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February 25, 2019

Since the mass shooting that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida one year ago, schools across the country have been staging drills and training students, faculty...

In Latin America, a deadly job for journalists

Jesús Ramos Rodríguez, a veteran radio broadcaster for Radio Oye 99.9 FM in southeastern Mexico, was murdered as he ate breakfast Saturday, Feb. 9. The country is among the world's deadliest for members for the media.
February 18, 2019

He was a radio broadcaster who had run his talk show, “Our Region Today,” for nearly 20 years in the Mexican state of Tabasco. Then on Saturday, Feb. 9th, as Jesús Eugenio Ramos Rodríguez was eating...

Students benefit from free HIV and STI tests on campus

Students benefit from free HIV and STI tests on campus
February 11, 2019

Health Promotion and Wellness held a free HIV and STI testing for students last week in both the Lincoln Park and Loop campuses in an effort to promote sexual health. Setting up shop in the different...

DePaul named 93rd safest campus, off-campus safety still an issue

DePaul’s Public safety department offers 24/7 safety services to students – but only when they are on campus.
September 18, 2017

DePaul University has been named the 93rd safest college campus in the U.S. by the National Council for Home Safety and Security (NCHSS). DePaul ranked right in the middle of its Chicago counterparts;...

DePaul’s plan for a ‘Living Street’ on life support

Enrollment at DePaul has decreased by 10 percent since 2013.
(Benjamin Conboy/ The DePaulia)
September 10, 2017

Walking between campus buildings on Kenmore Avenue, a herd of students pays little attention to the line of cars waiting at a stand still to pass. You can’t blame the students, considering there’s...

Pop-punk bands battle over stage-diving safety

Punk fans crowd surf at Riot Fest. Pop-punk band Joyce Manor recently denounced stage-diving at their shows. (Kirsten Onsgard / The DePaulia)
October 26, 2014

Joyce Manor took a stand against stage-diving last month, sparking controversy among the punk community. Conflict surfaced when the pop-punk band’s lead singer, Barry Johnson, denounced a stage-diver...

The safety dance: Danger at music festivals

A concert attendee is carted off by emergency responders after being injured at a rock concert called the Tibetan Freedom Concert. Photo courtesy of Gabriel B. Tait.
June 2, 2014

Last fall at Electric Zoo, an electronic dance music (EDM) festival in New York, two young adults died and four were hospitalized, prompting organizers to cancel the final day of the festival. In 2011,...

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