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The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Framed in falsehood: Fake porn accounts raise alarm for students

Framed in falsehood: Fake porn accounts raise alarm for students

Amber Stoutenborough and Mackenzie Cowan, Arts & Life Editor and Contributing Writer March 30, 2022

On Sunday morning, Ana Medina woke up to over a hundred texts from friends and family asking about her Only Fans. Medina’s heart sank as she scrolled through the multiple missed calls from her mother...

Drag queen Boots performs at Golden Dagger in Northalsted, commonly known as Boystown, as the crowd watches on March 5.

‘Flamboyant, Gay, Man-Thing’: Nontraditional performers make space in Chicago’s drag scene

Brandon Tejeras, Contributing Writer March 13, 2022

Chicago’s Northalsted neighborhood, commonly known as Boystown, is iconic for its wealth of talented drag queens that pile onto brightly lit stages and strutting in front of loving crowds. The night...

Letter from the Editor: Disabling the gender guise

Letter from the Editor: Disabling the gender guise

Nika Schoonover, Print Managing Editor March 13, 2022

When we first came up with the idea to produce a gender issue, it wasn’t entirely serious. A couple of women on The DePaulia’s editorial staff were just talking about what it’s like being a woman...

Ilsa Archiniega, DePaul student and parent, said Mocha will be presenting at the next faculty council meeting to discuss putting student parent needs on students syllabi.

DePaul student parents, caregivers want more resources as university lacks

Nadia Hernandez, News Editor March 13, 2022

Graduate student Logan Owens had to outsource child care in order to balance school and parent life. Sometimes they would get creative. “My friend sat in my car in fall quarter this year for 20 minutes...

Opinion: Roe v. Wade’s future is grim with Florida’s 15-week abortion ban

Opinion: Roe v. Wade’s future is grim with Florida’s 15-week abortion ban

Erik Uebelacker, Opinions Editor March 13, 2022

Florida’s new 15-week abortion ban isn’t encouraging for the future of reproductive rights in the United States. On March 3, the Florida’s Senate passed a bill banning abortions after 15 weeks...

Lingering in the shadows: Students look back on stalking experiences, experts assess why stalking occurs

Lingering in the shadows: Students look back on stalking experiences, experts assess why stalking occurs

Kiersten Riedford, Focus Editor March 13, 2022

One in six women and about one in 17 men have experienced stalking in their lifetime, according to a study by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC]. Nearly 54 percent of female...

Megan Bower served as The DePaulias Assistant Sports Editor from 2010-2011.

A blast from the past: former female sports editors reflect on their time at The DePaulia

Darcy Waskiewicz, Sports Editor March 13, 2022

Eleven years ago, many things looked different for The DePaulia. Oliver Purnell had recently been named DePaul’s men’s basketball head coach and the newsroom office was located in the Lincoln Park...

Men in nursing

Men in nursing

Lucas Madlangbayan, Contributing Writer March 13, 2022

When looking at stock pictures of nurses, a number of things stand out: the friendly smile of a welcoming professional, a stethoscope around their neck and scrubs that come in shades of calming blue. But...

DePaul guard Deja Church looks to get past a Loyola Chicago defender on Friday at Wintrust Arena.

Women’s Basketball: DePaul defeats Loyola Chicago in Red Line rivalry game

Joshua M. Hicks, Asst. Sports Editor November 13, 2021

DePaul had a true team effort that led to a 34-point blowout win against the Loyola Chicago Ramblers 87-53 on Friday at Wintrust Arena. This gives them their second win of the season and a leg up in this...

Zoom Fashion: The New Phenomenon Amongst Students

Zoom Fashion: The New Phenomenon Amongst Students

Chinyere Ibeh, Focus Editor June 9, 2021

The world flipped on its head when everything went virtual in March 2020. One of the many aspects of life that changed would be how people dressed and presented themselves. Since everyone is confined...

Special Issue: Graduation 2021

Special Issue: Graduation 2021

DePaulia Staff June 7, 2021

COLUMN: When Double Demon means missing double graduations By Lacey Latch, Editor-in-Chief COLUMN: Embracing change over the past four years By Emma Oxnevad, Online Managing Editor ...

FILE - In this May 17, 2018, file photo, new graduates line up before the start of the Bergen Community College commencement at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.  There’s no single policy or action that will alleviate America’s $1.74 trillion student loan debt crisis while simultaneously preventing students from taking on unaffordable amounts of future debt. Higher education financing experts are divided on the exact combination of solutions, but all agree it will require a multipronged approach.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Debt, loans plague graduating college students

Nadia Hernandez, Opinions Editor June 7, 2021

As the school year comes to a close, college students continue to stress over student loans and debt.  During his campaign, President Joe Biden discussed cancelling some student debt. He proposed cancelling...

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