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Law students volunteer at juvenile detention center

Law students volunteer at juvenile detention center

Rachel Hinton

April 2, 2017

While many students were relaxing or seeing family over their spring breaks, a group of 12 DePaul students was teaching legal lessons to teenagers at the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC) as part of a collaboration between three law centers to help DePaul students understand the juvenile justic...

Lecture on neo-facism dissects power, privilege and U.S. politics

Lecture on neo-facism dissects power, privilege and U.S. politics

Tariqah Shakir

April 2, 2017

University of Connecticut professor Lewis R. Gordon gave a lecture titled “On Neo-Fascism” March 29 in Courtelyou Commons. Sponsored by the Department of Educational Policy Studies and Research, Gordon’s lecture focused on the meaning and significance of neo-fascism and its rise in American society. ...

Required alcohol education programs educate college students on risks of binge drinking

(Graphic by Lauren Johnson / The DePaulia)

Amy Betulius

April 2, 2017

Universities have highlighted the issue of binge drinking by requiring incoming freshmen students to complete alcohol education programs such as AlcoholEdu and Haven. According to the DePaul University student affairs website, the university is one of hundreds of institutions nationwide requiring ev...

DePaul student shot after mugging

DePaul student shot after mugging

Kaitlyn Roberts

April 2, 2017

According to a Public Safety alert, an 18-year-old male DePaul student “was a victim of attempted robbery” while walking home around 1 a.m. Tuesday morning. The student was “approached by two individuals who (demanded) money” on the 1100 block of W. Lill Ave. and was shot in the leg when he a...

String of crimes against students occur near Lincoln Park campus

String of crimes against students occur near Lincoln Park campus

Danielle Harris

April 2, 2017

A DePaul student was shot  in the leg around 1 a.m. March 28 in an apartment on the 1100 block of West Lill Street, less than half a mile from the Lincoln Park campus. According to the Public Safety alert, “the student was taken to Illinois Masonic Hospital for treatment,” where his injuries wer...

DePaul students arrested after selling Xanax to undercover police

DePaul students arrested after selling Xanax to undercover police

Kaitlyn Roberts

March 30, 2017

Four DePaul University students were arrested on Tuesday, March 28 after selling over 100 Xanax pills to undercover police officers.  Read More »...

Immigration panel addresses undocumented student concerns

Immigration panel addresses undocumented student concerns

Danielle Harris

March 6, 2017

When Oscar Gonzalez was 11 years old, he, his mother and his three little brothers were caught trying to enter the United States and detained by border patrol agents. Read More »...

Allstate finale marks end of an era

Allstate finale marks end of an era

Julian Zeng and David Webber

March 6, 2017

Though DePaul men’s basketball’s last winning season was back in 2006-07, we’ve nevertheless been fortunate to witness firsthand a revolving door of NBA-level talent at Allstate Arena, which hosted the likes of Kemba Walker, Jae Crowder, Wesley Johnson, even Hasheem Thabeet. Read More »...

DePaul hosts Spanish Mass, a first for Ash Wednesday

DePaul hosts Spanish Mass, a first for Ash Wednesday

Amber Colón

March 6, 2017

In a landmark moment, DePaul students, staff and faculty gathered in Lincoln Park’s Saint Louise de Marillac Chapel to embody the true meaning of Catholicism through the first ever Spanish-language Ash Wednesday Mass: universality. Read More »...

Cardinal Cupich provides late-night star power at Mass

Cardinal Cupich provides late-night star power at Mass

Danielle Church

March 6, 2017

DePaul’s Catholic Campus Ministry (CCM) choir spent over two months practicing for Ash Wednesday’s 9:30 p.m. Mass all because of one person who would be in attendance: Cardinal Blase J. Cupich. Read More »...

Transgender students worry about policies, what to come

Transgender students worry about policies, what to come

Rachel Hinton

March 6, 2017

Rallies and protests supporting transgender youth have happened around the country since President Donald Trump issued a “dear colleague” letter Feb. 22 that stated that his administration would roll back Obama-era guidelines to protect transgender students. Read More »...

DePaul community adjusts to new president

DePaul community adjusts to new president

Jessica Villagomez

March 6, 2017

The 12th president of the university was welcomed with packed crowds of students, staff and faculty all proudly wearing DePaul blue at a campus-wide event announcing his new role earlier this month. Read More »...

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