The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Members of the comedy sketch group “Go for Broke” begin their show with a skit about finding the board game that shares their name in an old, cluttered attic on Sunday, May 19, 2024. This was the group’s last show at the Bughouse Theater.

Go For Broke: Sketch comedy groups trusts the process and each other

Claire Tweedie, Content Managing Editor May 26, 2024

“Cash Cab” — that was the winning idea DePaul junior Elissa Bartkowski brought to her first rehearsal for the sketch comedy group Go For Broke. It came weeks after re-watching old videos of the trivia...

President Joe Biden speaks on student loan debt forgiveness, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Oct. 4, 2023, in Washington. Bidens second attempt at student loan cancellation is moving forward as a group of negotiators meets Oct. 10 to debate what a new proposal might look like.

Students are losing hope in Biden’s student loan repayment plans

Kiersten Riedford, News Editor October 22, 2023

In June, the Supreme Court shot down President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan due to the Biden administration overstepping its powers. On Oct. 11, the Biden administration held their first...

Grad uses film to discuss mental health

Grad uses film to discuss mental health

Garret Neal, Staff Writer May 21, 2018

After graduating from undergrad, Sydney O’Haire’s life got, as she describes it, “a little out of control.” Her family and friends supported her, and when they recommended she go to rehab she went...

Ricardo Quiroz studied finance at DePaul and was set to graduate in June. Quiroz had high hopes of helping his family become financially stable.

(Photo courtesy of Alex Quiroz)

Family of student who died after being struck by CTA still looking for answers

Amber Colón, Editor-in-Chief April 30, 2018

He was born laughing. Maria Quiroz, mother of DePaul student Ricardo Quiroz, said that her son will be remembered as someone who was always very happy. Quiroz, 24, was struck by a CTA Red Line train...

Borkey on stage in one of her many performances. She has excelled in theater despite not being a student at the Theatre School. (Photo courtesy of Chinese Studies Association)

An improvised life

Meredith Melland March 5, 2018

The promise of dodgeball and capture the flag during the warm Ohio summer was enough to entice tomboy Christian Borkey to attend theater camp with her three older brothers in the summer after third grade. Borkey...

Brothers Dan Stelmach and Nick Skrzyniarzc pitched their idea for ChangEd on an episode of “Shark Tank.” (Photo courtesy of ABC)

Mark Cuban invests $250,000 for 25 percent of student’s app

Benjamin Conboy, Editor in Chief February 5, 2018

When Nick Skrzyniarzc was fresh out of college, he said he was drowning in student debt. One day he thought to himself, “Something needs to change.” That little idea, he said, was what inspired the...

Students were at NBC Tower the whole day of the forum refining questions, ushering in guests and providing support.  (Photo courtesy of Don Mosely)

Journalism students worked behind the scenes at the forum

Brendan Whelper, Contributing Writer January 29, 2018

Last Tuesday, the first Illinois Democratic Gubernatorial Forum took place at Chicago’s NBC Tower.  NBC 5 political editor Carol Marin served as the moderator, while NBC Chicago’s Don Moseley worked...

Wendy Davis is a sophomore studying Film and Television. She is available to hire for events and individual sessions and rates can be found on her website.  (Photo courtesy of Wendy Davis)

Student Photographer Spotlight: Wendy Davis

Lacey Latch, Editor-in-Chief January 16, 2018

DePaul is home to a variety of what the world has to offer. This university contains some of the brightest and boldest in Chicago. We also have some great creative minds walking this campus. Sophomore...

Meet DePauls own Bushra Amiwala, the 19-year-old running for a Cook County board seat

Meet DePaul’s own Bushra Amiwala, the 19-year-old running for a Cook County board seat

Benjamin Conboy, Editor in Chief June 14, 2017

DePaul student Bushra Amiwala isn’t waiting to graduate college before she forays into political life. At 19, she’s running as a Democrat for a seat on the Cook County Board of Commissioners held by...

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