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OPINION: What free-speech advocates need to know about Assange

OPINION: What free-speech advocates need to know about Assange

Jason Martin, Chair of DePaul University Journalism Program

April 22, 2019


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The high-profile international news coverage of federal charges aimed at WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has brought attention to issues of press freedom in an age of digital information security concerns and increased use of government power to pursue whistleblowers and journalists. Digital tools mak...

DePaul Faculty Council addresses updated diversity report, student resources

DePaul Faculty Council addresses updated diversity report, student resources

Carolyn Bradley, Copy Editor

April 8, 2019


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DePaul’s Faculty Council discussed its updated diversity report as well as possible changes to textbooks and tuition at its April 3 meeting. After a request for an updated faculty diversity report, Associate Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs Lawrence Hamer was able to present the report with...

Lack of interest remains inside and outside Wintrust

Lack of interest remains inside and outside Wintrust

William Hopper, Asst. Sports Editor

November 12, 2018


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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 survey of 100 students conducted by the DePaulia last week found that 65% of participants had n...

50 Years Young: Young Lord militants return to DePaul, peacefully this time

50 Years Young: Young Lord militants return to DePaul, peacefully this time

Xavier Ortega, Photo Editor

September 24, 2018


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A Chicago-based group of former- gang-members-turned-political-activists marched back into DePaul University on Sept. 21 to speak out against inequality and oppression happening to Puerto Ricans and other people of color. This protest came nearly 50 years after their first mass occupance at DePaul in...

Major staff layoffs expected

Major staff layoffs expected

Jonathan Ballew, News Editor

May 29, 2018


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Serious layoffs are likely coming to DePaul. DePaul officials said that the process is “not yet finalized” and any staff reductions “would go into effect before July 1,” which is the beginning of the new fiscal year. Several current DePaul employees described to The DePaulia a culture of fear and...

DePaul named 93rd safest campus, off-campus safety still an issue

DePaul named 93rd safest campus, off-campus safety still an issue

Benjamin Conboy

September 18, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

DePaul University has been named the 93rd safest college campus in the U.S. by the National Council for Home Safety and Security (NCHSS). Read More »...

Libraries closing early due to budget cuts is unacceptable

Libraries closing early due to budget cuts is unacceptable

Rachel Pride

September 18, 2017


Filed under Opinions

On Aug. 14, 2017, an announcement was made in the news section of the University Library website detailing a decrease in the service hours by two hours every day at the John T. Richardson Library and by one hour every day at the Loop Library, effective fall quarter 2017. On Sept. 7, 2017, I started a p...

New DePaul president will not be priest

New DePaul president will not be priest

Jessica Villagomez

February 15, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

For the first time in its history, the university will not be led by a Vincentian priest. A source close to the presidential search process confirmed to The DePaulia that the next president of the university will be a lay president and not a part of the Vincentian order. The president will be announce...

Survey finds striking patterns in plagiarism among students

Jackson Danbeck

June 29, 2016


Filed under News

When writing papers for school, students often have to use information from other peoples’ works. But in order to avoid their papers from being branded as plagiarism, students must also meticulously cite where they found that knowledge. The conundrum of citing and the fear of plagiarizing — on...

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