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Get to know your editors: Zoe Barker

DePaulia Staff

July 16, 2012

Hi! My name is Zoe Barker. I am a grad student and I am the Online Editor.I wanted to be the Online Editor because I love working with web platforms and I have a bunch of great ideas to make the site more fun and informative.When I'm not in school or working on the paper, my hobbies include reading ...

Get to know your editors: Shannon Shreibak

DePaulia Staff

July 16, 2012

Hi! My name is Shannon Shreibak. I am a sophomore and I am the Weekend Edition Editor.I wanted to be the Weekend Edition Editor because I love writing about arts and culture and think that the Weekend Edition showcases it well in an accessible format.When I'm not in school or working on the paper, my...

Get to know your editors: Elizabeth Schuetz

DePaulia Staff

July 12, 2012

Hi! My name is Elizabeth Schuetz. I am a graduate student and I am the Editor-in-chief.I wanted to be the Editor-in-Chief because I have loved working as the News Editor and Managing Editor for the past few years and enjoy putting together all our hard work each week to produce an informative yet enter...

The DePaulia staff share their summer activities

DePaulia Staff

July 7, 2012

Wondering what the DePaulia editors are doing this summer? Check out these photos to see where we've been and what we've been up to.Click each photo to enlarge.Captions:Our Editor In Chief Elizabeth Schuetz took advantage of suburban pool access as temperatures soared into triple digitsElizabeth took th...

Weekend Warrior 6/29-7/2

Shannon Shreibak

June 29, 2012

1. World's Largest Block Part at Old St. Pat's Church, June 29 & 30Thousands will swarm Old St. Pat's to celebrate two days of music and entertainmentin Chicago for a good cause. Proceeds will benefit multiple charities including Horizonsfor Youth and Global Alliance for Africa. Don't miss performances b...

Chicago gets its Pride on

Brianna Kelly

June 24, 2012

The 43rd annual Gay Pride Parade painted the north side of Chicago with some very colorful characters Sunday. Hundreds of thousands of people lined the streets to enjoy the spectacle.Attendants donned wigs and vibrant clothing that featured all colors of the rainbow. There were drag queens, roller de...

Get your laugh on

Angelika Labno and Diana Zawojska

June 3, 2012

What connection overcomes all barriers, transcending language and culture, that we share with the world? During awkward moments, the breaking point of an argument, or the natural exchange between best friends, laughter is the easiest communicator. It is also good for your mind, body and spirit -- li...

Summer music fest survival guide

Mackenzie Maus and Genna Tardi

May 24, 2012

The warm weather and sunshine are bringing out the summer vibes in everyone. However, the warm weather and sunshine don't just mark the beginning of the summer. They also mark the start of the music festival season. With Bonnaroo, Electric Forest and Spring Awakening only a few short weeks away, there ar...

Veterans throw back medals at NATO protest

Paul Tadalan

May 20, 2012

It's 7 p.m. Sunday and Simone's Bar in Pilsen is filled with Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans from across the country. Live music is playing over laughter and stories, but the air is bitter sweet as they honor and remember loved ones lost, wishing they could join them on this night of celebration."To making hi...

Talk of the Town

Tricia Cathcart

May 20, 2012

NATO. Everyone in Chicago is talking about NATO.The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, a political-military alliance made up of 28 world nations, visited Chicago's McCormick Place over the weekend.As the largest city to hold a summit in more than a decade and the first city in the United States outside o...

Student veteran shares his story

Cheryl Waity

May 20, 2012

Jonathon Anderson will be in a cap in gown in June, but on Sunday, May 20 he donned fatigues and NATO medals as he marched with the Iraq Veterans Against the War.The demonstrators ended their march at Cermak and Michigan where Anderson, along with other veterans, got up and said a few words before th...

Summer sailing in Chicago’s harbors

Matthew Schwerha

May 14, 2012

Unlike cities that are land-locked, Chicago has the unique distinction of Lake Michigan to provide summer entertainment. Lake Michigan, made possible by the 10 harbors located up and down the shore, is quickly populated with boats for the summer months.The official Chicago boating season runs from May ...

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