The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Adalberto United Methodist Church is a place of refuge for many migrants.

Chicago, a welcoming city to migrants ‘only on paper’: City faces strains on resources, lack of comprehensive solutions, say city leaders

In the back of a storefront Adalberto United Methodist Church in Humboldt Park, a 29-year-old man, his wife and young daughter live in a small crowded room in a new city where they hope to carve out a...

Patricia Wallin, Rise Up 4 Abortions member, invited individuals to celebrate the accomplishments of women while remaining vigilant of those still oppressed during her speech at the protest.

‘We are in a crisis around the world’: International Women’s Day rally brings attention to global inequalities

Lilly Keller and Kiersten Riedford March 12, 2023

Over 50 students, volunteers and organizers gathered outside the DePaul Center to celebrate International Women's Day on March 8.  Organized by Revolution Club Chicago and Rise Up 4 Abortion Rights,...

Chicago police surround the scene where an officer was shot and killed in the 5200 block of S. Spaulding Ave., in the Gage Park neighborhood of Chicago on March 1.

Chicagoans still face safety concerns as crime continues to rise

Samantha Moilanen, Assistant News Editor March 12, 2023

Three years ago, schools across America shut down after the former U.S. President Donald Trump declared a public health emergency due to Covid-19. Now, Chicagoans still fear for their safety, not because...

Haley Pennington, Student Government Association (SGA) Senator for the College of Law and second year law student, hosted the Public Safety Town Hall on March 8.

Loop Public Safety Town Hall sparks tension between Public Safety, students

Kiersten Riedford, News Editor March 12, 2023

“So just to clarify, your implementation is for individual students to have their own personal plan on being shot at in their classroom?” Katelyn Laraia, first year College of Law student, responded...

Jessica Bergman, DePaul sophomore was appointed as SGA EOB chair.

New SGA EOB chair strives for voter engagement

Claire Tweedie, SGA Beat Writer March 12, 2023

Working in the Office of Student Involvement (OSI) as the director’s student assistant, sophomore Jessica Bergman is no stranger to the leadership skills it takes to promote student engagement.  Student...

Alexandra Murphy (left) will assume the role of dean for DePaul’s College of Communication on April 1.

Interim no more: Murphy awarded role of communications dean full-time

Kiersten Riedford, News Editor March 12, 2023

When Alexandra Murphy, interim dean for the College of Communication, was named as acting dean in 2018, it was only supposed to be for two months. Four years later, she was still in the position. “During...

Mayoral candidates Paul Vallas and Brandon Johnson speak at the Womens Mayoral Forum, hosted by Chicago Women Take Action Alliance, on Friday, March 10.

Vallas and Johnson return to Women’s Mayoral Forum

Lily Lowndes, Social Media Editor March 12, 2023

Mayoral candidates Paul Vallas and Brandon Johnson have been here before, only last time, there were seven other candidates with them. The two mayoral hopefuls were back at the Chicago Temple on Saturday...

Murphy has served as the interim Dean of the College since 2018.

Alexandra Murphy named dean of College of Communication

Kiersten Riedford, News Editor March 8, 2023

Alexandra Murphy, DePaul’s interim dean for the College of Communication, was promoted by Provost Salma Ghanem to dean of College of Communication on March 7. Murphy has led the college since 2018...

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot pauses during her concession speech, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023, in Chicago.

One and done: Lightfoot out, Johnson and Vallas advance in mayoral race

Lori Lightfoot became the first Chicago mayor in 40 years to lose reelection Tuesday, failing to receive enough votes to qualify for a runoff election and finishing in third place. Paul Vallas and Brandon...

Statue of Msgr. John J. Egan in front of DePaul Student Center in Lincoln Park. Inscribed on the pedestal is What are you doing for justice?

Christian group faces backlash from DePaul students after controversial post about LGBTQIA+ ‘lifestyle’

Patrick Sloan-Turner, Online Managing Editor March 6, 2023

DePaul sophomore Brigid O’Brien was sitting inside local coffeehouse the Bourgeois Pig Cafe Wednesday evening with her roommates, senior Alexandra Murphy and junior Grace Lewandowski, when her attention...

Associate Dean for the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Jacqueline Lazu and criminology professor Xavier Perez teach an Inside-Out class at Cook County jail in the spring of 2022.

DePaul’s ‘Inside-Out’ program looks to offer certificate programs in the near future

Samantha Moilanen, Assistant News Editor March 6, 2023

In 2004, 38-year-old Tony Pizarro was wrongfully incarcerated at Stateville Correctional Center in Illinois for a crime he did not commit.  During his time at Stateville, Pizarro enrolled in college...

College of Education Dean Mojdeh Bayat spoke at the Student Government Assocation meeting on March 2 to discuss what she can do for the student body and answered student representatives questions.

College of Education Dean teaches lessons on breaking barriers, building trust at SGA meeting

Claire Tweedie, SGA Beat Writer March 6, 2023

Continuing the series of guest visits by administration at the Student Government Association (SGA) general body meetings after President Rob L. Manuel and Chief of Staff Arbin Smith, College of Education...

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