The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Lily Lowndes offers incoming freshman tips for how to excel during their time at DePaul.

My best tips for college students of all ages

Lily Lowndes, Social Media Editor September 11, 2022

As I enter my fourth and final year at DePaul, I think I’m finally getting the hang of college life. I’ve seen and been through a lot during my time as a Blue Demon and I wanted to share my best tips...

On Aug. 27, DePaul students took a visit to the carousel and Ferris wheel at Navy Pier.

What should you do as a freshman in Chicago? DePaul upperclassmen and grads answer.

Erik Uebelacker September 11, 2022

Moving to Chicago can be a daunting experience for some DePaul freshmen. For me, it was my first time living outside of a suburban environment. I didn’t know anybody in the city, and admittedly spent...

DePaul students Jacquie Michaels, Esther Ayaji and Belle Ross all try to continue their back to school fashion even when classes are all online.

Zoom looks lead 2020 fall fashion

Ava O'Malley October 4, 2020

Back before the coronavirus hit, a great deal of DePaul students stepped out in unique, expertly curated outfits. Walking from the Fullerton stop to the Quad on a busy Wednesday morning was a colorful...

DePaul freshmen start virtual first year

DePaul freshmen start virtual first year

Ava O'Malley September 20, 2020

Most American teenagers grow up imagining what their college years will look like. Whether it’s visions of wild parties complete with toga-wearing fraternity brothers, as seen in American media, or nights...

Students receive their free T-Shirt by St. Vincent’s Circle as part of one of the few in-person events for Welcome a Week at DePaul University.

Welcome Week goes virtual, participation stays steady

Theodora Koulouvaris September 13, 2020

Bingo, trivia, real life recess, and a virtual photo booth — these are just some of the events DePaul students participated in during this year’s virtual Welcome Week. This multi-week series of events...

Partiers congregate on the balcony of a downtown apartment on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, in Columbia, Mo., near the University of Missouri campus. Many colleges quickly scrapped in-person learning in favor of online after cases began to spike, bars have been shut down in college towns, and students, fraternities and sororities have been repeatedly disciplined for parties and large gatherings. (Dan Shular/Missourian via AP)

OPINION: Don’t blame students for rising COVID-19 cases on campus

Nadia Carolina Hernandez, Former Editor in Chief September 13, 2020

College students must accept the fact that their year will have limitations on how they can socialize. The traditional welcome weeks and orientations will be reimagined to adhere to guidelines. Dorm...

A Facility Operations employee disinfects a classroom as part of new regulations designed to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

University implements new precautions in preparation for fall quarter

Lacey Latch and Emma Oxnevad September 7, 2020

When normal activities at DePaul came to a halt in March due to the pandemic, Donna Voight, assistant director of Loop facility operations, made sure her team and the custodial staff did everything they...

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Colleges adapt to scaled-back campus reopening

As the focus for fall quarter was shifted online, faculty within each college were forced to redesign some courses originally slated to be conducted in-person. For some schools, a digital focus presented...

A student walks along the Quad, located in Lincoln Park.

Universities around the world go back to school amid COVID-19

Holly Jenvey September 6, 2020

This year back to school takes on a new meaning for college students. Whether it's logging into Zoom or bracing in-person odds, universities across the country and around the world are continuing to figure...

A student walks through the Quad on one of the coldest days ever recorded in Chicago, Jan. 30, 2019. This day fell during the beginning of DePaul’s Winter Quarter last year.

DePaul 101

Mackenzie Murtaugh and Patsy Newitt, News Editor and Assistant News Editor September 16, 2019

So, you’ve decided to become a Blue Demon at DePaul, the home of a competitive theatre program, urban campus and a less-than-stellar basketball team. Regardless of your reason for attending DePaul, you’ve...

Beating the back-to-school blues

Beating the back-to-school blues

Cailey Gleeson, News Editor September 16, 2019

It seems like just yesterday that spring quarter finals wrapped up and dreams of summer became reality. Whether you spent your days working, traveling or simply de-stressing from past academic trials and...

Scott Ingerson blows a giant bubble during the Loop Block Party held at Pritzker Park on Wednesday from 2-5 p.m. The Loop Block Party is one of the numerous free events during Welcome Week 2019.  Welcome Week also now includes an event at Wintrust Arena for incoming freshman.

Loop Block Party kicks off new school year

Xavier Ortega, Photo Chief September 15, 2019

On the first day back to school, the Loop Block Party kicks off the school year on a high note providing free food truck food, music by the Original Chicago Blues All-Stars, the DePaul Pep Band, and...

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