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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.

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 joined a slightly perplexing campus of art school kids, commuters, frat boys and computer science...

Beating the back-to-school blues

Beating the back-to-school blues

Cailey Gleeson, Focus 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 tribulations, they flew by as we find ourselves once again at the start of another fall quarter....

Loop Block Party kicks off new school year

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.

Xavier Ortega, Photo Editor

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 an opportunity to mess around with bubbles at Pritzker Park, right around the corner from 14 E. Jac...

DePaul students talk back to school and advice for the freshman

DePaul students talk back to school and advice for the freshman

Deni Kamper

September 16, 2016

https://youtu.be/zAu4ix8LVRw

DePaul hacks: Getting the most out of your tuition

DePaul hacks: Getting the most out of your tuition

Mariah Woelfel

September 13, 2015

Did you know that DePaul owns a Google Glass, the glasses that let the wearer access emails, calls and more? And that you can rent it out? Read More »...

DePaul buzzwords and the Vincentian mission

DePaul buzzwords and the Vincentian mission

Rachel Hinton

September 13, 2015

As new students juggle moving into a new home, settling into a Discover or Explore class and navigating the CTA, they are likely to hear the repetition of a few choice words during their immersion week, welcoming students to DePaul and showing them the facets of the school’s mission. These buzzwords include “Vincentian,” “diversity,”...

Budgeting basics for the cash-strapped college student

Budgeting basics for the cash-strapped college student

Zoe Krey

September 13, 2015

The financial freedom that comes along with living alone can be daunting for anyone with a wallet and free will. Read More »...

Get ‘appy: Mobile apps are changing college

Get 'appy: Mobile apps are changing college

Zoe Krey

September 13, 2015

The college campus of 30 years ago would be unrecognizable today. Read More »...

How to find bargain textbooks

How to find bargain textbooks

Zoe Krey

September 13, 2015

When I do my textbook shopping, I find it necessary to keep a box of tissues by my side. It is sad to see my hard earned dollars go towards textbooks and workbooks that are only used for a few weeks. Read More »...

How to escape the DePaul bubble

How to escape the DePaul bubble

Erin Yarnall

September 13, 2015

One of the reasons students enjoy attending DePaul is the opportunity to be involved in so many activities, clubs and events that happen on campus each day. Read More »...

Park it here: Chicago’s parks and green spaces

Park it here: Chicago's parks and green spaces

Mariah Woelfel

September 13, 2015

Did you know that the city of Chicago’s Department of Cultural and Natural Resources manages over 8,100 acres of land? Read More »...

Tips for conquering homesickness in college

Tips for conquering homesickness in college

Hannah Pipes

September 13, 2015

For a typical freshman in college, the first day of school is a bit emotional. Meeting your new dorm mates or settling into an apartment marks an entirely new experience. Read More »...

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