No, it wasn't all a dream! The Chicago Cubs won its first World Series since 1908, and two days later what seemed like the entire population of the Chicago metro-area, plus thousands from across the U.S., flooded downtown to try and catch a glimpse of their beloved Cubbies.
On Oct. 24, DePaul's Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence hosted Martha Minow, the Morgan and Helen Chu Dean of Harvard Law School, for a discussion on free speech and the role of journalists in the current political climate.
The 2016 BIG EAST Basketball Media Day tipped off on Tuesday, Oct. 11, from the floor of one of the world's most famous arenas, Madison Square Garden, where several DePaul University coaches and athletes made appearances.
Through a collaboration with the College of Computing and Digital Media, The Theatre School and the School of Music, DePaul students participated in this year's Halloween Gathering parade, part of an all-day festival hosted Oct. 22.
Jeff Chang, executive director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts at Stanford University, discussed racial equality, cultural equity and the role of colleges and universities in encouraging change during the Oct. 11 Lunch with Vincent.
On Oct. 7, The Theatre School canceled all classes and events to host its first all-day diversity forum, "Navigating and Addressing Race and Race Relations," to promote understanding and to help members of The Theatre School community engage in discussion about difficult issues on campus.
DePaul staff and students join dignitaries and construction workers for the ceremonial "topping off" of the Event Center at McCormick Square. The 10,000-seat facility will host DePaul's home basketball games and other special university events.