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Report of armed weapon in Loop campus lead to evacuation, concerned students

Report of armed weapon in Loop campus lead to evacuation, concerned students

Yazmin Dominguez, Online Editor

May 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

We just evacuated the Loop campus at #DePaul and were told to move across the street. No word about what’s happening inside. #Chicago pic.twitter.com/VGmpZ3r3AK — Holly K. Sias (@HollySias) May 22, 2018 A professor was told that there was some kind of off-duty plain clothes law enforcement officer in the building who had a gun visible, someone called it in and...

DePaul finds true love with their Romeo

DePaul finds true love with their Romeo

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

May 22, 2018


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

The DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team just received a verbal commitment from a potentially program-changing recruit. On an Instagram live video taken in his high school gymnasium, class of 2019 four-star small forward Romeo Weems picked the Blue Demons over Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State,...

Playing it safe: As national and local violence ramps up, concerns about safety follow suit

Playing it safe: As national and local violence ramps up, concerns about safety follow suit

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Multiple students were shot and killed in an shooting Friday morning at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, according to police. This mass shooting comes almost a month to the day after a mass shooting in a Nashville Waffle House left four people dead. Only six months into the year, there have be...

Chicago’s South Side serving freshly-squeezed LimeBikes

Chicago’s South Side serving freshly-squeezed LimeBikes

Timothy Duke, Assistant News Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Streaming along the street atop a light blue Divvy bike, senior hospitality management student Jacob Jandacek anxiously searches for the docking station — the past three docks have been completely filled, and his time is running out. Jandacek says that while finding only filled docking stations is...

Where’s the love for Mr. Stevens?

Where’s the love for Mr. Stevens?

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

For the second straight season, fans across the NBA are once again enjoying a surprise playoff run from the Boston Celtics to the Eastern Conference Finals, and this time the team has a chance to potentially advance further already leading the Cavaliers 2-1 in  the series with a chance to take con...

Our obsession with killers continues to distort our ability to separate the murders from the mugshot

Our obsession with killers continues to distort our ability to separate the murders from the mugshot

Mackenzie Murtaugh, Opinions Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Early Friday morning, students at Santa Fe High School evacuated the building after the fire alarm was pulled. The moments that followed were filled first with loud bangs of bullets, then shock, terror and a saddening, complex familiarity. The gunman, student Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, opened fired...

Building Big Brother: China’s new frontier

Building Big Brother: China’s new frontier

Cody Corrall, Multimedia Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Nation & World, Showcase

Students and faculty gathered in the Levan 100 auditorium on Wednesday night for a panel on China’s relationship between science fiction and technological innovation – and how they manifest in different cultures. The panel, hosted by the DePaul Chinese Studies Program, featured Stanley Chan, a prolific ...

Laugh track: Women in comedy continue to triumph over adversity

Laugh track: Women in comedy continue to triumph over adversity

Marissa de la Cerda, Contributing Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under Focus, Showcase

“Crude.” “Attention-seeking.” “Un-lady like.” “Un-feminist.” These are some of the reactions people have to female comedians and their jokes. Most recently, Michelle Wolf faced a lot of these criticisms for her roast at the White House Correspondents Dinner when she joked about the physi...

Film school creates new comedy filmmaking degree with Second City

Film school creates new comedy filmmaking degree with Second City

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Whether it be comedy films or films in general, it takes a lot of people behind the scenes to ensure that the final product looks good, sounds good and entertains its audience. For DePaul students looking to elevate their production talent or cut their teeth in the comedy film industry, the chance has ...

Chicago has my heart: College artists help create new pedway mural

Chicago has my heart: College artists help create new pedway mural

Yazmin Dominguez, Online Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life, Showcase

Underneath Randolph St., only a block away from Michigan Ave. in the Heritage Pedway, DePaul junior Amoz Wright and School of the Art Institute (SAIC) sophomore Sarah Wilson were in the zone. Wilson, sitting high up on a ladder, was painting the face of Chicagoan and photographer René Marban. Sitti...

A conversation with Rainn Wilson on the practice of acting

A conversation with Rainn Wilson on the practice of acting

Yazmin Dominguez, Online Editor

May 18, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, Showcase

As part of the College of Computing and Digital Media’s Visiting Artists Series (VAS), actor Rainn Wilson spoke with screenwriting professor and moderator Chris Parrish in front of a packed auditorium on Thursday afternoon. “I’ve been a huge fan of Rainn for a long time. I absolutely love ‘The Off...

Episode 23: Graduates gouged

Episode 23: Graduates gouged

Cody Corrall, Multimedia Editor

May 16, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Podcasts, Showcase

After the switch from Allstate to Wintrust Arena, the Office of University Events is facing an unprecedented response to this year's commencement ceremonies. Downgrading from Allstate's 18,500 seat capacity to Wintrust's 10,387, nearly 8,000 seats, when the switch in arenas took place means there is far l...

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