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DePaul Student Government Association candidates prepare for upcoming election

DePaul Student Government Association candidates prepare for upcoming election

Emma Oxnevad, Asst. News Editor

May 6, 2019

Candidates for DePaul Student Government Association (SGA) advocated for their campaigns at the Meet the Candidates event on Friday. Submissions to apply to run for SGA office were due by May 1, and the election will take place from May 6-9. When asked about the quick turnover for the election, Elec...

BREAKING: Faculty Council to vote on resolution condemning Jason Hill

BREAKING: Faculty Council to vote on resolution condemning Jason Hill

Doug Klain, Opinions Editor

April 30, 2019

The DePaul University Faculty Council is expected to vote on a resolution condemning professor Jason Hill’s article on the “moral right of Israel” to annex Palestine during its May 1 meeting. According to Faculty Council President Scott Paeth, the resolution is “not in any formal sense a motion...

Fallout from DePaul professor’s ‘Islamophobic’ article continues

Fallout from DePaul professor’s ‘Islamophobic’ article continues

Benjamin Conboy, Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2019

Correction: A previous version of the article misspelled Hadiya Afzal's first name. It is spelled Hadiya, not Hadyia. The DePaulia acknowledges and apologizes for the error.  Aggrieved students were vocal this week about their desire for DePaul to censure Professor Jason Hill over an article he wrote las...

DePaul students with Halal diet worry about lack of transparency from dining hall

DePaul students with Halal diet worry about lack of transparency from dining hall

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 29, 2019

A group of students gather in the Student Center for a feast like no other as the chef responsible for the meal looks on proudly. It’s right after DePaul’s spring break in 2014 and Chartwells is unveiling their new halal certified meals after a long-held campaign from students across campus for mor...

Student groups demand apology after professor’s ‘Islamophobic’ article

Student groups demand apology after professor’s ‘Islamophobic’ article

Benjamin Conboy, Editor-in-Chief

April 22, 2019

An ethics professor who is no stranger to controversy has found himself once again in the firing line of upset students following the publication of a recent op-ed in which he argues that Israel “has the moral right” to annex all of the West Bank and strip Arabs living in Israel of their right to vo...

New details emerge about DePaul alum’s role in Russia investigation

New details emerge about DePaul alum’s role in Russia investigation

Benjamin Conboy & Brian Pearlman, Editor-in-Chief & Nation & World Editor

April 22, 2019

New information about how George Papadopoulos, a DePaul alumnus who became the unlikely match that sparked the Russia investigation, has come to light in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, a redacted version of which was made public Thursday morning. The report details how Papadopoulos, who g...

Students question Title IX office’s accessibility and conduct

Students question Title IX office’s accessibility and conduct

Ella Lee & Emma Oxnevad, Focus Editor & Asst. News Editor

April 22, 2019

Megan, a DePaul sophomore whose name has been changed to protect her identity, emailed the Title IX office in October to report an assault by another student at a DePaul-sponsored event. The office responded fairly quickly, and a man who worked in the Title IX office asked her to set up a time to spe...

DePaul students demand sustainability plan

DePaul students demand sustainability plan

Lauren Paris & Erica Carbajal, Contributing Writers

April 22, 2019

DePaul’s newest student-run environmental organization, Climate Reality: DePaul Chapter, recently launched the “What About DePaul?” campaign, after learning that DePaul is one of the only major Chicago based universities that lacks an official sustainability plan. With climate change being on...

Take Back the Night extends support to sexual violence survivors, highlights institutional shortcomings

Take Back the Night extends support to sexual violence survivors, highlights institutional shortcomings

Ella Lee & Cailey Gleeson, Focus Editor & Contributing Writer

April 22, 2019

Technicolored shirts displaying personal narratives and messages of support for survivors of sexual assault covered the Schmitt Academic Center as a part of the Clothesline Project, just one component of DePaul’s Take Back the Night. Charlotte Byrd, one of the event’s organizers and member of Students for Reprodu...

DePaul embraces the beauty of natural hair

DePaul embraces the  beauty of natural hair

Tariqah Shakir, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2019

DePaul University teamed up with student-led organization Roots 2 Ends in celebration of Natural Hair Week on April 8-12. Workshops, healthy discussions, hair-care tutorials, competitions with prizes and a photoshoot were all part of the fun in embracing all hair types. Roots 2 Ends President Christine Augustine, ...

A year after ticketing debacle, DePaul students are still willing to pay for extra tickets

A year after ticketing debacle, DePaul students are still willing to pay for extra tickets

Emma Oxnevad, Assistant News Editor

April 15, 2019

For the class of 2018, the hope of a stress-free graduation was quickly squashed when a new ticketing policy was enforced. While graduates of years past were able to invite an unlimited number of guests to attend commencement in the spacious Allstate Arena, last year’s crop of seniors had to pick an...

Dragged into DePaul

Dragged into DePaul

Emma Oxnevad, Assistant News Editor

April 15, 2019

Drag queens took the house down in the Student Center on Friday. The event, hosted by student LGBTQA student organization Spectrum DePaul, is a student favorite, with students piling in to see their favorite Chicago queens perform. Professional drag queens Bambi Banks and Khloe Park emceed the event, ...

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