts

Dylan Hackworth, Contributing Writer October 15, 2023

October is here. While vintage movie theaters spin reel after reel of Bella Lugosi and Boris Karloff, you may find yourself longing for Halloween horrors that are more hands-on.  This city has plenty,...

Creepin’ it real: Where to celebrate Halloween in Chicago

Creepin’ it real: Where to celebrate Halloween in Chicago

Vanessa Lopez, Social Media Editor October 8, 2023

It's October and time to embrace the fall season. As much as we want to cling to summer in Chicago, pumpkin everything is better in the cool, crisp air of autumn at a Halloween festival or event. Fortunately,...

DePaul students top off their freshly grilled burger patties at the Back-to-School barbecue in Munroe Courtyard.

Photo Essay: College of Communication’s back to school barbecue

Luis Ojeda and Sofy Myers September 17, 2023

The College of Communication threw a barbecue party to welcome students and faculty back to school with burgers, hot dogs and games. The second annual "Welcome Back Party" took place Thursday, Sept. 14...

Students laugh while gathered on the Lincoln Park quad on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023, in Chicago. Various other groups were playing field games like Spike Ball or studying.

Quad Essentials: What every student needs to hang out on the quad

Sarah Hendry, Contributing Writer September 17, 2023

As the weather cools and summer ends, DePaul students descend on the Lincoln Park Campus Quad to soak up the sun. Offering a starter pack on Quad essentials, this is everything students need to know before...

Penn Badgley and Dr. Nura Mowzoon meet with DePaul students at an event hosted by Mission and Ministry on Tuesday, March 28.

‘You’ wanna talk? Penn Badgley and Nura Mowzoon take over DePaul with charisma and powerful discourse

Vanessa Lopez, Social Media Editor April 2, 2023

The start of a new quarter did not deter students and fans from lining up hours in advance to see Penn Badgley speak. On March 28, DePaul's Division of Mission and Ministry welcomed Badgley, the actor...

Exploring Chicago’s diverse spiritual landscape

Exploring Chicago’s diverse spiritual landscape

Raena Bents, Contributing Writer April 2, 2023

Analyzing constellations, seated meditation, community prayer service— all these practices and more can be found within Chicago’s rich and diverse spiritual landscape. A simple search on Eventbrite...

Cat ownership has substantially increased since the start of the pandemic.

Are college students responsible enough for pet ownership?

Jacqueline Bleadon, Contributing Writer February 12, 2023

As students living off campus search high and low for roommates, many are turning to local animal shelters instead. Students are getting in the habit of adopting a cat quickly after they move into their...

Practical self-care tips for the winter quarter

Practical self-care tips for the winter quarter

Lilly Keller, Arts & Life Editor January 22, 2023

It seems like self-care has become slang for undertaking the most impractical activities these days. What once served as a reminder to take time for oneself amid the hustle and bustle of work and school,...

Two students enthustically dance together on the dancefloor to a variety of pop and rap presented by DJ Ron Slomowicz.

Slaying at the STU: SGA hosts second annual Queer Prom

Kiersten Riedford, News Editor January 22, 2023

Neon lights cast down on students' faces as they acted out heartbreak with friends and lovers as “Mamma Mia” by ABBA echoed throughout the first floor of the Lincoln Park Student Center.  DePaul’s...

The best DePaul student discounts in Chicago

The best DePaul student discounts in Chicago

Lily Lowndes, Social Media Editor January 15, 2023

No college experience is universal, but if there is one thing that binds students together, it’s getting deals and discounts. Lucky for us, having a student ID is the golden ticket for so many freebies,...

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