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City council bans flavored products, proposes further resolution to end youth usage

City council bans flavored products, proposes further resolution to end youth usage

Cailey Gleeson, News Editor

September 20, 2020

The Chicago City Council passed an ordinance banning the sale of all flavored e-cigarette products in the city in an attempt to curb youth tobacco usage, effective Oct. 7, per a Sept. 9 press release.  “With flavors like candy and chocolate, these products are designed to entice youth, and we as a city have a responsibility to do everything we can to prevent that from...

Farmers market across city implement guidelines to protect patrons and staff

Farmers Market in Wicker Park operational with mask wearing and other Covid-19 safety procedures

Corey Schmidt, Staff Writer

September 20, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused financial hardships for many small businesses. At a time when people may feel uncomfortable going into busy shops, farmers markets have made an impact on local businesses. “The sales [at Green City Market] helped us open our first shop,” Paula Haney of Hoosier ...

New CSH Dean to diversify program

Dr. Stephanie Dance-Barnes, Dean, College of Science and Health, DePaul University.

Holly Jenvey, Staff Writer

September 20, 2020

Stephanie Dance-Barnes became the dean of DePaul’s College of Science and Health during unprecedented times. With a global pandemic and a fight for racial justice, Dance-Barnes is keeping those factors under her belt while issuing her longstanding commitment of providing opportunities to students of al...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

FILE - In this April 6, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg applauds after a performance in her honor after she spoke about her life and work during a discussion at Georgetown Law School in Washington. The Supreme Court says Ginsburg has died of metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Associated Press

September 18, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87. Ginsburg died of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer, the court said. Her...

Trump promises forthcoming COVID-19 vaccine

President Donald Trump participates in a Latinos for Trump Coalition roundtable at Treasure Island Hotel & Casino, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Nika Schoonover, Politics Editor

September 13, 2020

In recent weeks, President Trump has repeatedly insisted that a vaccine will be ready for distribution by late fall, raising concerns that production and distribution may be rushed due to political motivations. After making a similar statement at a press conference in Washington D.C. on Sept. 4, Tru...

Caprice Smith begins coaching career at DePaul

Caprice Smith drives to the basket against Northwestern. Smith was hired by DePaul to be the women's basketball team's video coordinator.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

September 13, 2020

Caprice Smith has had an aspiration to coach at DePaul for multiple years. But when she reached out to women’s basketball coach Doug Bruno a couple of years ago to inquire about an opening, the spot was already filled.  A couple of years later, however, another possible opening appeared in Bruno’...

DePaul floats new Title IX policy amid federal changes

DePaul floats new Title IX policy amid federal changes

Ella Lee and Emma Oxnevad

September 13, 2020

Major Title IX changes went into effect in August, forcing universities across the country to rethink how the new rules could be turned into policy fit for each school. DePaul released its updated policy Aug. 28.  The DePaulia analyzed the new policy. Here’s a summary of our findings.  The ...

DePaul’s summer of lawsuits

Protestors in Arts & Letters Hall on April 24 calling for DePaul to censure Professor Jason Hill for his article in The Federalist.

Ella Lee, Print Managing Editor

September 13, 2020

Lenti lawsuit Former DePaul softball coach Eugene Lenti is the subject of a lawsuit filed against the university in April which alleges verbal and physical abuse of players and assistant coaches by Lenti. The lawsuit — made by Dr. Jenny Conviser, a sports psychologist — alleges DePaul ignored the...

Allie Quigley cements Chicago Sky legacy with points record

Allie Quigley drives to the basket against the Minnesota Lynx on Sept. 2. Quigley recently became the Sky's all-time leading scorer, passing the 3,000-point mark.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

September 13, 2020

Everyone has their own basketball journey. And everyone has their own path that they take to reach the professional level. For Allie Quigley, her journey has taken her to five different WNBA teams, Phoenix Mercury, Indiana Fever, San Antonio Silver Stars and Chicago Sky, and three different European...

Chicago Police throw maskless gathering in DePaul classroom

Chicago Police officers held a gathering in the DePaul Center Concourse on Sunday, Sept. 6, with many in attendance not wearing masks.

Lacey Latch, Ella Lee, and Emma Oxnevad

September 13, 2020

With six boxes of Giordano’s pizza in tow, Chicago Police Department personnel filed into the DePaul Center Concourse on Sunday, Sept. 6 for what shaped up to be a surprise party.    At first, The DePaulia staff saw small groups of uniformed officers coming down the stairs, mostly unmasked a...

California wildfires have burned over 3.2 million acres this year. Experts say climate change plays a role.

A firefighter puts out a hot spot along Highway 38 northwest of Forrest Falls, Calif., as the El Dorado Fire continues to burn Thursday afternoon, Sept. 10, 2020. The fire started by a device at a gender reveal party on Saturday. (Will Lester/The Orange County Register/SCNG via AP)

Nicole Shih, Staff Writer

September 13, 2020

Wildfires have now burned over 3.2 million acres since the beginning of this year in California, according to a public statement from California's Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Twenty people have died in the wildfires and over 4,700 structures have been damaged. This year is the most severe year fo...

Questions for Quinn: advice for freshmen, making friends on Zoom and off-campus apartments

Questions for Quinn: advice for freshmen, making friends on Zoom and off-campus apartments

Quinn White, Social Media Editor

September 13, 2020

Question 1:  Annie asked, “Do you have any advice for freshmen?”  Answer: Hey Annie! Well, my advice for freshmen is going to take a different route due to the pandemic. My usual answer would be something along the lines of, “Put yourself out there! Go out and meet plenty of fellow fresh...

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