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Casten and Underwood defeat Republican incumbents

Casten and Underwood defeat Republican incumbents

Natalia Cardenas, Jakob Emerson, Mikayla Price & Heather Stone, Contributing Writers

November 12, 2018


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In two closely watched suburban Congressional districts, Democrats unseated Republicans in seats critical to their takeover of the House of Representatives. In the Illinois 6th District, covering the suburbs west of Chicago, veteran Republican Rep. Peter Roskam lost to Democratic businessman and political...

Virtual private networks protect online communication

Virtual private networks protect online communication

Mackenzie Born, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2018


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You’re sitting in Starbucks, stalking people you haven’t seen in years on Facebook when you realize you forgot to pay your credit card bill. You quickly jump onto your banking app to make sure you have enough in your account, and then over to your credit card provider’s site to pay the bill. In th...

New institute aims to boost number of women entrepreneurs

New institute aims to boost number of women entrepreneurs

Katelyn Henslin, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2018


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Leaders in DePaul University’s new Women in Entrepreneurship Institute – the only one of its kind nationwide – have created their own successful businesses and now want to help other women leap past their biggest remaining hurdle: access to capital. The organization cites the lack of representation...

Rauner loses gubernatorial race after a single rocky term

Rauner loses gubernatorial race after a single rocky term

Carina Smith, News Editor

November 12, 2018


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After an expensive and widespread campaign season, incumbent Gov. Bruce Rauner announced he was conceding to Democratic opponent J.B. Pritzker, effectively ending his time in office. At his watch party held at the Drake Hotel on Nov. 6, Rauner announced he was dropping out of the Illinois gubernatorial...

Resale store aims to provide accessible LGBTQ+ healthcare

Resale store aims to provide accessible LGBTQ+ healthcare

November 12, 2018


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Resale store The Brown Elephant serves the people of Chicago not only with low prices, but with access to health services. The Brown Elephant, founded in 1982, is an extension of The Howard Brown Health Center, a non profit medical organization with an emphasis on eliminating healthcare imbalances exper...

Pritzker wins battle of the bank accounts in Illinois

Pritzker wins battle of the bank accounts in Illinois

Rosbelis Quinonez and Ryan Witry, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2018


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Democrat J.B. Pritzker rode a green wave of record-breaking spending as he seized the Illinois governor’s office from Republican incumbent Gov. Bruce Rauner in a midterm election that generated unusually high turnout. Pritzker, the billionaire heir to the Hyatt Hotel fortune, won easily after pour...

Ugly sweaters and winter weather

Ugly sweaters and winter weather

Xavier Ortega, Photo Editor

November 12, 2018


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DePaul started a Christmas tradition in November with free shirts, hot cocoa, and snowman plushies in DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus on Nov. 7. The festivities kicked off with students lining up to receive a free DePaul long-sleeve t-shirt and a snowman plushie. Other activities included a bounce...

Recent robberies around campus have left students on high alert

Recent robberies around campus have left students on high alert

Carina Smith, News Editor

November 5, 2018


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A recent string of robberies that have taken place on and around DePaul’s campus has many students on edge about their safety. According to Public Safety alerts that are sent out to students, faculty and staff, there have been multiple separate robbery incidents since Oct. 16. The fi...

Many of the models in ‘Here, We Do’ campaign aren’t students

Many of the models in ‘Here, We Do’ campaign aren’t students

Adam Webb, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2018


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In April, DePaul University launched its ‘Here, We Do’ campaign in an effort to highlight the accomplishments and talents of the student body. On the enormous banner right outside of the DePaul Center, two people are posed in DePaul gear with the words “Where work meets ethic” plastered next...

Following civil rights suit, law professor leaves DePaul

Following civil rights suit, law professor leaves DePaul

November 5, 2018


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Distinguished Professor of Law Terry Smith agreed to part ways with the university following an agreement with the university’s lawyers to end his civil rights lawsuit. Smith had been a professor at the College of Law [COL] since 2010. Before he left, he was one of only two tenured blac...

What is beautiful does not last

Xavier Ortega & Jonathan Ballew, Photo Editor & Contributing Writer

November 5, 2018


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Buddhist monks visited the Student Center last week to construct a mandala, a geometric sand sculpture. After painstakingly crafting the piece over five days, they swept it up and poured it into the reflection pond in the Vincentian Residence courtyard to demonstrate the impermanence o...

Illinois races to watch during the 2018 midterms

November 5, 2018


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Illinois 5th District Photo Courtesy of Twitter (D) Mike Quigley (incumbent) v. (R) Tom Hanson Illinois’ Fifth Congressional District, home to DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus, won’t have much of a contest to observe this Tuesday. Incumbent Congressman Mike Quigley is a heavy favorite to keep his seat ...

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