The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Eugene Jarvis and his wife, Sasha Gerritson, have given DePaul University its largest donation in school history to benefit the College of Computing and Digital Media.

Woman killed by car in front of CDM building

Rebecca Meluch, News Editor May 31, 2021

In the evening of May 28, a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on the block of East Jackson Boulevard and South Wabash Avenue, in the crosswalk between DePaul’s College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM)...

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Pay for student workers, hourly employees to extend until June 30

Ella Lee, Print Managing Editor April 9, 2020

Student and hourly workers employed by DePaul will continue to be paid through June 30 or until their previously agreed-upon contracts end — whichever comes first — according to a press release.  The...

Recent downturns in the news industry have perpetuated the use of grim language

Daniel Schirmer, Copy Editor October 1, 2018

If you know a bit about journalism, perhaps you’re familiar with the old saying, “If it bleeds, it leads.” For those who are out of the loop, this saying refers to the idea that, basically, bad news—death,...

Bill Daley joins race to become Chicago’s next mayor

Bill Daley joins race to become Chicago’s next mayor

Emma Oxnevad, Online Managing Editor September 24, 2018

Bill Daley announced his decision to run for mayor of Chicago, continuing a Daley family dynasty in the city. Daley is the son of Richard J. Daley and the brother of Richard M. Daley, who remain Chicago’s...

DePaul students create crowdfunding portal for investors

DePaul students create crowdfunding portal for investors

Evan Sully September 17, 2018

Two DePaul students have founded VestLo, a FinTech company that operates as Illinois’ first intrastate equity crowdfunding portal. VestLo gives local investors a cost- friendly way to invest in Illinois...

Rentgrata is a Chicago based startup that pays renters when they sign their lease (Apple App Store)

Chicago startup aims to pay apartment seekers, build community

Evan Sully September 10, 2018

Looking for an apartment isn’t always the most glamorous task, especially for college students. Rentgrata is a new service aimed to ease that process and get apartment seekers paid for signing their...

(Evan Sully / The DePaulia)

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

Evan Sully 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,...

Mayoral race heats up after Emanuel’s decision not to run

Carina Smith, Nation & World Editor September 10, 2018

Mayor Rahm Emanuel made an abrupt announcement on Sept. 4 that he would not be seeking re-election in the upcoming mayoral election. Emanuel, who has already served two terms, didn’t give a reason for...

DePaul Universitys Theatre School is one of the two colleges with an increase in enrollment.
(Photo courtesy of DEPAUL UNIVERSITY)

Tackling low enrollment: How DePaul is handling declining numbers

Ebony Ellis December 14, 2017

Across the United States, enrollment at private universities has been declining because of skyrocketing costs. At DePaul, the issue is no different. According to the Institutional Research &...

Protesters gather Friday Sept. 15 in St. Louis after a judge found a white former St. Louis police officer, Jason Stockley, not guilty of first-degree murder in the death of a black man, Anthony Lamar Smith, who was fatally shot following in a high-speed chase in 2011. (Jeff Roberson, AP)

Nation & World Briefs: Sept. 18, 2017

The Associated Press September 18, 2017

International news headlines you need to know. [accordions] [accordion title="New Storm Maria a growing threat to Irma-slammed Caribbean" load="show"] The hurricane-battered islands of the...

On Tuesday, Alderman Ameya Pawar announced Cairo Mayor Tyrone Coleman as his running mate for Illinois gubernatorial election. (Photo courtesy of Facebook)

Pawar announces Cairo mayor as lieutenant governor running mate

Benjamin Conboy, Editor in Chief August 17, 2017

Democratic Illinois gubernatorial candidate Ameya Pawar announced his running mate as Tyrone Coleman, the mayor of downstate Cairo. The announcement came at a campaign rally on Tuesday in Pawar’s home...

Lawsuit: student sues, alleging professor coerced her into sex

Lawsuit: student sues, alleging professor coerced her into sex

Amber Colón, Editor-in-Chief July 5, 2017

A student is suing the University and an instructor after she said he pressured her into having sex with him for an "A" in his class. The lawsuit was filed on Thursday in the Cook County Circuit Court....

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