Vol. 50 No. 20
Rachel Marciano
January 12, 2017

For the last several years, students in Andy Clark's Behind the Scenes with Chicago Sports Organizations class have used the December intersession to earn credit toward their degrees and make professional connections within Chicago's sports industry. Here Newsline catches up with a couple of the sports management program's former students to see how their careers are going.

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Articles

Ben Craig
January 12, 2017

As of Jan. 1, 2017, DePaul's 403(b) match contribution has increased from 8.5 percent to 9 percent. Employees also can earn points toward the Healthy Vin-cent$ Wellness Program by participating in certain financial wellness activities. The HR benefits team encourages employees to make individual counseling sessions to learn more about their retirement options.

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Rachel Marciano
January 12, 2017

Congratulations to the Department of Writing, Rhetoric and Discourse for winning the December drawing of Newsline's "On Thursdays We Wear Blue!" photo contest. There is still time to submit your photos for the January drawing.

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Richie Roesner and Wendy Smit
January 12, 2017

Have an innovative idea, but aren't sure how to share it with the world? TEDxDePaulUniversity is a powerful platform that will showcase inspiring thoughts from across the DePaul community. Applications are being accepted through Jan. 16 at 5 p.m.

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Multimedia

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Rachel Marciano
January 05, 2017

Newsline is back for the new year, and as a publication for the university community we want to hear from you. Check out all the ways you can get your colleagues, department, program or upcoming event in Newsline.

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#DePaul In The NEWS

January 06, 2017
South Bend Tribune

Even though South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg is seen as a dark horse candidate for chair of the Democratic National Committee, there is plenty of purpose behind throwing his name in the hat, elections expert Nick Kachiroubas tells the South Bend Tribune. "It sends the message to people around the state that Pete's a player in the Democratic Party, and gives him a stepping stone to try to create a coalition to maybe take over Indiana state government, maybe have future runs for statewide office or Congress," Kachiroubas says.

January 05, 2017
The Christian Science Monitor

A $5 million lawsuit against the Texas city of McKinney alleges poor training led to police misconduct, and civil suits like these can have "broad-reaching impact," says civil rights attorney Susan Bandes. "It's really one of the most powerful ways to go beyond just compensating an individual when a police department can be shown to be engaging in something that they should know better than. It's a very powerful weapon," Bandes tells The Christian Science Monitor.

January 04, 2017
DNAinfo Chicago

inespace Chicago Film Studios has 30 stages -- all booked with productions of popular shows like "Empire" and "Chicago Fire," reports DNAinfo Chicago. "All these stages are peppered with DePaul alumni," notes John Corba, director of DePaul Cinespace Studios, which has two of those 30 stages where students are learning skills for the film industry. "The key," says Corba, "is we're a pipeline, providing technical workers to fill the growing number of TV productions at Cinespace, sometimes even before they graduate."

Events

Thursday, January 12, 2017

The DePaul Journal for Social Justice and the Justice and Equality Foundation will bring together students and members of the community to engage in the political process by taking advantage of our rights under the First Amendment to assemble peacefully and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

It's the only event of its kind in all of Chicago. 5 preachers, delivering a 5-minute sermon, inspired by 5 different quotes from Dr. King. If you want to experience preaching from the Black Church tradition combined with music from Gospel recording Artist Keshia McFarland ... then you must experience the "5 Words of Dr. King" . RSVP TODAY !