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School of Music students call for dean’s removal in open letter

DePaul's School of Music, located in Lincoln Park.

Lacey Latch and Emma Oxnevad

July 31, 2020

In an open letter to President A. Gabriel Esteban, students called for the removal of Ronald Caltabiano, the dean of DePaul’s School of Music, citing a disregard for student feedback and “ineffectiveness in creating a safe space for students of color” over the past four years under his leadership...

University officials say they are reconsidering plans for fall quarter amid rising COVID-19 cases

A student walks along the Quad, located in Lincoln Park.

Emma Oxnevad, Online Managing Editor

July 31, 2020

University officials stated Friday via Newsline that an increase in local COVID-19 cases is leading DePaul to reconsider plans for fall quarter, including the number of courses occurring on campus.  The article — published by President A. Gabriel Esteban, interim provost Salma Ghanem and execut...

New quarantine options added by University Housing

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

Nadia Hernandez, Assistant News Editor

July 30, 2020

Due to the update to the Emergency Travel Order, out of state students from Missouri, Nebraska, and North Dakota will now have to quarantine before arriving on campus. Students can choose from the previously stated options to quarantine or change options. The new deadline to confirm the plans will be Aug...

DePaul interim provost discusses fall quarter, online learning at virtual seminar

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Nika Schoonover

July 30, 2020

On July 30, the Downtown Future Series held an online seminar to discuss restructuring the urban university amid the COVID-19 global pandemic. The event was organized by the Chicago Loop Alliance and moderated by David Broz, a principal at Gensler, an architecture consulting firm. The Downtown Fut...

University announces Clifton-Fullerton Hall to be renamed Ozanam Hall

Kassidy Kascht sits in her bunk doing homework in her converted housing unit in Clifton-Fullerton Hall. Kascht’s room was designed to house two students, but currently houses three freshmen.

Cailey Gleeson, News Editor

July 24, 2020

The Division of Mission and Ministry announced Clifton-Fullerton Hall has been renamed Ozanam Hall — in honor of Blessed Frédéric Ozanam, per a July 23 Newsline release.   Ozanam was a “French literary scholar, lawyer, journalist and equal rights advocate,” who was inspired by the works of St. Vincent de Paul — founding the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in 1833, the ...

Op-ed: The small window for student representation at DePaul

Protestors march east on Fullerton Ave.

Wesley Janicki, SGA Executive Vice President of Operations

July 24, 2020

With COVID-19 sending the DePaul community into self-isolation, students have taken our needs and those of our community and demanded they be met. From the fight to treat laid-off Chartwells dining workers with human dignity, to the call for the university to end its relationship with Lodge 7 of the Fraternal Ord...

DePaul appoints new university secretary

Kathryn Stieber has been appointed to Secretary of the University by DePaul's Board of Trustees.

Alayne Trinko, Deputy Editor

June 24, 2020

Kathryn Stieber was appointed by DePaul’s Board of Trustees as secretary of the university, effective July 1. In addition to her role as secretary of the university, Stieber was recently appointed by DePaul President A. Gabriel Esteban to serve as vice president and general counsel. “The Offi...

Chartwells employees, students advocate for laid-off workers

Le'Denise Henderson, a Chartwells barista who was laid off, speaks to protesters.

Nika Schoonover and Marcus Robertson

June 20, 2020

On Friday, June 19, Chartwells' dining workers marched and rallied with DePaul University students to call for compensation after they were laid off in March as a result of the pandemic. The march is also in celebration of Juneteenth to honor the freedom of African-Americans from slavery. Unite Here Loc...

COLUMN: Reflecting on four unconventional years at DePaul

A Red Line train stopped at Randolph in The Loop.

Carly Travis, Contributing Writer

June 18, 2020

We’ve heard it a million times before: time is a weird construct right now. But looking back to my first day of college feels like eons ago, given that the past three months have felt like three years long. At the same time, lucky and unlucky for me, I remember my first, second, third and final year of...

DePaul to offer on-campus, online courses for fall

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Cailey Gleeson, News Editor

June 15, 2020

Interim Provost Salma Ghanem confirmed in an email Monday morning that DePaul is planning to offer both on-campus and online courses for the upcoming fall quarter. “DePaul’s plans are dependent on the Chicago area reaching Phase 4 of the state’s Restore Illinois plan by the start of the aca...

Memories are made of these: looking back on four years at DePaul

McGee’s Tavern, which is located on Webster Avenue in Lincoln Park, is widely regarded at DePaul as a top spot for partying on weekends.

Keira Wingate and Rebecca Meluch

June 14, 2020

Through every up and down college has thrown our way, some of the best memories have been created during the most stressful of times. Every all nighter, Saturday night, exam, presentation and “sick day” has brought a memory to go along with it. The mental scrapbook of the past few years is packed...

DePaul president on waning enrollment, diversity concerns in State of University

President A. Gabriel Esteban addresses faculty, staff and administrators at the annual State of the University speech.

Patsy Newitt, Assistant News Editor

October 4, 2019

DePaul’s enrollment has experienced an eight-year decline – and while President A. Gabriel Esteban stresses that he isn’t worried, he also stresses urgency. Esteban addressed faculty and staff this past Thursday, Oct. 3, at the Holtschneider Auditorium, discussing DePaul’s “Grounded in Missi...

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