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

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

Carolyn Bradley, Copy Editor

June 6, 2019


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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.  ...

Students lead the conversation at DePaul Listens

Students lead the conversation at DePaul Listens

Emma Oxnevad, Assistant News Editor

May 28, 2019


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DePaul students got a chance to publicly address their concerns with the university at DePaul Speaks on Wednesday. The event was organized by Matthew Girson, a professor of art, media and design. Girson was prompted to organize the event following the scandal surrounding Jason Hill’s article in...

DePaul tenure process seeks student involvement

DePaul tenure process seeks student involvement

Brita Hunegs, Contributing Writer

May 28, 2019


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At the end of Fall Quarter 2018, like clockwork, junior Halle Wagner’s email inbox lit up with a notification, one that all DePaul students get painfully used to seeing. The email from DePaul reads: “Dear Student, It is time to complete online evaluations for your current DePaul courses.”  Unl...

Spring Carnival brightens up DePaul

Spring Carnival brightens up DePaul

Connor McEleney, Contributing Writer

May 20, 2019


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Inflatables, games, activities, flowers: DePaul Activities Board’s Spring Carnival on the Quad benefitted from ideal May weather on Wednesday afternoon, May 15, but the event did not pop up out of nowhere. Large outdoor campus events take months of preparation, and Evan Hazlett, DAB’s amusement cha...

Students break fast and learn about Ramadan at Interfaith Iftar

Students break fast and learn about Ramadan at Interfaith Iftar

Emma Oxnevad, Assistant News Editor

May 20, 2019


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Members of United Muslims Moving Ahead (UMMA) at DePaul participated in an iftar in honor of Ramadan on Tuesday. UMMA is DePaul’s Muslim student association. Throughout May, they will be holding celebratory events in honor of Ramadan. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. The holid...

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