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The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Lily Lowndes offers incoming freshman tips for how to excel during their time at DePaul.

My best tips for college students of all ages

Lily Lowndes, Social Media Editor September 11, 2022

As I enter my fourth and final year at DePaul, I think I’m finally getting the hang of college life. I’ve seen and been through a lot during my time as a Blue Demon and I wanted to share my best tips...

FILE-Residents out on the Lakefront Trail as temperatures reach 54 degrees in Chicago following weeks of bitter cold and heavy snowfall.

DePaul students find new life in the outdoors amid global crisis

Eli Schmitt , Contributing Writer May 31, 2021

It’s the first warm day of the year and the park is empty.   DePaul freshman Camelia Verni-Patron sits on a blanket beside the North Branch  of the Chicago River, quietly looking out towards the...

Pandemic ‘languishing’ leaves students, staff pining for better days

Pandemic ‘languishing’ leaves students, staff pining for better days

Hayley DeSilva, Staff Writer May 9, 2021

Spring can be a stressful time for many students and staff members. With summer on the horizon and months of work behind them, it can be difficult to keep the stamina of meeting deadlines and the same...

Having the COVID-19 conversation with your roommates

Having the COVID-19 conversation with your roommates

Rebecca Meluch, Opinions Editor September 13, 2020

Living with roommates can sometimes be the worst. Whether you’re sharing a dorm or at an apartment with separate bedrooms — there is probably going to be a time where you’re laying in bed pretending...

The many forms of soulmates

The many forms of soulmates

Keira Wingate, Arts & Life Editor May 14, 2020

A soulmate is defined as a person whom one has a strong affinity, shared values and tastes and often a romantic bond, according to Funnily enough, it’s definition such as those that...

Wayne and Donavan’s friends convinced the two to craft a charcuterie board their board included brie toast and crackers, brie and cheddar cheese, grapes, strawberries, kale, almonds and craisins. The friends spent time together while making the board and had a long conversation while devouring the board. Donavan photo.

The art of charcuterie

Jessica Rish, Contributing Writer March 30, 2020

It is easy to imagine walking into an art gallery show and seeing a catered cheese plate with generic cheeses and meats and plain crackers, but imagine walking into a college study party or wine night...

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Waste-free living: Recipes for reducing waste, saving money and helping the environment

Zoey Barnes, Focus Editor April 30, 2018

After another full rotation around the Sun, Earth Day came and went. Throughout Chicago, people gathered around at parks to plant trees, grow flowers and celebrate the planet we live on. However, as the...

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Intuitive eating: the new non-diet diet

Emily Rutherford, Contributing Writer April 30, 2018

In a world consumed with diet culture, weight loss tips, cleanse suggestions and an overload of Photoshopped images, it’s hard to escape the pressure to give in to these trends. To alter one’s body...

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Some help with how to combat panic attacks

Marissa de la Cerda , Contributing Writer April 23, 2018

Dizziness. Heart palpitations. Trembling. An overwhelming tightness in your chest coupled with an intensified fear and feeling of discomfort. These are some symptoms of a panic attack, a crippling phenomenon...

Neuroticism, conscientiousness and agreeableness may all contribute to developing an addiction.
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Personality may play a role in social media addiction

Damita Menezes, Contributing Writer April 16, 2018

If you can’t control your social media use, your personality might be to blame. A recent study conducted by Professor Isaac Vaghefi of Binghamton University and Professor Hamed Qahri-Saremi of DePaul...

Look to the stars

Look to the stars

Katie Adams, Contributing Writer April 9, 2018

Not too long ago, astrology seemed as if it was only a practice used to appease middle school-aged girls who read horoscopes in magazines. Now the study, which uses celestial bodies to interpret human...

DePaul sophomore Zoe Knight uses zines to express themselves creatively.
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Zoe Knight exemplifies young artist culture

Katie Adams, Contributing Writer April 2, 2018

As the sun pours through the huge front windows of their third-floor Lincoln Park apartment on a Friday afternoon, Zoe Knight lies stretched on the floor. Their small frame is covered by a baggy thrifted...

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