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DeVos further rolls back Obama-era student loan policies

DeVos further rolls back Obama-era student loan policies

Nicole Ross

May 22, 2017

This June, thousands of DePaul University students will cross the stage at Allstate Arena, adorned in blue graduation gowns. They’ll smile as they’re handed their diplomas—each a tangible sign of achievement, hard work and knowledge. However, most also allude to a less fortunate reality: studen...

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Kaitlyn Roberts

May 15, 2017

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Latinx graduation banquet changes venue to accommodate waitlisted students

Latinx graduation banquet changes venue to accommodate waitlisted students

Madeline Cruz

May 15, 2017

DePaul senior Cynthia Rios was disappointed to learn that the dress she bought for the Latinx graduation banquet  would never be used as she, like many others, was waitlisted for the event. Last week, however, she learned she’ll be able to wear her dress to the banquet as the location was changed to ...

Speakers encourage Latinx political participation

Speakers encourage Latinx political participation

Ben Conboy

May 15, 2017

Students concerned about the political future of Latinos gathered for the “Latinos: Political Participation? Mobilization? Or Silenced & Set Aside?” conference to discuss solutions to the lack of civic engagement in the Latino community. The discussion, held May 11 in Courelyou Commons was mo...

‘All Hands on Deck’ with SGA’s new President and Vice President

‘All Hands on Deck’ with SGA’s new President and Vice President

Charlene Haparimwi

May 15, 2017

Last week, the DePaul community chose its new president and vice president of the Student Government Association (SGA). Read More »...

Tyger Campbell: First 5-star recruit in decades could be beginning of revival for DePaul men’s basketball

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Ben Gartland

May 15, 2017

There have been a lot of names that have crossed DePaul men's basketball radar over the years as the person who could jumpstart a rebuild.  Derrick Rose, Jahlil Okafor, and Cliff Alexander all had DePaul in their final lists but all went elsewhere. Read More »...

Fee increase for undocumented student scholarship fund passes referendum

Fee increase for undocumented student scholarship fund passes referendum

Jocelyn Martinez-Rosales

May 15, 2017

This past week tensions arose from student organizations as the referendum proposing a tuition increase to create a scholarship fund for undocumented students was on the student government elections ballot. Read More »...

DPUBLC hosts 20th annual graduation celebration for students of African descent

DPUBLC hosts 20th annual graduation celebration for students of African descent

Rachel Hinton

May 15, 2017

The DePaul University Black Leadership Coalition (DPUBLC) will host its 20th annual Graduation Celebration for Students of African Descent May 19. The event, which will feature keynote speeches, music and dance as well as kente stoles for students, serves as a culmination of DPUBLC’s events over t...

Demand for Latinx graduation far exceeds 60 student capacity

Madeline Cruz

May 7, 2017

Cynthia Rios has been planning for the Latino graduation banquet ever since she realized she was going to graduate on time despite struggling throughout her college career. Read More »...

Lynch-Covarrubias ticket sole president-vice president bid remaining in SGA election

Lynch-Covarrubias ticket sole president-vice president bid remaining in SGA election

Rachel Hinton

May 7, 2017

A week before students are set to cast their votes in the Student Government Association election, two students who were running for president and vice president withdrew from the ballot, leaving the SGA presidential and vice presidential election uncontested. Read More »...

Logic, Jesse McCartney announced to perform at FEST

Logic, Jesse McCartney announced to perform at FEST

Charlene Haparimwi

May 7, 2017

This year’s Battle of the Bands competition hosted by the DePaul Activities Board (DAB) showcased a show-stopping mix of talented student DJs, bands and solo artists. The winning DJ gets to perform at FEST After Hours, while the winning band gets to be a featured artist on all of Music Garage’s social media, free rehearsal time...

Honors program lags behind in enrollment, diversity

Honors program lags behind in enrollment, diversity

Madeline Cruz

May 7, 2017

DePaul senior Sean Brogan joined the honors program his freshman year of college solely because his parents wanted him to. If he had to make the decision whether to join again or not, he said he would because the courses are easier than his other courses for his major. Read More »...

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