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Protesters turn onto Wabash Avenue chanting “The people united will never be defeated.

Chicago students stand in solidarity for police-free campuses

August 2, 2020

Students from eight Chicago universities and colleges, and others from schools outside the city, came together for a block party to demand police-free campuses and celebrate strength in numbers. ...

Columbia’s largest dorm for sale

By Campus Reporter

September 10, 2016

The University Center, Columbia’s largest dorm building shared with DePaul, Roosevelt and Robert Morris universities, has been posted for sale on the website for CBRE—a multi-national real estate company.Though the building may have a new owner, its function will most likely remain the same, according to a Sept. 9 statement from Columbia spokeswoman Cara Birch.“Columbia, along with other institutions, has chosen the ...

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim said the college is awaiting further assistance with Monetary Award Program funding.

Students still without MAP for upcoming academic year

May 2, 2016

Illinois’ legislature announced April 22 that state funding would be allocated for higher education, but it is still unclear whether the money budgeted for Monetary Award Program funding could affect ...

Interim Chair of the Communication and Media Innovation Department Suzanne McBride’s “Covering Politics: 2016 Presidential Election” course students said they were able to better understand objective political reporting.  

‘Covering Politics’ students talk caucuses, primaries

April 1, 2016

Journalism students from Chair of the Communication and Media Innovation Department Suzanne McBride’s “Covering Politics: 2016 Presidential Election” course were able to report in the shoes of politi...

Alumnus works to bring Detroit back to its feet

Phillip Cooley, co-owner of Slows Bar BQ, said he thinks the culinary arts can help rejuvenate the city of Detroit.

By Campus Reporter

February 8, 2016

Phillip Cooley, a 2000 cinema art + science alumnus, is an entrepreneur on a mission to strengthen the city of Detroit.Cooley's experience in Detroit ranges from being a janitor at a rock 'n' roll mot...

Notable Native:Lasana Kazembe

Notable Native:Lasana Kazembe

November 16, 2015

Lasana Kazembe, who describes himself as a poet, professor and proud papa, teaches education at DePaul University and English composition and African-American studies at Kennedy-King College, part of the Ci...

Global Release Day streamlines music access

By Ben Kowalski Copy Editor

March 9, 2015

A new, globally aligned release day has been set for the music industry, according to a Feb. 26 online announcement by The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry.     Currently, music is released on Tuesdays in the U.S. and on Mondays in the U.K. and France. However, the IFPI plans to implement Global Release Day starting this summer, condensing worldwide music releases to the end of the workweek. Accord...

Yulia Shupenia

Featured Athlete: Yulia Shupenia

February 16, 2015

Yulia Shupenia, a 20-year-old sophomore communications major at DePaul University, was named the BIG EAST Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week on Feb. 9 by the BIG EAST Conference. Shupenia plays on D...

Blink-182’s back-and-forth a sad moment for fans

By Managing Editor

February 2, 2015

The past year has been an era of change for many bands. In August, indie rock band Death Cab for Cutie lost a founding member when in- strumentalist and producer Chris Walla announced he would leave the band. Despite the sadness that engulfed long-time Death Cab lovers, Walla was at least courteous on his way out. The trend continues with one of the millennial generation’s most beloved pop-punk bands. Since Mark Hoppus and Travis ...

iPhone Anxiety

iPhone separation anxiety found in college students

January 26, 2015

Being separated from a ringing iPhone can lead to symptoms of physiological anxiety , as well as decreased cognitive performance, according to a study published Jan. 7 in the Journal of Computer-Medi...

Governor-elect Bruce Rauner spoke on the night of Nov. 4 after a decisive victory over incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn.

Tactical reevaluation: Black, Hispanic communities lean more Republican in midterms

December 1, 2014

Gil Walker has worn a lot of hats throughout the years: Chicago Housing Authority liaison, U.S. Census Bureau representative, Chatham YMCA director, community basketball coach and personal coach to Michael ...

‘STEM’ disparity has early origin

Portrait of Marie Curie in her laboratory

By Assistant Sports & Health Editor

December 1, 2014

The gap between the sexes in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics has narrowed considerably since the 1970s. Although that disparity has been addressed in certain respects, the root ...

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