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President Esteban speaking at 2019's State of the University address.

President Esteban to step down next summer

Josephine Stratman, Assistant News Editor June 14, 2021

On Monday, DePaul President A. Gabriel Esteban announced he is stepping down, effective June 30, 2022. The news broke in an email sent to the DePaul community on Monday. “After much prayer and...

The statue of John J. Egan, located outside of the Lincoln Park Student Center, wearing a mask.

DePaul updates campus guidelines for mask wearing

Nadia Hernandez, News Editor June 11, 2021

DePaul announced via Blue Mail on Friday that fully vaccinated individuals will no longer be required to wear masks on campus starting June 14. This comes after Illinois and Chicago entered Phase 5...

Alexandra Murphy

Alexandra Murphy appointed as interim dean of College of Communication

Nadia Hernandez, News Editor June 9, 2021

Alexandra Murphy has been appointed interim dean of the College of Communication by Provost Salma Ghanem, DePaul announced on Wednesday. “Lexa has served admirably as acting dean, during an exceptionally...

Students walk on the Quad, located on the Lincoln Park campus.

DePaul SGA Judicial Board dismisses all allegations from last month’s hearing

Theodora Koulouvaris, Staff Writer June 9, 2021

Editor's Note: Marcus Robertson was an editor for The DePaulia, but had no involvement in the election reporting.  The Judicial Board of DePaul’s Student Government Association (SGA) dismissed all...

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Uncovering DePaul’s connections with Raytheon Technologies

Rebecca Meluch and Nadia Hernandez June 7, 2021

Last March, DePaul established the Berrigan-McAlister Award, which will be given annually to a person or organization who practices Christian nonviolence. Still, DePaul offers programs that have connections...

Barbara Schiffer, a Jewish woman and junior at DePaul.

DePaul student calls on university to address antisemitism

Sonal Soni, Assistant News Editor June 7, 2021

Barbara Schiffer is a junior at DePaul and a Jewish student who claims the university does not support her or other Jewish students amid ongoing violence between Israeli defensive forces and Palestine. Schiffer...

Systems in place for survivors of sexual, emotional abuse at DePaul leave victims feeling abandoned

Systems in place for survivors of sexual, emotional abuse at DePaul leave victims feeling abandoned

Ella Lee and Emma Oxnevad June 6, 2021

Content warning: This story includes mention of domestic and emotional abuse, sexual harassment, sexual assault and rape. If you or someone you know have been abused, resources are available via the Rape,...

Sonia Soltero is the first woman of color to be elected Faculty council president.

Faculty Council elects first female president of color, Black VP

Lacey Latch and Ella Lee June 6, 2021

DePaul’s Faculty Council elected a new board of officers at the final meeting of the academic year to serve for the next year, with Sonia Soltero becoming the first female president of color to hold...

Emma and her daughter, Juniper, in a rocking chair at her former professor's house.

After unenrolling from DePaul, a young mother wishes to return and keep on learning

Rebecca Meluch, News Editor June 6, 2021

Between the autumn and winter quarters, DePaul students have about six weeks off for winter break before having to endure the cold, exhaustingly long winter quarter. But Emma, who was a sophomore and international...

New Military officers discuss gender inclusive problems

New Military officers discuss gender inclusive problems

Justin Jackson, Contributing Writer June 6, 2021

On May 12, several high-ranking officers and military members discussed how to overcome toxicity and lack of leadership amongst the ranks in an online open discussion. This is not just a simple problem...

FILE - In this April 19, 2021, file photo, Keidy Ventura, 17, receives her first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in West New York, N.J. States across the country are dramatically scaling back their COVID-19 vaccine orders as interest in the shots wanes, putting the goal of herd immunity further out of reach. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Covid-19 task force members list remains non-updated on website, Newsline

Nadia Hernandez and Bailey Donovan June 6, 2021

DePaul’s Covid-19 task force members list remains outdated despite several members changing positions. After closing campus last spring, DePaul created the task force to monitor Covid-19 in Chicago...

Russell Dorn of DePaul University

DePaul Teams Up With The*gameHERs

Lucas Madlangbayan, Contributing Writer June 6, 2021

DePaul Esports made gaming news in May when they partnered with the women-led organization, The*gameHERs — the first-ever women’s esports collegiate division.  The*gameHERS, founded in 2020, strives...

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