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Editorial: FEST 2011: Cheap and satisfying

Katie Weiss

May 31, 2011


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Arriving at Fest at 5:30 p.m., my friend, Annette Lesniak, and I had been hoping for a warm and sunny day all week. Unfortunately, the skies were grim and overcast, and the air was crisp, balmy at best. Luckily, you could sense the excitement from students as they hurried through security to get into th...

Tenure process sparks petition, protests

Cheryl Waity and Rachel Metea

May 31, 2011


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There was a student-run protest in front of the student center on Thursday, May 26. But many of these protesters weren't the people you would see sit next to you in class, they would be the ones to stand in front of the class.The protest was in regards to a petition circulated by Valerie Johnson, an a...

Changes to come for Richardson Library

Angelika Lazariciu

May 31, 2011


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The John T. Richardson Library located in DePaul's Lincoln Park campus is about to undergo major renovation. With the expansion of Archives and Special Collections, the addition of a multi-functional Information Commons, and new facilities focused on supporting academic research, it looks like this st...

Art museum’s new scene

Colleen Connolly

May 31, 2011


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The DePaul Art Museum is on the move. But don't worry, the precious art won't be far. And, with the move, a few more pieces will be picked up along the way.The recent construction on the building has come to an end, and the new museum is set to open Sept. 17 with the "Re: Chicago" exhibition.The prime benefit of...

Daley lands new position at University of Chicago

Paige Wakenknecht

May 31, 2011


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Former mayor Richard M. Daley announced Tuesday that he will reenter the workforce, just two weeks after retiring from office on May 16.Daley will join the University of Chicago faculty as a senior distinguished fellow in the Harris School of Public Policy Studies. The position will be part-time for five ...

Sabra to stay on campus after committee reaches decision

Jenn Schanz

May 23, 2011


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Last week's nationally talked about Sabra hummus referendum has been voted upon. According to a university press release sent out the morning of Monday May 23rd, acting upon the recommendation of DePaul's Fair Business Practices Committee, Sabra brand hummus will remain on DePaul's shelves.The debate on...

Chicago gears up for Slutwalk

Michael Corio

May 16, 2011


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It began in Canada with a small group of five friends who were outraged after a Toronto police officer told law students they would be safer if they didn't dress like "a slut." What began as a conversation among friends grew into a multinational movement, with protests scheduled across the world. The...

Daley says goodbye to city council

Angelika Lazariciu and Paige Wagenknecht

May 5, 2011


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Richard M. Daley stood before city council for the last time on May 4. Council members honored Daley and reflected on his 22 years of serving as Mayor of Chicago.All 50 aldermen delivered a speech reminiscing on Daley's time in office, making the event something between a roast and a retirement party."Ma...

Del Valle won’t work for Chicago again

Joe Ruppel

April 25, 2011


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Miguel del Valle, Chicago City Clerk and former mayoral candidate, pauses, a wide grin running across his face when asked by eager DePaul students and faculty at a discussion panel Wednesday if he would consider running for office again."I thought you were going to ask that question at the end" del ...

New program gives Digital Cinema students a taste of the big time

Tiffany Boncan

April 25, 2011


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The CurriculumAccepted students will take three classes while they are in L.A.: Internships in Production and Post-Production, Hollywood History and Filmmakers' Forum. "We thought of the experience they would want to have first, and then we built the class around it," Benedyk said.The internship class f...

DAB blog keeps Fest countdown

Tiffant Boncan

April 25, 2011


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Every spring, DePaul students look forward to the largest annual event on campus: FEST. This concert, put together by the DePaul Activities Board, features some of the hottest musical acts in the industry, and students get to hear them in person.This year students are privy to the intricate workings ...

Polish presence absent at university, strong in students

Angelika Labno

April 25, 2011


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The first anniversary of Smolensk, referring to the plane crash that claimed the life of Polish President Lech Kaczynski, his wife and 94 other prominent Poles, was remembered on April 8. Pope John Paul II's Beatification will take place on May 1. Polish Constitution Day is May 3, with Chicago's massive Po...

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