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University sex education not enough

A recent graduate from the College of William & Mary, reacts after Education Secretary Betsy DeVos spoke about proposed changes to Title IX, Thursday, Sept. 7 at George Mason University Arlington, Virginia, campus. 
(Jacquelyn Martin, AP)

Evelyn Baker

September 18, 2017

A college campus can be a playground for young adults, many of them who are away from their family homes for the first time. At a city college like DePaul where the campus is comprised of the third largest city in the U.S., the stakes of falling off the monkey bars and swing sets are amplified. Bin...

CPS budget cuts disproportionately effect low-income students

Lincoln Park High School, located just blocks away from DePaul’s campus, is one of the better performing schools in CPS.  (Photo courtesy of Kseferovic | Wikimedia Commons)

Rachel Hinton

October 10, 2016

When Julian Gomez walked across the stage at Allstate Arena this June, diploma in hand, tassle now on the left side of his cap, he couldn’t have predicted that two weeks into his new job there would be talk of a strike. Fresh out of his graduation robes, Gomez went back to his old elementary school,...

Leaving students behind: School funding formula widens gap between rich and poor schools in Illinois

Rev. Jesse Jackson, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis and Congressman Bobby Rush (D-Chicago) lead a protest the closing of nearly 50 CPS schools in 2013. Many CPS schools are under resourced, especially in comparison to wealthier suburban districts. (Charles Rex Arbogast | AP)

Molly Shiroishi

November 9, 2014

Twenty-five thousand dollars could buy a sailboat, a new Toyota Prius, 25 flights round-trip from Chicago to Tokyo or a night in a Grand Deluxe room at the Trump International Tower, for a month. Read More »...

Gov. Pat Quinn visits DePaul, announces final ICCAP grant

Gov. Pat Quinn visits DePaul, announces final ICCAP grant

Grant Myatt

October 28, 2014

  Gov. Pat Quinn visited DePaul's Loop Campus Tuesday morning to announce the final installment of the ICCAP grant for the university. Read More »...

Common Core: A cause for concern?

A student at Montalvin Manor Elementary School in San Pablo, California solves a problem according to Common Core curriculum standards. KRISTOPHER SKINNER | MCT CAMPUS

Kelly Conger

September 15, 2014

The Common Core is exactly that, common. It’s meant to level the playing field, and claims to be raising the bar for students nationwide by giving them the necessary tools to succeed in college and beyond. Read More »...

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