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Department of Housing Director discusses plans for Fall Quarter

FILE — Sophomore Amber Gray moved from her hometown in Texas to live on campus at DePaul for her freshman year. As of Tuesday, June 30, at 4:30 p.m., the state of Texas is reporting 6,975 new cases, bringing the total case count to 159,986, which makes some students from the state reluctant to travel in order to move back on campus.

Alayne Trinko, Deputy Editor

July 1, 2020

As Gov. J.B. Pritzker prepares to move Illinois into phase 4 of the state’s reopening, students who plan to return to live on DePaul’s campus have lingering questions about how the university plans to keep students safe on campus during the COVID-19 pandemic. Rick Moreci, the director of hous...

Pay for student workers, hourly employees to extend until June 30

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Ella Lee, News Editor

April 9, 2020

Student and hourly workers employed by DePaul will continue to be paid through June 30 or until their previously agreed-upon contracts end — whichever comes first — according to a press release.  The university cited no end in sight for the COVID-19 pandemic as their reason for extending the p...

DePaul president on waning enrollment, diversity concerns in State of University

President A. Gabriel Esteban addresses faculty, staff and administrators at the annual State of the University speech.

Patsy Newitt, Assistant News Editor

October 4, 2019

DePaul’s enrollment has experienced an eight-year decline – and while President A. Gabriel Esteban stresses that he isn’t worried, he also stresses urgency. Esteban addressed faculty and staff this past Thursday, Oct. 3, at the Holtschneider Auditorium, discussing DePaul’s “Grounded in Missi...

Update: Man charged with misdemeanor after alleged knife attack on DePaul’s campus

Update: Man charged with misdemeanor after alleged knife attack on DePaul's campus

Rachel Hinton

May 31, 2017

A 36-year-old male identified as Patrick Fallon has been charged with misdemeanor reckless conduct/ bodily harm after allegedly slashing a man with a knife near DePaul's Student Center on Tuesday. It is unconfirmed whether the altercation was related to the rally and protests near the Student Center. Fallon...

Man stabbed on DePaul’s campus during protests Tuesday night

Public Safety officers gather outside of the main entrance of the Student Center during a protest May 30.  One person was allegedly stabbed and another allegedly shocked with a stun gun. Danielle Church | The DePaulia

Ben Gartland, Rachel Hinton, and Danielle Church

May 30, 2017

DePaul Public Safety confirmed multiple eyewitnesses accounts that a person was stabbed on DePaul University’s campus Tuesday evening. It is unclear whether the altercation was related to the rally held near the Student Center earlier that evening. In an email sent out to the University community...

DePaul rescinds decision to host Gavin McInnes

DePaul rescinds decision to host Gavin McInnes

Amber Colón

May 17, 2017

DePaul University President Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M. sent an email to DePaul students on Tuesday afternoon announcing the administration’s decision to backpedal an invitation to entertainer and provocateur Gavin McInnes. Read More »...

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Kaitlyn Roberts

May 15, 2017

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Journalists Lester Holt, Ben Welsh honored by university

Journalists Lester Holt, Ben Welsh honored by university

Rachel Hinton

April 23, 2017

Thursday was a day of festivities and nostalgia as DePaul’s Center for Journalism Integrity & Excellence hosted NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt and data journalist for the Los Angeles Times Ben Welsh April 20 to honor the two former Chicago journalists with the center’s first journalist of...

Students explain drug usage and the easy access to them on campus

Students explain drug usage and the easy access to them on campus

Danielle Harris

April 10, 2017

Access to prescription medications like Adderall and Xanax is, for many DePaul students, just a phone call away. Read More »...

Required alcohol education programs educate college students on risks of binge drinking

(Graphic by Lauren Johnson / The DePaulia)

Amy Betulius

April 2, 2017

Universities have highlighted the issue of binge drinking by requiring incoming freshmen students to complete alcohol education programs such as AlcoholEdu and Haven. According to the DePaul University student affairs website, the university is one of hundreds of institutions nationwide requiring ev...

DePaul student shot after mugging

DePaul student shot after mugging

Kaitlyn Roberts

April 2, 2017

According to a Public Safety alert, an 18-year-old male DePaul student “was a victim of attempted robbery” while walking home around 1 a.m. Tuesday morning. The student was “approached by two individuals who (demanded) money” on the 1100 block of W. Lill Ave. and was shot in the leg when he a...

String of crimes against students occur near Lincoln Park campus

String of crimes against students occur near Lincoln Park campus

Danielle Harris

April 2, 2017

A DePaul student was shot  in the leg around 1 a.m. March 28 in an apartment on the 1100 block of West Lill Street, less than half a mile from the Lincoln Park campus. According to the Public Safety alert, “the student was taken to Illinois Masonic Hospital for treatment,” where his injuries wer...

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