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

President Esteban to step down next summer

Josephine Stratman, Assistant News Editor June 14, 2021

On Monday, DePaul President A. Gabriel Esteban announced he is stepping down, effective June 30, 2022. The news broke in an email sent to the DePaul community on Monday. “After much prayer and...

The statue of John J. Egan, located outside of the Lincoln Park Student Center, wearing a mask.

DePaul updates campus guidelines for mask wearing

Nadia Hernandez, News Editor June 11, 2021

DePaul announced via Blue Mail on Friday that fully vaccinated individuals will no longer be required to wear masks on campus starting June 14. This comes after Illinois and Chicago entered Phase 5...

Erin Chastain has accepted the head coaching position at Minnesota, her alma mater.

Chastain accepts head coach position at Minnesota

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor-in-Chief June 11, 2021

DePaul women’s soccer head coach Erin Chastain has accepted the head coaching position at the University of Minnesota, her alma mater, the athletic department announced on Friday. For the time being,...

Students walk on the Quad, located on the Lincoln Park campus.

DePaul SGA Judicial Board dismisses all allegations from last month’s hearing

Theodora Koulouvaris, Staff Writer June 9, 2021

Editor's Note: Marcus Robertson was an editor for The DePaulia, but had no involvement in the election reporting.  The Judicial Board of DePaul’s Student Government Association (SGA) dismissed all...

Special Issue: Graduation 2021

Special Issue: Graduation 2021

DePaulia Staff June 7, 2021

COLUMN: When Double Demon means missing double graduations By Lacey Latch, Editor-in-Chief COLUMN: Embracing change over the past four years By Emma Oxnevad, Online Managing Editor ...

FILE - In this May 17, 2018, file photo, new graduates line up before the start of the Bergen Community College commencement at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.  There’s no single policy or action that will alleviate America’s $1.74 trillion student loan debt crisis while simultaneously preventing students from taking on unaffordable amounts of future debt. Higher education financing experts are divided on the exact combination of solutions, but all agree it will require a multipronged approach.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Debt, loans plague graduating college students

Nadia Hernandez, Opinions Editor June 7, 2021

As the school year comes to a close, college students continue to stress over student loans and debt.  During his campaign, President Joe Biden discussed cancelling some student debt. He proposed cancelling...

An empty classroom set aside for socially distanced learning at DePaul's Loop campus.

Some graduates will never be in a classroom again. Others made sure they will.

Rebecca Meluch, News Editor June 7, 2021

Remember that scene in Twilight when Bella meets Edward’s family for the first time? He gives her a house tour and she sees the wall of graduation caps? I want that to be me –– minus the whole repeating...

FILE- In this May 5, 2018, file photo, students attend the University of Toledo commencement ceremony in Toledo, Ohio. Colleges across the U.S. have begun cancelling and curtailing spring graduation events amid fears that the new coronavirus will not have subsided before the stretch of April and May when schools typically invite thousands of visitors to campus to honor graduating seniors.

COLUMN: When Double Demon means missing double graduations

Lacey Latch, Editor-in-Chief June 7, 2021

When I was told that the city was my campus at my first orientation at DePaul, I took it to heart. And like so many people, I loved the city so much I stayed for as long as I could.  Over the next...

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Uncovering DePaul’s connections with Raytheon Technologies

Rebecca Meluch and Nadia Hernandez June 7, 2021

Last March, DePaul established the Berrigan-McAlister Award, which will be given annually to a person or organization who practices Christian nonviolence. Still, DePaul offers programs that have connections...

FILE-Illinois Governor JB Pritzker talks to journalism students, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, in the press room of the Thompson Center in downtown Chicago. Journalism students and faculty attended the candid discussion about the governor’s career and Illinois politics, followed by a question and answer session from the university's student media outlets.

New ethics reform in Illinois seeks to offset the state’s reputation for corruption

Nika Schoonover, Politics Editor June 7, 2021

Note: This headline was changed from "Chicago's reputation for corruption" to "the state's." This was decided to better reflect the story's content.  State lawmakers approved ethics reforms earlier...

Systems in place for survivors of sexual, emotional abuse at DePaul leave victims feeling abandoned

Systems in place for survivors of sexual, emotional abuse at DePaul leave victims feeling abandoned

Ella Lee and Emma Oxnevad June 6, 2021

Content warning: This story includes mention of domestic and emotional abuse, sexual harassment, sexual assault and rape. If you or someone you know have been abused, resources are available via the Rape,...

COLUMN: Embracing change over the past four years

COLUMN: Embracing change over the past four years

Emma Oxnevad, Online Managing Editor June 6, 2021

My first day at DePaul, I sat at my desk underneath my lofted bed in my dorm, staring at the wall. My family had just left after a long day of moving in and both of my roommates were out having fun elsewhere....

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