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DePaul student accused of attempting to help spread ISIS propaganda

DePaul student accused of attempting to help spread ISIS propaganda

Ella Lee, Arts & Life Editor

November 19, 2019

A DePaul student has been accused of writing computer code intended to assist in spreading ISIS propaganda, according to a federal release.  Thomas Osadzinski, a 20-year-old software development major, is charged with one count of attempting to provide material support and resources to a foreign ...

DePaul LSP changes could bring program around

DePaul LSP changes could bring program around

Patsy Newitt, Assistant News Editor

November 18, 2019

It’s generally understood that LSP121 isn’t anyone’s first choice. Many students harp on the required course’s perceived lack of utility and the fact that the course tries to fit too much into a small time frame. Zoaib Mirza, an adjunct professor who teaches Quantitative Reasoning and Techn...

Can Chicago support Rodney Reed?

Can Chicago support Rodney Reed?

Ebony Ellis, Contributing Writer

November 18, 2019

Innocent until proven guilty is a well-known phrase in the American legal system. This phrase spearheaded the argument to push back Rodney Reed’s execution date, originally set for Nov. 20.  The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled on Friday, Nov. 5 to stop Reed’s execution on Friday, Nov. 15. A...

Tribune shuts down Spanish-language media Hoy

Tribune shuts down Spanish-language media Hoy

Maria Guerrero, Contributing Writer

November 18, 2019

The Chicago Tribune Guild, an organization of journalists, announced on Twitter the shut down of Hoy Media, the city’s leading Spanish-language newspaper, by Tribune Publishing last Tuesday. “We’re deeply disappointed that Tribune Publishing is shutting down Hoy, which has gone beyond stereotyp...

Chicago teacher fights for inner city success

Chicago teacher fights for inner city success

Maria Guerrero, Contributing Writer

November 18, 2019

A South Side teacher fights for the future of inner city kids within his classroom. Trenton Sapp, a Roseland resident, is a teacher at Corliss High School serving as a voice for his students since he started teaching in 2015. “We need more people to step up and fight for our inner city youth,”...

Tribune Cierra Sus Medios En Español

Tribune Cierra Sus Medios En Español

Maria Guerrero and Hillary Flores

November 18, 2019

The Chicago Tribune Guild, una organización de periodistas, anunció a través de Twitter el cierre de Hoy, el periódico principal en español de la ciudad, el martes pasado. “Estamos profundamente decepcionados de que Tribune Publishing esté cerrando Hoy, que ha ido más allá de los estereotip...

Immigrant organization founder spoke about misconception of undocumented citizens

Immigrant organization founder spoke about misconception of undocumented citizens

Veronica Schoonover, Contributing Writer

November 18, 2019

Define American, a nonprofit media organization, seeks to use storytelling to shift the conversation on immigration and citizenship. Jose Antonio Vargas, founder of the organization, appeared to speak at DePaul’s third annual President’s Lecture Series on his life and experience as an undocument...

Jason Hill under fire after letter to Thunberg

Jason Hill under fire after letter to Thunberg

Mackenzie Murtaugh, News Editor

November 18, 2019

Philosophy professor Jason D. Hill wrote an open letter to environmental activist Greta Thunberg last week, calling her morals misaligned with the natural path of climate. The open letter was published in FrontPage Magazine, an online magazine funded by the David Horowitz Freedom Center, a conservative...

Tenured faculty highlights diversity issues at DePaul

Tenured faculty highlights diversity issues at DePaul

Keira Wingate, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

November 18, 2019

Diversity among professors at DePaul is often criticized as limited. But among tenured professors on campus, the lack of diversity is even more significant.  Of the 528 total tenured professors at DePaul, The DePaulia was able to find 469 through DePaul’s website. The data collected by The DePa...

DePaul College of Law lags with bar passage, rankings as Dean faces review

DePaul College of Law lags with bar passage, rankings as Dean faces review

Shane René, Editor-in-Chief

November 18, 2019

DePaul University College of Law (COL) has gone five years under the command of Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea, over which time the school’s national ranking has fallen, distinguished professors have exited and its students have graduated less and less prepared to practice law. Now Rosato Perea, who...

The uphill climb of the internship search

The uphill climb of the internship search

Joey Cahue, Contributing Writer

November 18, 2019

Finding yourself dry-eyed, slumped over your laptop with cramping fingers while you’re making your way through your fourth cup of coffee is usually what the internship hunt consists of. Students are often preached at that internships are the gateway to full-time jobs or the building blocks for the...

Northwestern paper’s apology sparks journalism debate

Northwestern paper’s apology sparks journalism debate

Kathleen Foody, Associated Press

November 13, 2019

Student editors at the newspaper covering Northwestern University have faced two waves of criticism over their coverage of protests in response to an event featuring former Attorney General Jeff Sessions. First, student activists criticized them for publishing photos of protesters on the suburban...

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