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The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Puerto Rican Americans waved their flags as they drove past PR Fest.

Puerto Rican Festival returns in person, celebrates richness of culture

Jacqueline Cardenas and Nadia Hernandez June 26, 2022

The annual Puerto Rican Fest returns richer than ever to Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood with celebratory piña coladas, bomba dancing, alcapurrias and everything red, white and blue. After violence...

This map shows the approximate location of robberies in Ward 43 between 5/1/22 and 6/13/22, according to coordinates provided by the Chicago Data Portal. Area robberies are up 320% over this period from 2021.

Lincoln Park sees two robberies Saturday as neighborhood crime surge continues

Patrick Sloan-Turner, Online Managing Editor June 19, 2022

Two robberies occurred in Lincoln Park Saturday afternoon, according to reporting by CWBChicago.  The incidents appear to be connected, as in both cases the attacker seems to have fled in the same...

Family members watch as Chicago police investigate in the 5700 block of South Carpenter Street, where a man was shot to death during a party on the Englewood neighborhood block on the South Side, early Sunday, May 29, 2022, in Chicago. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)

Violence prevention organizations announce drop in citywide, West Side shootings

Jackson Healy, Nation & World Editor June 6, 2022

As a number of recent high-profile shootings across downtown Chicago have rocked the city, overall gun violence across Chicago has decreased. Violence prevention organizations attribute this to outreach...

The Consumers Building (left) and the Century Building (right) stand empty on State Street as the Dirksen Federal Building looms behind them.

Preservationists highlight history as two Loop buildings face uncertain future

Leslie Williamson and Madison Comeau June 6, 2022

Students rushing to class in a hurry usually never take the time to notice the two Chicago buildings that are soon to face their unfortunate fate. The Century and Consumers Buildings, built in 1915...

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