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Following Capitol riot, DePaul’s Black Student Union call for better accommodations for Black students

Supporters of President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
January 18, 2021

DePaul’s Black Student Union (BSU) is demanding more accommodations for Black students amid a continual lack of support from the university’s administration. BSU posted a letter on Jan. 9 to their...

Grace School of Applied Diplomacy names Geoffrey Wiseman inaugural endowed chair

Geoffrey Wiseman has been appointed the inaugural endowed chair of applied diplomacy for DePaul’s Grace School of Applied Diplomacy.
January 18, 2021

Geoffery Wiseman has been appointed the inaugural endowed chair of applied diplomacy for DePaul’s Grace School of Applied Diplomacy, according to a Jan. 11 Newsline release. The Grace School of Applied...

DePaul names new treasurer

Brian Sullivan will serve as DePaul's next treasurer, effective January 18.
January 18, 2021

After a nationwide search, DePaul University has appointed Brian Sullivan new treasurer, effective Monday, Jan. 18, according to Newsline. Sullivan comes to DePaul from Veolia, a France-based Fortune...

SGA discusses diversity and equity training, drafts statement in solidarity with marginalized groups

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.
January 15, 2021

Liz Ortiz, vice president of the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, joined DePaul’s Student Government Association (SGA) during its general body meeting on Thursday to discuss training in diversity...

DePaul president: Student vaccinations won’t be mandated, faculty vaccinations ‘not such a big issue’

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.
January 14, 2021

During a faculty council Q&A session, President A. Gabriel Esteban spoke to faculty regarding a Covid-19 vaccination process and expressed that it is not a priority for staff — nor will the university...

DePaul trustees chair pledged tens of thousands in political donations to 2020 Republicans

Gerald Beeson, chair of the DePaul's Board of Trustees and chief operating officer at Citadel.
January 12, 2021

The newly appointed chair of DePaul’s board of trustees — the group of donors that help make all the university’s major decisions — donated the highest amount of money permitted by law to key Republican...

Campus Housing adapts to new quarantine protocol for winter quarter

FILE PHOTO—Kassidy Kascht sits in her bunk doing homework in her converted housing unit in Clifton-Fullerton Hall. Kascht’s room was designed to house two students, but currently houses three freshmen.
January 10, 2021

To ring in the second quarter of the school year, DePaul’s Department of Housing opened its doors to another handful of students amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Department of Housing extended the...

SGA passes several resolutions during first meeting of the quarter

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.
January 10, 2021

DePaul’s Student Government Association (SGA) passed three resolutions regarding registration for commuter students, commencement planning for the Class of 2021 and the university’s reversal to its...

DePaul to offer mental health breaks for students in 14-day quarantine

Wish Field, located in Lincoln Park.
January 8, 2021

DePaul athletics has partnered with Departments of Residential Education, Housing, Dining and Student Centers, the Office of Health Promotion and Wellness and the Student Government Association to create...

President of DePaul-partnered police union defends Capitol siege

Chicago Police officers cross the street in downtown Chicago, Wednesday, April 22, 2020.
January 7, 2021

John Catanzara, president of the Fraternal Order of Police, defended pro-Trump extremists that participated in the attempted coup of the Capitol Building in an interview with WBEZ that aired Thursday morning. “There...

DePaul Art Museum launches LatinXAmerican exhibition

The DePaul Art Museum, located in Lincoln Park.
January 7, 2021

The DePaul Art Museum is bringing a message of Latinx representation and visibility through its doors this winter with the help of 38 Latinx artists.  The LatinXAmerican exhibition is part of their...

OMSS Introduces New Latinx Cultural Center Coordinator

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.
January 7, 2021

On Tuesday, the DePaul Office of Multicultural Student Success (OMSS) held a virtual meet and greet with the new Latinx Cultural Center (LCC) Coordinator, Mariela Aranda.  Prior to her current position,...

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