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‘Stranger Things’ star will speak at DePaul’s virtual commencement ceremonies

Joe Keery in

Bianca Cseke, Online Managing Editor

May 7, 2020

Joe Keery, a star in Netflix's "Stranger Things" and a 2014 DePaul theatre alum, will participate in June's virtual commencement ceremonies, the university announced in an email Thursday morning. Each school and college will hold virtual ceremonies for the Class of 2020 on June 13. Each graduate will...

Blue Demon Challenge donations double initial goal of $1 million

DIBS, DePaul's mascot, at a basketball game.

Maria Garcia, Contributing Writer

January 26, 2020

DePaul hosted the Blue Demon Challenge on Thursday, Jan. 23 with a goal to raise $1 million. The challenge surpassed expectations and impressed students and faculty with $2,006,201 in total donations raised and 2,439 gifts in total, according to the Blue Demon Challenge website. The event honors the seven ...

The disconnect in alumni donations; The incessent requests for donations after graduation without regard to the expenses of college itself needs to be re-examined

Bianca Cseke, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2019

Another year’s annual Blue Demon Challenge is in the books and DePaul now has over $780,000 extra sitting in the bank. The Blue Demon Challenge is DePaul’s annual giving day, in which the university pushes its alumni and other supporters to donate money that goes toward causes like sch...

DePaul alum directs new play “The Burials”

DePaul alum directs new play

Pat Mullane

September 25, 2016

In the spring of 2006, then DePaul theater student and studying playwright, Caitlin Parrish was premiering her play “Echo Boom” at DePaul as part of The Theatre School’s New Playwrights Series.  Inspired by the Greek tragedy “Antigone,” “Echo Boom” followed a high school valedictorian na...

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