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Benjamin Conboy

Benjamin Conboy, Editor in Chief

Benjamin Conboy is the editor-in-chief of The DePaulia for the 2018-19 school year. When he's not writing or reading about Chicago politics, he's hanging out with his teddy bear of a Rottweiler, Luther.

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For 27 years, the South Side didn’t have a trauma center to treat gunshot victims. This meant the injured would have to endure a 10-mile ambulance ride north, often through dense traffic. Now the University of Chicago is slated to change that.
(Photo courtesy of Alex McLean)

The long ride north

April 23, 2018
“Hope,” by Clarence Franklin is a call to end the violence that plagues Chicago. It is painted with messages of encouragement for children. On the back of “Hope” is a plea to “let our kids grow up.” 
(Benjamin Conboy/The DePaulia)

Crafty Canines

October 2, 2017
Remnants of the fight to allow the homeless to stay in the viaduct are still visible. 
(Photo courtesy of Vincent Prochoroff)

Gone with the wind

September 25, 2017
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