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New season, different feeling

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

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 intensified. During the ensuing offseason the program tried convincing fans and the students that goi...

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 survey of 100 students conducted by the DePaulia last week found that 65% of participants had n...

Student-athletes or athlete-students?

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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 and decide to shake the thought. You need to concentrate on what counts. You need to be prepared for an...

The termination of textbooks

Graphic by Victoria Williamson

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 reflect on simpler times, perhaps a time when this arrangement of paper didn’t sit beside my bed, plott...

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 them of their freshman year. Read More »...

Switching gears: Buying a car a gateway into adulthood

(Carolyn Duff / The DePaulia)

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. Read More »...

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

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

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. Read More »...

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

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

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. Read More »...

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 established to help curb the ever-rising costs of attaining a higher education? As the Obama Administ...

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