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The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Hot dogs are served to migrants, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023, outside a Northside police station where they live in a small tent community in Chicago.

‘Please support us as human beings’: Chicago’s escalating migrant crisis prompts short-term remedies

Nadine DeCero, Contributing Writer November 10, 2023
Jose Bayona, a migrant from Venezuela, has been in Chicago for only a few days since we spoke to him on October 13th
New health insurance plan focuses on affordability and access for DePaul students

New health insurance plan focuses on affordability and access for DePaul students

Samantha Moilanen, Online Managing Editor November 5, 2023
Not having health insurance is a constant worry for herself and her family.
President Robert Manuel addressed budget and safety concerns in a university Town Hall Oct. 26.

DePaul President address safety and budget in Town Hall

Lucia Preziosi, News Editor November 5, 2023
Provide updates on DePaul's financial situation, ​​Designing DePaul and campus safety.
Tyler Wurst, director of the Office of Health Promotion and Wellness, discussed student health care in SGA meeting.

SGA members discuss student health insurance proposal

Grace Logan , SGA Beat Writer November 5, 2023

University staff discussed proposals for a DePaul student health insurance plan for the first time to students at the Student Government Association’s (SGA) general body meeting on Nov. 3. Kimberlie...

Students protest on DePaul Universitys campus in Chicagos Lincoln Park neighborhood on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023. The event, organized by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), was part of a nationwide student protest calling for a ceasefire in the Middle East.

‘Stop the silence’: DePaul students join nationwide protests in support of Palestinians

Jacqueline Cardenas, La DePaulia Editor-in-Chief October 30, 2023

DePaul students called upon university leaders to support the end of Israel’s siege on Gaza as part of a nationwide student walkout on Oct 25.  Students left their classrooms and met in front of...

Students walk on DePauls Quad near the intersection of Belden and Sanctuary Ave.

BREAKING: Fall census shows increased enrollment and retention

Jake Cox, Design Editor October 24, 2023

DePaul saw a 2.1% increase in enrollment this quarter, according to the 2023 fall census, which the Office of the President released Tuesday, Oct. 24. The report said the freshman retention rate also increased...

The entrance to the Student Center at DePauls Lincoln Park Campus.

BREAKING: Long-awaited student health insurance plan set to launch next academic year

Samantha Moilanen, Online Managing Editor October 24, 2023

A long-awaited health insurance plan for DePaul students will be available in fall 2024. Eugene Zdziarski, vice president for Student Affairs, shared an update on the student health insurance plan in a...

A temporary encampment sits outside the 19th District police station on Chicago’s North Side on Oct. 21, 2023. Several police stations are helping provide space for migrants and asylum-seekers, until more permanent solutions can be found.

New York City and Chicago’s competing migrant crisis approaches

Lucia Preziosi, News Editor October 22, 2023
As two of America’s largest cities take in vast numbers of newly arrived migrants every day
Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, pauses for reporters after House Republicans dropped him as their nominee for speaker in a private meeting, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Oct. 20, 2023.

House of Representatives in turmoil as Speaker stalemate enters third week

Rose O'Keeffe, Asst. News Editor October 22, 2023
House remains in turmoil after Republicans deny Jordan as speaker candidate
Mayor Brandon Johnsons history with Chicago Public Schools sparks hope to foster better relationship between the Teachers Union and the Mayors Office.

Unpacking Mayor Johnson’s environmental goals and transition report

Samantha Moilanen, Online Managing Editor October 22, 2023
Brandon Johnson enacts new environmental policy.
President Joe Biden speaks on student loan debt forgiveness, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Oct. 4, 2023, in Washington. Bidens second attempt at student loan cancellation is moving forward as a group of negotiators meets Oct. 10 to debate what a new proposal might look like.

Students are losing hope in Biden’s student loan repayment plans

Kiersten Riedford, Staff Writer October 22, 2023

In June, the Supreme Court shot down President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan due to the Biden administration overstepping its powers. On Oct. 11, the Biden administration held their first...

Protesters march at the Chicago Coalition for Justice in Palestine’s Stop the U.S. Backed Genocide against Gaza rally on Oct. 21, 2023, in Chicago.

BREAKING: Protest in downtown Chicago calls for cease-fire and support for Palestine

Lucia Preziosi, News Editor October 21, 2023

Editor’s Note: The DePaulia’s fundamental commitment to truth means it must report without fear or favor. We are dedicated to reporting stories that affect the lives of DePaul community members and...

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