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Normalization of Fatphobia: Commentary from family members affect us more than they realize

Normalization of Fatphobia: Commentary from family members affect us more than they realize

Vanessa Ramos, La DePaulia Multimedia Editor May 22, 2022

Fatphobia is the fear of fat and obese bodies; many Latinos have normalized commentary about their families bodies, lifestyle, what they eat, the amount of exercise they do and how they dress. But some...

Members of The DePaulia staff prepare the latest issue of the paper in their office at the concourse of 1 E Jackson Blvd. Editors work at the office every Friday and Sunday during the school year.

OPINION: Student media should count for experiential learning credits

Erik Uebelacker and Amber Stoutenborough May 22, 2022

Journalism is a major that heavily relies on real-world experience, rather than classroom performance, to find success after graduation. I realized this as early as sophomore year. I started tweeting...

Column: What its like isolating for Covid as an on-campus student

Column: What it’s like isolating for Covid as an on-campus student

Nadia Hernandez, News Editor May 15, 2022

When I moved into my dorm in September, there was always the possibility I’d contract Covid-19. Throughout my time as an on-campus resident, I wasn’t aware of what the protocols were when someone did...

House Democrats hold an event on the Capitol steps on the Supreme Court draft decision on Roe v. Wade after the Senate failed to pass the Women’s Health Protection Act on Friday, May 13, 2022.

Opinion: Keep the rosaries away from the ovaries: Roe v. Wade and bodily autonomy

Santiago Posada-Jaramillo, La DePaulia Managing Editor May 15, 2022

After the leak of a document of the Supreme Court obtained by Politico suggested that the votes to overturn Roe v. Wade have already been cast, a debate about reproductive rights and bodily autonomy has...

I joined Truth Social so you don’t have to

I joined Truth Social so you don’t have to

Erik Uebelacker, Opinions Editor May 8, 2022

I had forgotten about former President Donald Trump’s Truth Social. Poised to be a “free speech” alternative to Twitter, the app had an unceremonious launch in February. But in the past few weeks,...

OPINION: It’s time for newspapers to stop endorsing political candidates

OPINION: It’s time for newspapers to stop endorsing political candidates

Samantha Moilanen, Staff Writer May 8, 2022

Newspapers have been making political endorsements for over a century, and have arguably influenced the outcomes of numerous presidential elections. Media endorsements are supposed to help readers choose...

Opinion: Elon Musk is buying Twitter. What’s the big deal?

Opinion: Elon Musk is buying Twitter. What’s the big deal?

Hank Mitchell, Contributing Writer May 1, 2022

The recent announcement of Elon Musk’s plan to buy Twitter has caused controversy about whether the acquisition is good for the social media company and its users. Musk presents himself as an advocate...

Opinion: Journalism grad classes need new scheduling

Opinion: Journalism grad classes need new scheduling

Darcy Waskiewicz, Sports Editor May 1, 2022

Every student knows the stress of curating their class schedule every quarter. Some classes you need in order to graduate, others you’re just interested in, but they all feel like they take place at...

President Esteban speaking at 2019s State of the University address.

EDITORIAL: As President Esteban is departing, DePaul needs stronger leadership

DePaulia Editorial Staff April 25, 2022

The clock is ticking. Time is winding down. In two months, A. Gabriel Esteban will officially step down from his position as DePaul’s president after serving in this role for five years. With Esteban’s...

Journalists report as forensic workers line up the corpses of civilians collected from a mass grave in Kyiv, Ukraine, Friday, April 8, 2022.

Opinion: I was wrong about war reporters

Erik Uebelacker, Opinions Editor April 24, 2022

Maybe it’s my distaste for legacy media, or my occasional urge to be a contrarian. But for a long time, I didn’t think traveling war reporters were necessary anymore. Don’t get me wrong, I respect...

The interior damage from Ben K.s apartment lobby was caused by a burst pipe.

Landlord horror stories

Halie Wingo, Contributing Writer April 24, 2022

Students have faced some questionable decisions made by their landlords that can lead to some embarrassing, dangerous and uncomfortable situations. Many DePaul students are moving away from home and...

Leafly Celebrates 4/20 by Highlighting Cannabis as a Force for Good in Communities.

Opinion: Publications have their cannabis coverage wrong

Jim Blissitt III, Contributing Writer April 17, 2022

Illinois’ state law now acknowledges the harms endured by specific geographical communities statewide. The Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act compelled the creation of the mapping of areas most disproportionately...

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