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Picking the road less traveled

Picking the road less traveled

Matt Koske

February 27, 2017


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Many students are on a tight budget. We don’t have the money to fly across the states to attend a hot beach party in Miami. This becomes a challenge when trying to plan an affordable spring break with friends.  However, spring break can be spent in various different ways, depending on how you would...

Commanders in mischeif

Commanders in mischeif

Sam Johnson

February 20, 2017


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Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States, and in his younger days, “could hoist a small keg with one arm and drink from it,” Dr. James Cornelius, historian and curator at the Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Sprngfield, said. “He was a young guy on the frontier where drin...

DePaul community reflects on moments of black history that have shaped them into leaders

DePaul community reflects on moments of black history that have shaped them into leaders

Dexter Zollicoffer, Cara Anderson, Kristin Lansdown, Mario Morrow, Nyah Hoskins, and Michael Brookins

February 13, 2017


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I am history because right now we are in the midst of a change in America and the way we act currently will headway the past and determine the events of the future. Read More »...

You can’t ban their stories

You can’t ban their stories

Donyae Lewis

February 6, 2017


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When he was 6-years-old, Hanza Roshdi, now 22, was unfazed by the bullets that would fly through his window. It was common when he lived in Bethlehem, West Bank. Rockets were launched at his house. Tanks were parked so close that he could reach out of his window and touch the antenna. Read More &raqu...

Looking towards the stars

Looking towards the stars

Donyae Lewis

January 29, 2017


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We’ve all talked about it at some point in our lives. Whether you’re trying to figure out who shares your birthday month, or trying to start small talk on a first date, most people have explored their horoscopes. However, students’ fascination with astrology goes beyond just the date of your birth...

The DePaulia Editor speaks about journey to NBC’s ‘The Voice’

The DePaulia Editor speaks about journey to NBC’s ‘The Voice’

Donyae Lewis

January 23, 2017


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When I woke up on Saturday morning, my mind immediately returned to '07. I sang at the top of my lungs, as I watched Jordin Sparks perform her coronation song, “This Is My Now,” as she became the youngest contestant to win “American Idol.” Read More »...

A reflection of the Obama legacy, as we look towards the future

A reflection of the Obama legacy, as we look towards the future

Brenden Moore

January 16, 2017


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When Barack Obama celebrated his victory in the 2008 presidential race, he told a war-weary and economically shaken nation that “change has come to America.” Read More »...

Students give advice for surviving ‘Chiberia’

Students give advice for surviving ‘Chiberia’

Rachel Mann

January 9, 2017


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For DePaul students, returning to school during the winter means the sun sets around 4:30 p.m. Read More »...

Chicago ranked best city in the world by Time Out

Chicago ranked best city in the world by Time Out

Maddy Crozier

December 2, 2016


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Those who think Chicago is the best place to live might now have evidence to back it up. An extensive survey of nearly 20,000 people in 18 different countries found that, when it comes to the things that make a city great, Chicago ranked highest across the board. The Time Out City Index comes from...

Secrets to the best grilled cheese in Chicago

Secrets to the best grilled cheese in Chicago

Emily Rutherford and Owen Le Brun

November 13, 2016


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When it comes to food, simplicity is bliss. In times of simplicity, a grilled cheese is the best way to go. The ooey-gooey mix of melted cheese with perfectly toasted, buttery bread is a perfect meal. Some people consider it one of their favorite foods. Read More »...

Cubs fans reflect on the World Series win of a lifetime

Cubs fans reflect on the World Series win of a lifetime

Ben Gartland

November 6, 2016


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The 2016 World Series ended the longest championship drought in American sports. Read More »...

Thinking out loud: DePaul’s favorite political podcasts

Thinking out loud: DePaul’s favorite political podcasts

Maddy Crozier

October 30, 2016


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NPR Politics Podcast “By far, my favorite and the best one is the NPR Politics Podcast. That is the best show around. With how the election has been going, they’ve been putting out a new episode every three days or so. So much happens within the span of a few days,” Klain said. “The NPR Politi...

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