The DePaulia

The closing of landmark thrift store, White Elephant

Kasia Fejklowicz

June 20, 2012


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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 11, 2012


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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 3, 2012


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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 30, 2012


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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 29, 2012


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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 29, 2012


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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...

Online presence the latest tool for job hunters

Angelika Labno

May 28, 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...

Topics coffee shop and gallery brings fresh conversation to Lincoln Park

Cheryl Waity

May 28, 2012


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In a world filled with bustling, cozy, Starbucks-inspired coffee shops with tons of personality and little functionality, Lou Vidaillet saw a need. Something a little more right side than left side of the brain. Something a little more professional, but with flair.The plain white walls and clearly light mo...

The least and most valuable college majors revealed

Avery Connolly and Gabriel Charles Tyler

May 28, 2012


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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 ...

Clementi case still lingers on college campuses

Dylan McHugh

May 24, 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 ...

Loop busineses take on NATO protest customers

Ksia Fejklowicz

May 24, 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 24, 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...

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