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Authorities arrest person of interest in stabbing of recent DePaul graduate

Authorities arrest person of interest in stabbing of recent DePaul graduate

Bianca Cseke, Online Editor

August 8, 2019

A man who may be connected to the stabbing of a recent DePaul graduate near the Lincoln Park campus last month was arrested in Texas, Chicago police said. Adam Bramwell, 32, who was wanted on two outstanding felony warrants, is a person of interest in the stabbing case, Chicago police spokesman Ant...

DePaul community ‘on heightened alert’ after recent crimes in Lincoln Park

DePaul community ‘on heightened alert’ after recent crimes in Lincoln Park

Bianca Cseke, Online Editor

August 2, 2019

The July 18 attack on a recent DePaul graduate near the Lincoln Park campus has shaken some members of the university community. A 22-year-old woman, who the university confirmed graduated in June with a degree in anthropology, was attacked and slashed in the face and throat while walking home about...

DePaul College of Communication dean named interim provost

DePaul College of Communication dean named interim provost

Bianca Cseke, Online Editor

June 23, 2019

DePaul’s Board of Trustees voted to appoint Salma Ghanem, a professor and dean of the College of Communication, interim provost as of July 1. President A. Gabriel Esteban made the announcement in an email to faculty Thursday. Ghanem has been serving as acting provost since October 2018, when current...

DePaul provost to step down after medical leave

DePaul provost to step down after medical leave

Bianca Cseke, Online Editor

June 19, 2019

DePaul Provost Marten denBoer will be stepping down June 30, the university announced Wednesday in a campus-wide email. The announcement comes after eight months of medical leave, which began last October after denBoer revealed he has leukemia. “Serving as provost of DePaul University has been the...

A ‘yes’ to ‘banning the box’ at DePaul

A ‘yes’ to ‘banning the box’ at DePaul

Carolyn Bradley, Copy Editor

June 6, 2019

DePaul Faculty Council approved a motion to “ban the box” at its June 5 — and final — meeting of the 2018-2019 academic year. The “Ban the Box” movement is a campaign to remove questions on college applications regarding an applicant’s criminal history. DePaul students Shelby Klingberg...

DePaul College Republicans and Jewish students come together to discuss Zionism

DePaul College Republicans and Jewish students come together to discuss Zionism

Mackenzie Murtaugh, News Editor

June 3, 2019

The DePaul College Republicans and Jewish students came together Tuesday, May 28 to dive deep into the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian debate and recent occurrences regarding it on campus. The College Republicans were represented by Nick Gricus, the organization’s current president, and John Minster, former...

DePaul Faculty Council considers ‘banning the box’

DePaul Faculty Council considers ‘banning the box’

Carolyn Bradley, Copy Editor

June 3, 2019

DePaul Faculty Council is expected to vote at its June 5 meeting on whether to remove the university’s admission application questions asking applicants if they have been responsible for a disciplinary violation and/or convicted of a misdemeanor or a felony. Students Against Incarceration (SAI)...

DePaul students claim victory, Hill vows to continue writing

DePaul students claim victory, Hill vows to continue writing

Doug Klain, Opinions Editor

June 3, 2019

On the 23rd day of Ramadan, students sat in the Schmitt Academic Center pit listening to speeches during a celebratory iftar dinner — speeches questioning how to support students that feel unsafe on campus, DePaul’s need for reform and how they felt their activism led to DePaul professor Jason Hill’s...

Reproductive justice rally educates DePaul students

Reproductive justice rally educates DePaul students

Xavier Ortega and Mackenzie Murtaugh, Photo Editor and News Editor

June 3, 2019

DePaul student organizations took to the Schmitt Academic Center (SAC) pit on Wednesday, May 29 to show their support for reproductive rights. The event was in response to the recent and national abortion debate sparked by controversial and restrictive abortion laws in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana and...

Most of DePaul School for New Learning faculty taking buyouts

Most of DePaul School for New Learning faculty taking buyouts

Emma Oxnevad and Ella Lee, Assistant News Editor and Focus Editor

June 3, 2019

Eligible faculty in the School for New Learning were offered buyouts in light of the school’s “restructuring” come fall. Of the 26 eligible faculty, more than half are accepting the buyout.  “All of the tenured-lined faculty in the School for New Learning — that includes tenured and ten...

Esports party embraces online gaming at DePaul

Esports party embraces online gaming at DePaul

Xavier Ortega, Photo Editor

June 3, 2019

The DePaul Esports Organization hosted a gaming party Tuesday, giving anyone a chance to stop by and play a variety of games while offering free food, giveaways, free t-shirts and a look at the DePaul Rocket League team practice before their matches.  IPlay Games founder and CEO Kevin Fair helped se...

Altering perceptions: One DePaul student’s path to housing security

Altering perceptions: One DePaul student’s path to housing security

Mackenzie Murtaugh, News Editor

May 28, 2019

It was getting to class every day that made it so hard for Dom. He would leave the shelter, get to the train and make sure the attendant wasn’t looking so he could hop the turnstile and run. The fare wasn’t an expense Dom cared to pay, and the more he jumped the turnstile, the easier it became.  ...

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