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Man stabbed on DePaul’s campus during protests Tuesday night

Public Safety officers gather outside of the main entrance of the Student Center during a protest May 30.  One person was allegedly stabbed and another allegedly shocked with a stun gun. Danielle Church | The DePaulia

Ben Gartland, Rachel Hinton, and Danielle Church

May 30, 2017

DePaul Public Safety confirmed multiple eyewitnesses accounts that a person was stabbed on DePaul University’s campus Tuesday evening. It is unclear whether the altercation was related to the rally held near the Student Center earlier that evening. In an email sent out to the University community...

Students pay a high price for drug ring arrests

Students pay a high price for drug ring arrests

Kristen Goldstein, Kelley Bowles, Isaac Carrasco, William Sullivan, Courtney Alimondi, and Celia Skvaril

May 30, 2017

On the afternoon of March 27, Chicago police officers waited on the 2400 block of North Seminary Avenue, within sight of the DePaul Quad, for two DePaul students who were unaware they would soon be busted for illegally dealing Xanax, a drug commonly prescribed to treat anxiety and panic disorders.  Not long after, a similar scene ...

University releases guidelines on speech and expression

University releases guidelines on speech and expression

Amber Colón

May 30, 2017

President Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider sent an email to members of the DePaul University community late Friday introducing the new Guiding Principles of Speech and Expression, which have been under revision since September 2016. Read More »...

Obama advisor David Axelrod on significance of political involvement

Obama advisor David Axelrod on significance of political involvement

Amber Colón

May 30, 2017

When David Axelrod’s father, an Eastern European refugee, came to the U.S., it’s likely he couldn’t have predicted his son would be senior advisor to the 44th President. As a kid, Axelrod lived in a housing project in New York City, where he said his aspirations of a political career first began...

Vincent and Louise House closing its doors

Vincent and Louise House closing its doors

Nicole Ross

May 29, 2017

Five paintings sit on the fireplace mantel of the Vincent and Louise House. Each represents one of the founding principles — faith, service, simplicity, social justice and community living — upon which the program was built. “They are heirlooms that have been passed down by a previous generatio...

Rumors of closing center swirl

Ben Conboy

May 29, 2017

Act Out, DePaul’s LGBTQ activist group, has become concerned that the university is moving to dismantle the Center for Identity, Inclusion, and Social Change (CIIS) following the newly approved Center for African-American Students. Read More »...

Fee increase for scholarships for undocumented approved

Fee increase for scholarships for undocumented approved

Ben Conboy

May 29, 2017

Rev. Dennis Holtschneider, C.M., has approved a $2 increase to the quarterly student activity fee to fund a scholarship for undocumented students at DePaul. The referendum, shepherded through by a collaborative group of student organizations, including the Student Government Association (SGA) and Und...

DePaul student robbed in latest Lincoln Park incident

DePaul student robbed in latest Lincoln Park incident

Rachel Hinton

May 28, 2017

A DePaul University student was the victim of a strong arm robbery May 28 in the alley in the 900 block of Fullerton Avenue. Read More »...

Lukewarm response to FEST 2017 acts

Lukewarm response to FEST 2017 acts

Ben Conboy

May 22, 2017

The DePaul Activity Board’s (DAB) 32nd annual FEST music festival has left students divided on whether or not they are going to attend. The event is going to be headlined by Logic and pop singer Jesse McCartney will be opening the show. FEST takes place Friday May 27 from 1-5 p.m. in the Lincoln P...

Center for African-American students seeks to improve student life

Center for African-American students seeks to improve student life

Diamaris Martino

May 22, 2017

After over a year of advocating for a student center dedicated to African-American students, DePaul’s Black Student Union’s (BSU) work has paid off. Read More »...

University rejects Gay Lives Matter poster promoting guest speaker

University rejects Gay Lives Matter poster promoting guest speaker

Danielle Harris

May 22, 2017

DePaul Turning Point USA (DTPUSA) hosted  author and journalist Jamie Kirchick for a speech entitled “Dicatorships and Radical Islam: Enemies of LGBTQ Rights” May 10. Read More »...

Guest speaker process extended

Guest speaker process extended

Daniel Reyes and Ben Conboy

May 22, 2017

DePaul administrators have extended an approval process for guest speakers to the 2017-18 academic year that began earlier this year. The announcement comes on the heels of DePaul rescinding right wing provocateur Gavin McInnes’ invitation to speak on campus due to his encouragement of violence. R...

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