The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Former DePaul President John T. Richardson died on March 29

Former DePaul President John T. Richardson dies at 98

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor-in-Chief March 30, 2022

Former DePaul President Rev. John T. Richardson died on March 29, according to a release from the university.  Richardson was 98 years old. “Fr. Richardson’s leadership of DePaul resulted in...

Eugene Jarvis and his wife, Sasha Gerritson, have given DePaul University its largest donation in school history to benefit the College of Computing and Digital Media.

Largest donation in DePaul’s history to rename the College of Computing and Digital Media

Erik Uebelacker, Opinions Editor March 29, 2022

DePaul University received the largest donation in school history to benefit the College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM). The donors, Eugene Jarvis and his wife Sasha Gerritson, have rich ties...

A mix of masked and unmasked students sit in the Schmitt Academic Center. With the new mandate, this space would be mask optional for everyone.

DePaul to loosen mask requirements in classrooms and labs following second week of spring quarter

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor-in-Chief March 18, 2022

DePaul is planning to loosen mask requirements in classrooms and labs after the second week of spring quarter.  The university is requiring people to wear a mask in classrooms and labs during the first...

DePaul updated its mask mandate for the winter quarter, requiring students to either wear an N95 mask or double-up with a cloth mask and a surgical mask underneath.

DePaul announces Covid-19 booster, updated mask mandate

Corey Schmidt, Copy Editor January 13, 2022

Earlier today, DePaul University announced they will require students, faculty and staff to get a Covid-19 vaccine booster by March 1, alongside new mask requirements prohibiting single cloth masks. Students...

In person classes will resume Jan. 18, 2022; however, students will not have to show any proof of a negative Covid-19 test or require a booster shot

DePaul is planning to return to in-person classes next week

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor-in-Chief January 10, 2022

DePaul is still planning to return to in-person classes Jan. 18, a university spokesperson confirmed to The DePaulia Monday night.  The university will share an update with everyone later this week,...

Art by Alicia Goluszka

Former DePaul professor who sued university regarding tenure files for summary judgment

Nika Schoonover, Print Managing Editor January 10, 2022

Lisa Calvente, former DePaul communications professor who sued the university regarding her tenure denial, filed for partial summary judgment on Dec. 23.  Calvente’s motion comes after DePaul filed...

In person classes will resume Jan. 18, 2022; however, students will not have to show any proof of a negative Covid-19 test or require a booster shot

DePaul planning to return to in-person classes without added protocols on testing and boosters

Nadia Hernandez & Lawrence Kreymer January 10, 2022

DePaul has only been in session for one week to begin the winter quarter, and the university is already experiencing its second-largest Covid-19 outbreak of the 2021-22 school year.  Since classes...

Students walk on the Quad, located on the Lincoln Park campus.

Administration having ‘on-going discussions’ on booster shot requirement

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor-in-Chief January 5, 2022

DePaul is having internal discussions on requiring the booster shot, a university spokesperson confirmed to The DePaulia on Wednesday.  DePaul is currently holding classes virtually for the first two...

Students walk on the Quad, located on the Lincoln Park campus.

DePaul is currently not going to require students, faculty and staff to receive a Covid-19 booster shot

Nadia Hernandez, News Editor December 17, 2021

DePaul will not require students to receive a Covid-19 booster shot, but the Department of Housing may ask on-campus students to show proof of a negative Covid-19 test prior to returning to campus.  After...

Students walk around a mostly empty campus during the pandemic.

Candidates for DePaul’s presidency to begin interview rounds in new year

Josephine Stratman, Assistant News Editor December 15, 2021

As DePaul administrators strive for increased student enrollment, higher national rankings and a bigger endowment, they have their eye on lucky number 13 — DePaul’s 13th president, that is. The...

Dr. Manjul Shukla transfers Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe, Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, at a mobile vaccination clinic in Worcester, Mass. Pfizer said Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021, that a booster dose of its COVID-19 vaccine may protect against the new omicron variant even though the initial two doses appear significantly less effective.

Omicron: What to know, how to stay safe this holiday season and beyond

Jackson Healy, Nation & World Editor December 14, 2021

Since Nov. 26, when the World Health Organization first announced their concern regarding the coronavirus Omicron variant, it has spread to over 60 countries, reached 30 U.S. states, surpassed the Delta...

DePaul senior Sydney Parker scraps for a ball during Saturdays game.

Women’s soccer breaks scoreless streak with rout of Eastern Illinois

Darcy Waskiewicz, Sports Editor September 19, 2021

In front of alumni and former teammates, DePaul women’s soccer soared in a 3-0 over Eastern Illinois University on Saturday at Wish Field. Before the game, the Blue Demons were coming off four straight...

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