The DePaulia

Seeing Chicago in a new light

A home in Lincoln Park, taken in the early evening.

Madeline Brown, Contributing Writer

May 30, 2020

Recently, one thing has been made very clear to me: I really have been taking the little things in life for granted.  This realization struck me on a walk through Lincoln Park with a friend. It was sunny outside, and we were chatting about how impressive the houses around us were. Right as we walked und...

No silver bullet for explaining rise in Lincoln Park crime

Under Lightfoot's discretion, there has been a higher presence of CPD in CTA stations.

Bianca Cseke, Online Managing Editor

March 8, 2020

On a chilly February night, Lincoln Park residents and area police huddle near the entrance of the North & Clybourn Red Line stop. Some have their dogs with them, some brought their children and some — who don’t appear to belong to media organizations — are filming the event on their cellpho...

DNA tests confirm coyote captured in Chicago attacked boy in Lincoln Park

This Friday, Jan. 10, 2020 photo provided by Chicago Animal Care and Control in Chicago shows an injured coyote after it was successfuly located and safely darted with a tranquilizer. A Chicago animal control official says DNA tests to determine if the coyote captured on the city's North Side is the animal that attacked a 6-year-old boy will take weeks to complete. Jenny Schlueter of the Chicago Animal Care and Control says the coyote that was captured Thursday night will be held at an animal rehabilitation center until the tests are completed.

Associated Press

January 20, 2020

Animal control officials in Chicago said Sunday that DNA tests confirm a coyote recently captured in the city is the same animal that attacked a 6-year-old boy in Lincoln Park. An evaluation determined that the animal was shot with a BB gun, “which could have caused the limp in its movements as...

DePaul’s student housing policies frustrate some new freshmen

Freshman Amber Gray paid for a larger room but was assigned a single suite instead. This, and multiple other cases, made students question the Housing Department.

Alayne Trinko, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

Freshmen roommates Sierra Reiynolds and Maureen Andersen said they have had a great experience working with the Department of Housing, but that hasn’t been the same for all students living on campus. “I got all of my top choices,” Reiynolds said. “I got the roommate I wanted. I got the room and hall ...

Authorities arrest person of interest in stabbing of recent DePaul graduate

Authorities arrest person of interest in stabbing of recent DePaul graduate

Bianca Cseke, Online Editor

August 8, 2019

A man who may be connected to the stabbing of a recent DePaul graduate near the Lincoln Park campus last month was arrested in Texas, Chicago police said. Adam Bramwell, 32, who was wanted on two outstanding felony warrants, is a person of interest in the stabbing case, Chicago police spokesman Ant...

DePaul community ‘on heightened alert’ after recent crimes in Lincoln Park

DePaul community 'on heightened alert' after recent crimes in Lincoln Park

Bianca Cseke, Online Editor

August 2, 2019

The July 18 attack on a recent DePaul graduate near the Lincoln Park campus has shaken some members of the university community. A 22-year-old woman, who the university confirmed graduated in June with a degree in anthropology, was attacked and slashed in the face and throat while walking home about...

Chicago police release video of man wanted for questioning in attack on DePaul student

Chicago police release video of man wanted for questioning in attack on DePaul student

Bianca Cseke, Online Editor

July 24, 2019

Chicago police are looking for a man who may have been involved in the July 18 attack on a recent DePaul graduate near the music buildings on the Lincoln Park campus. The man is also believed to be involved with a West Town vehicle theft case in the 353 North Desplaines Avenue area, but has "similar de...

Woman slashed in face, neck near DePaul Lincoln Park campus

Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Bianca Cseke, Online Editor

July 18, 2019

A recent DePaul graduate was slashed in the face and neck early Thursday morning near the music buildings on the Lincoln Park campus, according to DePaul Public Safety and Chicago police. The attack occurred near the corner of Fullerton Avenue and Halsted Street, according to an alert sent by DePaul...

Branko’s owner serves up home-cooked meals with a mother’s touch

Branko’s sandwich shop owner Anja Branko, known to regular customers as “Mama,” staffs the counter at her sandwich shop across from the DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus quad on Fullerton Avenue.

Ryan Mackinnon, Contributing Writer

May 13, 2019

While most are hitting the snooze button and clocking out early, Mama is working. Branko’s owner Andja Branko, known affectionately to her patrons as Mama, clocks in 100 hours a week cooking and emotionally supporting DePaul students and Lincoln Park residents. On top of this, she takes full-time care o...

Upscale breakfast spot Yolk to open Lincoln Park location in Chicago

Courtesy of Yolk

Holyn Thigpen, Contributing Writer

April 8, 2019

Looking for a new restaurant to check out this quarter? Look no further: Yolk, a celebrated upscale breakfast chain and Chicago staple, is opening its ninth location at N. Fremont St. in Lincoln Park on April 22.  Since its debut in 2006, Yolk has become beloved by Chicagoans for its colorful, revampe...

50 Years Young: Young Lord militants return to DePaul, peacefully this time

50 Years Young: Young Lord militants return to DePaul, peacefully this time

Xavier Ortega, Photo Editor

September 24, 2018

A Chicago-based group of former- gang-members-turned-political-activists marched back into DePaul University on Sept. 21 to speak out against inequality and oppression happening to Puerto Ricans and other people of color. This protest came nearly 50 years after their first mass occupance at DePaul in...

DePaul’s School of Music to host classical and jazz festival this fall

(Evan Sully / The DePaulia)

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018

The School of Music’s newly designed Holtschneider Performance Center will be having an 11-day classical and jazz music festival beginning on Nov. 1, not only as a way to celebrate the new three-story, 185,000 square-foot facility, but also to celebrate the School of Music. There are going to be...

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