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Esteban, other top admins discuss pandemic’s impact on DePaul community

Nadia Hernandez, Assistant News Editor March 3, 2021

The Office of Alumni Relations held a roundtable discussion with several prominent panelists including President A. Gabriel Esteban and interim Provost Salma Ghanem.  Moderated by Daniel Allen, senior...

Piper DeYoung finds snacks on sale at a Lakeview Jewel-Osco on Feb. 19, 2021.

DePaul students find ways to save during Covid-19

Alayne Trinko, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

We all know the running joke between college students and graduates that the average collegiate diet is made up of Maruchan ramen noodles and bottom-of-the-shelf liquor. Now, in the thick of the Covid-19...

A Puerto Rican flag flies in front of a Walmart located at 4626 W Diversey Ave. that is conducting Covid-19 vaccines.

Covid-19 swept through communities of color. The vaccine has yet to do the same.

María Marta Guzmán, La DePaulia Managing Editor February 22, 2021

As Latino and Black Chicagoans continue to experience the highest Covid-19 death rates in the city, they are receiving vaccinations at the lowest rate.  The Chicago Public Health Department (CDPH)...

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

University plans virtual commencement for class of 2021

Cailey Gleeson, News Editor February 15, 2021

For the second year in a row, traditional in-person graduation ceremonies will be replaced with virtual celebrations this May and June, DePaul announced in a Monday morning email from Interim Provost Salma...

President Joe Biden speaks with reporters after stepping off Air Force One at New Castle Airport in New Castle, Del., Friday, Feb. 5, 2021. Biden is spending the weekend at his home in Delaware. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Biden pandemic response strategy aims to rebuild public trust, increase vaccine rollout

Nika Schoonover, Politics Editor February 14, 2021

President Joe Biden announced Thursday during remarks at the National Institutes of Health that he finalized deals to buy 200 million more Covid-19 vaccine doses from Pfizer and Moderna by the end of July.  This...

DePaul's volleyball team gets ready to face Marquette in its season opener

Travel buses, testing and masks: DePaul athletics continues to adapt to Covid-19

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor February 14, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced everyone to adjust in the last 11 months, including all college athletic departments around the country. DePaul’s golf team is part of those changes, as they have had...

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2021 file photo, people receive a COVID-19 vaccine at the Martin Luther King Senior Center in North Las Vegas. Coronavirus cases are continuing to decline in the U.S. after a winter surge. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University say the seven-day average of new coronavirus cases in the country dropped below 100,000 on Friday, Feb. 12 for the first time since November 4. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Average US virus cases dip below 100K for 1st time in months

Associated Press February 14, 2021

ATLANTA (AP) — Average daily new coronavirus cases in the United States dipped below 100,000 in recent days for the first time in months, but experts cautioned Sunday that infections remain high and...

FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 file photo, pharmacy technician Sochi Evans fills a syringe with a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at Texas Southern University in Houston. Coronavirus cases are continuing to decline in the U.S. after a winter surge. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University say the seven-day average of new coronavirus cases in the country dropped below 100,000 on Friday, Feb. 12 for the first time since November 4. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP, File)

Covid-19 leaves student nurses anxious about the future

Kennedy Curtis, Contributing Writer February 14, 2021

Covid-19 has taken an obvious toll on nurses working on the frontlines, but what about those who are about to enter the healthcare profession? Three students of DePaul University’s Masters Entry of...

Megan Dewitt inoculates Alice Collins with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a Walmart in the Austin neighborhood, of Chicago, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021.  (Pat Nabong/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)

OPINION: Chicago’s vaccine distribution plan is organized chaos—with dire consequences

Hayley DeSilva, Contributing Writer February 7, 2021

As of this month, 27 million Americans have received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccination.  Illinois began the first stage of its vaccine rollout plan in December 2020 with phase 1A, which...

A Red Line train stopped at Randolph in The Loop.

COLUMN: Chicago is a little lonelier because of Covid-19

Rebecca Meluch, Opinions Editor February 7, 2021

Before the pandemic started, I would walk around Millenium Park on my breaks at work, take pictures of tourists taking pictures at the Bean and speed walk through the large crowds crossing the street to...

A biker riding down Fullerton Avenue. Many students use biking as a way to get around campus. Photo by Carlyn Duff/The DePaulia

DePaul students alter fitness habits post-pandemic

Maria Barragan, Contributing Writer February 7, 2021

January and February are the busiest time of the year for gyms, as many people's New Year's resolution is to start being more healthy. Now nearing a year of the Covid-19 pandemic, many have turned to fitness...

llinois Governor JB Pritzker talks to journalism students, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, in the press room of the Thompson Center in downtown Chicago. Journalism students and faculty attended the candid discussion about the governor’s career and Illinois politics, followed by a question and answer session from the university's student media outlets.

Pritzker: College students ‘further back in line’ for Covid-19 vaccine

Governor J.B. Pritzker said at a DePaul student media press conference that college students will have to wait a while longer before receiving the Covid-19 vaccine.  The governor held the conference...

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