The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

New year, new major: Changing degrees from one quarter to the next

New year, new major: Changing degrees from one quarter to the next

Addison Rogers, Contributing Writer January 21, 2024

With the abundance of programs at DePaul, it’s no surprise that students often switch between majors or colleges. In the New Year, students are experimenting with new careers, majors and ways of securing...

President Joe Biden speaks on student loan debt forgiveness, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Oct. 4, 2023, in Washington. Bidens second attempt at student loan cancellation is moving forward as a group of negotiators meets Oct. 10 to debate what a new proposal might look like.

Students are losing hope in Biden’s student loan repayment plans

Kiersten Riedford, News Editor October 22, 2023

In June, the Supreme Court shot down President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan due to the Biden administration overstepping its powers. On Oct. 11, the Biden administration held their first...

Estudiantes de posgrado latinos enfrentan desafíos en su camino al éxito profesional

Estudiantes de posgrado latinos enfrentan desafíos en su camino al éxito profesional

Jacqueline Cardenas, La DePaulia Editor-in-Chief February 7, 2022

A medida que la cantidad de latinos inscritos en la universidad llega a 3.4 millones en los Estados Unidos, muchos han enfrentado dificultad cuando aplican a programas de posgrado o cuando buscan trabajo...

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)

University sex education not enough

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...

Lincoln Park High School, located just blocks away from DePaul’s campus, is part of CPS.  (Photo courtesy of Kseferovic | Wikimedia Commons)

CPS budget cuts disproportionately effect low-income students

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...

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)

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

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. Yet...

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. Funds from the grant have been used to help build...

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

Common Core: A cause for concern?

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...

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