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DePaul’s enrollment numbers trending higher than expected: VP of enrollment management

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Bianca Cseke, Online Managing Editor

12:30 am

Though many feared a dramatic decrease in the number of freshmen committing to DePaul, as well as continuing students, the numbers are much better than expected. Despite the coronavirus pandemic, DePaul is generally doing well in terms of projected enrollment for fall quarter, said Soumitra Ghosh...

DePaul Athletics Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto will retire this summer

DePaul athletics director Jean Lenti Ponsetto will retire this summer. Lenti Ponsetto has been DePaul's AD since 2002.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

June 4, 2020

DePaul Athletics Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto will be retiring this summer, a DePaul athletics spokesperson confirmed to The DePaulia Thursday night.  Before becoming DePaul’s Athletics Director, Lenti Ponsetto was the school’s senior associate athletic director for seven years, 12 years as the as...

Even without sports, photographers’ creativity still runs high

The inside of Wintrust Arena is seen after a DePaul basketball game on Tuesday, Oct. 29.

Ryan Gilroy, Copy Editor & Staff Photographer

June 4, 2020

We’ve seen the coronavirus shut down sports as we know it – yet, for the people who capture those split-second moments during those games, there is still a dire need to create. Photographers around the country have effectively been stripped of work since mid-March, leaving many questions unanswer...

Latinx community unites to advocate for Black lives amid Chicago Protests

A man wears a Mexican flag on a motorcycle behind the Little Village Caravan

Hillary Flores, Maria Guerrero, and Richie Requena

June 1, 2020

Chants of “tu lucha es mi lucha” —  “your struggle is my struggle” — were heard coming from the Latinx community as they gathered in solidarity over the death of George Floyd on Saturday, May 30.  Waving their flags in front of the Discount Mall in Little Village, protestors made it cl...

Op-ed: The Nation’s Grief… Our Response?

Op-ed: The Nation’s Grief… Our Response?

Valerie C. Johnson, Ph.D. Associate Professor and Chair, Political Science Department

May 31, 2020

Those who have not experienced American racism may have found a degree of solace in President Esteban’s letter to the university community — “The nation’s grief... and our response.” As an African American faculty who writes and teaches on race, I did not.   For me, it was indicative of the way that ra...

Killing of George Floyd ignites nationwide unrest

People gather on Friday May 29 at a memorial mural painted outside the Cup Foods store on Chicago Avenue in South Minneapolis where George Floyd died at the hands of police.

Cailey Gleeson, Ria Bhagwat, Brita Hunegs, and Lacey Latch

May 29, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS — Last night a crowd outside Minneapolis Police’s 3rd Precinct chanting a chorus of “Whose streets? Our streets!” echoed as flames coming from within the police headquarters licked the night sky as the building slowly burned.  What began as a call about suspected forgery on a grocery store ...

Victim of police brutality misnamed in message from DePaul president about remembering black lives lost

Victim of police brutality misnamed in message from DePaul president about remembering black lives lost

Cailey Gleeson and Ella Lee

May 29, 2020

DePaul University President Gabriel Esteban misnamed Eric Garner when listing victims of violence in a statement released to students via email regarding the university’s response to George Floyd’s death and subsequent protests. “From Trayvon Martin to Eric Ferguson to Ahmaud Arbery and Bre...

DePaul’s Mission & Ministry keep elderly Chicagoans from feeling lonely during lockdown

DePaul’s Mission & Ministry keep elderly Chicagoans from feeling lonely during lockdown

Marcus Robertson, Contributing Writer

May 29, 2020

When Illinois’ stay-at-home order was issued in late March, many DePaul students faced a choice: stay put, or avoid being alone and return to their families. Some Illinoisans, however, didn’t have a choice. Social distancing guidelines forced many of Chicago’s elderly residents to live in iso...

Some DePaul students voice concerns over CARES Act grant application

Some DePaul students voice concerns over CARES Act grant application

Emma Oxnevad, Opinions and Social Media Editor

May 28, 2020

After weeks of anticipation, DePaul released applications for the CARES Act Grant The $500 grant is part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which was passed by Congress and signed into law in March. Students are eligible to apply for the grant if they have completed a ...

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