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DePaulia Staff

October 21, 2012


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Please bear with us as we deal with a content management system problem with our site design. All new Monday content is here and functioning -- it just looks a little different.The problem is with our CMS, College Publisher, and all of its users (many college newspaper websites) are having the same ...

Obama: Chicago start, global finish

Brianna Kelly

October 19, 2012


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Barack Obama took the nation by storm when he was elected as the first African-American president Nov. 4, 2008, with nearly 53 percent of the popular vote and better than a 2-to-1 margin in the Electoral College.But can he do it again?Polls show roughly half of Americans believe Obama has not made eno...

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...

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...

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...

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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Legacy Walk honors LGBT heroes

Dylan Fahoome

October 12, 2012


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The Chicago LGBT community made history on Thursday after the Legacy Project officially dedicated the Legacy Walk, which celebrates the accomplishments of notable LGBT figures.The outdoor walking museum on Halstead Street is open to educate and bring awareness to the achievements of LGBT people, such as a...

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...

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