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The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

This photo, taken by a Chicago Daily News photographer on Jan. 4, 1904, shows a view of the ruined stage of the Iroquois Theatre in Chicago. More than 600 people perished in a fire on Dec. 30, 1903, that also destroyed the theater.

The Iroquois Theatre fire, and the spirits that may remain

Dylan Hackworth, Contributing Writer October 22, 2023

December will mark the 120th anniversary of the Iroquois Theater fire, the deadliest theater fire in U.S. history. The Nederlander Theater stands in its place today, a downtown Chicago venue that has...

Forward Aneesah Morrow dribbles around a Georgetown player on Jan. 16.

Women’s basketball: DePaul defeats Georgetown 102-69 to make program history

Darcy Waskiewicz, Sports Editor January 16, 2022

The DePaul women’s basketball team made history on Sunday when they defeated Georgetown University 102-69 at home. This win is the team’s seventh 100-point win this season, the most in program history.  The...

Kelly Baker says burning crosses has double symbolism, both that Christ is the light of the world, and as a warning to minorities or other religions.

Speaker illuminates religious foundations of KKK artifacts

Brian Pearlman, Staff Writer May 29, 2018

KImages of the Ku Klux Klan, its members clad in hooded white robes and standing alongside burning crosses, are often used as shorthand symbols for an almost otherworldly form of American white nationalism...

(Ally Zacek, The DePaulia)

2,052 miles to San Juan, Chicago’s historical proximity to Puerto Rico requires us to start paying attention

Amber Colón September 11, 2017

When Hurricane Irma blazed through several Caribbean islands before finally hitting Florida this weekend, one of the many impoverished places that it grazed was Puerto Rico. As Chicago has one of the largest...

The project was the brainchild of Bro. Mark Elder, C.M. and his ART 291 class. They chipped away at the project since last academic school year. The project will continue throughout next four years, adding four a year to bring the final total of murals to 25. (Josh Leff, The DePaulia)

Murals chronicle 120 years of DePaul’s triumphs

Josh Leff September 11, 2017

The paintings beautify an otherwise barren thoroughfare while celebrating DePaul's history.

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