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Hillary Clinton, Pat Quinn make coffee stop at DePaul

Hillary Clinton, Pat Quinn make coffee stop at DePaul

Courtney Jacquin

October 8, 2014


Filed under Campus News, Election 2014, News

The Barnes & Noble Starbucks in the DePaul Center was busier than usual between classes around 3 p.m. today when Hillary Clinton and Gov. Pat Quinn stopped by for a coffee and briefly spoke to students. As security guards ushered Clinton and Quinn through the crowds, the former secretary of state stopped and ...

Letter to the Editor: What individual citizens can do to combat campus sexual assault

Megan Greeson

October 7, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News, Opinions

Educate yourself about the dynamics of sexual assault Hold you and your peers accountable Know how to respond to a friend Continue working with the university response to these issue Don’t rape people In last week’s DePaulia, students raised issues surrounding how the DePaul community is dea...

Gaza conflict extends Divest debate at DePaul

Gaza conflict extends Divest debate at DePaul

Brenden Moore and Matthew Paras

October 5, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

Whether it’s in meetings of student government or on the sidewalk outside the Arts and Letters Hall, the issue of divestment keeps popping up, despite the fact that the referendum on the issue took place last quarter. The issue reappeared definitively last Tuesday, as pro-divest students demonstra...

Queer Peers aim to help DePaul students

Queer Peers aim to help DePaul students

Kevin Quin

October 5, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

Arriving to a college campus for the first time can be an overwhelming experience for most freshmen. Adjusting to roommates, hectic class schedules, and getting involved in organizations on campus are only just a few challenges. For a gay, lesbian, or transgender student, the process of transitioning t...

Alcohol violations at DePaul soar compared to last year

Grant Myatt

October 5, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

Within the first three weeks of classes at DePaul, there was a 175 percent increase in alcohol-related Public Safety reports compared to the same time period last year, according to campus crime reports. This year, Public Safety has recorded 11 alcohol violations compared to only four reports last year ...

Flu virus ‘DePlague’ takes over DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus

Flu virus ‘DePlague’ takes over DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus

Christian Ianniello

October 5, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

Fall is in the air, which means pumpkin spice, changing leaves, and  “The DePlague.” The phrase is spreading around campus while also finding its way onto social media such as YikYak. Although “The DePlauge” is a clever way of describing the illnesses DePaul students have, university hea...

Dance dance revolution: Ignite Dance Company sparks competitive dance on campus

Dance dance revolution: Ignite Dance Company sparks competitive dance on campus

Courtney Jacquin

October 5, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

Ask anyone who was a serious dancer in high school, and they’ll tell you they spent more time with their “dance friends” than their “school friends.” Competitive dance teams often foster a kind of bond sports teams rarely can. Perhaps it’s that dance, for many as teens, is an outside of sch...

DePaul student demonstrators protest ‘injustice’ system

DePaul student demonstrators protest ‘injustice’ system

David Byrnes

October 2, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

[slideshow_deploy id='4126'] Dozens of students marched in Lincoln Park on Wednesday to protest police-instigated violence against young black men. The demonstration, organized by student leaders from several DePaul social justice groups, began at 5 p.m. in the Student Center, and lasted for an...

Field Museum Chief Curiosity Correspondent Emily Graslie discusses women in STEM at DePaul

Field Museum Chief Curiosity Correspondent Emily Graslie discusses women in STEM at DePaul

Julian Hayda

October 1, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

Over 150 people attended the 10th annual LaDuke Women in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Lecture series Monday night featuring Internet celebrity and self-professed “science communicator” Emily Graslie. The event was so popular, that it had to be moved from McGaw Hall to the larger Stud...

Protest over deaths in Gaza held outside Arts and Letters building

Protest over deaths in Gaza held outside Arts and Letters building

Matthew Paras

September 30, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

   (Amanda Crane/The DePaulia)   A 10-minute protest was held outside the Arts and Letters building Tuesday from multiple student groups, calling for DePaul to divest in multinational corporations and for the violence to stop in Gaza against Palestinians. Read More »...

Alert issued after aggravated assault near DePaul campus Sunday night

Alert issued after aggravated assault near DePaul campus Sunday night

Brenden Moore

September 29, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

Public Safety issued an alert Monday morning after an aggravated assault took place just off the Lincoln Park Campus Sunday night. The reported incident took place at 2219 N. Racine just after 11 p.m., where the victim’s arm was grabbed and her shirt was slashed with a knife. The perpetrator t...

DePaul geography class offers students firsthand look at gentrification in Pilsen

DePaul geography class offers students firsthand look at gentrification in Pilsen

Gracie Covarrubias

September 28, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

Every spring, Professor Euan Hague leads a group of 25 DePaul students to learn about the phenomenon known as gentrification by delving deep into the Pilsen neighborhood, a neighborhood that has been at the center of this controversial process for more than 10 years. Gentrification, as defined by ...

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