The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Column: Why the pandemic never ended for me

Column: Why the pandemic never ended for me

Lilly Keller, Editor in Chief September 17, 2023

When the World Health Organization declared Covid-19 a global pandemic in March 2020, the prospect of life returning to its former state seemed utterly impossible. Three and a half years later that sentiment...

President Joe Biden announced on Jan. 30 that he intends to lift the public health emergency declarations of Covid-19 on May 11.

Biden and Pritzker to end Covid-19 ‘Public Health Emergency’ Declaration in May

Rose O'Keeffe, Asst. News Editor February 5, 2023

Gov. JB Pritzker plans to end the public health emergency classification of Covid-19 in Illinois later this spring, according to NBC 5 Chicago.  This news comes after President Joe Biden announced...

Although many students have given up on wearing masks, some students remain concerned as a new variant is on the rise in the U.S.

Students lax about COVID precautions heading into new year

Asia Thomas, Contributing Writer January 9, 2023

The new year marked both the start of the Winter quarter for DePaul students and the continued spread of the highly contagious Omicron variant, XBB.1.5. Chicago is currently at medium risk for COVID-19,...

A student worker grabs one of the free rapid tests that is offered in the DePaul Health Promotion & Wellness (HPW) Office. Rapid tests are also available in the Student Affairs office on the 14th floor of the Lewis Center in the Loop campus.

DePaul offers free at-home rapid tests

Lily Lowndes, Social Media Editor September 25, 2022

Senior Samantha Harris pushed through the rotating doors of the DePaul Center and followed the signs pointing to DePaul’s free Covid-19 PCR testing site. Once she got to the bottom of the escalators,...

Over 1 million Americans tested positive for Covid-19 on Jan. 3rd.
Creative Commons, Oct. 21 2021

Covid cases rising at DePaul and surrounding neighborhoods

Patrick Sloan-Turner, Online Managing Editor May 12, 2022

Since the first week of April, weekly Covid-19 infections have risen by 78 percent in the neighborhoods surrounding DePaul's Lincoln Park campus, with last week tallying the most infections during the...

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