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Restaurante de dueños latinos provee alimentos a trabajadores de primeros auxilios: ‘Estamos todos juntos en esto’

Restaurante de dueños latinos provee alimentos a trabajadores de primeros auxilios: ‘Estamos todos juntos en esto’

Hillary Flores, La DePaulia Editor-in-Chief

2:25 am

A medida que el virus continúa propagándose, con 5,994 casos reportados de COVD-19, un restaurante de Chicago de dueños latinos se unió para entregar paquetes de alimentos individualmente al personal de primeros auxilios. Frank Maza y Joy Chavez, dueños de DSTRKT Bar & Grill, dijeron que plan...

Coronavirus upends high school seniors’ college decisions

Coronavirus upends high school seniors’ college decisions

Associated Press

March 31, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has made the nerve-wracking experience of picking a college all the more difficult for Illinois’ high school students as campus visits are canceled and admission deadlines get pushed back amid the school shutdown over COVID-19 concerns. Colleges typically abide by a May 1 deadlin...

OPINIÓN: México merece aporte federal para combatir la pandemia del coronavirus

OPINIÓN: México merece aporte federal para combatir la pandemia del coronavirus

Izabella Grimaldo, La DePaulia Opiniones Editor

March 31, 2020

MÉXICO- Mientras la pandemia sigue creciendo globalmente, este vecino de los EE.UU. está tomando medidas pequeñas para combatir la propagación del coronavirus.  El presidente de México, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, conocido como AMLO, ha sido criticado localmente y globalmente sobre la seriedad que e...

Illinois inmate dies from COVID-19; dozens more sickened

Illinois inmate dies from COVID-19; dozens more sickened

Associated Press

March 31, 2020

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois officials on Monday reported the death of a state prison inmate from COVID-19 and acknowledged the difficulty they face in stopping the spread of the virus in a crowded correctional system. Dr. Ngoze Ezike, the state's public health director, said a man at Stateville...

Spring breakers travel to Florida despite COVID-19

Spring breakers travel to Florida despite COVID-19

Maria Guerrero, La DePaulia Managing Editor

March 31, 2020

Spring Breakers continue with their travel vacation plans despite COVID-19 outbreaks. Lauren Stamatopoulos, 19, a University of Kentucky student whose family resides in Addison, Illinois, said her family trip to Florida had been planned for about three months. She said her and her family never cons...

Division 1 Council grants extra year of eligibility for spring sport athletes

Division 1 Council grants extra year of eligibility for spring sport athletes

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

March 30, 2020

The NCAA Division I Council voted to allow schools to grant spring sport athletes an extra year of eligibility on Monday, in light of the cancellation of all division one sports for the rest of the academic year due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Scholarship rules were adjusted to allow schools to retain more ...

OPINIÓN: La clase de 2020 merece el mayor reconocimiento por no sólo tener que enfrentar la elección de Trump, sino ahora el COVD-19

OPINIÓN: La clase de 2020 merece el mayor reconocimiento por no sólo tener que enfrentar la elección de Trump, sino ahora el COVD-19

Lissi Nuñez, Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

COVID-19 está afectando a los estudiantes de último año de una manera que muchos no entienden.  Las ceremonias de graduación han sido canceladas para algunas universidades y algunas aún no están seguras que si serán reprogramadas o no. La ceremonia de graduación es más que solo caminar en un escen...

El brote de COVID-19 no ha detenido los planes de viajeros de primavera

El brote de COVID-19 no ha detenido los planes de viajeros de primavera

Maria Guerrero, La DePaulia Managing Editor

March 30, 2020

Viajeros de primavera del medio oeste continúan con sus planes de vacaciones de viaje a pesar de los brotes de COVID-19. Lauren Stamatopoulos, de 19 años, una estudiante de la Universidad de Kentucky cuya familia reside en Addison, Illinois, dijo que su viaje familiar a Florida había sido planeada du...

More than just a ceremony: First-generation Latinx students demand in-person graduation

More than just a ceremony: First-generation Latinx students demand in-person graduation

Maria Guerrero, La DePaulia Managing Editor

March 29, 2020

A commencement ceremony is more than a graduation for first-generation Latinx college students inspiring the next generation. First generation Latinx students won’t get the chance to turn their tassel and wear their royal blue cap and gown in a packed arena after DePaul University announced they ...

Illinois infant with COVID-19 dies, cause of death unknown

Illinois infant with COVID-19 dies, cause of death unknown

Associated Press

March 29, 2020

An Illinois infant with COVID-19 has died, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Saturday. The cause of death is unknown and an investigation is underway. A state employee also was among 13 new deaths reported Saturday, as Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike urged people to do all they...

Coronavirus could close Illinois community health centers

Coronavirus could close Illinois community health centers

Associated Press

March 29, 2020

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Hundreds of health care facilities in Illinois that largely serve low-income and minority communities are facing financial chaos because they've canceled most routine doctor visits in an attempt to stymie the coronavirus pandemic, according to an industry organization's report. The in...

Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

Associated Press

March 27, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law Friday, after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress to support businesses, rush resources to overburdened health care providers and help struggling families during the deepening co...

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