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The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Nora Muhlemfeld and other abortion rights activists march outside a fundraiser for crisis pregnancy centers at the Union League Club in downtown Chicago Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023, which was also International Safe Abortion Day.

Battle for Choice: DePaul students protest what they call ‘secret anti-abortion’ clinics, in person and on social media

Molly Tinkey, Contributing Writer October 1, 2023

As cars zoom up North Cicero Avenue, they encounter signs from protesters: “Honk for Abortion Access” and “Honk for Abortion Rights.” Red and blue pigtails bounce back and forth as junior Kenna...

Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) hosted a recruitment BBQ with the brothers event on Sept. 12.

Behind the letters: Inside DePaul’s Greek life culture, philanthropy

Una Cleary, Focus Editor September 23, 2023

DePaul sophomore Diana Torres remembers laughing with her friends as they scrolled through reels and reels of BamaRush, The University of Alabama’s infamous rush process, TikTok videos  in her senior...

These works are part of the current exhibit Seeing Race Before Race, which explores the roots of race from the Middle Ages to 1800s.

An evolving history: The Newberry Library welcomes patrons to community built on service

Sam Mroz, Asst. Arts & Life Editor September 17, 2023

Much like Jennifer Fastwolf’s favorite novels, the Newberry is like a good read: She just can’t seem to put it down.         "Never mind that our buildings are legendary. This huge, incredible...

The Chicago Jazz Festival was held in Millennium Park from Aug. 31 to Sep. 3. International, national, and local musicians came to provide free jazz programming.The Chicago Jazz Institute co-hosted the festival along with DCASE (The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events) for the 47th anniversary.

Timeless melodies: Chicago Jazz Festival celebrates 47th anniversary with soulful sounds and cultural connection

Una Cleary, Focus Editor September 10, 2023

As the sun set on summer in Chicago, Labor Day weekend brought thousands to Millenium Park as the Chicago Jazz Festival celebrated its 47th anniversary. The improvisation of trumpets, saxophones, drums...

15 years of excellence: Champion of student journalism, Marla Krause retires

15 years of excellence: Champion of student journalism, Marla Krause retires

The DePaulia Staff June 4, 2023

“If you’re going to do it, do it right. If you’re going to hype it, hype it with facts.” This line from “All the President’s Men” spoken by Robert Redford's Bob Woodward, brings to mind...

Inside DePaul’s finances: Top earners and expenditures shown in 2021 990 filing

Inside DePaul’s finances: Top earners and expenditures shown in 2021 990 filing

Amber Stoutenborough, Multimedia Managing Editor May 29, 2023

Amid a year of relatively increased awareness regarding DePaul’s financial state, the annual 990 is one of the few pieces of information publicly available that outlines the private institution’s finances. As...

APIDA heritage month runs throughout the month of May. The DePaul APIDA cultural center hosted an art gallary, guest speakers, and most recently the Night Market on the Quad.

Extending ‘The moment’: Global asian studies program seeks greater recognition

Una Cleary, Focus Editor May 21, 2023

As the sun set on May 14, the DePaul quad was filled with over 700 attendees enjoying hot Thai food, plant sales, and an array of cultural tabling, all a part of The DePaul’s APIDA (Asian Pacific Islander...

Green City Market’s Lincoln Park market, 1817 N. Clark St., is open 7 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturdays.

The changing the desert landscape: Chicago’s seasonal farmers markets push lawmakers and vendors to advocate for food accessibility

Una Cleary, Focus Editor May 15, 2023

Spring time in Chicago marks the start of farmers market season, as fresh produce, hot tamales, and organic dog treats are sold from Andersonville to Austin.  Beyond the allure of organic products...

Find your fit: Insider tips for Chicagos competitive spring rental season

Find your fit: Insider tips for Chicago’s competitive spring rental season

Meredith Bach , Contributing Writer May 7, 2023

It is springtime in Chicago, and that means the surge of apartment-hunting is kicking off.  As an exodus of Chicagoans leave with other life plans, the properties left behind create a competitive game...

Cherry tree in Jackson Park begins to blossom on Tuesday, April 25. Unusual April weather conditions have disrupted the seasonal blossom pattern for the trees.

Blooming connections: Jackson Park’s Sakura cherry blossom trees bridge the city to Japan’s cultural roots

Una Cleary, Focus Editor April 30, 2023

Pink and white hues color the skies of Chicago’s Jackson Park in late April, as over 190 budding Sakura cherry blossom trees sprawl over green grass in the Hyde Park neighborhood, symbolizing the long-awaited...

The Calumet River region was once the country’s largest producer of steel.

From black skies to green spaces: The Southeast Side of Chicago’s environmental justice journey

Una Cleary and Preston Zbroszczyk April 24, 2023

As a student at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) in 2016, Luis Cabrales always had to explain to his peers where he was from: the Southeast Side. It is an area that he feels is more known for...

Record filled cases line the walls at Miyagi Records in Washington Park.

The record ‘shrine fortress’: Miyagi Records opens in The Washington Park ‘Arts Block’

Una Cleary, Focus Editor April 16, 2023

Off the Green Line’s Garfield stop, DJ Nigel Ridgeway organizes records, ranging from Afro Jazz to Chicago house music. Miyagi Records, owned by DJ’s Marco Jacobo and Ridgeway, opened this Friday in...

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