The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

According to a task forces survey results last year, an estimated 9% of DePauls student body are uninsured.

Students stuck in limbo as university halts health insurance rollout

Samantha Moilanen and Nadia Carolina Hernandez February 5, 2023

DePaul graduate students Syed Saquib and Hannah Samuels are both working toward their psychology degrees. However, their graduate program requires them to teach part-time for the university as part of...

Branden Carroll, former Marine and junior, said the VA represents a double-edged sword.

“There was just a huge lack of accountability:” Student veterans share their experiences with the Department of Veterans Affairs

Lilly Keller, Arts and Life Editor February 5, 2023

When DePaul junior and West Pullman native Richard Malone enlisted in the army in 2002, he felt honored to serve his country. Coming from a lineage of veterans dating back to World War II, Malone always...

Alexandra Murphy, interim dean for the College of Communication and dean search finalist, has led the college since July 2019, when Salma Ghanem was appointed to interim provost.

Down to the dean: College of Communication search continues, to announce in spring

Kiersten Riedford, News Editor February 5, 2023

The College of Communication has not had a permanent dean for over three and a half years. From July 2019 to June 2021, Alexandra Murphy served as acting dean to fill the space Salma Ghanem left after...

Millennium Park is known for its surplus of tourist attractions. In the winter months, Chicagians can enjoy the views of the city while ice skating next to the Bean in the McCormick Tribune Plaza.

DePaul celebrates 125th anniversary with skating event

Fatima Hasan, Contributing Writer January 31, 2023

As part of its 125th anniversary celebration, DePaul organized free ice-skating sessions for community members and students at Maggie Daley Park on Jan. 25, 2023.  The event had four sessions — 11...

Buildings in the Loop and throughout the city were lit up blue and red to help celebrate the 125th anniversary of DePaul University.

DePaul, city celebrates 125th anniversary

Olivia Zimmerman, Contributing Writer January 30, 2023

The DePaul Division of Mission and Ministry (DMM) celebrated Foundation Day, Wednesday, Jan. 25 in the Lincoln Park Campus’ Student Center. From 2 p.m to 4 p.m., students stopped by, grabbed a slice...

President Robert L. Manuel spoke about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion training, the state of the university and what he hopes to accomplish going forward.

“Items need to be fixed, not addressed”: Design DePaul event promises change, community hopes cautiously

Kiersten Riedford, News Editor January 30, 2023

Over the past several months, President Robert L. Manuel has been sitting down with those in the DePaul community. At coffee meetings or in passing on the street, many members raised concerns to Manuel....

DePaul has plans to create an engineering program at the university. The programs department will take the place of the former Whole Foods on the Lincoln Park campus.

Where produce meets programming: DePaul plans for engineering program to sprout out of former Whole Foods

Jake Cox, Opinions Editor January 30, 2023

When the Whole Foods on Sheffield Avenue under DePaul’s Centennial Hall closed in May 2022, DePaul students wondered what was next for the site. Some speculated that another grocery store like Trader...

A student sits at Saint Vincent’s Circle in DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus. Students have returned to campus after a full year of online classes due to Covid-19.

Humanities center hosts discussion on comfort women

Grace Slagle, Contributing Writer January 30, 2023

DePaul’s Humanities Center hosted a Zoom webinar about the history and social relevance of comfort women in Japan and the Philippines this past week. According to the event’s organizer and the head...

Student attendance rates are being affected by unpredictable CTA wait times.

DePaul students, faculty implement lenient attendance policies due to CTA wait times

Zoe Mateja, Contributing Writer January 30, 2023

Sometimes DePaul senior Nathalie Hoste feels like she can leave her house with plenty of time to get to campus, but that extra time can often be taken up by the frequent issues with Chicago’s transit...

School of Cinematic Arts students learn alongside experienced filmmakers at DePaul, including documentary cinematographer Dana Kupper (upper right).

DePaul’s growing film school: hands-on experience, devoted faculty hold key to success

Rose O'Keeffe, Contributing Writer January 30, 2023

DePaul University’s film school was ranked 15 out of 25 in the Hollywood Reporter’s “25 Best American Film Schools” of 2022.  Anna Hozian, associate dean for the School of Cinematic Arts, said...

Sophomore Maya Roman, a member of Planned Parenthood Generation Action at DePaul, speaks to the students in attendance at the Pillow Talk event.

‘Pillow Talk’ event encourages sex education conversations

Claire Tweedie, SGA Beat Writer January 29, 2023

Freshman Madison Webb considers herself lucky when it comes to the sex education she received at her public high school in Maryland. She grew up surrounded by a conservative student body which she believes...

Students walk on the Quad, located on DePauls Lincoln Park campus.

BREAKING: Student health insurance plan put on hold

Samantha Moilanen, Assistant News Editor January 28, 2023

An option for students to receive health insurance through the university will now be delayed, according to new information obtained by The DePaulia. Last fall, sources said it was likely that a health...

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