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School of Music building opens up for Autumn Quarter

Xavier Ortega

September 17, 2018


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The new building is named after former president of the university, Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider. There are a total of four different concert spaces within the Holtschneider Performance Center. The concert halls all differ in stage size and the number of seats, and they have all been built wit...

Grim Warnings for White House, Republicans ahead of election

Susan Walsh, Associated Press

September 17, 2018


Filed under Nation & World, Showcase

Nation & World Brief: September 17 In a post-Labor Day briefing at the White House, a top Republican pollster told senior staff that the determining factor in the election would be how voters feel about Trump. And the majority of the electorate, including a size-able percentage of Republican-leaning vo...

SGA and Chartwells team up on new sustainability efforts

SGA and Chartwells team up on new sustainability efforts

Emma Oxnevad, Assistant News Editor

September 17, 2018


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DePaul Dining Services have employed a number of new sustainable options for the school year. According to a document sent out by DePaul Facility Operations before the start of the quarter, styrofoam will no longer be used in the dining halls, and both compostable cups and biodegradable straws will...

DePaul students create crowdfunding portal for investors

DePaul students create crowdfunding portal for investors

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


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Two DePaul students have founded VestLo, a FinTech company that operates as Illinois’ first intrastate equity crowdfunding portal. VestLo gives local investors a cost- friendly way to invest in Illinois startups by offering low investment minimums. Investment minimums for VestLo can go as low as...

Florence death toll swells to 14 as rivers rise  

Gerry Broome, Associated Press

September 17, 2018


Filed under Nation & World, Showcase

Nation & World Brief: September 17 As the death toll from Florence grew and hundreds of people were pulled from flooded homes, North Carolina braced for catastrophic, widespread river flooding that could be the next stage of a mounting disaster. Weakened to a tropical depression early Sunda...

DePaul and Loyola respond to sexual abuse coverup

DePaul and Loyola respond to sexual abuse coverup

Marin Scott, Nation & World Editor

September 17, 2018


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It has been a month since the grand jury report was released, revealing that the Catholic Church has covered up the systemic sexual abuse of children by priests over 70 years in Pennsylvania. This revelation has sent parishioners and members of the Catholic community questioning their safety in churches,...

NYFW exhibit touches on body modification

NYFW exhibit touches on body modification

Josh Tikka, Contributing Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Showcase

Fashion Instagram and Twitter were abuzz this past week for New York Fashion Week. While Nicki Minaj and Cardi B’s not-really-fight took center stage, Simon Huck’s “A. Human” was the trending surprise that captured audience fantasy and imagination. “A. Human” is part performance, immersive...

Palestinian stabs American-Israeli man to death

Mahmoud Illean, Associated Press

September 17, 2018


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Nation & World Brief: September 17 A Palestinian assailant on Sunday fatally stabbed an Israeli settler outside a busy mall in the West Bank. The victim was identified as Ari Fuld, a U.S.-born activist who was well-known in the local settler community and an outspoken Israel advocate on soc...

Hanging in the balance

Hanging in the balance

Benjamin Conboy, Editor-in-Chief

September 17, 2018


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Three blocks away from DePaul’s College of Law, years of disagreement spilled over into a federal courthouse on Friday. Professor Terry Smith, an African-American labor law and voting rights scholar, is seeking $3 million in damages in a civil rights lawsuit filed against the law dean Jennifer Rosato...

Elon Musk’s marijuana use doesn’t matter; but how we talk about it does

Elon Musk’s marijuana use doesn’t matter; but how we talk about it does

Daniel Schirmer, Contributing Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

On September 6, comedian Joe Rogan conducted a live interview with business magnate and Tesla CEO Elon Musk on his podcast The Joe Rogan Experience. The conversation lasted approximately two and a half hours, and the two discussed a wide variety of topics—the dangers of artificial intelligence, the...

Kevin Hart on education and redemption

Kevin Hart on education and redemption

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

September 17, 2018


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Kevin Hart believes in second chances. After benefiting from a great deal of second chances in her personal life, Hart is taking what he’s learned to the big screen. In the new ensemble comedy “Night School,” set to hit theaters Sept. 28, he plays a hustling high school drop-out that returns to...

Tenured profs. to be offered buyouts ahead of SNL restructuring

Tenured profs. to be offered buyouts ahead of SNL restructuring

Carina Smith, News Editor

September 17, 2018


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The School of New Learning (SNL) will be facing reorganization in the next year, getting rid of many unique aspects of the school in favor of creating a new model for its adult learners. In a post published on Sept. 7 by DePaul’s communications newsletter Newsline, Provost Marten denBoer said that...

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