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The first debate: sorting out fact from fiction

Haley BeMiller and Lynsey Hart

October 5, 2012


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Instead of spending last Wednesday evening with his wife on their 20th anniversary, President Barack Obama stood in a room with Gov. Mitt Romney discussing his vision for the United States for the past, present and future. One of the most crucial issues of the night was the economy, and to prefac...

Storify of the first 2012 presidential debate

Haley BeMiller

October 4, 2012


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A collection of social media and legacy media commentary on the first presidential debate Oct. 3, 2012.If the below content does not show, follow this link: http://storify.com/haleybeemzler/the-first-presidential-debate ξ[View the story "Obama/Romney Debate: Round 1" on Storify]ξξξξξξ...

Commentary and wrap-up of the Oct. 3 debate

Lynsey Hart

October 4, 2012


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The first presidential debate between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama came with some surprises last night.  The first surprise was Obama's performance, which left even some of his most loyal supporters slightly disappointed.In a poll conducted by "The ...

New Wifi plan to broaden city internet access

Emma Kolander

September 30, 2012


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Think through your daily routine. Most likely, it involves waking up to an iPhone alarm, checking Facebook and Twitter, texting friends, surfing the web and-when there is nothing else to do-watching a never-ending supply of YouTube videos of everything from flash mobs to cringe-worthy singing auditions. Fr...

News in Brief 10-1-12

Dylan McHugh

September 30, 2012


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DEPAUL'S FEAST FOR de PAULAlong with leading a mass and meal commemorating the feast day of St. Vincent de Paul (see photo), DePaul University also launched "What did Louise Say?," an interactive database of quotes from St. Louise de Marillac that serves as a companion piece to January's "What did Vin...

Chicago IMPACT provides self-defense classes at the Ray

Hanna Guerrero

September 30, 2012


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Living on-campus, students tend to forget that they are living in a big city where crimes occur in every neighborhood no matter how safe it may appear. That is why DePaul has taken the initiative to get students more informed on how to be safe. Since last year, IMPACT Chicago has been offering self-defense cl...

Consent is sexy: SlutWalk returns to Chicago

Lily Rose

September 30, 2012


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Skirts were short, heels were high, but spirits were even higher at Thompson Center Plaza on Sept. 29 for Chicago's SlutWalk, where self-proclaimed "sluts" and supporters against the idea that the provocatively dressed are asking to be sexually assaulted, marched south down State Street to Daley Plaza.SlutWalk Chicago i...

Textbooks at DePaul facing reform

Shawn Tuttle and Chris Ayan

September 29, 2012


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Over the last 20 years, textbook prices have skyrocketed, increasing at twice the rate of inflation. To combat this, Student Government Association (SGA) executive Vice president of Academic Affairs Sarah Rens is looking to reform the textbook market.Rens has created a plan that she wishes to presen...

Presidential debate season kicks off with focus on economic crisis

Jill Miskevics

September 29, 2012


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The first debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney is scheduled for this Wednesday.  As DePaul students, and eligible voters, it is our duty to obtain as much information as we possibly can to help guide our decision-making process."College students come from a wide variety of backgrounds and will ...

DePaul to form alliance with medical school

Dylan McHugh

September 29, 2012


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DePaul will start a "strategic alliance" with the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (RFUMS) to bolster their respective medical programs, the university is expected to announce Wednesday. Located in North Chicago, RFUMS specializes in medical science programs for graduate students,...

Experts say climate change will kill 100 million by 2030

Lynsey Hart

September 29, 2012


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Climate change will kill an estimated 100 million people by 2030 and cost the global economy 3.2 percent of its potential output annually according to a report from humanitarian organization, DARA.DARA is based in Spain and the report, published in New York on Wednesday, was commissioned by 20 govern...

Economy suffers as student debt rises

Sean Boswell

September 29, 2012


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The Pew Research Center released a study that revealed one in five United States households are burdened by student debt.That is more than double from a decade ago, and up 15 percent from 2007 just prior to the "Great Recession."Over the past few months, Obama continues to state he intends to raise federal...

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