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The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Abortion rights organizers march down the streets holding a green We WONT Go Back! making their stance against the end of nearly 50 years of abortion rights.

Advocates for abortion rights protest in downtown

The Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe V. Wade on Friday put an end to federal abortion protections across the country and sparked abortion rights protesters to rally in downtown Federal Plaza over...

Puerto Rican Americans waved their flags as they drove past PR Fest.

Puerto Rican Festival returns in person, celebrates richness of culture

Jacqueline Cardenas and Nadia Hernandez June 26, 2022

The annual Puerto Rican Fest returns richer than ever to Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood with celebratory piña coladas, bomba dancing, alcapurrias and everything red, white and blue. After violence...

Republican candidate for Illinois governor Darren Bailey speaks to voters during a campaign stop in Athens, Ill., June 14, 2022. Bailey is seeking the Republican nomination to face Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker in November.

Skeptical of polls, GOP governor hopefuls see an open race ahead of Illinois primary

Erik Uebelacker, Editor in Chief June 26, 2022

Just days from Illinois’ June 28 primary election, six Republicans are still fiercely competing to face Democratic incumbent Gov. J.B. Pritzker this November. Recent polling from the Chicago Sun-Times/WBEZ...

Abortion-rights activists react after hearing the Supreme Court decision on abortion outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday, June 24, 2022.TheSupreme Courthas ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years in a decision by its conservative majority to overturn Roe v. Wade.

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade in 6-3 decision

Kiersten Riedford, News Editor June 24, 2022

After constant protests on behalf of DePaul students, Chicagoans and Americans at large, the Supreme Court stuck with their draft opinion from early May.  The court, in a 6-3 decision on Friday, overturned...

This map shows the approximate location of robberies in Ward 43 between 5/1/22 and 6/13/22, according to coordinates provided by the Chicago Data Portal. Area robberies are up 320% over this period from 2021.

Lincoln Park sees two robberies Saturday as neighborhood crime surge continues

Patrick Sloan-Turner, Online Managing Editor June 19, 2022

Two robberies occurred in Lincoln Park Saturday afternoon, according to reporting by CWBChicago.  The incidents appear to be connected, as in both cases the attacker seems to have fled in the same...

A go-to for greasy food before a night out, Flip Sigi is a unique Filipino taqueria in the heart of Boystown.

Let me plan your evening in Boystown

Erik Uebelacker, Editor in Chief June 16, 2022

It’s hard to go wrong with an evening in Boystown (or Northalsted). The oldest officially recognized gay neighborhood in the United States is home to a copious variety of bars, nightclubs and dining...

Lou’s 1988 border door was placed on the U.S.-Mexican border. This door is considered Lou’s legacy piece and continues to be shown in exhibits around the world.

Opening doors: The life of Chicano artist Richard Lou

Cary Robbins, Staff Writer June 8, 2022

Richard Alexander Lou lived in Tijuana, Mexico until he was almost 9 years old, and every day for almost three years, he would cross the border to go to elementary school. Around 6:30 a.m., Lou’s...

Family members watch as Chicago police investigate in the 5700 block of South Carpenter Street, where a man was shot to death during a party on the Englewood neighborhood block on the South Side, early Sunday, May 29, 2022, in Chicago. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)

Violence prevention organizations announce drop in citywide, West Side shootings

Jackson Healy, Nation & World Editor June 6, 2022

As a number of recent high-profile shootings across downtown Chicago have rocked the city, overall gun violence across Chicago has decreased. Violence prevention organizations attribute this to outreach...

Monkey mayhem: Rare monkeypox outbreak sparks unease during pandemic

Monkey mayhem: Rare monkeypox outbreak sparks unease during pandemic

Jackson Healy, Nation & World Editor June 6, 2022

As at least 919 monkeypox cases have swept the globe in just over a month amidst the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, many Americans have been left wondering what threat monkeypox poses for them. Endemic...

Students walking in and out of DePauls student center, which houses the Lincoln Park Counseling Center.

University Counseling Services hires new counselors

Nadia Hernandez, News Editor June 6, 2022

University Counseling Services (UCS) have filled eight out of 10 positions they aimed to hire by the end of the academic school year, according to UCS Director Tow Yau. The university contract with...

DeWayne Peevy sits in his office during an interview with The DePaulia.

DeWayne Peevy reflects on beginning of his DePaul career

Darcy Waskiewicz, Sports Editor June 5, 2022

DePaul was empty when DeWayne Peevy visited on the Fourth of July two years ago. No one was around, but he fell in love with the campus anyway and knew it was where he wanted to be. A little over a month...

From left to right, Kyle Hart, Trevor Smith and Hoyt Yeatman are pictured jamming at Beat Kitchen on their Chicago stop of their first national tour.

Sitting on Stacy gets ready to bring beach rock vibes to Chicago’s own Riot Fest this fall

Emily Robinson and Maria Schroeder June 5, 2022

In an interview with the DePaul Music Business Organization, indie classic-rock band Sitting On Stacy gave insight on their beginnings and progress before their show in Chicago at Beat Kitchen. Now under...

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