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The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Task force addresses student need for health insurance

Task force addresses student need for health insurance

Madison Comeau, Contributing Writer June 6, 2022

In the time that DePaul didn’t offer a student health insurance plan, Joanna Buscemi, an assistant professor of psychology, watched one of her students at DePaul work tirelessly to complete her doctorate...

Students walk around a mostly empty campus during the pandemic.

DePaul partners with University Center of Lake County, offers new program

Sonal Soni, Assistant News Editor May 31, 2021

DePaul's new partnership with the University Center of Lake County (UCLC) at the College of Lake County's Grayslake Campus will allow students to begin their affordable educational journey with an associate...

Eugene Jarvis and his wife, Sasha Gerritson, have given DePaul University its largest donation in school history to benefit the College of Computing and Digital Media.

Woman killed by car in front of CDM building

Rebecca Meluch, News Editor May 31, 2021

In the evening of May 28, a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on the block of East Jackson Boulevard and South Wabash Avenue, in the crosswalk between DePaul’s College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM)...

Students walk on the Quad, located on DePauls Lincoln Park campus.

DePaul establishes Native land acknowledgment

Lacey Latch, Editor-in-Chief May 23, 2021

What was once vast miles of largely untouched marshland surrounding a river lined with cattails has since become a booming metropolis home to nearly 3 million people. Back then, the land was occupied by...

Former professor Norman Finkelstein is demanding DePaul issue him an apology, alleging the university ruined his academic career.

EXCLUSIVE: Norman Finkelstein requests apology from DePaul

Rebecca Meluch, News Editor May 23, 2021

In 2007, former DePaul political science professor Norman Finkelstein was denied tenure. The decision initiated a national controversy about personal feuds in academic settings, violations of academic...

The statue of John J. Egan, located outside of the Lincoln Park Student Center, wearing a mask.

DePaul: No current plan to drop mask mandate despite new CDC guidelines

Rebecca Meluch, News Editor May 16, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on May 13 that fully vaccinated people can ease mask wearing, allowing them to safely forgo wearing masks inside at most places.  The guidelines...

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

DePaul professor writes to university president, calls for actionable anti-racism tactics

Emma Oxnevad, Online Managing Editor May 3, 2021

Faculty are pushing for DePaul President A. Gabriel Esteban to commit to actionable change against racism. Professor Valerie Johnson, of DePaul’s political science department, sent a statement to...

A Michigan Avenue Immediate Care employee holding a box of Moderna vaccines at DePauls vaccine clinic April 29.

DePaul requires Covid-19 vaccine for fall, hosts clinic in Lincoln Park

Rebecca Meluch, News Editor May 2, 2021

On April 8, DePaul University announced during a virtual town hall meeting that it would not be requiring students to receive the Covid-19 vaccine prior to returning to campus in the fall. Less than two...

FILE-Honorary degree recipient Muhal Richard Abrams, a world-renowned pianist, addresses the graduates of DePaul University’s School of Music and The Theatre School at the 117th commencement ceremonies on June 13, 2015. (DePaul University / Jeff Carrion)

DePaul announces 2021 commencement speakers

Rebecca Meluch, News Editor April 29, 2021

DePaul’s 2021 graduation ceremony will remain virtual for yet another year, but the tradition of sending students off with words of wisdom from alumni and fellow students will continue.  DePaul’s...

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

DePaul leaders look ahead to post-pandemic reality

Lacey Latch, Editor-in-Chief March 18, 2021

DePaul leadership held a town hall open to faculty and staff to outline the current state of the university and address any questions and concerns from the community. Overall, the administration remained...

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

College students struggle during online fall term, many landing on probation

Ella Lee, Print Managing Editor March 14, 2021

Alik Schier has trouble viewing his college classes as what they are: school.  “I know I’ve got to do class, but it’s like — camera off, mic off, taking notes and then ‘bye!’” the DePaul...

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

$21 million donation funds new scholarship, homelessness institute

Cailey Gleeson, News Editor March 5, 2021

DePaul alumnus George L. Ruff and his wife Tanya S. Ruff have donated $21 million to the university to fund scholarships and the DePaul’s Institute of Global Homelessness  — which is set to be renamed...

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