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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.
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
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...

Student-athletes or athlete-students?

Ally Zacek|The DePaulia
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...

The termination of textbooks

Graphic by Victoria Williamson
Let 2018 be the last year of money wasted on unused textbooks
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
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...

Switching gears: Buying a car a gateway into adulthood

(Carolyn Duff / The DePaulia)
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...

‘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)
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...

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)
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
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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