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Resale store aims to provide accessible LGBTQ+ healthcare

Resale store aims to provide accessible LGBTQ+ healthcare

November 12, 2018


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Resale store The Brown Elephant serves the people of Chicago not only with low prices, but with access to health services. The Brown Elephant, founded in 1982, is an extension of The Howard Brown Health Center, a non profit medical organization with an emphasis on eliminating healthcare imbalances exper...

Pritzker wins battle of the bank accounts in Illinois

Pritzker wins battle of the bank accounts in Illinois

Rosbelis Quinonez and Ryan Witry, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2018


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Democrat J.B. Pritzker rode a green wave of record-breaking spending as he seized the Illinois governor’s office from Republican incumbent Gov. Bruce Rauner in a midterm election that generated unusually high turnout. Pritzker, the billionaire heir to the Hyatt Hotel fortune, won easily after pour...

Ugly sweaters and winter weather

Ugly sweaters and winter weather

Xavier Ortega, Photo Editor

November 12, 2018


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DePaul started a Christmas tradition in November with free shirts, hot cocoa, and snowman plushies in DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus on Nov. 7. The festivities kicked off with students lining up to receive a free DePaul long-sleeve t-shirt and a snowman plushie. Other activities included a bounce...

Recent robberies around campus have left students on high alert

Recent robberies around campus have left students on high alert

Carina Smith, News Editor

November 5, 2018


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A recent string of robberies that have taken place on and around DePaul’s campus has many students on edge about their safety. According to Public Safety alerts that are sent out to students, faculty and staff, there have been multiple separate robbery incidents since Oct. 16. The fi...

Many of the models in ‘Here, We Do’ campaign aren’t students

Many of the models in ‘Here, We Do’ campaign aren’t students

Adam Webb, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2018


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In April, DePaul University launched its ‘Here, We Do’ campaign in an effort to highlight the accomplishments and talents of the student body. On the enormous banner right outside of the DePaul Center, two people are posed in DePaul gear with the words “Where work meets ethic” plastered next...

Following civil rights suit, law professor leaves DePaul

Following civil rights suit, law professor leaves DePaul

November 5, 2018


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Distinguished Professor of Law Terry Smith agreed to part ways with the university following an agreement with the university’s lawyers to end his civil rights lawsuit. Smith had been a professor at the College of Law [COL] since 2010. Before he left, he was one of only two tenured blac...

What is beautiful does not last

Xavier Ortega & Jonathan Ballew, Photo Editor & Contributing Writer

November 5, 2018


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Buddhist monks visited the Student Center last week to construct a mandala, a geometric sand sculpture. After painstakingly crafting the piece over five days, they swept it up and poured it into the reflection pond in the Vincentian Residence courtyard to demonstrate the impermanence o...

Illinois races to watch during the 2018 midterms

November 5, 2018


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Illinois 5th District Photo Courtesy of Twitter (D) Mike Quigley (incumbent) v. (R) Tom Hanson Illinois’ Fifth Congressional District, home to DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus, won’t have much of a contest to observe this Tuesday. Incumbent Congressman Mike Quigley is a heavy favorite to keep his seat ...

Faculty seek affirmation of SNL tenure rights, move to unionize

Mackenzie Murtaugh & Laycie Dressler, Opinions Editor & Contributing Writer

November 5, 2018


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Faculty and staff of the School of New Learning (SNL) were left in limbo after a meeting of the Council of the Whole didn’t meet a quorum to vote on issues that have arisen from the school’s impending restructuring and other issues on Friday, Oct. 26 at the Merle Reskin theater. Members ...

Kash Jackson hopes voters can ignore his past and vote Libertarian

Kash Jackson hopes voters can ignore his past and vote Libertarian

Ella Lee, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2018


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The Illinois Libertarian Party’s gubernatorial candidate says past allegations of wife-beating and threatening a family-court judge have no bearing on who he is today. Grayson “Kash” Jackson says he wants to be recognized as an honorable Navy veteran, a former drill instructor and a ...

Colleges make effort to reduce food waste across campus

Colleges make effort to reduce food waste across campus

Ella Lee, Con

November 5, 2018


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Chicago-area colleges tout new programs that are saving their dining- hall food from going to waste. DePaul University students can now take food to-go in boxes that can be composted, and University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) students will soon get bargains on convenience store food that’s getting...

Forced off campus, TPUSA event goes off without a fuss

Forced off campus, TPUSA event goes off without a fuss

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

October 22, 2018


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DePaul University’s Turning Point USA (TPUSA) chapter was scheduled to host their “Campus Clash” tour event with conservative activists Charlie Kirk and Candace Owens Tuesday Oct. 16, but both the “campus” and “clash” failed to make an appearance. After DePaul denied the event permission...

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