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National Student Employment Week

Jenn Schanz

March 26, 2012


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National Student Employment Week (April 9th-April13th) is dedicated to demonstrating DePaul University's appreciation for the hard work and effort it's student employees put into balancing the demands of an academic career and work-related responsibilities.To celebrate this week, the Office of Studen...

Got beef? Ombudsperson, the university’s one man complaint department

Alex Thibodeau

February 27, 2012


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DePaul University's Ombudsperson, Rev. Craig Mousin, has occupied the position for 11 years. Many students don't know his position even exists, yet he might be one of the most crucial peacekeepers DePaul has on staff. Rev. Mousin recently explained exactly what he does.The DePaulia (TD): What exactl...

DePaul Adventors explore millennial generation’s brand choices

Lynsey Hart

February 27, 2012


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DePaul Adventors, an advertising group on campus, is researching and planning an event to showcase the brand choices of DePaul students.The group is gathering information about the brand choices students make; regarding everything from clothing to pens. After the survey is completed, pictures will be t...

Access to public information a struggle

Haley BeMiller

February 27, 2012


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Information is crucial to governing bodies and their citizens, and no city knows that more than Chicago. As Mayor Rahm Emanuel enters the second year of his term, information-seekers are raising questions about the city's willingness to be transparent. These questions date back to former Mayor Richard M....

Students protest detention of Palestinians

Clayton Guse

February 27, 2012


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A student-led demonstration took place in front of the Consulate General of Israel to Chicago on Madison Street Wednesday, Feb. 22. The group waved Palestinian flags in protest of the administrative detention that had led to the imprisonment of Khader Adnan as well as over 300 other Palestinians.This protest c...

Local bars, businesses welcome the return of the South Side Irish Parade

Tabitha Hurley and Ashley Huntington

February 27, 2012


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Imagine the chaos, mass intoxication and destruction of property at a once family-friendly event that has turned into a mosh pit of underage drinking and unacceptable behavior.That is the essence of the South Side Irish Parade, held March 11, the Sunday prior to St. Patrick's Day. It is a tradition that live...

Meme’s the Word: Facebook craze plays on student life

David Webber

February 27, 2012


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A four-letter word became the newest online craze to sweep college campuses across the nation in recent weeks. The word is "meme" and chances are every DePaul student on Facebook has seen one today and will see some more tomorrow.But what exactly is a meme? Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines a meme as...

Affirmative Action to be revisited by Supreme Court

Michael Corio

February 27, 2012


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The Supreme Court announced it will hear a case on affirmative action, potentially changing admission policies that for decades have largely been the norm for colleges and universities across the country."Affirmative action is important to diversity education," Scott Tharp, associate director for the O...

Loop campus to close for G8/NATO summits

Tricia Cathcart

February 27, 2012


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In just three months, the NATO/G8 Summits will take place at Chicago's McCormick Place.As the political leaders from around the world prepare to gather for the diplomatic summits to discuss critical world issues ranging from the global economy to pressing security challenges, it's important to note t...

Mark Kirk suffers stroke

Sophia Tareen (Associated Press)

January 23, 2012


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(AP) Doctors say a stroke suffered by Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois has affected his left arm and leg and some facial movement.Dr. Richard Fessler says part of Kirk's skull was removed Monday to alleviate pressure in his brain. Fessler says Kirk is in intensive care but doctors are happy with his statu...

G8/NATO summit moves law school graduation date

Haley BeMiller

January 9, 2012


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DePaul Law Students have to rethink their graduation plans after their ceremony was relocated in anticipation of two important summits in international diplomacy, and G8 and NATO summits, coming to Chicago in May.While holding such prominent leaders from several countries to discuss current economic ...

Lincoln Park faces possible redistricting

Katie Kormann

January 9, 2012


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The proposed remapping of the 43rd ward has Lincoln Park residents worried as some may find themselves belonging to one of five different wards if the proposed remapping passes.Every ten years, Chicago's City Council must redraw the ward maps to reflect population shifts, which are based on the lates...

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