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Student activists continue to protest DePaul while social distancing

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Sonal Soni, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2020

In an era of social distancing, student activists dissatisfied with DePaul’s response to COVID-19 are using alternative methods to traditional in-person protesting. The COVID-19 pandemic creates setbacks to student activist’s ability to organize, but DePaul student coalitions persist by utilizin...

COVID-19 pandemic causes rent crisis in Chicago

Apartments on the North Side.

Kinise Jordan, Contributing Writer

April 9, 2020

As Jazmine kissed her daughters goodbye before leaving out for work, she felt terrified at the thought of coming back home to them after her shift was over.  Much like many other essential workers in Chicago, Jazmine — an Englewood resident who did not want to use her full name for fear of retaliation...

Ion Apartments, formerly 1237 West, described by residents as less-than utopic experience

The entrance to Ion Lincoln Park.

Emma Oxnevad, Ella Lee, Breya Jones, and Keira Wingate

February 23, 2020

Craig Summers, a DePaul junior, moved into Ion Lincoln Park in 2018 after other housing plans fell through.  While living there, one of his roommates went for a late-night snack run one evening, leaving the door to their apartment unlocked. The next morning, Summers woke up and found a man on his cou...

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