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While freshmen applications spike, overall enrollment declines

While freshmen applications spike, overall enrollment declines

Carina Smith, News Editor

February 4, 2019


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The recent enrollment numbers have been released by DePaul, showing that while applications and retention rates are increasing, the overall enrollment numbers are continuing to drop. The entering 2018 freshman class was the university’s second-largest in its history, with 2,575 freshmen enrolling in the autu...

Second law professor files discrimination suit

Second law professor files discrimination suit

Benjamin Conboy, Editor in Chief

January 14, 2019


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Correction: A previous version of this article said the Powers Report was intended to examine whether or not certain law school employees should be fired. This is not the case, it was authored to examine whether to employ disciplinary action against law school faculty. Law professor Sumi Cho has fil...

Student was not robbed or kidnapped near campus, police say

Student was not robbed or kidnapped near campus, police say

Carina Smith & Emma Oxnevad, News Editor & Asst. News Editor

January 14, 2019


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Chicago police announced Thursday that following an investigation, they no longer believe that a DePaul student was kidnapped and robbed near the Lincoln Park campus. According to the Public Safety alert released by the university, the 19-year- old student had claimed that on Jan. 8 he w...

Ugly sweaters and winter weather

Ugly sweaters and winter weather

Xavier Ortega, Photo Editor

November 12, 2018


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DePaul started a Christmas tradition in November with free shirts, hot cocoa, and snowman plushies in DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus on Nov. 7. The festivities kicked off with students lining up to receive a free DePaul long-sleeve t-shirt and a snowman plushie. Other activities included a bounce...

Conservative speakers denied visit, event forced off campus

Conservative speakers denied visit, event forced off campus

October 15, 2018


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Two speakers from the conservative advocacy organization Turning Point USA (TPUSA) were scheduled to speak with the DePaul chapter of TPUSA on Oct. 16 as a part of the TPUSA Campus Clash Tour, but the event was prohibited from campus. Representatives from TPUSA and DePaul giving different ...

Esteban talks longevity, university finances and enrollment

Esteban talks longevity, university finances and enrollment

Carina Smith, News Editor

October 8, 2018


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Correction: In the print version of this story, The DePaulia misattributed the photo credit. The photo was taken by Laycie Dressler. President A. Gabriel Esteban addressed faculty and staff at the second State of the University address in DePaul’s history on Thursday, Oct. 4. Faculty ...

Faculty council meeting gets heated over SNL fate, race issues

Emma Oxnevad, Asst. News Editor

October 8, 2018


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Tensions flared Wednesday amidst proposals ranging from the university budget to questions institutional racism to restructuring the School of New Learning at the monthly Faculty Council meeting. The council met for over three hours, discussing a wide range of topics. Combating inst...

SGA rolls out candidates for first-year positions

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018


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Five freshmen emerged as candidates for the 11 senate seats at Student Government Association’s (SGA) “Meet the Candidates” event on Thursday. Three candidates, Lenin M. Plazas, Ankit Pal and Maya Tesigni are on the ballot for Senator for First Year Students. The other two candidates in attenda...

DePaul’s School of Music to host classical and jazz festival this fall

DePaul’s School of Music to host classical and jazz festival this fall

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018


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The School of Music’s newly designed Holtschneider Performance Center will be having an 11-day classical and jazz music festival beginning on Nov. 1, not only as a way to celebrate the new three-story, 185,000 square-foot facility, but also to celebrate the School of Music. There are going to be...

Students blast changes to meal plans

Students blast changes to meal plans

Emma Oxnevad, Asst. News Editor

September 10, 2018


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DePaul’s Dining Services has undergone a drastic transformation as part of larger updates for the school year, much to the chagrin of students. The changes to Dining Services were approved and instituted by Chartwells, DePaul’s food provider in partnership with Facility Operations. All of the...

Photo gallery: Law School Commencement all smiles at McCormick Place

Photo gallery: Law School Commencement all smiles at McCormick Place

Jacob Emerson, Photographer

May 14, 2018


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DePaul's College of Law commencement ceremony took place in the McCormick Grand Ballroom on Sunday, May 13.  

Joy is Coming: Take Back the Night gives platform to survivors of sexual violence

Joy is Coming: Take Back the Night gives platform to survivors of sexual violence

Yazmin Dominguez, Online Editor

April 30, 2018


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On Wednesday evening, in room 302 of the Arts and Letters Hall, an intimate moment was taking place. Sitting in a circle gathered around bunches of white flowers, a heart shaped stone with the word “healing” engraved on its face and a glass figurine of a pink swan, fellow graduate students Fabiola Rosiles ...

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