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Students at College of DuPage gather for Commencement in 2018.

DePaul students — faced with online classes and high tuition — turn to community colleges

Marcus Robertson, Nation & World Editor August 15, 2020

More and more students are deciding that the full price of attending DePaul is too high, considering online classes have become the norm. DePaul announced Wednesday that most classes for the fall quarter...

Protesters rally on the Federal Plaza inside the Loop during a global climate change march Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 in Chicago.

Op-ed: Why sustainability must be central to DePaul’s new mission

Wesley Janicki, SGA Executive Vice President of Operations August 15, 2020

When someone asks me what makes DePaul unique, the answer I give is always the same. It’s not our academic programs, our mascot DIBS, or even our dual campuses that I reply. While those make DePaul...

Freshman Amber Gray paid for a larger room but was assigned a single suite instead. This, and multiple other cases, made students question the Housing Department.

DePaul announces new guidelines for on-campus housing

Emma Oxnevad, Online Managing Editor August 12, 2020

DePaul’s Department of Housing published updates in regards to on-campus housing for fall quarter.  The update, published Wednesday by Director of Housing Rick Moreci and Director of Residential...

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

University employee tests positive for COVID-19 on Lincoln Park campus

Lacey Latch, Editor-in-Chief August 7, 2020

Students, faculty and staff were notified of a second confirmed case of COVID-19 on DePaul’s Lincoln Park Campus on Friday afternoon.  According to a university-wide email sent by DePaul Community...

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

DePaul Faculty Council holds impromptu meeting to discuss fall quarter

Holly Jenvey, Staff Writer August 5, 2020

DePaul Faculty Council hosted an impromptu meeting Wednesday discussing what the upcoming fall quarter could look like considering the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Chicago. Members discussed necessary...

DePaul students criticize reportedly racist culture within College of Communication, university

DePaul students criticize reportedly racist culture within College of Communication, university

Cailey Gleeson and Emma Oxnevad August 5, 2020

When Dr. Lisa Calvente sent a mass email to students informing them she’d be leaving DePaul after being denied tenure from the College of Communication — which she claimed was on the basis of discrimination,...

DePauls School of Music, located in Lincoln Park.

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

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...

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

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

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...

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

New quarantine options added by University Housing

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...

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

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

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...

FILE PHOTO—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.

University announces Clifton-Fullerton Hall to be renamed Ozanam Hall

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...

Protestors march east on Fullerton Ave.

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

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...

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