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DePaul’s student housing policies frustrate some new freshmen

DePaul’s student housing policies frustrate some new freshmen

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 ...

Navigating Chicago’s art scene

Navigating Chicago’s art scene

Chinyere Ibeh and Keira Wingate

September 23, 2019

For many, the start of a new school year can mean lots of stress. But when living in a city as exciting as Chicago, you’ll soon learn there’s more to be excited about than stressed. As you settle into the school year, here’s what you should know about the arts scene at DePaul and in Chicago. ...

DePaul 101

DePaul 101

Mackenzie Murtaugh and Patsy Newitt, News Editor and Assistant News Editor

September 16, 2019

So, you’ve decided to become a Blue Demon at DePaul, the home of a competitive theatre program, urban campus and a less-than-stellar basketball team. Regardless of your reason for attending DePaul, you’ve joined a slightly perplexing campus of art school kids, commuters, frat boys and computer science...

Loop Block Party kicks off new school year

Loop Block Party kicks off new school year

Xavier Ortega, Photo Editor

September 15, 2019

On the first day back to school, the Loop Block Party kicks off the school year on a high note providing free food truck food, music by the Original Chicago Blues All-Stars, the DePaul Pep Band, and an opportunity to mess around with bubbles at Pritzker Park, right around the corner from 14 E. Jac...

Lincoln Park vs. Loop Campus

Lincoln Park vs. Loop Campus

Bella Michaels, Contributing Writer

May 28, 2019

DePaul is not your ordinary university. Unlike a traditional college campus, the city of Chicago is DePaul’s campus—but the university still offers both contrasting cultures. In a college town, you look out your classroom window and see students walking around with backpacks or laying down in...

The problem with the campus closure: The intentions for the campus closure and evacuation may have been to protect us, but it put students and faculty in danger

The problem with the campus closure: The intentions for the campus closure and evacuation may have been to protect us, but it put students and faculty in danger

Jacqueline Brennen, Contributing Writer

October 15, 2018

On Friday, Oct. 5, DePaul Public Safety sent out an email, text message and phone call to alert students and faculty that the Loop campus would close immediately. This was approximately 20 minutes before the verdict in the Jason Van Dyke trial was expected to be announced, but not a single form of communication...

Feeding the homeless

Feeding the homeless

Yousef Alamer, Contributing Writer

April 2, 2018

The Islamic center is located right next to DePaul University's Loop campus and a number of DePaul members participate regularly. By feeding the hungry, these students not only fulfill the mission set forth by St. Vincent DePaul, but they also seek to bridge a gap between faiths and between the universit...

New food hall offers quick bites near DePaul’s Loop campus

New food hall offers quick bites near DePaul’s Loop campus

Maddy Crozier

September 12, 2016

The Loop’s largest lunch destination stands only a six-minute walk from the heart of DePaul’s Loop campus. Revival Food Hall (125 S. Clark St.) boasts 15 distinctive fast-casual booths of both Chicago’s rising favorites and debuts from acclaimed local chefs. This collective of Chicago’s most...

Shooting reported near Loop campus

Shooting reported near Loop campus

Jessica Villagomez

July 5, 2016

An aggravated battery was reported to DePaul’s Public Safety Tuesday morning near the Loop campus. According to an email sent to the DePaul community, a shooting occurred on Jackson between Wabash and Michigan at 1:00 a.m. Tuesday morning. “A 20 year old female was grazed by a bullet on her left l...

Changes coming to DePaul Loop cafeteria

Changes coming to DePaul Loop cafeteria

Jessica Villagomez

July 2, 2015

DePaul’s Loop campus cafeteria is undergoing major renovations this summer in efforts to modernize the dining room and expand current food options, including a new coffee shop. Read More »...

DePaul students participate in ‘Carry That Weight’ campus sexual assault awareness rally

DePaul students participate in ‘Carry That Weight’ campus sexual assault awareness rally

Dylan Fahoome

October 30, 2014

[slideshow_deploy id='5153'] More than 50 students took to the streets downtown Wednesday night in solidarity with Emma Sulkowicz, the Columbia University student whose senior thesis performance piece has inspired action to combat sexual assault. Read More »...

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