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The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Family members watch as Chicago police investigate in the 5700 block of South Carpenter Street, where a man was shot to death during a party on the Englewood neighborhood block on the South Side, early Sunday, May 29, 2022, in Chicago. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)

Violence prevention organizations announce drop in citywide, West Side shootings

Jackson Healy, Nation & World Editor June 6, 2022

As a number of recent high-profile shootings across downtown Chicago have rocked the city, overall gun violence across Chicago has decreased. Violence prevention organizations attribute this to outreach...

The Consumers Building (left) and the Century Building (right) stand empty on State Street as the Dirksen Federal Building looms behind them.

Preservationists highlight history as two Loop buildings face uncertain future

Leslie Williamson and Madison Comeau June 6, 2022

Students rushing to class in a hurry usually never take the time to notice the two Chicago buildings that are soon to face their unfortunate fate. The Century and Consumers Buildings, built in 1915...

The Lincoln Yards site currently stands completed grounded and paved, awaiting Sterling Bays development to begin. The people behind the site promise that the community will benefit from increased tourism and opportunities for store owners, but those assurances are not logical when put into perspective.

Mayor Emanuel to delay vote on $2B tax deals for developers of Lincoln Yards, ‘The 78’

Associated Press April 8, 2019

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has agreed at the request of incoming mayor Lori Lightfoot to delay votes on tax packages worth about $2 billion for a pair of development projects. “In our first meeting,...

Defunding public libraries doesn’t check out

Defunding public libraries doesn’t check out

Noor H, Contributing Writer September 17, 2018

Public libraries have long existed as community spaces where individuals can study, check out books, use internet and research services, participate in group activities and so much more, all at an incredibly...

A CTA U-Pass for college students. (DePaulia File)

CTA proposes to raise fares in 2018

Evan Sully, Contributing Writer December 15, 2017

Under the Chicago Transit Authority’s (CTA) new budget proposal, announced on Nov. 22, base fares could increase for the first time since 2009. Both train and bus fares could increase by 25 cents...

Bruce Rauner, the GOP candidate for governor, has tried to shape his image as a moderate to attract undecided voters. Photo courtesy of AP

Rauner ads target moderate voters

Megan Deppen June 2, 2014

Illinois Republican governor candidate, Bruce Rauner, targets Democrats and "on-the-fence" moderates in his fleet of campaign ads, hoping to win votes in the Chicago suburbs, according to one expert. In...

Companies like Lyft no longer have to worry about the legality of ridesharing in Chicago. Photo courtesy of Lyft.

Ridesharing ordinance passes City Council

Danielle Harris June 2, 2014

"Don’t get in a car with strangers.” While this collective guidance may seem like common sense, ridesharing companies were approved by the City Council on May 28 as being entirely legal in the city...

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