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We have just 12 years to save the Earth

We have just 12 years to save the Earth

William Hopper, Contributing Writer

October 22, 2018

A catastrophic future isn’t far in our future, it’s steady and quickly approaching us. A 700-page report released by the United Nations’ climate science body says that we have only 12 years to make a change to our global energy infrastructure or risk dramatic consequences. Rising sea levels,...

Chicago ranked worst major American city for recycling

Chicago ranked worst major American city for recycling

Ella Lee, Contributing Writer

October 22, 2018

DePaul students and staff have called for an improvement for recycling practices in Chicago, following a report that much of the city’s recyclable items have instead been sent to landfills. The increased interest in recycling follows a massive investigation by the Better Government Association (BGA)...

As DePaul’s national ranking slips over last four years, do students even care?

As DePaul’s national ranking slips over last four years, do students even care?

Mackenzie Born, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2018

Cars, sports teams, apps, neighborhoods, travel destinations — people love to rank things. There’s something we can’t resist about a good list, or a headline that promises to let us in on the top 10 best or worst of something. And colleges aren’t safe from our obsession with numerical rankings,...

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