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Time’s up: “Surviving R. Kelly” spurs sexual assault survivors to speak out

Time’s up: “Surviving R. Kelly” spurs sexual assault survivors to speak out

Julia Hale, Contributing Writer

January 14, 2019


Filed under Focus, Showcase

The first two episodes of the six-part docu-series “Surviving R. Kelly” premiered on Lifetime on Jan. 3. The third and fourth episodes aired the next day, and the series came to a close on the 5th. If you were on Twitter at all during that period, you most likely saw something about R. Kelly, especially...

Transfers play role in return to competitiveness

Transfers play role in return to competitiveness

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports

When DePaul and St. John’s stepped on the court Saturday afternoon, the game featured two programs that have both relied on transfers as a way of restoring their program back to winning ways. This is not a new strategy —it’s actually becoming more common across the country. According to the...

Golden Globes disappoints, still shocks

Golden Globes disappoints, still shocks

Michael Brzezinski, Staff Writer

January 14, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, Showcase

We are now in that time of the year that I love and hate the most. It is time for Awards Season. A time where we sit around and watch as everyone pits their films against each other in the spirit of trying to score some golden statues. Everyone knows that it isn’t awards season until all of our fa...

Trump’s business failings foretold the shutdown

Trump’s business failings foretold the shutdown

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

On Dec. 11, President Donald Trump stated that he “would be proud” to shutdown the government in the name of border security, namely over funding for a border wall. One month later, Trump seems to have accomplished yet another feat in which he can be proud: forcing hard-working federal employees to ...

DePaul, Harold Washingon College partner, expand scholarships

DePaul, Harold Washingon College partner, expand scholarships

Ben Conboy & Carina Smith, Editor-in-Chief & News Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Harold Washington College and DePaul University, two colleges separated by only five city blocks — and a $34,000 difference in tuition — have partnered to create an affordable path for high-performing high school students to take classes at DePaul. The partnership, slated to begin next fall, takes...

Scooter sharing could ease DePaul students’ commutes

Scooter sharing could ease DePaul students’ commutes

Bianca Cseke, Contributing Writer

January 14, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

DePaul University students may have another public transportation option soon if Chicago approves electric scooter sharing, which has been used in  cities throughout the U.S. and the world to help commuters travel short distances that aren’t easily served by existing transportation but are too long...

CTA upgrades surveillance cameras following crime spike in 2018

CTA upgrades surveillance cameras following crime spike in 2018

Carina Smith, News Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The Chicago Transit Authority is still in the process of installing a number of new high-definition security cameras across the rail system following a number of incidences of criminal activity. The cameras are a part of the Safe & Secure program that was announced earlier this year by Mayor Rahm...

A year older, a year wiser

A year older, a year wiser

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

January 14, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Showcase

If older is indeed wiser, DePaul basketball has gifted young big men Paul Reed and Jaylen Butz one of the better learning environments in the country over the last two seasons. Sometimes it's the upperclassmen who've stuck with a program for multiple years who become its unsung heroes. As Butz and R...

US official says withdrawal from Syria has begun

US official says withdrawal from Syria has begun

Philip Issa and Zeina Karam, Associated Press

January 14, 2019


Filed under Nation & World, Showcase

BAGHDAD (AP) — After days of conflicting statements about a timeline for President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw American forces from Syria, a U.S. defense official said Friday the process has begun with the removal of some military cargo. The official said the movement of equipment is part of what t...

Second law professor files discrimination suit

Second law professor files discrimination suit

Benjamin Conboy, Editor in Chief

January 14, 2019


Filed under Campus News, News, Showcase

Correction: A previous version of this article said the Powers Report was intended to examine whether or not certain law school employees should be fired. This is not the case, it was authored to examine whether to employ disciplinary action against law school faculty. Law professor Sumi Cho has fil...

Student was not robbed or kidnapped near campus, police say

Student was not robbed or kidnapped near campus, police say

Carina Smith & Emma Oxnevad, News Editor & Asst. News Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Campus News, News, Showcase

Chicago police announced Thursday that following an investigation, they no longer believe that a DePaul student was kidnapped and robbed near the Lincoln Park campus. According to the Public Safety alert released by the university, the 19-year- old student had claimed that on Jan. 8 he w...

2018 On Screen

2018 On Screen

Michael Brzezinski & Michael Edicola

January 14, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, Showcase

By Michael Brzezinski   Suspiria Dir. Luca Guadagnino When I go into a film, I usually have a checklist of all the things I would like to see from it, and Luca Guadagnino’s gruesome hyper-political feminist remake of the popular Giallo horror film remains the only film from 2018 to c...

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