The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Students walk on the Quad, located on DePauls Lincoln Park campus.

BREAKING: Student health insurance plan put on hold

Samantha Moilanen, Assistant News Editor January 28, 2023

An option for students to receive health insurance through the university will now be delayed, according to new information obtained by The DePaulia. Last fall, sources said it was likely that a health...

Kerry was arrested outside St. Vincent de Paul Church on Sheffield ave. a few weeks after he allegedly robbed the church of thousands of dollars.

Man charged with burglary of Lincoln Park church

Vanessa Lopez, Assistant Social Media Editor January 20, 2023

After a devastating holiday for the parish, a man has been charged with burglarizing the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Lincoln Park. Hannibal Kerry, 27, was arrested in the 2200 block of North...

DePaul faculty went two years without receiving a raise between Jan 2020 and Jan 2022.

Raises green-lit for DePaul faculty and staff

Patrick Sloan-Turner, Online Managing Editor December 1, 2022

In an emailed correspondence on Thursday, DePaul president Robert Manuel notified faculty and staff that approved raises will take effect on Jan 1. Because of the university’s increased financial...

Chicago Police set a perimeter around McCabe Hall Thursday in response to an emergency situation inside the building.

CPD, SWAT respond to emergency incident at McCabe Hall

Patrick Sloan-Turner and Samantha Moilanen October 27, 2022

After a more than four-hour incident, CPD and SWAT officers left a controlled scene at McCabe Hall that had the DePaul community on edge Thursday afternoon. The situation concluded when an individual was...

Mayor Lori Lightfoot makes remarks in Ukrainian Village at a rally in opposition of Russias invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 27, 2022.

Lightfoot unveils budget, aims to increase police spending, progressive program funding

Samantha Moilanen, Opinions Editor October 5, 2022

Mayor Lori Lightfoot revealed her budget proposal for 2023 to Chicago’s City Council on Tuesday.  The $16.4 billion budget serves as her mayoral reelection platform and calls for investments to ease...

DePauls Student Center located on Sheffield Ave.

DePaul community alerted after two sex offenses on campus

Kiersten Riedford, News Editor September 4, 2022

An investigation is underway at DePaul after two sex offenses were reported to Public Safety on Sept. 1. The first offense occurred on Aug. 29 in the Student Center during the movie night event, which...

Texas Governor Greg Abbott answers questions during a press conference at the Texas Department of Public Safety Weslaco Regional Office on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, in Weslaco, Texas.

Over 70 migrants arrive to Chicago sent by Texas governor

Jacqueline Cardenas, La DePaulia Editor-in-Chief September 1, 2022

Over 70 Venezuelan migrants arrived at Chicago’s Union Station Wednesday night as a part of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s plan to send undocumented immigrants to Democratic ‘sanctuary’ cities.  The...

DePaul is currently one of only 23 percent of private American universities that does not offer its students health insurance.

University leadership accepts recommendation for DePaul student health insurance plan

Kiersten Riedford, News Editor July 23, 2022

DePaul leadership accepted a recommendation from the DePaul Student Health Insurance Task Force to offer a health insurance plan to its students, according to Eugene Zdziarski, DePaul’s vice president...

Chicago 43rd Ward Alderman Michele Smith speaks during a City Council meeting, Wednesday, June 22, 2016, in Chicago.

Michele Smith, Ald. of Lincoln Park Ward, resigns

Patrick Sloan-Turner, Online Managing Editor July 22, 2022

Michele Smith, Alderman of Ward 43, announced Thursday that she will resign from office next month. The abrupt announcement comes after more than a decade of Smith’s service as a member of Chicago...

Law enforcement conduct a search after a mass shooting at the Highland Park Fourth of July parade in downtown Highland Park, Ill., a Chicago suburb on Monday, July 4, 2022.

Update: Police identify Robert E. Crimo as suspect, give update on victims

Kiersten Riedford, News Editor July 4, 2022

Rain pours down from the sky, lawn chairs are thrown about, red, white and blue balloons are deflated and splattered with blood across the streets of Highland Park as doctors and police give an update...

A woman wipes tears after a mass shooting at the Highland Park Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Ill., a Chicago suburb, Monday, July 4, 2022.

Highland Park shooting update: Child critically inured, seven dead are adults

Kiersten Riedford, News Editor July 4, 2022

EDITOR'S NOTE: At the time of this reporting, the official death toll was six but has since changed to seven from the July 4 shooting. In a press conference led by Commander Chris O’Neill and Christopher...

A Lake County police officer walks down Central Ave in Highland Park, Ill. on Monday, July 4, 2022, after a shooter fired on the northern suburbs Fourth of July parade

Six dead, dozens injured in Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois

Kiersten Riedford, News Editor July 4, 2022

At 10:15 a.m., gunshots echoed through the streets of Highland Park, Illinois, as a gunman shot down crowds of families viewing the Fourth of July parade. As of now, six people have been pronounced...

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