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Is the youth vote gone? Not so fast

Julian Zeng

October 12, 2012


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Are we sitting this one out?"Younger voters vanishing" screamed a Sept. 26 Chicago Tribune headline above a story reporting there were 180,000 fewer registered voters in the 18-to-34 bracket than were signed up in Cook County at that point prior to the 2008 presidential.Sure, President Barack Obama rem...

DePaul raises Breast Cancer awareness for a cure

Lisa Coleman

October 12, 2012


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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and DePaul organizations, including its sports teams, are working towards spreading awareness and raising money to help combat the disease.Several DePaul sports teams such as soccer, basketball and softball will have at least one game throughout the year dedi...

DePaul precinct data breaks historic trend

Courtney Ley

October 12, 2012


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The past is no prologue in politics, but DePaul-area voters could be bucking some historical trends in both registration and votes cast this election season compared to years past.An analysis of precinct voting totals going back to 2008 shows a marked decline in both registrations and votes cast sinc...

Chicago bicyclists find it tough to share the road

Gabriel Charles Tyler

October 12, 2012


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Chicago is not the friendliest place for citizens who rely on their bikes as their primary mode of transportation. It is no secret that drivers of parked cars often and carelessly swing open their doors into the path of bicyclists, causing multiple bicycle-car related injuries that are all too plentiful in...

Storify of the vice presidential debate

Lynsey Hart

October 11, 2012


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A Storify of Thursday's vice presidential debate, compiling information from social media and legacy media.[View the story "The 2012 Vice Presidential Debate" on Storify]If the above content does not show, go to: http://storify.com/The_Hartbeat/the-2012-vice-presidential-debate...

The varying role of the vice-president

Kevin Gross

October 11, 2012


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As the public profiles of the presidential candidates grow in magnitude with each passing week, another huge component of the race cannot be forgotten: the vice presidency. "I don't see any trend line in the duties of the vice president," said political science professor Bruce Newman."Sometimes it seems as if t...

Mitt Romney announces foreign policy plan

Callie Bretthaur

October 11, 2012


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Last Monday, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney gave a speech to the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va., to present his position on foreign policy.It was the first speech made by the candidate after the first round of presidential debates that many media outlets and political analysts ...

Cell transformation earns Nobel Prize

Amy Morton

October 11, 2012


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About a week ago, the Nobel Prize winners in medicine were revealed as Sir John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka for their work in cell research.The award was given to these two doctors "for the discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent." That is, any mature cells can go back t...

LIVE COVERAGE of the vice presidential debate

DePaulia Staff

October 10, 2012


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Stay tuned and check us out at 8:00 p.m. tonight for live coverage of the 2012 vice presidential debate.Click "Enter Event"

One ‘L’ of a place to do your grocery shopping: Peapod virtual markets in CTA stations

Gabriel Charles Tyler

October 6, 2012


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Imagine this: You just got out of class, trying to rush home. It's like a stampede. A crowd of students pushes down Fullerton Avenue towards the "L." Being "stressed out" is not even the half of your worries. Mom's coming over tomorrow, and as always she expects a meal and a clean house. You have tw...

Students weigh in on presidential debates

Lisa Coleman

October 6, 2012


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Brownstone's Annex at DePaul University was full of students watching the large screen as President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney took the stage at the University of Denver for the first of three presidential debates last Wednesday night.The debate had a rocky start, with both...

Students may save burned out Bagel Authority

Megan Deppen

October 6, 2012


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Chicago Bagel Authority (CBA), located off the Belmont Red Line stop, was forced to close after a fire from the Ultimate Exposure Tanning Salon caused significant water damage to the ceiling Sept. 24.The Chicago Fire Department arrived at approximately 8 p.m. because reports found that a tanning bed on th...

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