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Member of DePaul Board of Trustees resigns from CEO position amidst federal investigation

Member of DePaul Board of Trustees resigns from CEO position amidst federal investigation

Bianca Cseke, Online Managing Editor

October 17, 2019

A member of DePaul's Board of Trustees who abruptly resigned from her position as CEO of Exelon Utilities on Tuesday amidst a federal investigation into the company's lobbying practices was still a trustee of the university as of Wednesday. Anne Pramaggiore, who was elected to the Board of Trustees...

Diversity ratings show inclusion efforts at DePaul fall short of real progress

Diversity ratings show inclusion efforts at DePaul fall short of real progress

Patsy Newitt, Assistant News Editor

October 14, 2019

At President A. Gabriel Esteban’s State of the University address last Thursday, faculty and staff raised questions about DePaul’s addressing of diversity, specifically with regard to the recently released results of a climate survey that showed declining ratings of diversity by faculty and staff...

DePaul freshmen frustrated with over-booked dorms as capacity exceeds 100%

DePaul freshmen frustrated with over-booked dorms as capacity exceeds 100%

Alayne Trinko, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

Students at DePaul have spent over one month now in their assigned on-campus residences, and freshmen like Kassidy Kascht, who was placed in converted housing, expressed their concerns about condensed dorm space and the social challenges that arise from living in converted units. When Kascht and her ...

DePaul SGA-organized discussion lets candidates for various senate seats talk platforms and campus issues

DePaul SGA-organized discussion lets candidates for various senate seats talk platforms and campus issues

Emma Oxnevad and Mackenzie Murtaugh

October 14, 2019

The Student Government Association (SGA) held its annual Meet the Candidates event to facilitate a discussion between the seven candidates for their upcoming senate election. The election comes after last spring’s largely uncontested race. The event was hosted by Landon Campbell, SGA’s vice presiden...

Event highlights benefits to bilingualism and hardships speakers experience

Event highlights benefits to bilingualism and hardships speakers experience

Hillary Flores, Social Media Editor

October 13, 2019

‘Here in America we speak English’– a statement that is often heard by those who speak another language in public. For a panel of DePaul students and staff at the event, “Bilingualism Unpacked,” this statement touches close to home as they shared experiences of being bilingual in Serbian, Sp...

DePaul alumnus speaks on the Vincentian mission in relation to poverty

DePaul alumnus speaks on the Vincentian mission in relation to poverty

Nikki Ramos and Kelly Garcia

October 13, 2019

Most DePaul students are more than familiar with St. Vincent de Paul’s central question: What must be done? But Father Guillermo Campuzano dedicates his life to expanding the reach of this question by taking it up to the UN. Campuzano spoke Thursday at Cortelyou Commons at the inaugural lecture in a series...

Public Safety: DePaul student victim of armed robbery on Lincoln Park campus

Public Safety: DePaul student victim of armed robbery on Lincoln Park campus

Bianca Cseke, Online Managing Editor

October 11, 2019

A DePaul student reported that they were the victim of an armed robbery about 7:30 p.m. Friday on the Lincoln Park campus, according to a public safety alert. The student reported that they were approached in an alley behind the Arts & Letters building by a person they had met earlier in the day,...

SGA announces initiative to provide free menstrual products in every campus restroom

SGA announces initiative to provide free menstrual products in every campus restroom

Emma Oxnevad, Opinions Editor

October 7, 2019

DePaul’s Student Government Association (SGA) announced plans Sept. 27 to distribute free menstrual products across both campuses. The initiative was first proposed by SGA President Giselle Cervantes and Vice President Landon Campbell during their campaign last quarter. “The idea came about whe...

Just ahead of Winter Quarter registration, science students worry they will struggle getting into required classes

Just ahead of Winter Quarter registration, science students worry they will struggle getting into required classes

Rebecca Meluch, Contributing Writer

October 7, 2019

With the quarter in its fifth week, many students from the College of Science and Health (CSH) will soon be racing to their course carts to ensure they stand a chance against the cap-size limit that has been recently preventing students staying on sequence with their core classes. Each of the 2,458 u...

Latinx women discuss corporate life, entrepreneurship and how they got there

Latinx women discuss corporate life, entrepreneurship and how they got there

Xavier Ortega, Photo Editor

October 7, 2019

The Office of Multicultural Student Success hosted “Latinx Womyn in Leadership and Entrepreneurship” last Tuesday in the Coleman Entrepreneurship Office for students to listen to Latinx and Chicanx women share their journeys, struggles and how they made it in corporate America, non-profit sectors or...

DePaul Faculty Council weighs its priorities

DePaul Faculty Council weighs its priorities

Ella Lee, Arts & Life Editor

October 7, 2019

DePaul’s Faculty Council discussed an array of items at a meeting Oct. 2, including the Faculty Council Budget Committee (FCBC)’s priorities list and the state of the university in a conversation with President A. Gabriel Esteban. After approving the council’s minutes and two Committee on Committees memos,...

DePaul president on waning enrollment, diversity concerns in State of University

DePaul president on waning enrollment, diversity concerns in State of University

Patsy Newitt, Assistant News Editor

October 4, 2019

DePaul’s enrollment has experienced an eight-year decline – and while President A. Gabriel Esteban stresses that he isn’t worried, he also stresses urgency. Esteban addressed faculty and staff this past Thursday, Oct. 3, at the Holtschneider Auditorium, discussing DePaul’s “Grounded in Missi...

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