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Coronavirus upends high school seniors’ college decisions

Students and professionals alike cross the street. At the Loop Campus, the buildings are integrated among office buildings, restaurants and stores.

Associated Press

March 31, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has made the nerve-wracking experience of picking a college all the more difficult for Illinois’ high school students as campus visits are canceled and admission deadlines get pushed back amid the school shutdown over COVID-19 concerns. Colleges typically abide by a May 1 deadlin...

A ‘yes’ to ‘banning the box’ at DePaul

DePaul University Loop campus

Carolyn Bradley, Copy Editor

June 6, 2019

DePaul Faculty Council approved a motion to “ban the box” at its June 5 — and final — meeting of the 2018-2019 academic year. The “Ban the Box” movement is a campaign to remove questions on college applications regarding an applicant’s criminal history. DePaul students Shelby Klingberg...

DePaul Faculty Council considers ‘banning the box’

DePaul Faculty Council considers ‘banning the box’

Carolyn Bradley, Copy Editor

June 3, 2019

DePaul Faculty Council is expected to vote at its June 5 meeting on whether to remove the university’s admission application questions asking applicants if they have been responsible for a disciplinary violation and/or convicted of a misdemeanor or a felony. Students Against Incarceration (SAI)...

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