The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

DePaul is currently one of only 23 percent of private American universities that does not offer its students health insurance.

University leadership accepts recommendation for DePaul student health insurance plan

Kiersten Riedford, News Editor July 23, 2022

DePaul leadership accepted a recommendation from the DePaul Student Health Insurance Task Force to offer a health insurance plan to its students, according to Eugene Zdziarski, DePaul’s vice president...

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden looks to supporters and members of the press while arriving to a campaign event Friday, Oct. 16. 2020 in Southfield, Mich. (Nicole Hester/Ann Arbor News via AP)

Healthcare magnified as candidates compete for the most effective plan

Rebecca Meluch, Opinions Editor October 18, 2020

Candidates’ policies on healthcare are usually emphasized in any presidential election. But as the 2020 presidential election takes the stage amid a global pandemic that has taken the lives of over 200,000...

A boy cries while standing next to a relative who is being treated for tuberculosis in Hyderabad, India on March 24. Tuberculosis is the worlds leading infectious killer, and in India there is public healthcare thats offered to all those below the poverty line, while private healthcare reigns throughout the nation.

(Mahesh Kumar | AP)

Focusing on healthcare demand

Evan Sully, Staff Writer April 2, 2018

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), half of the world’s 7.6 billion people lack access to essential health and 100 million people are pushed into “extreme poverty,” which is defined...

(Victoria Williamson | The DePaulia)

PhD students take a stand against the lack of affordable healthcare

DePaul PhD Students February 26, 2018

If you are someone who believes that healthcare is a right and not a privilege, you may have felt especially hopeless and helpless over the past year. Together, the Trump administration and the Republican-controlled...

(Ally Zacek/The DePaulia)

America’s epidemic: Government must find solution to opioid dilemma

Rachel Zarky October 23, 2017

America is in the height of an escalating opioid epidemic that has taken over 200,000 lives in the past two decades. According to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than...

(Victoria Williamson, The DePaulia)

Healthcare is a human right

Rachel Zarky September 25, 2017

Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont, has presented a replacement to our nation’s fundamentally flawed health care system that would result in a radical change. Sanders has openly expressed...

DePaul to discontinue student insurance plans

Brenden Moore July 15, 2015

Many students who receive healthcare through DePaul will have to test the open market in the coming months as the university announced last week that it would not continue to provide a student healthcare...

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