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Arena, conference plans unfold for DPU basketball

Mike Chamernik

January 13, 2013


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To think, DePaul was once known as "the little school under the L." Now, the university is planning on switching athletic conferences and building a state-of-the-art arena.As reported for the last month, DePaul and six other Big East schools will split off to form their own conference in the very near...

Tenure policy changes await approval

Dylan McHugh

January 13, 2013


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ξDePaul's Faculty CounÎ_cil will vote on proposed changes to the tenure and appeals chapter of the faculty handbook this WednesÎ_day, after about a year of writing and developing the revisions.An up-down majority vote will decide if the enÎ_tirety of Chapter 3 -- and all the amendments added in the pro...

New exhibit combines art with environmental issues

Courtney Jacquin

January 13, 2013


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In a winter when El Paso, Texas has gotten more snow than Chicago after a summer of record-setting highs, it's an appropriate time for "Climate of Uncertainty," the current exhibition at the DePaul Art Museum (DPAM) that opened Thursday, Jan. 10.The exhibition pairs 12 photographers and installation artists t...

DePaul professor finds calling in Haiti

Maggie Dziubek

January 13, 2013


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Forty-five miles outside of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in the town of Mirebalais, children from all over the region show up each day to a school that is a little different from the average Haitian school. It is called l'’ÛÎ_cole de Choix, and it was founded by a professor in DePaul's business school.The story of ...

Act Out president leads with passion

Diana DiLenge

January 13, 2013


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A dozen or so students sitting in a roughly formed circle chattered away in a Student Center classroom on a Wednesday night, patiently waiting for the real discussion to begin. They are not there for a night class, but for the weekly Act Out meeting- one of the three LGBTQA organizations at DePaul. Wh...

News in Brief: 1-14-13

Dylan McHugh

January 13, 2013


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COMMUNICATION DEAN TO BECOME PROVOST AT TCNJCollege of Communication Dean Jacqueline Taylor, who has worked for the university since 1980 and was the founding dean of the college, will leave DePaul March 15 to become provost at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ).Taylor said she was proud to be one of DePa...

Search for new Provost heats up

Dylan McHugh

January 13, 2013


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The search for DePaul's new provost - who is second-in-command to President Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M. - has been narrowed down to four candidates, according DePaul's Office of the Secretary.The candidates - Isiaah Crawford, provost at Seattle Univeristy; Donald Pope-Davis, vice president and assoc...

Got the fever? Influenza reaches epidemic levels

Cassaundra Sampson

January 13, 2013


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Influenza has officially reached epidemic levels in the U.S., making this winter unsettlingly atypical. There have been 121 influenza hospitalizations in Chicago between Sept. 30 and Jan. 5, according to a report from the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDHP), almost twice as much as last year.The Illinois ...

DPU alumni volunteer with high school students via City Year

Haley BeMiller

December 17, 2012


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Service has always been part of DePaul's mission, and some alumni are implementing that value to guide high school students to college through volunteer work at City Year.City Year is "an education focused, nonprofit organization that unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service t...

DePaul cruises in second half, beats NIU 68-46

Matthew Paras

December 16, 2012


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It was not always pretty, but the DePaul women's basketball team cruised to a 68-46 victory over Northern Illinois at McGrath-Phillips Arena Saturday with a strong second half.The Blue Demons (8-3) went into halftime with a 28-18 lead. However their first half play was sloppy, committing 12 turnover...

Twenty-seven dead in Connecticut elementary school shooting

Lynsey Hart

December 14, 2012


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A shooting occurred early this morning at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles northeast of New York City. The shooting left 27 dead including the shooter, 6 school employees and 20 children. The death toll of the Columbine High School shooting was 15, making the tragedy at...

DePaul students talk MAP with Quinn

Zoe Barker

December 13, 2012


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Students met with Illinois Governor Pat Quinn Wednesday, Dec. 12, in the DePaul Center in the Loop to discuss a resolution to restore MAP. More specifically, the discussion centered around how the Illinois pension squeeze will affect scholarships like MAP. The event was hosted by DePaul's Student Go...

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