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DePaul seniors Eli Cain and Max Strus celebrate the Blue Demons 80-58 victory over Bethune-Cookman on Wednesday night.

New season, different feeling

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor November 12, 2018

When DePaul walked off the court for the final time last season after losing to Marquette in the first round of the Big East tournament, questions on whether the team was moving in the right direction...

Lack of interest remains inside and outside Wintrust

Lack of interest remains inside and outside Wintrust

William Hopper, Asst. Sports Editor November 12, 2018

With DePaul men’s basketball tipping off its second season at Wintrust Arena Wednesday night, the question is whether interest in the program will increase in the arena’s second year. An unscientific...

Ally Zacek|The DePaulia

Student-athletes or athlete-students?

Liliana Trifilio, Contributing Writer May 21, 2018

You wake up. The alarm clock is still buzzing in your ear as you scarf down a breakfast burrito and begin packing your uniform. For a moment you think about the final project you haven’t started yet...

Graphic by Victoria Williamson

The termination of textbooks

Let 2018 be the last year of money wasted on unused textbooks
Mackenzie Murtaugh, Opinions Editor February 26, 2018

It sits at my bedside table. The wood-panelling of my walls makes its blue and orange colors dance along with old receipts and gum wrappers drifting across my floor. The dust it has collected makes me...

St. Vincent DeJamz: Songs reminding DePaulia grads of freshman year

St. Vincent DeJamz: Songs reminding DePaulia grads of freshman year

DePaulia Staff May 31, 2015

As the end of the school year approaches, The DePaulia’s graduating staff members are quickly getting all of the feels. To reminisce on their time in college, the graduates chose songs that reminded...

(Carolyn Duff / The DePaulia)

Switching gears: Buying a car a gateway into adulthood

Maria Garcia April 19, 2015

With graduation approaching, some students are in the process of purchasing their own graduation gift: a new car, reliable enough to get them to their first handful of job interviews this summer. Anakaren...

The proposal for federally funded community college tuition is 
partially based off of a similar plan implemented in Tennessee. (Brad Montgomery | Creative Commons)

‘Two years free’: Economic ramifications of Obama’s community college tuition proposal

Kevin Gross January 18, 2015

High schoolers, adult learners and school administrators sighed in relief as the Obama administration proposed a plan on Jan. 8 to make two-year community colleges free for many Americans. The plan...

A referenda question that asked Illinoisans if the minimum wage should be raised passed with more than two-thirds support. (Seth Perlman | AP)

Chicago college students struggle to pay tuition in absence of higher minimum wage

Nana Aduba-Amoah and Amanda Crane November 9, 2014

For Chicago college students like Venice Adams, raising the minimum wage in Illinois is the only way to continue pursuing a college degree. Adams, a senior at Columbia College Chicago, works two minimum-wage...

Pulling out pockets

Pulling out pockets

Kevin Gross September 15, 2014

Rising college costs defy simple solutions, confound governments As another school year dawns and students scramble for another set of school payments, people may wonder: What changes, if any, are being...

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