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DeWayne Peevy set to become DePaul’s new athletic director

Kentucky deputy director of athletics DeWayne Peevy.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

August 20, 2020

A source confirmed to The DePaulia on Thursday that DePaul and DeWayne Peevy are finalizing a deal to make Peevy the university’s new athletic director. An official announcement from DePaul is expected to come early next week, according to a source.  Peevy is set to become DePaul’s first ev...

Faculty Council president, SGA discuss tuition prices, online education

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Theodora Koulouvaris, Staff Writer

August 18, 2020

Faculty Council President Scott Paeth and  the Student Government Association (SGA) discussed tuition prices, improving the university’s diversity profile and the quality of online education for students with disabilities in a cabinet meeting Monday. SGA also discussed its upcoming Civic Engagement a...

DePaul offers athletic director job to DeWayne Peevy

Kentucky deputy director of athletics DeWayne Peevy.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

August 17, 2020

DePaul has offered its athletic director job to DeWayne Peevy, a source confirmed to The DePaulia on Monday. Peevy has yet to accept the offer, but DePaul is currently in the process of finishing the deal, according to a source.  Peevy, who is currently Kentucky’s deputy director of athletics, recently intervi...

DePaul students — faced with online classes and high tuition — turn to community colleges

Students at College of DuPage gather for Commencement in 2018.

Marcus Robertson, Nation & World Editor

August 15, 2020

More and more students are deciding that the full price of attending DePaul is too high, considering online classes have become the norm. DePaul announced Wednesday that most classes for the fall quarter would shift to an online format — even more than what was planned originally. Tuition, however...

Op-ed: Why sustainability must be central to DePaul’s new mission

Protesters rally on the Federal Plaza inside the Loop during a global climate change march Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 in Chicago.

Wesley Janicki, SGA Executive Vice President of Operations

August 15, 2020

When someone asks me what makes DePaul unique, the answer I give is always the same. It’s not our academic programs, our mascot DIBS, or even our dual campuses that I reply. While those make DePaul stand out, what makes DePaul unique is our mission. Our Catholic, Vincentian and Urban identity is ...

Every Tom Hanks film, reviewed

Every Tom Hanks film, reviewed

Keira Wingate, Contributing Writer

August 14, 2020

“Willsoooooooooonn!” is probably how everyone is feeling right about now. Alone, drained both physically and mentally, and who knows, maybe you’re floating on a raft.  With COVID-19 requiring most of us to stay at home, it makes for the perfect time to binge every single one of Tom Hanks...

Big East officially cancels fall sports season

Big East conference logo displayed in place of the DePaul Athletics logo underneath the jumbotron for the Big East Championship at Wintrust Arena.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

August 12, 2020

The Big East announced on Wednesday that all fall sports are canceled due to the increasing concerns of the coronavirus pandemic. The conference also said they will look for options to play fall sports during the spring of 2021. Sports that are impacted by this decision at DePaul are men’s and...

OPINION: Aspects of social media could harm Black Lives Matter

A billboard sponsored by O, The Oprah Magazine, is on display with with a photo of Breonna Taylor, Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 in Louisville, KY. Twenty-six billboards are going up across Louisville, demanding that the police officers involved in Taylor's death be arrested and charged.  Taylor was shot multiple times March 13 when police officers burst into her Louisville apartment using a no-knock warrant during a narcotics investigation. No drugs were found. (AP Photo/Dylan T. Lovan)

Nadia Hernandez, Assistant News Editor

August 12, 2020

The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement has spread across social media, spreading information about police brutality, local protests and petitions. Through pages dedicated to social justice issues and spreading awareness, the average user can actively learn more about creating positive change for BIPOC  (Bl...

DePaul shifts focus online for fall quarter

The statue of John J. Egan, located outside of the Lincoln Park Student Center, wearing a mask.

DePaulia Staff

August 12, 2020

Most DePaul classes will be online fall quarter and students who planned to live in residence halls might not be able to, the university announced in a community-wide email sent Wednesday, walking back on the loose plan the university announced in July.  “When the COVID-19 pandemic forced DePaul ...

DePaul interviews DeWayne Peevy for athletic director job

Kentucky deputy director of athletics DeWayne Peevy.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

August 7, 2020

Kentucky deputy director of athletics DeWayne Peevy has interviewed for DePaul’s athletic director opening, a source confirmed to The DePaulia on Friday.  Kyle Tucker of The Athletic was the first person to report on Wednesday that Peevy has spoken to DePaul about the job. DePaul is currently ...

University employee tests positive for COVID-19 on Lincoln Park campus

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Lacey Latch, Editor-in-Chief

August 7, 2020

Students, faculty and staff were notified of a second confirmed case of COVID-19 on DePaul’s Lincoln Park Campus on Friday afternoon.  According to a university-wide email sent by DePaul Community Health, the employee who tested positive was last on campus in Sanctuary Hall on August 4 and the buil...

DePaul Faculty Council holds impromptu meeting to discuss fall quarter

The statue of John J. Egan, located outside of the Lincoln Park Student Center, wearing a mask.

Holly Jenvey, Staff Writer

August 5, 2020

DePaul Faculty Council hosted an impromptu meeting Wednesday discussing what the upcoming fall quarter could look like considering the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Chicago. Members discussed necessary health and safety precautions for returning to campus as well as the continuation of the Pass/D/Fail...

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