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“By any means necessary”: DePaul Socialists remember Malcolm X

“By any means necessary”: DePaul Socialists remember Malcolm X

April Lane, Assistant Online Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Campus News, News, Showcase

During the height of the Civil Rights Movement in the mid-50s, while Martin Luther King Jr. offered a message of justice by way of peace, Malcolm X led an alternative movement focused on combating racism by enforcing the values of black empowerment, liberation and achieving social justice “by any means ...

Film review: Marvel’s “Black Panther” highlights Black excellence

Film review: Marvel’s “Black Panther” highlights Black excellence

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, Showcase

“Black Panther” is the most universally accessible Marvel film to be released while also being the most socially conscious. This film follows T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman), the new king of the African country of Wakanda, and as such, the new Black Panther, a hero that is wildly powerful. As he...

Hard feelings: Alumni embark on ad campaign looking to oust athletic director

Hard feelings: Alumni embark on ad campaign looking to oust athletic director

Shane Rene, Jonathan Ballew, Connor McEleney, Sports Editor, Assistant News Editor, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As DePaul’s men’s basketball team continues to dwell in the basement of the Big East standings, students and alumni are banding together to call for a change of leadership in the athletic department, taking aim at DePaul’s athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto. Last Tuesday, the same day prized recruit Ty...

TEDx DePaul to return, speakers announced

TEDx DePaul to return, speakers announced

Dirce Toca, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

 TEDxDePaulUniversity will be returning on May 1. The third annual TEDx event will bring in 11 speakers who will give presentations  powerful on various topics, all centered on the theme “Reimagine.” TED, according to their website, is a nonpartisan nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short...

Vagina Monologues

Vagina Monologues

Mackenzie Murtaugh, Opinions Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life, Showcase

DePaul’s 19th annual performance of the episodic play “The Vagina Monologues” kicked off with laughs, cries and reverence on Feb. 8 and ran through Feb. 11. The play, written by Eve Ensler in 1996, highlights the adversities people with vaginas face such as sexual violence, abuse, manipulation,...

Amiwala encounters reality of politics as primary nears

Amiwala encounters reality of politics as primary nears

Benjamin Conboy, News Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Bushra Amiwala is getting down in the political muck that is Chicago politics ahead of the Cook County Board of Commissioners primary. Since she announced her campaign in June, she’s encountered fiery opposition and establishment roadblocks. But the 20-year-old DePaul student has also encountered...

The anatomy of the heart

The anatomy of the heart

Rachel Fernandez, Managing Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Focus, Showcase

When you walk into the State Street Barnes and Noble and head over to the greeting card section, a gaudy Valentine’s Day card sits right at eye-level. At the top of the card, a flashy sticker with the words “I Love You” demands attention in a cursive font. All around it, tiny fabric roses and sma...

Review: Oscar animated and live action shorts

Review: Oscar animated and live action shorts

Garret Neal, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, Showcase

For the 13th consecutive year, all of the Oscar Nominated Short Films are showing at Landmark's Century Centre Cinema, opening on February 9. This is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! The Academy Awards ceremony takes place Sunday, March 4. Below is The DePaulia's reviews of all of the live action and...

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