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SGA reviews DePaul’s Mission Statement at latest meeting

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Theodora Koulouvaris, Staff Writer

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Rev. Guillermo (Memo) Campuzano, C.M. and others from the Division of Mission and Ministry joined DePaul’s Student Government Association (SGA) during its general body meeting on Thursday to discuss reviewing, and possibly revising, DePaul’s Mission Statement.  Every five years, DePaul’s Board of Tr...

Chief: Illinois officer who shot Black couple in car fired

Sherrellis Sheria Stinnette, grandmother of Marcellis Stinnette, 19, speaks to the media during a protest rally for Marcellis Stinnette who was killed by Waukegan Police last Tuesday in Waukegan, Ill., Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. Stinnette was killed and his girlfriend and mother of his child, Tafara Williams, was wounded when a police officer in Waukegan opened fire Tuesday night after police said Williams' vehicle started rolling toward the officer following a traffic stop. (Brian Hill/Daily Herald via AP)

Associated Press

October 25, 2020

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago police officer who shot a Black couple inside a vehicle — killing a 19-year-old man and wounding his girlfriend — has been fired, the police chief announced late Friday. The officer who fatally shot Marcellis Stinnette and the wounded Tafara Williams...

New fake eyelash business thrives in spite of pandemic

Pretty Little Lashes explores different styles of lashes that range from denser, fuller looks and light, natural ones.

Nadia Hernandez, Assistant News Editor

October 25, 2020

Entrepreneur Paige Crews Lowe of Lake Villa out-lashed the circumstances of the pandemic with her new false lash business Pretty Little Lash.  Crews launched Pretty Little Lash in September. “I have been wanting to start this for a long time,” Crews said. “I love eyelashes, and I've worn them for years.”  ...

City to redesign public safety responses to mental health crises

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot signs an executive order to ensure coronavirus-related benefits offered by the city of Chicago are available to immigrants and refugees, Tuesday morning, April 7, 2020.

Ella Lee, Print Managing Editor

October 25, 2020

In response to a summer of high crime and daily protests of police violence, the City of Chicago has said it plans to redesign the way the city responds to mental health crises.  Mayor Lori Lightfoot released the city’s “first-ever” comprehensive violence reduction plan, called “Our City, O...

Lightfoot, CPD reject community suggestions regarding policing

Chicago Police officers cross the street in downtown Chicago, Wednesday, April 22, 2020.

Sonal Soni, Staff Writer

October 25, 2020

On Oct. 15, the Use of Force Community Working Group published an open letter to Mayor Lori Lightfoot demanding that she enforce their demands regarding “Recommendations to reduce the ongoing CPD violence and harm inflicted on the people of Chicago.”  The group went to CPD directly but CPD only...

Fifth annual Pritzker Forum on Global Cities discusses life post-Covid

The Financial Times and the Chicago Council of Global Affairs virtually held the fifth annual Pritzker Forum on Global Cities on Oct. 15.

Holly Jenvey, Staff Writer

October 25, 2020

The Financial Times and the Chicago Council of Global Affairs virtually held the fifth annual Pritzker Forum on Global Cities on Oct. 15. Under the lens of the Covid-19 pandemic, discussions were based on how cities are changing and what must be done to secure a sustainable future.  Usually, the event...

SGA announces election results

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Theodora Koulouvaris and Corey Schmidt

October 24, 2020

DePaul’s Student Government Association (SGA) announced the results of its elections Friday evening.  Adora Catherine Alava won the race for senator for community and government relations defeating Gurvir Gill and Sergio Godinez. Born in the Philippines, Alava, a freshman majoring in economics and a ...

DAB Social Change Chair joins SGA for latest Civic Engagement series

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Theodora Koulouvaris, Staff Writer

October 23, 2020

DePaul’s Student Government Association held the seventh session of its Civic Engagement and Social Action Series this week via Facebook Live on Tuesday. SGA President Alyssa Isberto and PR Coordinator Arantxa Reyes interviewed Brianna Catalinotto, the Social Change Chair for the DePaul Activities Board (DAB).  ...

Political Science professors discuss 2020 election in a virtual panel

People wait in line to early vote at the Loop Super Site in downtown Chicago, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Nika Schoonover, Politics Editor

October 23, 2020

Less than two weeks ahead of election day, the Political Science Department held a panel Thursday to discuss pertinent issues of the upcoming 2020 presidential election. The event was held virtually and was moderated by Scott Hibbard, associate professor and political science chair.  Hibbard ope...

DePaul president addresses pandemic, budget in State of University

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Lacey Latch, Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2020

Not even President A. Gabriel Esteban was immune to the technical issues that have become familiar to DePaul students throughout the transition to virtual learning during this year’s State of the University address. After a few small hiccups early on in the one and a half-hour webinar, Esteban...

Covid testing materials taken from ISU back to government

FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2020, file photo, nurse practitioner Debbi Hinderliter, left, collects a sample from a woman at a coronavirus testing site near the nation's busiest pedestrian border crossing in San Diego. The credibility of two top public health agencies is on the line after controversial decisions that outside experts say suggest political pressure from the Trump administration. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention triggered a backlash from the medical community by rewriting its guidelines to recommend less testing. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

Nika Schoonover, Politics Editor

October 18, 2020

After Illinois State University lost Covid-19 testing materials to government reallocation, the school had to reimagine strategies for student safety. Both Illinois State University and Loyola University were expecting Covid-19 testing materials from the manufacturer Quidel over the summer, but th...

DePaul President’s Book Club to focus on antiracism

DePaul President’s Book Club to focus on antiracism

Sonal Soni, Staff Writer

October 18, 2020

This fall quarter, the DePaul President’s Book Club will feature the book selection, “How to Be an Antiracist,” by Ibram X. Kendi. Registration for the book club ended on Oct. 7 and is only available to DePaul faculty and staff. “How to Be an Antiracist" explores concepts of racism, its har...

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