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For the right reasons: DePaul group counters stereotypes of ‘voluntourism’

For the right reasons: DePaul group counters stereotypes of ‘voluntourism’

Adam Webb, Contributing Writer

October 22, 2018

In a world where every single action is analyzed by the masses and there is seemingly no route to avoiding criticism altogether, even the best intentions have become controversially decried as problematic. Amid the criticism of an industry centered on making volunteer work a vacation excursion, DePaul’s...

Giving back at DePaul: The reason for every season

Parker Asmann

February 1, 2015

The holiday season has ended, Martin Luther King day has passed, and designated days to give back seem few and far between until DePaul’s Vincentian Service Day in May. Through a wide variety of volunteer and service learning opportunities, DePaul students uphold Vincentian values year round. Read M...

How to have a Vincentian winter break

How to have a Vincentian winter break

Parker Asmann

December 4, 2014

  Ah, winter break. Yes, with fall classes finally coming to a close and the weather slowly inching closer to becoming a snowy mess, it’s easy to fall into the temptation of bunkering down in your apartment to binge on Netflix and keep warm. But what if there was a positive, productive way to u...

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