NEWS articles

Swastikas found on fliers at DePaul

The signs promoting an event with a Jerusalem Post reporter were defaced with swastikas and "Hitler-like" mustaches, officials say. A Jewish group is concerned about a rise in such incidents.

over 6 years ago | Peter Sachs

Diverse mix of people honor 'Mess Hall' cultural center

The people who use the Mess Hall Space in Rogers Park as a place to exchange art and ideas honor the space with a five-year birthday celebration with an eye toward the future.

almost 7 years ago | Emma Jackson

DePaul law school formal won't cross Congress Plaza Hotel picket line

Students at the DePaul College of Law are looking for a new hotel at which to host their annual Barrister's Ball. They want out of their contract with the Congress Plaza Hotel because of a labor dispute.

almost 7 years ago | Fernando Diaz

DePaul library reopens 3 hours after bomb threat

DePaul officials found a note in a men's restroom and evacuated the building late this morning. Nothing was found and the library reopened by 2:30 p.m. Authorities have no suspect.

almost 7 years ago | Peter Sachs

Bomb threat shuts DePaul library

The library at DePaul University's Lincoln Park campus was shut down this morning after officials found a note in a bathroom saying there were two bombs in the building.

almost 7 years ago | Peter Sachs

CTA shuts off UPasses for 5,000 DePaul students

About 5,000 DePaul University students are frozen out of the public transit system after transit officials mistakenly assumed that all the students on a long list were slated to have their UPasses disabled.

almost 7 years ago | Peter Sachs

Pell Grants, college tax credits rising thanks to stimulus bill

As many as a third of students at universities in Chicago receive them as an important part of many financial aid packages, but is unclear how long the Pell Grant program increase will remain in effect.

almost 7 years ago | Peter Sachs

Stimulus bill could boost Pell Grants

Thousands of college students in Chicago receive Pell Grants, which could increase as part of a massive economic stimulus bill Congress is considering.

almost 7 years ago | Peter Sachs

Campus crime figures don't tell the whole story

A national database provides some information about campus crime, but it is far from perfect, experts and critics agree. Kids attending Chicago colleges say they feel safe.

almost 7 years ago | Peter Sachs

Near the fighting, but feeling far from it

A DePaul student arrived in Israel just 3 days after its military started bombing the Gaza Strip. But she saw few signs that the nation was at war.

almost 7 years ago | Peter Sachs

DePaul program aims to boost math, science at Catholic schools

A dozen math and science teachers will benefit from a program that brings free master's degree classes to a local Catholic school. The classes focus on weaknesses spotted in test scores at Archdiocese schools.

almost 7 years ago | Sue Ter Maat

New science building set to open at DePaul

The $40 million building will triple the amount of space for science students and add two dozen research labs.

almost 7 years ago | Peter Sachs

DePaul, Loyola set new enrollment records

The children of baby boomers are now graduating from high school. That's driving up enrollment at many colleges across the nation, including two of Chicago's Catholic universities.

7 years ago | Peter Sachs

Catholic voters at DePaul debate key election issues, finding no consensus

During a panel discussion about Catholic voters at DePaul, it was determined that abortion and stem cell research are important issues, but not the only ones being weighed by the group.

7 years ago | Peter Sachs

Panel to explore Catholic voting issues

Abortion, stem-cell research, the Iraq war, immigration and health care are all very likely to be hot topics for Catholic voters and others, experts say.

7 years ago | Peter Sachs