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University reports data breach with third-party provider

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.
August 21, 2020

The Office of Advancement announced a data breach involving third-party service provider Blackbaud in a statement sent out to members of the DePaul community Thursday.  The company suffered from a...

DeWayne Peevy se convertirá en el nuevo director deportivo de DePaul

El subdirector de atletismo de Kentucky, DeWayne Peevy.
August 21, 2020

Una fuente le confirmó a The DePaulia el jueves que DeWayne Peevy y la Universidad DePaul están finalizando un acuerdo para convertir a Peevy en el nuevo director deportivo de la universidad. Se espera...

DeWayne Peevy set to become DePaul’s new athletic director

Kentucky deputy director of athletics DeWayne Peevy.
August 20, 2020

A source confirmed to The DePaulia on Thursday that DePaul and DeWayne Peevy are finalizing a deal to make Peevy the university’s new athletic director. An official announcement from DePaul is expected...

University announces Clifton-Fullerton Hall to be renamed Ozanam Hall

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.
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...

Taste of Chicago to-go

The van for Ms Tittle's Cupcakes, which will be featured at this year's modified Taste of Chicago festival.
Redesigned festival serves up unconventional sense of normalcy
July 20, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancellation of many iconic Chicago events, including Lollapalooza, the Air and Water show and the Chicago Marathon. But last weekend, the city was able to host its...

Four former softball players now refute Lenti lawsuit allegations, Conviser’s legal team “stands by their facts”

The DePaul bench celebrates a hit during a Feb. 9 game against Green Bay at the Total Control Sports Invitational. The Blue Demons went on to win game 10-1.
July 9, 2020

There are now four former DePaul softball players who have come forward to deny allegations of abuse by former softball coach Eugene Lenti laid out in a lawsuit filed in April.  Morgan Maize, who played...

DePaul transitions into virtual freshman orientation

DePaul transitions into virtual freshman orientation
July 7, 2020

For incoming freshmen, college orientation will be anything but traditional.  Jarriae Anderson, a rising senior and orientation leader at DePaul University, said what started as a normal application...

‘He was just a bright, bright light’: Remembering Gary Tinder

'He was just a bright, bright light': Remembering Gary Tinder
July 6, 2020

DePaul student Gary Tinder’s unconditional kindness is the first thing most people remember about him. His friends said he “couldn’t hurt a fly.” His former pastor said he was conscientious...

Department of Housing Director discusses plans for Fall Quarter

FILE — Sophomore Amber Gray moved from her hometown in Texas to live on campus at DePaul for her freshman year. As of Tuesday, June 30, at 4:30 p.m., the state of Texas is reporting 6,975 new cases, bringing the total case count to 159,986, which makes some students from the state reluctant to travel in order to move back on campus.
July 1, 2020

As Gov. J.B. Pritzker prepares to move Illinois into phase 4 of the state’s reopening, students who plan to return to live on DePaul’s campus have lingering questions about how the university plans...

DePaul students again protest university’s affiliation with Chicago police

Protesters take a knee near the Lincoln Park Quad.
June 29, 2020

On Saturday, June 28, DePaul University students gathered at the school’s Lincoln Park campus to protest DePaul’s involvement with the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP). The protest was organized...

DePaul’s Mission & Ministry keep elderly Chicagoans from feeling lonely during lockdown

DePaul’s Mission & Ministry keep elderly Chicagoans from feeling lonely during lockdown
May 29, 2020

When Illinois’ stay-at-home order was issued in late March, many DePaul students faced a choice: stay put, or avoid being alone and return to their families. Some Illinoisans, however, didn’t have...

Looking back on Chicago colleges’ remote spring semesters

Looking back on Chicago colleges’ remote spring semesters
May 21, 2020

Governor J.B. Pritzker announced the closing of all schools in Illinois, on March 13, as part of the state’s plan to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Illinois schools were initially set to close from...

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