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Online presence the latest tool for job hunters

Angelika Labno

May 29, 2012


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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...

Loop busineses take on NATO protest customers

Ksia Fejklowicz

May 25, 2012


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While the Loop campus closed altogether, most businesses downtown remained open during the NATO summit two weekends ago.Jimmy John's employee Adil Jawaid said they stayed open but lost a lot of business. On Friday and Saturday the protesters didn't bother the restaurant, located at the Loop campus, ...

Abstinence on the rise among young adults

Kasia Fejklowicz

May 25, 2012


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Movies such as "Friends with Benefits" and "No Strings Attached" perpetuate the idea that we live in a hookup culture. It may seem that young adults, especially college students, are having sex, but are they really? Research shows that more young adults are saying "no" to sex.MSNBC reported that a ne...

Fashion statement: the hooded sweatshirt proves to mean many things to many people

Andrew Mentock

May 25, 2012


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A hoodie is one of the most comfortable articles of clothing someone can wear. DePaul students themselves can frequently be seen rushing to class in the morning wearing one."They're comfortable and I own at least a few of them," said Pete McGraw, a junior studying business at DePaul. "I also think th...

University president to donate portion of salary to fight poverty

Courtney Jacquin

May 25, 2012


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DePaul University President Rev. Dennis Holtschneider recently joined "The Presidents' Pledge Against Global Poverty" along with 27 other current and former college presidents, promising to donate 5 percent of his salary to fighting poverty. "There are so many people that go to bed hungry," Father Holtschneider...

SGA fights for transparency in teacher evaluations

Colleen Connolly

May 25, 2012


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As another quarter comes to a close, students are beginning to receive those persistent email reminders to fill out course evaluations. For those students who choose to ignore the incessant emails, they may soon find an incentive to fill them out.New SGA President Caroline Winsett and Vice President Casey Cl...

Clementi case still lingers on college campuses

Dylan McHugh

May 25, 2012


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The results of a 2005 survey on DePaul University's campus climate for LGBTQ students showed that almost 60 percent of LGBTQ students have hidden their sexual identity on campus "for fear of personal safety, discrimination or change."DePaul professor Gary Cestaro, director of DePaul's LGBTQ Studies ...

NATO sticks to 2014 Afghanistan withdrawal, pledges future support

Michael Corio

May 21, 2012


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World leaders met today on the second day of the NATO summit to discuss the future of Afghanistan, including the transfer of security responsibilities to Afghan forces and the need for future international support in maintaining stability within the country.NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen...

Students seek alternative to DePaul campus meal plan

Chris Officer

May 21, 2012


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With the remaining weeks of the school year dwindling, students at DePaul University are scrambling to the Student Center cafeteria, urgently swiping their student ID cards, hoping to spend their remaining meal plan balance. But the last- minute spending, high prices and lackluster food options leave st...

Adjunct professor Joe Marconi dies at age 66

Maria Cannata

May 21, 2012


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Some knew Joseph Marconi as an expert in communication, marketing and public relations. Others knew him as an author. But DePaul University knew him as a passionate professor who changed the lives of many through his love for teaching.For those of you who did not have the pleasure of knowing Marconi, ...

Ex-Rutgers student gets 30 days, probabtion for Clementi suicide

Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press

May 21, 2012


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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A former Rutgers University student who used a webcam to spy on his gay roommate was sentenced Monday to just 30 days in jail - a punishment that disappointed some activists but came as a relief to others who feared he would be made a scapegoat for his fellow freshman's su...

What does NATO summit mean for Obama campaign?

Andrew Mentock

May 21, 2012


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President Obama helped bring the NATO summit to his hometown Chicago, a significant event near the end of his first term in office. The question that many are asking is if it will impact his electoral prospects when voters go to the polls this November."I think he has had greater accomplishments that will...

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