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DePaul President’s Book Club to focus on antiracism

DePaul President’s Book Club to focus on antiracism

Sonal Soni, Staff Writer

October 18, 2020

This fall quarter, the DePaul President’s Book Club will feature the book selection, “How to Be an Antiracist,” by Ibram X. Kendi. Registration for the book club ended on Oct. 7 and is only available to DePaul faculty and staff. “How to Be an Antiracist" explores concepts of racism, its har...

SGA makes changes to elections process in light of Covid-19

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Theodora Koulouvaris and Corey Schmidt

October 18, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has altered many ways in which DePaul’s Student Government Association (SGA) functions — including how it holds its general body meetings. As SGA has adapted to the global health crisis, a key component of SGA will look different this quarter: its elections process. When ...

150 voters: DePaul professors work to register community ahead of election

Voter casts their ballot early at Cook County Administration Building.

Nadia Hernandez and Cailey Gleeson

October 18, 2020

In its first active year, DePaul Votes — a voter registration program led by professors Marie Donovan and Nina Diamond — has successfully guided over 150 students in registering to vote or requesting mail-in ballots. The professors’ goal is to raise voter registration statistics among college students....

Acts of Loving Kindness offers community positivity

Acts of Loving Kindness offers community positivity

Holly Jenvey, Staff Writer

October 18, 2020

DePaul’s Acts of Loving Kindness have now taken on a virtual space through DePaul Newsline. What initially started off as a tight-knit community at DePaul’s Office of Religious Diversity and Pastoral Care, has evolved into a space where students, faculty and staff can continue to help the commun...

SGA discusses Ad Hoc Committees, Elections during general body meeting

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Theodora Koulouvaris, Staff Writer

October 18, 2020

DePaul’s Student Government Association held its general body meeting on Thursday, discussing a variety of topics including several SGA ad hoc committees, the president’s and vice president’s reports, Courtney James’ advising report and this week’s upcoming elections.  Sustainability Ad Ho...

DePaul Open Windows program gives education students unique teaching experience

DePaul Open Windows program gives education students unique teaching experience

Tony Previti, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2020

DePaul’s College of Education typically requires its students to gain in-person teaching experience in classrooms. But with most schools holding class virtually due to Covid-19, that option went away.  In response, the COE created the DePaul Open Windows (DePOW) program, which pairs education student...

Students struggle to adapt to new email system

Students struggle to adapt to new email system

Lacey Latch and Petya Georgieva

October 11, 2020

 Halfway through the fall quarter, there are still DePaul community members struggling to adapt to the changes made to the university email system — with some unable to receive important communications.  At the start of the fall quarter, all DePaul communications went from the University email system-mai...

Students, faculty struggle to find rhythm with remote learning

Students, faculty struggle to find rhythm with remote learning

Jenicel Carmona, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2020

Schools and universities conducting classes online have fostered a new dynamic in the  households of students and faculty. Based on living arrangements, the  kitchen table, the home office, or the bedroom have acted as classrooms out of necessity.   The challenge for many DePaul students and p...

DePaul professor writes paper on building anti-racism in STEM

Assistant professor Bala Chaudhary, environmental science and studies at DePaul University's College of Science and Health. (DePaul University/Jamie Moncrief)

Nadia Hernandez, Assistant News Editor

October 11, 2020

DePaul Professor Bala Chaudhary published 10 simple rules for building an antiracist lab that encourages labs to confront racism.  The paper was published on PLOS Computational Biology. The website fosters communication between scientific scholars through publishing.  Chaudhary and co-author ...

‘Cuties’ screening canceled following backlash from students

Medina El Aidi (left) and Fathia Youssouf (right) made their acting debut in the controversial French film

Johanna Stephens, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2020

DePaul's College of Communication decided to cancel the showing of the Netflix film "Cuties," “due to some negative reactions from DePaul students who felt that the film promoted sexualization of girls,” said Carolyn Bronstein, a Professor of Communications. The film has received backlash from DePaul s...

DePaul political science department honors life of Cathy May

DePaul political science department honors life of Cathy May

Cailey Gleeson and Ella Lee

October 11, 2020

Cathy May, a DePaul political science professor and alumna of the university, passed away on Sept. 23 after a hard fought battle with pancreatic cancer. Her unwavering dedication to not only her craft, but her students, is something all of her colleagues remember about her.  The majority of May...

Dolores Huerta talks issues relevant to Latinx community at virtual event

Civil rights leader Dolores Huerta spoke with DePaul students Wednesday.

Hillary Flores and Maria Guerrero

October 9, 2020

The Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity, hosted the Dolores Huerta Celebration Wednesday, aiming to highlight contemporary issues that have an impact on the Latinx community. The mission was to address the Vincentian question of “What should be done?” as the nation faces a momentum of cultural...

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