The DePaulia

Dom Coronel sits in the Dax house, located in the Ukrainian Village. He talks of his political activism through the Students for Sensible Drug Policy and as an apprentice for Jason Ortiz, the board vice president for the Minority Cannabis Business Association.

Altering perceptions: One DePaul student’s path to housing security

Mackenzie Murtaugh, News Editor May 28, 2019

It was getting to class every day that made it so hard for Dom. He would leave the shelter, get to the train and make sure the attendant wasn’t looking so he could hop the turnstile and run. The fare...

In Ukrainian Village, up to six housing-insecure DePaul students can live without the threat of homelessness.

Dax Program utilizes housing-first model to uplift in-need DePaul students

Mackenzie Murtaugh, News Editor April 22, 2019

When housing insecurity strikes, students might fear that their options are limited. Moving back home, couch surfing or sleeping on the train become realities for students who are unable to secure a lease...

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