The DePaulia

GlaxoSmithKline pays $3 billion in healthcare fraud settlement

Monica Carter

July 9, 2012

Filed under News

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), the British pharmaceutical company behind the drugs Paxil, Wellbutrin, and Advair, pled guilty to federal charges of misconduct in the marketing of its products, July 2. The company will pay out $2 billion plus a $1 billion criminal fine, amounting to the largest he...

Privacy not a luxury when living in student housing

Cheryl Waity

July 8, 2012

Filed under News

Credit cards. Loan agreements. Renters insurance. For many college students these are the first contracts they sign. Some may be taken for granted while others play out on a daily basis. But one that might oft get overlooked is a University code of conduct or a student housing guide. Implicit contracts in...

With summer heat, crime on the rise

Eva Green

June 25, 2012

Filed under News

Rusted fire hydrants are open in neighborhoods across Chicago welcoming summer with fits of youthful laughter and free car washes to those passing by. But while the summer heat has brought floods of children playing happily in the street pools of water, a surge of violence continues as temperatures ha...

Shooting near Lincoln Park Zoo shakes up community

Elizabeth Schuetz

June 23, 2012

Filed under News

The area around the Lincoln Park Zoo is referred to by most as one of the safest and most family friendly attractions in the city. However, as of Sunday morning, that area can now be considered a crime scene.According to Chicago Police Officer, Laura Kubiak, early Saturday morning at around 4 a.m., h...

The closing of landmark thrift store, White Elephant

Kasia Fejklowicz

June 21, 2012

Filed under News

After 93 years, the White Elephant located at 2380 N. Lincoln Ave. is closing Aug. 31. According to store officials, this Children's Memorial Hospital thrift shop does not have the money to stay in business in the Lincoln Park area. The store is donating all of its profits to the hospital.The disappear...

DePaul VP of Student Affairs announces retirement

Dylan McHugh

June 12, 2012

Filed under News

DePaul Vice President of Student Affairs Jim Doyle announced his retirement Wednesday, June 6. Associate Vice President for Student Affairs Cindy Summers will become the interim vice president.According to an email addressed to students and faculty from DePaul University President Rev. Dennis H. Holtsc...

Saint Vincent DePaul Parish feeds the hungry at Seton Sandwich Kitchen

Courtney Bedoya

June 4, 2012

Filed under News

Every morning at 7:45 a line forms on the east side of the Saint Vincent DePaul Parish. Each person in the line has their own unique story and their own reason for being there. However, they all have one thing in common: they are hungry.Jackie Collins, of Lincoln Park, has been a guest at the Seton San...

Breaking: Battles drops from FEST 2012 lineup

Dylan McHugh

May 31, 2012

Filed under News

The experimental rock band Battles has dropped from the FEST 2012 lineup, according to FEST coordinator Lizmarie Palomo and a post on DePaul Activities Board's Facebook page.The DePaul Activities' Board's Facebook post reads "IMPORTANT FEST INFORMATION: Due to unforeseen circumstances, Battles will n...

Try these unique classes to spice up your quarter

Keith Simpson

May 30, 2012

Filed under News

Ever get tired of enrolling in boring and traditional courses especially classes that are not related to your major? With a few referrals and in-depth search throughout the Campus Connection database, students can find themselves in some unique and interesting. Every year there are some courses that...

Campus recreation just went mobile

Alex Thibodeau

May 30, 2012

Filed under News

Your smartphone can do just about anything. From ordering carryout to indentifying the name of that random song playing on the radio - the world is at our fingertips.Technology has pushed its digital nose into nearly every facet of our lives and next year, DePaul's Office of Student Involvement will take...

The least and most valuable college majors revealed

Avery Connolly and Gabriel Charles Tyler

May 29, 2012

Filed under News

Graduation season has finally rolled around and new packs of college graduates are being thrown from the nest and into the real world. The last few years have been difficult for college graduates who have found themselves facing challenges their parents and grandparents did not have to face, including a ...

Online presence the latest tool for job hunters

Angelika Labno

May 29, 2012

Filed under News

We tend to largely view Facebook and Twitter as a recreational medium of ourselves, but the reality is that our online activity is spilling over into our professional sphere of work. Virtually everything we do online can or will affect our careers. Whether it is making a blog, participating in Twitter co...

The Student News Site of DePaul University