The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Treatment Not Trauma: Brandon Johnsons mental health plans

Treatment Not Trauma: Brandon Johnson’s mental health plans

Lucia Preziosi, News Editor January 28, 2024
Six closed clinics later, Chicago residents continue to lack accessible mental health resources. Four of the closed clinics were in neighborhoods on the South Side.
A temporary encampment sits outside the 19th District police station on Chicago’s North Side on Oct. 21, 2023. Several police stations are helping provide space for migrants and asylum-seekers, until more permanent solutions can be found.

New York City and Chicago’s competing migrant crisis approaches

Lucia Preziosi, News Editor October 22, 2023
As two of America’s largest cities take in vast numbers of newly arrived migrants every day
Mayor Brandon Johnsons history with Chicago Public Schools sparks hope to foster better relationship between the Teachers Union and the Mayors Office.

Unpacking Mayor Johnson’s environmental goals and transition report

Samantha Moilanen, Former Online Managing Editor October 22, 2023
Brandon Johnson enacts new environmental policy.
Protesters march at the Chicago Coalition for Justice in Palestine’s Stop the U.S. Backed Genocide against Gaza rally on Oct. 21, 2023, in Chicago.

BREAKING: Protest in downtown Chicago calls for cease-fire and support for Palestine

Lucia Preziosi, News Editor October 21, 2023

Editor’s Note: The DePaulia’s fundamental commitment to truth means it must report without fear or favor. We are dedicated to reporting stories that affect the lives of DePaul community members and...

Migrants sleep outside in tents outside of the Addison Police Station on Oct. 19. Chicago is among several democratic led cities that have seen in influx in migrants since August last year.

DePaul professor provides resources for lawyers and caseworkers representing migrants in Chicago

Alyssa N. Salcedo and Cary Robbins October 21, 2023

Kathleen Arnold, a professor at DePaul University, is helping lawyers and case workers representing migrants in Illinois by drafting materials for them to use in their asylum case applications.  Arnold,...

Federal investigation binds Chicago to environmental justice

Federal investigation binds Chicago to environmental justice

Lucia Preziosi, News Editor October 15, 2023
Federal investigation pushes Chicago Mayor Johnson to implement environmental justice policy
Chief Larry Snelling, center, and interim Chicago Police Department Supt. Fred Waller look on as Mayor Brandon Johnson speaks during a news conference at City Hall to announce Snelling will be the next CPD superintendent, Monday, Aug. 14, 2023.

Mayor Brandon Johnson announces 2024 budget

Lucia Preziosi, News Editor October 13, 2023

Mayor Brandon Johnson announced the “People’s Budget” Thursday, allocating $16.6 billion to city funding without raising property taxes.  Johnson’s proposed budget invests in expanding mental...

File - Organizers and volunteers for Brandon Johnson’s campaign cheer as Johnson and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders takes the stage at a rally at UIC Credit Union 1 Arena ahead of the runoff election on April 4, 2023.

Optimism and trust prevail between Chicago teachers and Mayor Brandon Johnson

Meghan Lajewski, Contributing Writer October 8, 2023

With the current contract for Chicago teachers expiring in June 2024, teachers hope Mayor Brandon Johnson’s educational background will foster better communication and build trust that will avert the...

The Red Line serves DePaul students through stations at both their Lincoln Park and Loop campuses.

Red Line project to end transit inequity on Far South Side

Lucia Preziosi, News Editor October 1, 2023

A promise that was introduced by former Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley in 1969 to extend the Red Line is coming to fruition. The federal government recently awarded the Chicago Transit Authority $2 billion...

Demonstrators protest outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Thursday, June 29, 2023, after the Supreme Court struck down affirmative action in college admissions, saying race cannot be a factor.

DePaul President Manuel responds to SCOTUS striking down affirmative action

Jake Cox, Digital Managing Editor June 30, 2023

In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that explicitly using race as a factor in admissions for colleges and universities violated the equal protections clause of the...

Road construction on I-55 is being expanded into communities who have had environmental justice concerns. Many community members were upset when they heard the announcement.

Illinois legislators push for I-55 expansion, Chicagoans concerned about environmental impacts

Samantha Moilanen, Former Online Managing Editor May 29, 2023

For residents in Chicago’s Southwest Side, air pollution is a constant issue, even more so in the summer months.  In 2020, the city conducted an air quality health report that found transportation...

Johnson prestó juramento como 57º alcalde de Chicago el lunes por la tarde en el Credit Union 1 Arena de University of Illinois Chicago.

Johnson’s executives orders set relationship with community, address migrant crisis

Jacqueline Cardenas, La DePaulia Editor-in-Chief May 21, 2023

Within a few hours of his mayoral inauguration, Brandon Johnson signed four executive orders, setting the tone for a collaborative co-governance, community leaders say. The executive orders established...

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