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Student-made “EventDrops” site sparks university controversy

Haley BeMiller

September 21, 2012


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EventDrops.com, a website created by DePaul student Khoa Nguyen, was created to assist DePaul organizations in their event planning. Recently, however, the website has been a source of controversy with the administration raising objections to it.         Nguyen, a sophomo...

“You can’t buy happiness — except with an iPhone”

Chris Ayan

September 21, 2012


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Apple users, start your search engines: after months of speculation and anticipation, the iPhone 5 went on sale Friday to long lines around the globe. The Apple Store at North and Clybourn opened its doors at 8 a.m. to customers eager to get their hands on the newest version of Apple's smartphone.The iPhone 5 ...

Teachers stay strong amid strike criticisms

Dennis D. Georges

September 18, 2012


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A sea of more than 20,000 red t-shirts donned by teachers, union leaders, and a number of supporters rallied in Union Park, Saturday, chanting, "strong schools, strong community," "Chicago is a union town," and "the people united will never be divided."The rally at Union Park had a diverse list of s...

CTU and LOL: Social media buzz about the strike

Adam Sadur

September 14, 2012


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Notice a lot of chatter on Twitter and Facebook lately about the teachers strike? You're not alone.The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) strike has become more noticeable as media coverage has swelled with each passing day. Chicago students and their parents have become increasingly concerned as students ...

Helping students apply for deferred action

Callie Bretthauer

September 14, 2012


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In June, President Obama announced a policy called "deferred action" that would temporarily permit certain undocumented youth to stay in the country.        Deferred action will remain valid for two years and can be renewed at the end of those two years if the po...

Bloomberg bans politicians from 9/11 memorial

Haley BeMiller

September 14, 2012


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The anniversary of 9/11 last week was met with the usual remembrance and mourning, but this year it lacked one commonality: politicians.         According to The Huffington Post, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, along with the National September 11 Memori...

Walk it out: CPS teachers strike

Wendy Rosen and Gabriel Charles Tyler

September 14, 2012


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After six days of negotiation between the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) administrative board and the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU), the Chicago teachers' strike seemed to be close to ending on Sunday, Sept. 16-but the earliest students will be back in school is Sept. 19.Karen Lewis, CTU President, told ABC ...

News in Brief 9-17-12

Dylan McHugh

September 14, 2012


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JTR Library hours extended for fall quarterDePaul students who burn the midnight oil in the John T. Richardson Library will be pleased to hear that the library is extending its hours for Fall Quarter. Starting today, the library will be open until 2:00 a.m. from Sunday through Thursday during the academ...

A new Vision for 2018

Chris Ayan

September 14, 2012


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DePaul President Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M.  introduced the Vision 2018 plan for the school at an event attended by more than 800 alumni, faculty and students Sept. 14. The plan, like its predecessors Vision 2012 and Vision 2006, outlines DePaul's goals for the university over the next si...

See what SGA has in store for DePaul this year

Elizabeth Schuetz

September 14, 2012


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The DePaulia's Editor-In-Chief Elizabeth Schuetz sat down with Student Government Association President Caroline Winsett about goals and plans for the new school year.ξSchuetz: What are SGA's overall goals for the 2012-2013 school year?Winsett: A host of twelve initiatives was officially adopted by DePa...

CTU strike photos 9-13-12

Matthew Smith

September 13, 2012


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Photos from the Chicago Teachers Union strike outside of the Chicago Public Schools headquarters Sept. 13, 2012.

CTU strike photos 9-12-12

Grany Myatt

September 13, 2012


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The CTU strike continued for a third day as protesters marched outside the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) headquarters Wednesday Sept. 12.

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