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The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Cannabis studies minor offers social justice perspective

Cannabis studies minor offers social justice perspective

Claire Tweedie, SGA Beat Writer May 29, 2023

Growing up in Detroit, Michigan, Shay Finn, a junior at DePaul, said she saw the legalization of cannabis in 2018 and quickly became interested in the plant.  Her passion for it though, even driving...

University continues to not offer reproductive services on campus

University continues to not offer reproductive services on campus

Olivia Zimmerman, Staff Writer May 29, 2023

Despite many universities in Chicago offering reproductive services and contraception on campus, DePaul continues to ban the distribution of any contraception on campus. According to Catholic doctrine...

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

DePaul offers disability accommodations, resources to students

Olivia Moosey, Contributing Writer May 29, 2023

DePaul alum Kennedy Healy has a physical disability that requires her to use a mobility scooter to help her with transportation.  During her time at DePaul, she used the Center for Students with Disabilities...

The new name for a reading room in the library, the Aspasia LeCompte Room, was unveiled Thursday, May 18.

DePaul spaces renamed to honor a woman who won her freedom from Vincentian slaveholders

The DePaulia Staff May 29, 2023

Two spaces on the DePaul Lincoln Park campus now hold new names.  Room 300 in the John T. Richardson Library and the Belden-Racine residence hall were renamed on Thursday, May 18 to honor freedom fighter...

Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Lincoln Park. According to the attorney generals report, one Vincentian priest committed abuse while serving at Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church on DePauls campus.

BREAKING: 4 clergy, including 3 Vincentians, tied to DePaul named in Illinois investigation into Catholic Church abuse

Lilly Keller, Arts and Life Editor May 23, 2023

Four separate clergy with past ties to DePaul were listed in a report released by the state’s Attorney General’s office Tuesday, detailing rampant abuse among Catholic clergy in Illinois. Francis J....

DePaul Central, the office in charge of student accounts and finances, is housed on the first floor of the Schmidt Academic Center in Lincoln Park.

DePaul raises tuition rates

Jake Cox, Opinions Editor May 23, 2023

DePaul announced its annual tuition raises for the 2023-24 school year on May 22. This communication came later than years past, being announced on April 1, last year, according to past reporting. It is...

Robert Manuel at a Design DePaul event held on January 26,
2023, at the Holtschneider Performance Center, superimposed
over the logo of University of Indianapolis on the side of the
Greyhound Village which opened in 2016 during Manuels

Costly consequences: How DePaul President Robert Manuel’s strategy and leadership left UIndy in the red

Patrick Sloan-Turner, Online Managing Editor May 22, 2023

More than a decade ago, Robert Manuel used a metaphor at his presidential inauguration ceremony at the University of Indianapolis (UIndy) to convey a vision for the future of the institution, then...

Increased voter turnout shows promising future for SGA

Increased voter turnout shows promising future for SGA

Claire Tweedie, SGA Beat Writer May 21, 2023

The voter turnout rates for the recent Student Government Association (SGA) spring election tripled from previous years, showing a change in trend after historic student engagement lows over the past six...

Susan Burgess, DePaul Senior Professional Lecturer and Internship Program Coordinator in the department of political science, published her most recent book LGBT Inclusion in American Life.

DePaul professor and author writes book on queer visibility in modern culture

Lauren Coates, Staff Writer May 21, 2023

Despite the fact that queer visibility in pop culture is at an all-time high, according to the Human Rights Campaign, states across the country continue to introduce legislation threatening the well-being...

The Jarvis CDM graduate admissions office and academic success center located in the DePaul Center. Recently, three academic advisors for CDM transferred or left their positions at the university.

CDM students frustrated over abrupt loss of academic advisors

Samantha Moilanen, Assistant News Editor May 15, 2023

DePaul students began registering for summer and fall classes toward the end of April, leading many to seek assistance from their academic advisors for creating schedules that bring them closer to graduation.  Tabitha...

A DePaul student receives a COVID-19 vaccine, Wednesday, April 28, 2021, in the Lincoln Park Student Center. The Moderna vaccine clinic was open to DePaul students, faculty and staff April 27-30, 2021 and was conducted in partnership with Michigan Avenue Immediate Care. (DePaul University/Jeff Carrion)

DePaul removes Covid-19 vaccine requirement

Kiersten Riedford, News Editor May 15, 2023

DePaul is no longer requiring students, faculty and staff to receive a Covid-19 vaccine as of May 12.  Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker announced that May 11 was the end date of Covid-19 being a public health...

(Left) Parveen Mundi, SGA 2023-24 president, and Avery Schoenhals, SGA 2023-24 vice president, are sworn into their positions on May 11.

SGA term ends, newly elected SGA members sworn in

Kiersten Riedford, News Editor May 15, 2023

The Student Government Association (SGA) 2022-23 administration closed their term during Thursday’s meeting.  The 20 newly elected SGA members were sworn in by Kevin Holechko, SGA 2022-23 president....

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