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Silent protest speaks volumes

Silent protest speaks volumes

Brenden Moore

June 2, 2014


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Demonstrators stood outside of the Arts and Letters Halla the Schmitt Academic Center last Tuesday, and the Student Center the following Thursday in silent protest of DePaul’s handling of the sexual assault issue. The roughly 25 students, affiliated with the group DPUnite, held up posters with sexual assault statistics as students walked past in between clas...

Students support Syria: University holds Syrian Awareness week

Students support Syria: University holds Syrian Awareness week

Nathan Weisman

June 2, 2014


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The Syrian civil war has raged for three years killing over 100,000 and displacing over 6 million people from their homes. More than 2 million have fled into neighboring countries as refugees since the start of the conflict.. Last week students at DePaul organized a week of event to help bring attention to the growing...

Silent protest speaks volumes: DPUnite stages protest on campus

Silent protest speaks volumes: DPUnite stages protest on campus

Brenden Moore

June 2, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

Demonstrators stood outside of the Arts and Letters Hall and the Schmitt Academic Center last Tuesday, and the Student Center the following Thursday in silent protest of DePaul’s handling of the sexual assault issue. The roughly 25 students, affiliated with the group DPUnite, held up posters with sexual ass...

Cutting edge: Driehaus College of Business receives one of first consumer 3D printers

Cutting edge: Driehaus College of Business receives one of first consumer 3D printers

Robert Martin

May 27, 2014


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The new technology that allows three-dimensional objects to be created from a desktop printer in minutes has arrived at DePaul. On May 13, the Driehaus College of Business’s “Center for Creativity and Innovation” acquired a Makerbot 2 Replicator, one of the first consumer model 3D printers to hit...

DePaul SGA referendum vote calls for divestment

DePaul SGA referendum vote calls for divestment

Kevin Gross

May 27, 2014


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Students voted in favor of a Student Government Association (SGA) referendum calling on DePaul to withdraw its investments in companies that do business with Israel’s military and corporations that work in the West Bank and Gaza, easily passing by 54.2 percent. A total of 2,908 votes were cast,...

Matthew Von Nida elected DePaul SGA president

Nathan Weisman

May 27, 2014


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Matthew von Nida and Christina Vera led a full ticket for the Student Government Association’s (SGA) executive board to victory in last weeks election. Von Nida and Vera ran unopposed, but Vanessa Cadavillo and Khalil Pillai who ran on their ticket faced challenges by candidates from OneDePaul,...

DePaul launches student-run Instagram #IAmDePaul

DePaul launches student-run Instagram #IAmDePaul

Danielle Harris

May 27, 2014


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Visiting Uncle Sammy’s, reading at North Avenue beach or taking in the view of the Loop Campus skyline are all common occurrences for a DePaul University student. Unfortunately, with a university-run social media account, these events are much more likely to be forgotten and replaced with yet another...

DePaul selects new communication dean

DePaul selects new communication dean

Jasmine Armand

May 27, 2014


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Following a nation-wide search, Salma Ghanem has been selected as the new dean of the College of Communication. Ghanem has been the dean of the College of Communication and Fine Arts at Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan for the past five years. She begins her new position at DePaul...

DePaul SGA votes against creating senator for veteran students

Nathan Weisman

May 27, 2014


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Last Thursday the Student Government Asssociation voted down a constitutional amendment that would create a new senator for veteran students. To pass the amendment would have needed a supermajority, two thirds of SGA to vote for. The amendment garnered only seven votes in favor. Bobby Robaina the...

Middle Eastern entrepreneurship program launched

Brenden Moore

May 19, 2014


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DePaul University announced last week the formation of a center for Middle Eastern entrepreneurship to be housed within the Driehaus College of Business. The center, to be called the Sheikh Faisal Center for Entrepreneurship in the Middle East, will attempt to foster entrepreneurship through exchange...

Diversified dining

Diversified dining

Qudsiya Siddiqui

May 19, 2014


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More options wanted to meet student’s religious dietary restrictions With a diverse student population at DePaul, some students want more variety with DePaul’s on-campus dining options for students with religious dietary restrictions. DePaul’s UMMA (United Muslims Moving Ahead) is one grou...

SJP erects ‘mock apartheid wall’

SJP erects ‘mock apartheid wall’

Colleen Connolly

May 19, 2014


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The Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) group at DePaul put up a “mock apartheid wall” in St. Vincent’s Circle just off the Quad last Monday, May 12 to raise awareness about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The front of the five-panel wooden wall faced the John T. Richardson Library displaying...

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