Atheists are the most hated minority in America. Former U.S. President George Bush once said, “I don’t know that atheists should be considered as citizens, nor should they be considered patriots. This is one nation under God.” Black atheists tend to experience this discrimination the most.
Hours before ballerinas danced beneath the spotlight at the Auditorium Theater Feb. 26 to give the final performance of the Joffrey Ballet’s “Winter Fire,” Pastor Bill Hybels’ dominated the stage.
Beal’s ideals align with hipsters and hippies, ironically ordinary and seemingly shallow in depth. But something about Beal is genuine and captivating; something that is causing journalists again and again to stumble upon his work and hunt him down.
Victor Valencia said he was overwhelmed with tears of happiness, anger and sadness on Friday, Sept. 17 when gang member Narcisco Gatica was found guilty for the murder of his brother, DePaul honors student Francisco “Frankie” Valencia.
In the lobby of the Timeline Theatre Company, there is a dark tunnel. Walk through it once, and you travel back in time. Walk through it to leave and discover an unanticipated blend of time. The lobby is transformed into an elaborate mineshaft—a time machine that sets the stage for the performance to come. After … Read more
This article was originally published on The Red Line Project. John Harris was on his way to the airport when he learned a plane had hit one of the World Trade Center towers. Harris did not turn around and he did not call his loved ones. Instead, he headed straight for O’Hare International Airport. At the … Read more
Different versions of this article were originally published on Gapers Block and The DePaulia. It is easy to overlook the origins of passion that unfolded onstage last Sunday in HOPERA: Unleashed. Composer and vocalist Adrian Dunn’s musical creativity and technical mastery enabled a seamless fusion of two genres not normally seen on the same side of town: hip-hop … Read more
Dealing with international law does not always lead to smooth sailing. Cultural barriers can only make things even more sticky. But, the opportunities for an enterprising young lawyer in this field are many. As a senior associate at global law firm Mayer Brown, Georgina Fabian understood this quite well. She saw a continuous growth in … Read more
BY ARIANNA HERMOSILLO AND RACHEL METEA, PHOTOS BY GRIZEL PRECIADO The streets of Chicago were bursting at the seams last Friday to celebrate the beginning of one tournament and the end of another. Diehard Blackhawks fans waiting for the victory parade stopped to catch a glimpse of another major sport moment – a face-off between … Read more
Chicago Public Schools are taking a major hit in light of recent budget cuts. Schools are now facing the elimination of teachers, sophomore sports and school materials. The proposed budget for the next year plans to cut $1.3 billion dollars in funding for education within the state of Illinois. In Chicago $368 million will be … Read more
If you were to have attended last Saturday’s march that flooded the streets of Chicago, you would have heard the shouts of over 40 DePaul students yelling, “si se puede.” Their voices joined over 20,000 others in a march that protesting against the new Arizona law. “This march is going to let everyone know that … Read more
A photograph of a hairy butt and a decoupaged television set are currently being displayed in the DePaul University Art Museum. For the first time in five years the tables have turned. Now it is the students turn to critique their professor’s work. The artwork of faculty members at DePaul is being shown as part … Read more
Over the 2009 summer, seven men were the victims of muggings in the Lakeview and Lincoln Park neighborhoods. Police have linked five of these muggings together and believe the other two may be connected. Police have yet to identify the offenders. The map below shows where the muggings occurred. Zoom in or out and click … Read more
Andrew Huff, creator of Gapers Block, a Chicago-based blog, spoke with DePaul University journalism students last Wednesday. Huff is a professional blogger who has not only found numerous blogging sites, but a way to make money at it as well. While the site is currently advertisement supported Huff said the site has not always brought in the big bucks. “We … Read more