Vol. 50 No. 31
Rachel Marciano
March 23, 2017

While Mother Nature contemplates if Chicago is ready for warmer weather, the Newsline team decided to use its spring break edition to look back at some of our most popular content from this academic year so far.

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Articles

Natalie Reehl and Wendy Smit
February 23, 2017

For the second year in a row, the DePaul community enthusiastically supported the call for TEDx speakers with 78 worthy applicants submitting their talk ideas. The selection committee was met with the tough job of judging thought-provoking speaker submissions from across the DePaul community, and ultimately chose 10 speakers for their innovative interpretations of this year's theme: "Courage to Connect."

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Rachel Marciano
November 17, 2016

Janet Sung launched her professional violin career at age 9 with her first symphony debut. Today she shares her musical talent, knowledge and passion for violin and ensembles with DePaul’s School of Music. Read on to learn how a global musical career brought Sung to the Lincoln Park Campus.

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Ben Craig
October 06, 2016

Managing a busy schedule can be a challenge, especially when that schedule involves tiny tots or other dependents. Luckily DePaul offers several benefits to help faculty and staff parents manage their families' time and well-being.

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Elizabeth Clements
September 15, 2016

As a lecturer and associate director of regional initiatives, Esther Quintero Guzman gives DePaul students the opportunity to experience a global education. Read on to learn how she makes DePaul students world ready.

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Multimedia

At DePaul University, the Institute of Global Homelessness has a vision - a world where everyone has a home. This holiday season, as our thoughts turn to home and family, we strive to continue St. Vincent de Paul's mission to serve those in need.
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#DePaul In The NEWS

March 20, 2017
The Hill

"In assigning students to their schools based on their physical addresses, the government education system reinforces ethnic, social and economic homogeneity - and thus segregation - as a matter of course," writes policy expert David D'Amato in The Hill. The benefits of school choice would "break the connection between location on a map and assigned school, a connection that has systematically disadvantaged students of color," he says.

March 15, 2017
Commentary Magazine

As the American Jewish community continues to see a rise in Reform Judaism and a decline in Conservative Judaism, Jewish law and culture expert Roberta Rosenthal Kwall writes in Commentary Magazine that it's not too late for the Conservative movement to build on its legacy as a distinct way to practice Jewish tradition. She says the first step would be to begin "focusing its educational and spiritual energies on enlarging and strengthening a root group of Conservative Jews who are drawn to tradition."

March 14, 2017
DNAinfo Chicago

DePaul student housing staff member Jesseca Rhymes founded the charity Never Go Without after reading about homeless women who struggled to access basic feminine hygiene products. Her continued efforts to raise awareness around the annual campaign led to quadrupled donations this year of tampons, pads and other hygiene products. "I can't let myself stop fighting for the women who aren't as fortunate," Rhymes tells DNAinfo.

Events

Thursday, March 30, 2017

5:30pm: Reception

6:00-8:00pm: Roundtable Discussion

"Love, joy, and sex" don't often end up in the same sentence as the word "pope," but they all play a part in Amoris Laetitia, the apostolic exhortation Pope Francis released last year.

One year later, Catholics around the world remain fiercely divided about what it means in daily life. This roundtable explores some of its many different interpretations-and hopes and challenges-for both lay and clergy Catholics, especially those in the global South-Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

Our panelists are

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Sponsored by DePaul University's Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence

and the College of Communication Journalism Program

5:30 - 6 p.m.: Light refreshments

6- 7 p.m.: Panel

7-7:30 p.m.: Q&A and additional refreshments

Panel moderated by Jill Hopke, Assistant Professor of Journalism.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

6:00pm: Reception

6:30-8:00pm: Presentation

In 1935, Sinclair Lewis wrote It Can't Happen Here, a cautionary look at how fascism could take hold in America. Eighty years later, following Trump's election, political & public pundits claim that it has happened, or is starting to happen, or could happen here. However, taking up such concerns as immigration, integral ecology, wealth inequality, and unending war, Michael Baxter contends that some aspects of today's political scene have actually been underway for decades-and won't end when Trump's term does.