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OPINION: Newsrooms need to reimagine objectivity

OPINION: Newsrooms need to reimagine objectivity

Nadia Hernandez, News Editor November 15, 2021

The objectivity discourse has found home in journalism classrooms nationwide. Journalism students learn about how objectivity and neutrality are key traits in the industry. I’ve had this talk plenty...

Katie Couric promoted her new book “Going There” at the Chicago Theatre on Nov. 6.

The issue with Katie Couric’s “Going There” tour

Amber Stoutenborough, Arts and Life Editor November 14, 2021

Like many young women in the journalism industry, I grew up listening to the news and one of the voices that I became accustomed to hearing every morning was Katie Couric’s. At the time, I didn’t know...

Satirical “corporations and the wealthy” protest outside the Trump Hotel, in support of higher taxes on the rich in the Build Back Better plan on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021, in Washington. JOY ASICO | AP IMAGES FOR TAX MARCH

OPINION: Taxing the rich isn’t about economics, it’s about culture

Erik Uebelacker, Opinions Editor November 7, 2021

Elon Musk is not a fan of Senate Democrats’ proposed billionaire tax. And why would he be? The now-richest man in the world grew his net worth by about six times between 2020 and 2021, and has gotten...

OPINION: The future of movie theaters

OPINION: The future of movie theaters

Hallie Long, Contributing Writer November 7, 2021

For as long as I can remember, going to the movie theaters has always been an exciting event for me. From buying the infamous buttery popcorn to watching upcoming movie trailers before the film starts,...

Water fountains on DePauls campus have been covered up by tape, plastic bags, or simply disabled.

OPINION: Open up the water fountains

Nate Burleyson, Online Managing Editor November 1, 2021

Drinking fountain, water fountain, bubbler — whatever you want to call it, it’s something that should be back on campus by now. Though the precautions from Facility Operations are understandable, a...

Letter to the Editor: the challenges of authority and leadership

Letter to the Editor: the challenges of authority and leadership

Dick Farkas, Political Science Professor October 31, 2021

DePaul has grown rapidly and, in the process, has embraced a great deal of turnover, especially in the realm of its technology and tech-related instructional services. With each change comes new platforms...

DePaul’s Finest: Top-rated professors reflect on positive feedback

DePaul’s Finest: Top-rated professors reflect on positive feedback

Isabelle Earl, Contributing Writer October 31, 2021

Winter quarter class registration has opened, and I know the struggle of switching back and forth between the Campus Connect browser and Rate My Professor all too well. We all want a happy medium —...

A student sits at Saint Vincent’s Circle in DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus. Students have returned to campus after a full year of online classes due to Covid-19.

OPINION: The ghost of education’s past

Elizabeth Hernandez, Contributing Writer October 24, 2021

I put the fresh in freshman, but not in a cool, stylish way. It’s more like a late-to-class-because-I-couldn’t-find-the-elevator kind of way. I am in my sixth year of college, yet I feel brand new. The...

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Letter to the Editor: Response to Religion Requirement

Kierstin Cole, Muhammad Farrag, and Saran Karunan October 24, 2021

This Letter to the Editor is in response to DePaul requires religion yet lacks interfaith classes. As representatives of Ecumenical and Interfaith organizations at DePaul, we were concerned with the...

Facebook app servers (Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger) all went down for hours on Oct. 4.

Facebook whistleblower highlights toxic pattern in social media

Micky Braeger, Contributing Writer October 24, 2021

Earlier this month, a former Facebook employee named Frances Haugen revealed privileged information about the social media giant on CBS’s “60 Minutes”. On the show, Haugen brought to light multiple...

Katie Bambacht holds her 2-day-old daughter, Evie, in a room with her husband, Zachary, in Prentice Womens Hospital in Chicago. (Zbigniew Bzdak/Tribune Photo)

OPINION: Why I’m scared to have kids in the United States

Erik Uebelacker, Opinions Editor October 17, 2021

It is not my intention to sound ungrateful or unpatriotic. I’m fully aware of how fortunate I have been to be raised in the United States. It’s a diverse nation with a high standard of living, sprawling...

Students study at DePaul’s John T. Richardson Library in Lincoln Park, a building filled with religious imagery.

Give us more: DePaul requires religion yet lacks interfaith classes, multiple religions not represented in classes

Kiersten Riedford, Focus Editor October 17, 2021

Searching for a course on religion is not hard: There are 158 classes that count towards the general requirement for religious classes at DePaul. But, out of these 158 options for required classes, there...

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