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Chicago’s Crumbling Sidewalks Exposed By DePaul Students

Chicagoans hear a lot about potholes and how the city is filling thousands of them to make the streets safer for motorists. What about the sidewalks?

03/25/2014

East view of plans for two new hotels and a 10,000-seat arena near McCormick Place. (Source: City of Chicago)

Protesters Confront DePaul President Over Taxpayer Money For Proposed Arena

Dennis Holtschneider said the city should address the controversy and that DePaul’s $70 million contribution will come from private fundraising and sales of game-day tickets.

10/22/2013

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DePaul Students Attacked

DePaul University police were warning students to be careful of their surroundings, after a student was attacked near the Lincoln Park campus Wednesday night.

10/17/2013

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Chicago Teacher Pursues Advanced Degree To Enrich Students

Allison Melville, a music teacher in Chicago’s northwest suburbs, emphasizes the role her own education plays in the classroom.

07/29/2013

Map of new arena, two new hotels, and a new Green Line station near McCormick Place. (Source: City of Chicago)

DePaul, City Meet With Residents Over Proposed Arena

Residents of the neighborhood near McCormick Place will hear Thursday night from Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority, DePaul University and city officials on plans to build a new arena for the Blue Demons and conventions.

06/27/2013

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Study: Short-Haul Travelers Opting For Buses, Trains To Use Electronic Devices

An annual study by DePaul University has found people’s reliance on tablet computers, smart phones and other electronic devices might be driving travelers to buses and trains for short trips instead of airplanes.

WBBM Newsradio–06/25/2013

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Wisch: Fuzzy Attendance Numbers Cloud DePaul Arena Project

When it comes to numbers, I don’t trust the city of Chicago.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2013

East view of plans for two new hotels and a 10,000-seat arena near McCormick Place. (Source: City of Chicago)

DePaul Arena Part Of Larger Plan To Revamp McCormick Place, Navy Pier

City Hall has unveiled plans to build a new arena for DePaul basketball at McCormick Place, as part of larger plans to upgrade the convention center and redesign much of Navy Pier.

05/16/2013

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New Price Tag, Details Emerge For DePaul Arena

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday continued to duck reporters’ questions about the proposed sports and entertainment complex for McCormick Place.

05/14/2013

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DePaul May Get Publicly Assisted Arena At McCormick Place

DePaul University is about to sign a publicy-assisted deal to build a nearly $300 million basketball arena near McCormick Place, CBS 2 confirms.

05/13/2013

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DePaul Basketball Won’t Play At United Center

DePaul basketball fans who were hoping to see their Blue Demons call the United Center home can forget it.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2013

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Scientists: Severity Of Recent Storms More Proof Of Climate Change

Scientists in the Chicago area said Friday the kind of tumultuous weather we’ve been having is just more evidence of global warming, and a reason to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions.

WBBM Newsradio–03/08/2013

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More Chicagoans Are Earning Degrees Online Than Ever Before

With the economy finally on the upswing, many in Chicago are reconsidering education.

02/18/2013

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Picture Bright For Job Seekers With MBAs In Chicago

The Chicagoland area is ripe with opportunity for professionals with business degrees.

02/11/2013

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Expert Claims Drew Peterson Unlikely To Get Conviction Reversed

A DePaul University Legal Analyst is giving Drew Peterson only a slim chance for reversal of his murder conviction.

01/11/2013

An American Airlines jet taxis past American Eagle jets at O'Hare Airport March 26, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois. American Airlines canceled about 200 flights nationwide today so they could inspect some wiring aboard their MD-80 aircraft. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

American Airlines, U.S. Airways Considering Merger

The move would create the country’s largest airlines.

12/26/2012

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Study Urges $2B In Annual Spending To Improve Local Mass Transit

A new study by DePaul University advises at least $2 billion a year in spending is needed for the Chicago area’s mass transit system, to avoid a meltdown of the aging network.

WBBM Newsradio–12/10/2012

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Report: United Center Offers DePaul 10 Years Of Free Rent

Could the DePaul Blue Demons share the same court as the Chicago Bulls?

670 The Score–11/19/2012

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Wisch: What If Ben Wilson Had Lived – And Become A Flyin’ Illini?

In Chicago basketball lore, there’s no bigger “What if?” tale than that of Ben Wilson’s. And when it comes to Illinois basketball lore, the exact same question applies.

CBS Chicago–10/25/2012

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DePaul Extends AD Ponsetto

DePaul University announced today athletics director Jean Lenti Ponsetto has signed a five-year contract extension that will run through the 2016-17 academic year.

CBS Chicago–10/23/2012

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