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News in Brief 10-22-12

Dylan McHugh

October 19, 2012


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DEPAUL PARTNERS WITH GORDON TECHDePaul will partner with Gordon Tech High School to improve the school's academics and enrollment, the university announced Oct. 17.Founded in 1952, Gordon Tech is a Catholic high school that currently enrolls more than 500 students, but aims to increase their enrollme...

#Election 2012 and social media

Megan Deppen

October 19, 2012


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Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest and YouTube are all internet-based platforms for entertainment, information, communication, and now the American presidential election. For the first time in history, debates are live-streamed on YouTube and available for audiences to replay on computers and mobile de...

Michelle Obama campaigns for Barack in Ryan territory

Lynsey Hart

October 18, 2012


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Michelle Obama campaigned for the President in Mitt Romney's running mate, Paul Ryan's territory Friday morning. Racine, Wisc., a city of around 80,000 that voted for Obama in 2008 and re-elected Paul Ryan to Congress in a landslide election in 2010, is considered a big city to land in the swing state o...

Latino turnout key in swing states

Jacqueline Molina

October 18, 2012


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Voter turnout among Latinos likely will play "a huge role" in determining the outcome of the upcoming presidential election, according to Lourdes Torres, director of the Center for Latino Research at DePaul University.The big question: Will Latinos show up on Nov. 6 the way they did in 2008?According to the Pew Hispa...

European Union wins the Nobel Peace Prize

Haley BeMller

October 18, 2012


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The European Union was awarded the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize last week for its history of and commitment to maintaining peace in Europe.According to a press release published by the Norwegian Nobel Committee, the EU has time and time again succeeded "in the struggle for peace and reconciliation and for d...

Rahm presents 2013 budget plan

Chris Ayan

October 18, 2012


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Mayor Rahm Emanuel presented the 2013 budget to the Chicago City Council Oct. 10. The mayor's proposed budget balances the finances of the city "without raising a single tax or introducing a single new fee.""Chicago is known as the City that Works," said Emanuel. "This is our opportunity to deliver a...

iDePaul app launches to mixed reviews

Summer Concepcion and Shawn Tuttle

October 18, 2012


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DePaul officially released the iDePaul application for iOS, Android and Blackberry phones Tuesday. The app was developed by DubLabs, Inc., a company that works with more than 600 schools to develop and distribute school-specific apps that allow students to check campus maps, access important numbers,...

LIVE COVERAGE of the second presidential debate

DePaulia Staff

October 15, 2012


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Arcade Fire brings Haitian awareness to campus

Shawn Tuttle

October 12, 2012


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 Whether you have stuck with them from the beginning, heard their song "Wake Up" in the film "Where the Wild Things Are," or were shocked by their Album of the Year Grammy for "The Suburbs" in 2011, chances are you have heard of the band Arcade Fire. Between making music and winning awards, Arcade Fi...

Illinois’ 8th District Congressional race draws national attention: No quit in Duckworth

John Dickow

October 12, 2012


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Tammy Duckworth and incumbent Joe Walsh are in a nationally-watched race for Congress in Illinois' west suburban 8th District.Historically, military service has been a badge of honor among candidates running for national office symbolizing dedication to our country.According to her campaign manager, Kaitlin...

The science of campaign slogans

Zoe Barker

October 12, 2012


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"Tippecanoe and Tyler Too" and "I Like Ike" are among the most memorable presidential campaign slogans in U.S. history. How do this election's slogans measure up?According to Bruce Newman, a professor in DePaul's marketing department and editor of the Journal of Political Marketing, "campaign slogans a...

Express yourself (politically) on campus (maybe)

DePolitics Staff

October 12, 2012


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Exactly what kinds of political speech and/or activity are allowed - or not allowed - on the DePaul University campus?Students, faculty and staff might have wondered after receiving an email sent Sept. 11 by DePaul President Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., reminding the university community "to avoid...

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