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Shooter identified in attack near Empire State Building

Lynsey Hart

August 24, 2012


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Today at 9:03 a.m. ET, a disgruntled former employee of Hazan Imports fired gunshots outside of 10 W. 33rd Street in New York City, around the corner from the Empire State Building. Officials have identified the man as Jeffrey Johnson, 53.In a press conference around 11:20 a.m. ET, Mayor Bloomberg confirmed...

Graphic designers, photographers, and writers needed!

DePaulia Staff

August 23, 2012


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The DePaulia is looking for graphic designers, photographers, and writers for the 2012-2013 school year. Join and get involved with DePaul's award-winning student newspaper. We are seeking a graphic designer to be a part of our graphics team. Work with editors to create graphics for stories and help...

Another bump in the road for CMH redevelopment

Colleen Connolly

August 22, 2012


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It looks like another rejection has been stamped on the redevelopment plans for the former Children's Memorial Hospital. In accordance with the wishes of active Lincoln Park residents, Ald. Michele Smith (43rd ward) has formally stated her opposition to the most recent redevelopment plans."I believe t...

Recent shootings raise awareness on DePaul campus

Lily Rose

August 21, 2012


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With Monday's shooting near Texas A&M University, the recent Wisconsin Sikh Temple shooting and last month's Aurora, CO massacre, it may seem like your safety is at risk whenever you leave your home.For DePaul students, this does not appear to be much of an issue. DePaul sophomore Tim McElroy said he s...

DePaul student killed in car accident

Dylan McHugh

August 19, 2012


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Kenneth Collins, a DePaul Ph.D. student, was killed Friday morning after a car hit him outside of Roseland Hospital, according to Chicago Tribune and ABC 7 News.Collins, 43, was a youth counselor for the hospital, and was writing his thesis on how to prevent African-American men from incarceration. Collins w...

Sikhism 101

Lynsey Hart and Max Kleiner

August 8, 2012


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SikhCorrectly pronounced 'sik-h' with a slightly aspirated h. However some people, especially in English speaking countries, purposefully mispronounce it as 'seek' to avoid confusion with 'sick.'The Five K'sBoth men and women are supposed to adhere to wearing the Five Ks at all times. Typically, all i...

Chick-Fil-A controversy hits home in Chicago community

Lily Rose

August 7, 2012


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The First Amendment of the United States Constitution was created to protect religious freedoms, free speech, writing and publishing, and the people's right to peacefully assembly, as well as the liberty to petition our government. With that said, the Jim Henson Company's withdrawal from their partnership wi...

Nation argues over Wisconsin’s wolf hunt

Lynsey Hart

August 3, 2012


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Wisconsin's Department of Natural Resources is currently accepting applications for its inaugural wolf hunting season. Until January 12, 2012, wolves remained on the state's protected species list, but it only took until April for the Madison to pass Act 169; which allows for hunting and trapping of...

Education and building height main concerns in CMH redevelopment

Colleen Connolly

July 29, 2012


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A Lincoln Park town hall meeting took place July 26 to discuss the redevelopment plan for the area where Children's Memorial Hospital stood. In accordance with the wishes of Ald. Michele Smith (43rd Ward), the meeting gave Lincoln Park residents a platform to voice their concerns about the plan.The area in q...

News Brief: 7-24-12

Dylan McHugh

July 24, 2012


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Theatre School Fundraiser Tessa Craib-Cox, 1944-2012Tessa Craib-Cox-who helped raise more than $2.2 million and create 50 scholarships for DePaul's Theatre School- died of leukemia at the age of 67, the Chicago Tribune reports. Craib-Cox served as the Theatre School's director of development, and also worked ...

Students still see “Dark Knight Rises” despite Colorado shooting

Lily Rose

July 24, 2012


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The absolute horror of the shooting in an Aurora, Colorado theater screening of 'The Dark Knight Rises' has not deterred audiences from visiting theaters to see the movie, nor has it seemed to increase theater security. The tragedy has claimed the lives of at least twelve innocent audience members wi...

Balfour receives multiple life sentences for Hudson family murders

AP

July 24, 2012


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CHICAGO (AP) - The man convicted of gunning down the mother, brother and nephew of Jennifer Hudson will spend the rest of his life in prison.A Cook County judge on Tuesday gave William Balfour three life sentences in the 2008 killings. Balfour received 120 years for other charges. Balfour was convicted...

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