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The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

CPD and DePaul Public Safety director Bob Wachowski stand on the Quad after the encampment’s removal in the early hours on Thursday, May 16, 2024. A garbage truck and grounds equipment was brought in to begin repairs to the Lincoln Park Quad.

DePaul’s Lincoln Park Quad to reopen in late August

Jake Cox, Digital Managing Editor July 9, 2024

The Quad on DePaul's Lincoln Park campus, the scene of a pro-Palestinian tent encampment in the spring, is undergoing restorations and will reopen before Autumn quarter begins. Rich Wiltse, vice president...

Anne dAquino, an adjunct instructor, speaks on Belden Avenue at a press conference on June, 6, 2024. Dr. dAquino was fired last month after  “the introduction of political matters into the class” which were “unrelated to the course.”

Health sciences adjunct fired over optional Gaza assignment defends academic freedom

Jake Cox, Digital Managing Editor June 6, 2024

Students and faculty delivered a petition and called for the reinstatement of DePaul adjunct Anne d'Aquino at a press conference on Thursday, June 6. An instructor in Health Sciences, d’Aquino was terminated...

Pro-Palestine protestors stand around the statue of Monsignor Egan outside of the Student Center during the DePaul Divest Coalitions press conference on Thursday, May 16, 2024. Student leaders and members of the encampment and DePaul community spoke during the press conference, stating that even if the encampment was gone, they would continue fighting for divestment.

BREAKING: SGA overwhelmingly passes referendum on divestment from Israel

Lucia Preziosi and Jake Cox May 29, 2024
DePaul’s student body voted Wednesday night in favor of a referendum urging DePaul to disclose its investment portfolio and “divest from companies that directly profit from the suffering of Palestinians.” The referendum received 91% of the votes cast by students who participated in the spring Student Government Association election.
Ilse Arciniega and her daughter, Esli, sit together in a pumpkin patch in October of 2023. The family has made it a tradition to go to a pumpkin patch every year and had to go on a day where Esli had a day off of school. 
Photo provided by Ilse Arciniega.

Child care access grant vital for student parent mental health on campus, advocates say

Lilly Keller, Editor in Chief May 26, 2024
However, her stress eased upon learning that she qualified for child care assistance at NIU, funded by a recent federal program.
Pro-Palestine protestors stand around the statue of Monsignor Egan outside of the Student Center during the DePaul Divest Coalitions press conference on Thursday, May 16, 2024. Student leaders and members of the encampment and DePaul community spoke during the press conference, stating that even if the encampment was gone, they would continue fighting for divestment.

PHOTO GALLERY: CPD and Public Safety removed encampment, Coalition held rally

The DePaulia Staff May 20, 2024

The DePaul Divest Coalition's pro-Palestinian encampment was dismantled on its 17th day on Thursday, May 16, by more than 100 Chicago police officers and the Office of Public Safety at about 5:30 a.m....

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Front page of the DePaulias May 8, 1970 issue. The pages display a transcript from an anti-war rally on campus following the Kent State Massacre.

Passing down protest: Generational anti-war movements on college campuses

Lucia Preziosi, News Editor May 19, 2024
450 student demonstrators who illegally occupied the Schmitt Academic Center in 1970.
SGA members talk with one another at their meeting on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. This was during a brief break as they wrapped up their executive discussion.

Dates and deadlines: SGA Spring election updates

Grace Logan, Asst. Arts and Life editor May 19, 2024

The Student Government Association’s spring election applications opened April 22 for students interested in serving as SGA representatives throughout the 2024-2025 term.  Under the New Constitution,...

Former President Donald Trump appears at Manhattan criminal court before his trial in New York, Thursday, May 16, 2024.

Trump’s trials explained: A run-down of the state and federal cases

LiLi Jarvenpa, Contributing Writer May 19, 2024

Former President Donald Trump is facing 88 felony counts in four different trials as his likely rematch with President Biden in the November election approaches. Trump faces state indictments in New...

Pro-Palestinian protestors hold a banner saying End the genocide while marching down Sheffield Avenue May 16, 2024. The rally came after CPD and DePaul Public Safety cleared the student encampment earlier that day.

BREAKING: Divestment Coalition holds press conference, rally

Rose O'Keeffe, Asst. News Editor May 16, 2024

About 300 demonstrators gathered at the east entrance of DePaul’s Student Center in Lincoln Park at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, more than 12 hours after the Chicago Police Department and DePaul Public Safety...

Cops line the corner of Belden Ave. and Seminary Ave. after removing protestors from DePauls Quad in the early hours of May 16, 2024. The Quad is now closed until further notice

CPD, Public Safety tear down DePaul protest encampment

At 5:30 a.m. Thursday, more than 100 Chicago Police Department officers arrived at DePaul's Quad, as instructed by the university, to dismantle the encampment on its 17th day. Officer Jon Hein, CPD chief...

DePaul students gather in the Lincoln Park quad for FEST, May 26, 2023.

BREAKING: FEST canceled in wake of stalemate with encampment organizers

Lilly Keller and Claire Tweedie May 13, 2024

The Office of Student Involvement emailed FEST ticket-holders at roughly 6:20 p.m. today to announce the cancellation of the university’s yearly spring concert, FEST. “Given the current campus environment,...

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