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DePaul research helps former addicts return to communities

DePaul research helps former addicts return to communities

Rachel Hinton

May 30, 2016

Leon Venable, owner and chief operating officer of the Kalimba House Corporation, didn’t really know about the Oxford House program until he needed it most. While he was recovering from his addiction, he lived in one of the organization's houses — the first in Illinois — for three years as he ...

Half of all U.S. counties have unhealthy levels of ozone

Half of all U.S. counties have unhealthy levels of ozone

Erin Yarnall

May 22, 2016

There’s something in the air in Chicago. No, it’s not the warm weather, the outdoor restaurants or the great starts that both baseball teams have so far. It’s air pollution, and it’s impacting cities throughout the United States and the rest of the world. Read More »...

Future teachers concerned for CPS career

Future teachers concerned for CPS career

Deni Kamper and Sydney Bickel

May 22, 2016

In less than a month, hundreds of students from DePaul’s College of Education will put on caps and gowns and graduate with teaching degrees. Many of these new graduates hope to work as teachers, counselors or leaders in Chicago Public Schools (CPS.) Unfortunately for these recent grads, their focus ...

DePaul fundraises for hungry children in India with awareness dinner

DePaul fundraises for hungry children in India with awareness dinner

Rachel Hinton

May 13, 2016

While many DePaul students were tucking into Chartwell-catered dinners, nearly 7,000 miles away children in India toiled away, malnourished and out of school. One DePaul group aims to put the two groups on more equal playing fields. Read More »...

Bill would require women to register for draft

Bill would require women to register for draft

Shelley Mesch

May 10, 2016

In December 2015, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter announced all military positions, including combat positions, would be opened to women in the armed services. Now, a bill passed through the House Armed Services Committee that would require women to register for the selective service draft. Read...

Potential running mates are now a concern for Clinton

Potential running mates are now a concern for Clinton

Donyae Lewis

May 8, 2016

Winning four out of the five Eastern states was a turning point  for Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s campaign. Following those recent wins, many are predicting that she will claim the 2016 presidential nomination over opponent Bernie Sanders. Clinton now has over 90 percent of the delega...

Latino voters discuss their role in 2016 election

Latino voters discuss their role in 2016 election

Jessica Villagomez

May 8, 2016

With presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump declaring Mexicans “rapists” and campaigning on building a wall along the country’s southern border, the Latino community has been thrown right at the center of the national debate ahead of the 2016 election. As the fastest-gro...

Cruz, Kasich supporters undecided now that Trump is presumptive nominee

Cruz, Kasich supporters undecided now that Trump is presumptive nominee

Jack Ladd

May 8, 2016

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and former Ohio Governor John Kasich both dropped out of the Republican presidential primary following another win for Donald Trump in Indiana. Trump’s win secures his nomination as the GOP candidate, barring a surprise at the national convention this summer. Before suspendi...

War crimes against women more common

War crimes against women more common

Sarah Hamilton

May 1, 2016

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 200 million women and girls today have experienced female genital mutilation. Female genital mutilation (FGM) is the practice of removing parts or altering women’s genital organs for non-medical reasons. WHO has classified FGM into four diff...

Cruz, Kasich team up to stop Trump from getting Republican nomination

Cruz, Kasich team up to stop Trump from getting Republican nomination

Megan Deppen

May 1, 2016

Ted Cruz and John Kasich announced a coalition to win more delegates than Donald Trump last week, then downplayed the alliance after Trump swept the April 26 primaries in New England. Though destined to fail, their last ditch attempt to stop Trump adds a new layer of desperation to the May 3 and 10 ...

Center for Black Diaspora and ABD host new media and activism colloquium

Center for Black Diaspora and ABD host new media and activism colloquium

Aiden Kent

April 24, 2016

Prince was revived one last time through the purple opening slide of Sarah Jackson’s talk at the citizen journalism, new media and activism colloquium at the DePaul Art Museum last Friday. Read More »...

Earthquake devastates Ecuador

Earthquake devastates Ecuador

Deni Kamper

April 24, 2016

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook the country of Ecuador on April 16, killing an estimated 646 people and injuring more than 12,000. Read More »...

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