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DePaul College of Law hosts panel about homelessness

DePaul College of Law hosts panel about homelessness

Chinyere Ibeh, Staff Writer March 8, 2020

DePaul’s College of Law hosted “Invisible Neighbors: Fighting the Stigma of Homelessness in Chicago,” a panel that educates its attendees on homelessness around Chicago.  The panel began with...

Con esperanzas por mantener vivas sus tradiciones, el Grupo Garífuna de Chicago visita DePaul

Richie Requena, Contributing Writer March 8, 2020

El Centro de Diáspora Morena invitó al Grupo Garífuna de Chicago para mostrarle a DePaul la esencia de la cultura de un pueblo de solo 500 mil individuos en todo el mundo.  La cultura Garífuna...

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Small DePaul event helps showcase students’ game design ideas

Chinyere Ibeh, Staff Writer March 2, 2020

DePaul’s Game Design Salon serves as a mini conference for students of the MFA Game Design program to discuss various topics related to game design.  The open-mic style event, held in the Daley building...

Mardi Gras in New Orleans.

Meet Me at the Mission teaches DePaul the real meaning of Mardi Gras

Jessica Grekowicz, Contributing Writer March 1, 2020

Troves of delectable seafood and deep-fried delights were shared among DePaul students Tuesday night as they celebrated St. Vincent DePaul’s mission and values at the carnival celebration of Mardi Gras.  DePaul...

DePaul workshop bridges design and empathy

DePaul workshop bridges design and empathy

Patsy Newitt, Assistant News Editor February 23, 2020

A designer’s use of empathy isn’t always a consideration when playing a board game, but it’s a growing priority in the industry and a tool to approach equity and diversity. The connection between...

Three women sit at a table and laugh at the celebratory dragon passing by. The Chinese New Year event featured networking, games and a buffet, in addition to performances.

DePaul’s 12th Chinese New Year Gala celebrates Year of the Golden Rat, giving hope to faculty, students entering the new decade

Mackenzie Murtaugh and Jessica Grekowicz January 26, 2020

The idea of celebrating a rat is lost upon many in Western culture. Rats are the scurrying figures you avoid on the subway, the hidden creatures in the walls of your apartment and what one DePaul student...

“It’s not about getting people to stop,” said DePaul sociology professor Greg Scott, who organized and gave the lecture on the narrative surrounding drug usage. “It’s about meeting people where they are.”  

DePaul event encourages attendees to rethink perceptions of drug use

Patsy Newitt, Assistant News Editor January 26, 2020

Legalization of cannabis in Illinois after decades of criminalization has spurred many to rethink their perceptions of drug use. DePaul University sociology professor Greg Scott offered a space for...

Organización estudiantil revela nuevo mural representando a países Latinoamericanos

Organización estudiantil revela nuevo mural representando a países Latinoamericanos

Hillary Flores, La DePaulia Editor-in-Chief January 20, 2020

Después de 4 meses – con una sonrisa y despegando una tela azul con la mano izquierda – estudiante de segundo año en la Universidad DePaul, Lupe Casas, reveló un nuevo mural en el Centro Cultural...

DePaul shows solidarity to people experiencing homelessness with Big Sleep Out

DePaul shows solidarity to people experiencing homelessness with ‘Big Sleep Out’

Xavier Ortega, Photo Editor December 8, 2019

On a cold, cloudy Chicago night of about 38 degrees Fahrenheit, DePaul hosted the Chicago Sleep Out on Dec. 7. About 130 participants joined together to spend one night sleeping outside in the Lincoln...

DePaul celebrates annual tree lighting

Aaron Somo, Contributing Writer November 21, 2019

DePaul University officially ushered in the holiday season with its second annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Nov. 13. Another brisk November night didn’t stop the appearance of a sizable crowd...

DePaul’s third annual President’s Lecture series featured Jose Antonio Vargas, an immigrant from the Phillippines and founder of the nonprofit Define America.

Immigrant organization founder spoke about misconception of undocumented citizens

Veronica Schoonover, Contributing Writer November 18, 2019

Define American, a nonprofit media organization, seeks to use storytelling to shift the conversation on immigration and citizenship. Jose Antonio Vargas, founder of the organization, appeared to speak...

Those who celebrate Day of the Dead often decorate ofrendas, ritual altars decorated with personal items meant to invite the spirit of their lost loved ones.

DePaul students celebrate Day of the Dead

Ebony Ellis, Contributing Writer November 12, 2019

When walking into the Student Center on DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus, the last thing one would expect to see are pictures of people who have died. These pictures are surrounded by colorful skulls, flowers...

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