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DePaul, Harold Washingon College partner, expand scholarships

DePaul, Harold Washingon College partner, expand scholarships

Ben Conboy & Carina Smith, Editor-in-Chief & News Editor

January 14, 2019


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Harold Washington College and DePaul University, two colleges separated by only five city blocks — and a $34,000 difference in tuition — have partnered to create an affordable path for high-performing high school students to take classes at DePaul. The partnership, slated to begin next fall, takes...

Scooter sharing could ease DePaul students’ commutes

Scooter sharing could ease DePaul students’ commutes

Bianca Cseke, Contributing Writer

January 14, 2019


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DePaul University students may have another public transportation option soon if Chicago approves electric scooter sharing, which has been used in  cities throughout the U.S. and the world to help commuters travel short distances that aren’t easily served by existing transportation but are too long...

CTA upgrades surveillance cameras following crime spike in 2018

CTA upgrades surveillance cameras following crime spike in 2018

Carina Smith, News Editor

January 14, 2019


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The Chicago Transit Authority is still in the process of installing a number of new high-definition security cameras across the rail system following a number of incidences of criminal activity. The cameras are a part of the Safe & Secure program that was announced earlier this year by Mayor Rahm...

Second law professor files discrimination suit

Second law professor files discrimination suit

Benjamin Conboy, Editor in Chief

January 14, 2019


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Correction: A previous version of this article said the Powers Report was intended to examine whether or not certain law school employees should be fired. This is not the case, it was authored to examine whether to employ disciplinary action against law school faculty. Law professor Sumi Cho has fil...

Mental health in college: More than just a resolution

Mental health in college: More than just a resolution

Emma Oxnevad, Asst. News Editor

January 14, 2019


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With the new year beginning, many people resolve to take care of their mind and body. For DePaul students looking to seek treatment for mental health, University Counseling Services wants them to know that their door is open. “UCS offers group counseling for common issues like anxiety and depression,...

Student was not robbed or kidnapped near campus, police say

Student was not robbed or kidnapped near campus, police say

Carina Smith & Emma Oxnevad, News Editor & Asst. News Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Campus News, News, Showcase

Chicago police announced Thursday that following an investigation, they no longer believe that a DePaul student was kidnapped and robbed near the Lincoln Park campus. According to the Public Safety alert released by the university, the 19-year- old student had claimed that on Jan. 8 he w...

DePaul, Harold Washington College partner to give CPS stars a college experience

DePaul, Harold Washington College partner to give CPS stars a college experience

Benjamin Conboy, Editor in Chief

December 7, 2018


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Harold Washington College and DePaul University, two colleges separated by only five city blocks — and a $34,000 difference in tuition — have partnered to create an affordable path for high-performing high school students to take classes at DePaul. The partnership, slated to begin next fall, t...

Mercy Hospital shooter was a graduate student at DePaul

Mercy Hospital shooter was a graduate student at DePaul

Benjamin Conboy, Editor in Chief

November 20, 2018


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The shooter who killed three people at Mercy Hospital on the South Side Monday evening has been identified as Juan Lopez, a DePaul graduate who was pursuing a master's degree in public service, a university spokesperson confirmed. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2013. Lopez, 32, killed Tamara...

Casten and Underwood defeat Republican incumbents

Casten and Underwood defeat Republican incumbents

Natalia Cardenas, Jakob Emerson, Mikayla Price & Heather Stone, Contributing Writers

November 12, 2018


Filed under News, Politics

In two closely watched suburban Congressional districts, Democrats unseated Republicans in seats critical to their takeover of the House of Representatives. In the Illinois 6th District, covering the suburbs west of Chicago, veteran Republican Rep. Peter Roskam lost to Democratic businessman and political...

Virtual private networks protect online communication

Virtual private networks protect online communication

Mackenzie Born, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2018


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You’re sitting in Starbucks, stalking people you haven’t seen in years on Facebook when you realize you forgot to pay your credit card bill. You quickly jump onto your banking app to make sure you have enough in your account, and then over to your credit card provider’s site to pay the bill. In th...

New institute aims to boost number of women entrepreneurs

New institute aims to boost number of women entrepreneurs

Katelyn Henslin, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2018


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Leaders in DePaul University’s new Women in Entrepreneurship Institute – the only one of its kind nationwide – have created their own successful businesses and now want to help other women leap past their biggest remaining hurdle: access to capital. The organization cites the lack of representation...

Rauner loses gubernatorial race after a single rocky term

Rauner loses gubernatorial race after a single rocky term

Carina Smith, News Editor

November 12, 2018


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After an expensive and widespread campaign season, incumbent Gov. Bruce Rauner announced he was conceding to Democratic opponent J.B. Pritzker, effectively ending his time in office. At his watch party held at the Drake Hotel on Nov. 6, Rauner announced he was dropping out of the Illinois gubernatorial...

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