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The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Magaly Acosta and Read and Run founder Allison Yates break the ice by asking runners Does a perfect daughter exist?

Read and Run Chicago hosts its first bilingual event in Town of Cicero

Jacqueline Cardenas, La DePaulia Editor-in-Chief July 20, 2022

Allison Yates sat on her mom’s couch reading the “The Battle of Lincoln Park” when her interest for history, desire to explore the city and curious mind came together to found Read and Run Chicago...

Lou’s 1988 border door was placed on the U.S.-Mexican border. This door is considered Lou’s legacy piece and continues to be shown in exhibits around the world.

Opening doors: The life of Chicano artist Richard Lou

Cary Robbins, Staff Writer June 8, 2022

Richard Alexander Lou lived in Tijuana, Mexico until he was almost 9 years old, and every day for almost three years, he would cross the border to go to elementary school. Around 6:30 a.m., Lou’s...

Emma and her daughter, Juniper, in a rocking chair at her former professors house.

After unenrolling from DePaul, a young mother wishes to return and keep on learning

Rebecca Meluch, News Editor June 6, 2021

Between the autumn and winter quarters, DePaul students have about six weeks off for winter break before having to endure the cold, exhaustingly long winter quarter. But Emma, who was a sophomore and international...

Nicci Nunez, left, and Alex Stewart, the founders and hosts of Swipe Fat.

‘Swipe Fat’ embraces ‘fat’ label and creates sense of community

Corey Schmidt, Copy Editor May 31, 2021

Being insecure about weight brings a whole new dynamic to the dating scene, which is something that influencer Alex Stewart and her friend Nicci Nunez quickly bonded over. The two felt comfortable talking...

A man in Wicker Park sporting a mask while riding a divvy bike.

Car to Cargo bike: The rise of the cycling community in Chicago

Rebecca Meluch, News Editor May 9, 2021

After paying her second traffic ticket off, Lindsay Bayley looked at her car and said to herself,  “Wow this is kind of a burden.”  In her first week of living in Washington D.C. in 2007, Bayley...

Michael Holmes, who graduated from DePaul in 2020, passed away in April after a brief battle with cancer.

‘His legacy will live on’: Remembering DePaul ‘20 alum Michael Holmes

Emma Oxnevad and Ella Lee May 9, 2021

DePaul alum Michael Holmes had a mind that was overflowing with inventive ideas to make the world a better place. Though just beginning his journey into postgraduate young adulthood, his close friends...

DePaul senior pitcher Krista Dalgarn winds up for a pitch during a game this season. In 13 appearances, Dalgran is 11-2 and has two saves with a 3.02 ERA.

DePaul seniors lead softball team from the circle

Lacey Latch, Editor-in-Chief May 9, 2021

At any given time this season, DePaul’s softball team is most likely split perfectly in half — two complete teams who could each feasibly take the field should Covid-19 strike the other and disqualify...

The Cloud Cookie is the signature item at Cloud Cookie in Lakeview.

REVIEW: Lakeview’s Cloud Cookie is a dream come true

Alayne Trinko, Contributing Writer May 2, 2021

Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Wrigley Field at the corner of Clark Street and West Grace Street sits Cloud Cookie, a vibrant, cloud-themed grab ‘n’ go for luxury cookies and other sweet...

Karl Nass, a professor in DePauls Division of Mission and Ministry.  (DePaul University/Jamie Moncrief)

Modern Vincentianism embodied by DePaul Mission & Ministries professor

Amber Stoutenborough, Contributing Writer April 5, 2021

Through love, acceptance and service, he touches the lives of those in need through intentional community. Embodying St. Vincent de Paul, he lives his life through compassion and purpose.  Beaming...

Music critic Jim DeRogatis.

Music criticism in the digital age: in conversation with Jim DeRogatis

Emma Oxnevad, Online Managing Editor April 4, 2021

Jim DeRogatis knows what it’s like to face an artist’s wrath. The veteran music critic, who covered pop music at the Chicago Sun-Times for 15 years, was once on the receiving end of an enraged voicemail...

Joe Lewis (Jo Mama) marching in support of the BLM movement. .

Chicago Black Drag Council born out of the ashes of 2020

Corey Schmidt, Staff Writer April 4, 2021

2020 was a year full of hardships ranging from a global pandemic to increased racial tension, causing some to call for change. Chicago’s Black drag community saw this need for change and formed the Chicago...

Trey, as pictured in his senior photo.

My brother’s killer was with us all along

Marcus Robertson, Nation & World Editor March 14, 2021

I was ten years and a week old when my brother Trey was born. We were poor, living in a single-wide trailer in rural Alabama coal country. He was a joyful baby, quick to smile and laugh. He and I bonded...

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