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The statue of John J. Egan, located outside of the Lincoln Park Student Center, wearing a mask.

DePaul won’t require students to receive Covid-19 vaccine for fall quarter return despite pressure

On March 25, Rutgers University released a statement announcing it will require all students enrolled for the 2021 fall semester to receive the Covid-19 vaccine prior to returning to campus.  “We...

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

SGA discusses Covid-19 vaccine rollout campaign during first general body meeting of the quarter

Theodora Koulouvaris, Staff Writer April 4, 2021

DePaul’s Student Government Association discussed its efforts to promote the Covid-19 vaccine during the first general body meeting of the quarter Thursday. Robbie Merkel, SGA’s executive vice president...

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31 DePaul administrators, deans release statement condemning hate

Rebecca Meluch, News Editor March 31, 2021

On March 31, DePaul University's Office of the President sent out an email to DePaul faculty, staff and students entitled “Statement Against Hate” and “Here, We Stand Together.” The email quotes...

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DePaul Division of Mission and Ministry continues to support LGBTQ+ community members

Sonal Soni, Assistant News Editor March 24, 2021

Rev. Guillermo Campuzano, vice president of DePaul’s Division of Mission and Ministry, published a statement of support for the LGBTQ+ community on March 19 in light of the Vatican’s recent refusal...

The statue of Father John Egan outside of DePaul's Lincoln Park campus.

DePaul offers limited on campus covid testing

Charlie Carey, Contributing Writer March 21, 2021

On March 3, DePaul announced via Newsline that they have started offering on-campus Covid-19 testing for select faculty, staff, students from the Theatre School and School of Music, and students living...

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DePaul leaders look ahead to post-pandemic reality

Lacey Latch, Editor-in-Chief March 18, 2021

DePaul leadership held a town hall open to faculty and staff to outline the current state of the university and address any questions and concerns from the community. Overall, the administration remained...

Screenshots from the aftermath of the St. Patrick's Day Party.

FSL to hold emergency meetings regarding St. Pat’s party

Sonal Soni, Assistant News Editor March 17, 2021

Correction (3/18/2021): Barrett Desotell was incorrectly named as a current DePaul student and the host of the St. Patrick’s Day party that occurred on March 13 and written about in The DePaulia on March...

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DePaul Students Against Incarceration’s book club perseveres despite pandemic

Nadia Hernandez and Cailey Gleeson March 17, 2021

DePaul’s Students Against Incarceration (SAI)’s weekly book club with the Cook County Jail (CCJ) has taken on a new remote format to continue the program throughout the pandemic — which has ultimately...

VP Panhellenic Alyx Eckerman, left, poses for a picture with other maskless attendees.

Members of DePaul FSL violate national chapter Covid guidelines, try hiding evidence

Sonal Soni, Assistant News Editor March 15, 2021

Editor's note: This story was updated 3/17/2021 at 9:03 p.m. to change the language "Greek life" to "Fraternity & Sorority Life" after a reader indicated the former language is outdated.  Correction...

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

DePaul nursing students and faculty take part in vaccination efforts around city

Cailey Gleeson, News Editor March 14, 2021

Students and faculty from DePaul’s School of Nursing (SON) are working with the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) to administer Covid-19 vaccinations around the city.  SON Director and Chief...

A student walks along the Quad, located in Lincoln Park.

College students struggle during online fall term, many landing on probation

Ella Lee, Print Managing Editor March 14, 2021

Alik Schier has trouble viewing his college classes as what they are: school.  “I know I’ve got to do class, but it’s like — camera off, mic off, taking notes and then ‘bye!’” the DePaul...

An empty classroom set aside for socially distanced learning at DePaul's Loop campus.

DePaul students look back on a full year of online school

Emma Oxnevad, Rebecca Meluch, and Cailey Gleeson March 14, 2021

On March 11, 2020, DePaul President A. Gabriel Esteban announced that the upcoming spring quarter would be almost entirely remote, due to growing fears regarding the potential spread of Covid-19 on campus. “In...

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