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

DePaul is currently one of only 23 percent of private American universities that does not offer its students health insurance.

University leadership accepts recommendation for DePaul student health insurance plan

Kiersten Riedford, News Editor July 23, 2022

DePaul leadership accepted a recommendation from the DePaul Student Health Insurance Task Force to offer a health insurance plan to its students, according to Eugene Zdziarski, DePaul’s vice president...

Chicago 43rd Ward Alderman Michele Smith speaks during a City Council meeting, Wednesday, June 22, 2016, in Chicago.

Michele Smith, Ald. of Lincoln Park Ward, resigns

Patrick Sloan-Turner, Online Managing Editor July 22, 2022

Michele Smith, Alderman of Ward 43, announced Thursday that she will resign from office next month. The abrupt announcement comes after more than a decade of Smith’s service as a member of Chicago...

Activists March along Dearborn Street in Chicago on June 25 in response to SCOTUS overturn of Roe v. Wade.

Students consider role of birth control in healthcare after Roe repeal

Nadia Carolina Hernandez, Print Managing Editor July 7, 2022

DePaul psychology student Ishika Bhatt said she was not surprised when Roe v. Wade was overturned due to the GOP’s constant anti-choice campaigning.  “Republicans have consistently declared  up...

Residents from around the Highland Park, Ill., area listen during a vigil in Highwood, Ill., for the victims of Mondays Highland Park Fourth of July parade mass shooting, Wednesday, July 6, 2022.

Celebration to Chaos: Highland Park Fourth of July shooting leaves two DePaul alumni and five others dead

Kiersten Riedford, News Editor July 6, 2022

The soft clang of someone climbing the metal fire escape couldn’t be heard over the marching band performing in the Highland Park Fourth of July parade. Band members played their joyous hearts out...

Law enforcement conduct a search after a mass shooting at the Highland Park Fourth of July parade in downtown Highland Park, Ill., a Chicago suburb on Monday, July 4, 2022.

Update: Police identify Robert E. Crimo as suspect, give update on victims

Kiersten Riedford, News Editor July 4, 2022

Rain pours down from the sky, lawn chairs are thrown about, red, white and blue balloons are deflated and splattered with blood across the streets of Highland Park as doctors and police give an update...

A woman wipes tears after a mass shooting at the Highland Park Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Ill., a Chicago suburb, Monday, July 4, 2022.

Highland Park shooting update: Child critically inured, seven dead are adults

Kiersten Riedford, News Editor July 4, 2022

EDITOR'S NOTE: At the time of this reporting, the official death toll was six but has since changed to seven from the July 4 shooting. In a press conference led by Commander Chris O’Neill and Christopher...

A Lake County police officer walks down Central Ave in Highland Park, Ill. on Monday, July 4, 2022, after a shooter fired on the northern suburbs Fourth of July parade

Six dead, dozens injured in Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois

Kiersten Riedford, News Editor July 4, 2022

At 10:15 a.m., gunshots echoed through the streets of Highland Park, Illinois, as a gunman shot down crowds of families viewing the Fourth of July parade. As of now, six people have been pronounced...

DePaul administration cited rising operational costs and city tax expenses as the reason for increased parking prices for the upcoming academic year.

Parking permit costs to increase, discounted rates offered by non-DePaul parking facilities

Kiersten Riedford, News Editor July 1, 2022

Having a car on campus as a DePaul student just got more expensive.  Beginning July 1, students can purchase parking permits for DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus from parking services. Parking services...

People gather outside of the Student Center.

Counseling Services rebrands, new services available starting July 1

Nadia Carolina Hernandez, Print Managing Editor June 30, 2022

DePaul’s University Counseling Services will rebrand as University Counseling and Psychological Services (UCAPS) starting July 1, according to an email from the director of UCAPS, Tow Yau.  UCAPS’s...

Abortion rights organizers march down the streets holding a green We WONT Go Back! making their stance against the end of nearly 50 years of abortion rights.

Advocates for abortion rights protest in downtown

The Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe V. Wade on Friday put an end to federal abortion protections across the country and sparked abortion rights protesters to rally in downtown Federal Plaza over...

Nourishing Hope - Sheridan Market in Lakeview distributes food to Chicagoans seven days per week

Chicago basic income trial provides dubious hope to residents in need

Erik Uebelacker, Editor in Chief June 28, 2022

Elena Trevino has been on the Chicago Housing Authority’s waitlist for public housing since she was 54 years old. She just turned 63 this month. The Little Village resident says that a majority of...

Puerto Rican Americans waved their flags as they drove past PR Fest.

Puerto Rican Festival returns in person, celebrates richness of culture

The annual Puerto Rican Fest returns richer than ever to Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood with celebratory piña coladas, bomba dancing, alcapurrias and everything red, white and blue. After violence...

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