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Gov. Pritzker plans ahead for Illinois and college students

Gov. Pritzker plans ahead for Illinois and college students
January 22, 2019

Newly sworn-in Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker sees the state as one of possibility and promise, and outlined how he plans to fix a variety of issues during his inauguration speech last Monday. “No. Everything...

The onus is on DePaul to attract fans

The onus is on DePaul to attract fans
November 5, 2018

Last spring, basketball fever infected the North Side of Chicago. A city-dwelling team was catapulted into the national limelight during their miraculous March Madness run, Lincoln Park bars were...

The unspoken American dream of first-generation musicians

Members of the band Lettering find themselves at odds with their familial expectations.  

(Photo courtesy of Berto Martinez)
April 2, 2018

Stepping into the basement that is your local DIY music space, you can practically visualize who you’re going to see. Congregations of straight white males wearing Vans Sk8-His and cuffed pants take...

Commentary: What comes first: energetic students or good basketball?

DePaul’s student attendance has grown in the move to Wintrust, but growth relative to low attendance numbers at Allstate isn’t going to fill the Demon Deck anytime soon.  (Richard Bodee | The DePaulia)
January 29, 2018

There’s good news for DePaul’s men’s basketball program: student attendance is up 165 percent on average at Wintrust Arena compared to last season at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, according to DePaul’s...

Pro-Israel and pro-Palestine groups on campus don’t see eye-to-eye

U.S. President Donald Trump declares formal recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel during a statement on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017 in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery | Abaca Press)
January 29, 2018

In a heated political climate, the conflict between Israel and Palestine is among the more controversial issues in politics today. On the DePaul campus two student groups, Students for Justice in Palestine...

DePaul students take advantage of nannying opportunies

DePaul students take advantage of nannying opportunies
March 1, 2015

DePaul students have found a high paying job that doesn’t require four years of college and an intensive interview process. Being a nanny has become a popular job with exceptional pay and flexibility....

Chicago college students struggle to pay tuition in absence of higher minimum wage

A referenda question that asked Illinoisans if the minimum wage should be raised passed with more than two-thirds support. (Seth Perlman | AP)
November 9, 2014

For Chicago college students like Venice Adams, raising the minimum wage in Illinois is the only way to continue pursuing a college degree. Adams, a senior at Columbia College Chicago, works two minimum-wage...

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