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Director of DePaul Art Museum departs after 5 years

Un autobús pasa en frente del Museo de Arte DePaul.

Nate Burleyson, Arts & Life Editor

July 22, 2020

DePaul Art Museum Director and Chief Curator Julie Rodrigues Widholm had her final day at DePaul on July 15. She has taken a new position as Director of the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive. Laura-Caroline de Lara will serve as the interim director of the museum for the time being .  ...

Suspect apprehended for murder of DePaul student Gary Tinder

Gary Tinder, pictured with his mother, Jane.

Ella Lee and Emma Oxnevad

July 21, 2020

A suspect was apprehended and charged with one felony count of first degree murder in DePaul student Gary Tinder’s case.  Jahrod Jean, 21, was arrested on July 17 in the 700 block of N. Michigan Avenue and is accused of killing the 20-year-old DePaul student. Jean was taken into custody after bein...

DePaul announces student options following Chicago’s Emergency Travel Order

DePaul announces student options following Chicago’s Emergency Travel Order

Cailey Gleeson, News Editor

July 20, 2020

DePaul University’s Office of Student Affairs and Department of Housing sent out university-wide emails to students early Friday to inform them of options for the upcoming fall quarter in light of Chicago’s Emergency Travel Order, effective July 6. The Department of Public Health’s directive requires travelers entering the...

Taste of Chicago to-go

The van for Ms Tittle's Cupcakes, which will be featured at this year's modified Taste of Chicago festival.

Rebecca Meluch, Opinions Editor

July 20, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancellation of many iconic Chicago events, including Lollapalooza, the Air and Water show and the Chicago Marathon. But last weekend, the city was able to host its popular Taste of Chicago event – but repackaged as “Taste of Chicago To-Go.” On July 1, Mayor L...

“I never really felt like a member”: Students of color criticize racism in DePaul sororities

“I never really felt like a member”: Students of color criticize racism in DePaul sororities

Maria Guerrero, La DePaulia Managing Editor

July 16, 2020

Kay Smith was one of only two Black girls in DePaul’s Phi Mu chapter. When she saw how her sorority responded to the rising Black Lives Matter movement, she knew she couldn’t stay silent anymore. Smith left the sorority and took to social media, calling out her now-former chapter for its complacency. ...

Big East moves to conference-only schedule for fall sports

Big East commissioner Val Ackerman

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

July 16, 2020

The Big East announced on Thursday that they are canceling all non-conference games for the fall season. But the earliest the Big East will begin its conference season is in October, a source confirmed to The DePaulia on Friday. For DePaul, the current plan is to bring back soccer players for workouts...

Kelly Campbell signs with the Xcyde Angels

DePaul senior guard Kelly Campbell is recognized during the starting lineups before the Blue Demons hosted Xavier on Feb. 16.

Ryan Gilroy, Copy Editor & Staff Photographer

July 15, 2020

Kelly Campbell, DePaul’s standout senior during this past season, has officially signed to play with the Xcyde Angels of the Damen-Basketball-Bundesliga (DBBL) for the 2020-21 season. “I am very excited to be joining the Nördlingen Angels and I’m looking forward to getting some wins,” she said on ...

Free COVID-19, HIV tests offered in Pilsen

Workers at Project Vida test residents of Little Village for Covid-19. The testing is available to everyone no matter their immigration status. // Trabajadores en Project Vida realizan pruebas de COVID-19 para residentes de La Villita. Las pruebas son disponibles para todos, sin importar su estatus migratorio.

Nadia Hernandez, Assistant News Editor

July 14, 2020

The National Museum of Mexican Art (NMMA), CALOR, and Community Organized Relief Effort (CORE) are partnering to offer free COVID-19 and HIV testing Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the NMMA location in Pilsen. Patients aren’t required to bring ID or proof of insurance, and no criteria are requir...

Trump administration reverses restrictions on international students

Protesters listening to speakers outside of Chicago's immigration and Customs Enforcement center on July 10, 2020. // Manifestantes escuchan a oradores fuera del Centro de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas de Chicago el 10 de julio de 2020.

Marcus Robertson and Associated Press

July 14, 2020

The Trump administration reversed its decision forcing international students to take in-person classes this fall at a hearing Tuesday for the lawsuit filed by Harvard and MIT opposing the directive. International students will now be allowed to take an entirely online course load and remain in the U...

Big East men’s basketball assistant coaches come together to form Coaches For Action

DePaul men's basketball assistant coaches Marc Hsu looks on from the bench last season.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

July 14, 2020

The idea was started by four Big East men’s basketball assistant coaches. But after a couple of zoom calls and a group chat began, 17 more assistant coaches joined the new Coaches For Action coalition in June. Inspired by the recent protests in America following the deaths of George Floyd, Breon...

Hundreds of Chicagoans protest ICE in downtown march

A protester raises the Flag of Mexico/ / Un manifestante alza la bandera de México

Maria Guerrero and Marcus Robertson

July 10, 2020

Hundreds of Chicagoans gathered Friday at Daley Plaza to protest the actions of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.  Protesters marched, winding through the streets of downtown, all the way to the Federal Building that houses Chicago’s ICE center. The protest comes four days after ICE relea...

Four former softball players now refute Lenti lawsuit allegations, Conviser’s legal team “stands by their facts”

The DePaul bench celebrates a hit during a Feb. 9 game against Green Bay at the Total Control Sports Invitational. The Blue Demons went on to win game 10-1.

Lawrence Kreymer and Ella Lee

July 9, 2020

There are now four former DePaul softball players who have come forward to deny allegations of abuse by former softball coach Eugene Lenti laid out in a lawsuit filed in April.  Morgan Maize, who played under Lenti from 2012-16 and was a coach on the team from 2017-18, emailed The DePaulia Wednesday n...

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