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Where DePaul students stand after the 2020 election

Where DePaul students stand after the 2020 election
January 18, 2021

When the Associated Press called the 2020 presidential election, half of the U.S. erupted in whoops and hollers while the other sunk solemnly into the arms of loved ones. The 2020 election’s significance...

Experts weigh in on how to decrease vaccine hesitancy among Americans

Experts weigh in on how to decrease vaccine hesitancy among Americans
January 18, 2021

President-elect Joe Biden has said his administration will release every available vaccine when he takes office January 20th in an effort to reach his goal of 100 million vaccinations in his first 100...

Social media’s journey through 2020

Social media's journey through 2020
January 11, 2021

Throughout the year 2020, social media faced various challenges and changes. Despite the good intentions behind these changes, many social media platforms were scrutinized by their users. Along with the...

DePaul students prepare for the holidays amid global pandemic

A woman photographs Christmas decorations on Oxford Street during a second lockdown in London, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. Businesses that have been forced to shut are hoping they will be able to reopen to salvage something of the crucial holiday shopping season. The government has been reluctant to say what restrictions will be in place for any particular area when the lockdown ends and says it's still too early to see how the lockdown has worked. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
November 19, 2020

The holidays are around the corner, however things will be different this year. As travel plans and gatherings change due to the pandemic, some members of the DePaul community may be spending their December...

DePaul students reflect on another quarter of hybrid learning

The statue of John J. Egan, located outside of the Lincoln Park Student Center, wearing a mask.
November 17, 2020

At this point, everyone in the DePaul community is well aware the university moved almost all classes online for the fall and winter. One of the few classes that met in-person this quarter was PSC 150,...

The aftermath of George Floyd’s death

A memorial for George Floyd at Cup Foods in Minneapolis, where Floyd was arrested and killed by the police.
October 18, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS—Outside the Cup Foods next to where George Floyd was killed at the knee of former Minneapolis Police Department officer Derek Chauvin on May 25, a memorial for Floyd is still flourishing...

‘Cops’ resumes production after cancellation amid Black Lives Matter movement

'Cops' resumes production after cancellation amid Black Lives Matter movement
October 18, 2020

During the midst of the death of George Floyd and the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, the television show "Cops" was canceled after 30 years of being on-air, with a spokesperson from Paramount...

Election 2020: Illinois voting guide

People wait line to early vote as they fill out voter registration cards outside the Loop Super Site in downtown Chicago, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. It is the only location allowing early voting in the city right now, but early voting will expand to locations in all 50 wards on Oct. 14. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
October 11, 2020

Though the presidential election is taking up the majority of attention, the ballot for Illinois voters is much more loaded than just picking between President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden. The...

Why freshmen party during a pandemic

Why freshmen party during a pandemic
October 4, 2020

As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, schedules dominated by Zoom classes, and drastically reduced occupancy in DePaul’s dormitories, the social lives of many students have been totally transformed. First-year...

Mental health remains prominent issue as pandemic persists

Mental health remains prominent issue as pandemic persists
September 27, 2020

Editor's note: If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts, call the National Suicide Prevention Helpline at 800-273-8255. Quarantine has been a time fraught with isolation, increased...

How to deal with ADHD during Covid-19

How to deal with ADHD during Covid-19
September 20, 2020

Mental illness is a great task to deal with, especially in a time when everything seems to be exploding around you. Due to many cataclysmic events that have been accumulating since the lockdown started...

The limitations of cancel culture

The limitations of cancel culture
September 13, 2020

#CardiBIsOverParty, #JKRowlingIsOverParty, #JimmyFallonIsOverParty, and #EllenIsOverParty are only a few of the hashtags that have been trending on Twitter in 2020. Despite the masses taking to social...

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