SRL Recognition Ceremony

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As 2013 – 2014 Academic Year comes to an end, the Office of Student Involvement and the Student Leadership Institute join together to recognize individuals and student organizations at the Socially Responsible Leadership Awards. The evening was full of great company, food, and the awards ceremony. We would like to thank our Program Coordinator for Student Organizations, Lindsay Ritenbaugh as well as everyone at the Student Leadership Institute for putting this evening together.
Socially Responsible Leader: Freshman (Emma Mitchell)
Socially Responsible Leader: Sophomore (Andres Calzada)
Socially Responsible Leader: Junior (Simone Caron-Vera)
Organization of the Year (Student Government Association)
Advisor of the Year (Joy Ellison- Trans*(formation) DePaul)
Outstanding Contribution to DePaul University (DemonTHON)
Outstanding Commitment to Diversity and Social Justice (Everybody Dance Now! Chicago)
Outstanding Organizational Development (Honors Student Government & Society of Professional Journalists)
Outstanding Act of Service (DemonTHON)
Outstanding OrgSync Engagement (DePaul Activities Board)
A big congratulations to all of the award recipients who have demonstrated exceptional involvement and leadership efforts in the DePaul community this year, well deserved. We cannot wait to see your continued efforts flourish in the future!

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How many days until DePaul Activities Board (DAB) ‘s FEST 2014? ONE! I could not be more excited to experience the Quad in a concert like atmosphere. How often does someone get to brag that their school transforms their quad into a concert venue for a day every single year? Not too often if I can say so myself. To get keep myself up to date on these artists, I have been listening to their songs endlessly on YouTube. Today I’m sharing some catchy tunes from each artist – enjoy!

 

In case you’ve forgotten, here is the full FEST and After Hours line up:

5PM FEST Doors Open
5:15-5:45PM Bill, The Pony (Battle student band winners)
6:00-6:45PM Washed out
7:00-8:00PM Local Natives
8:30-9:30PM Childish Gambino

9:30PM After Hours Doors Open
9:45-10:10PM Overdo$e (Battle student DJ winner)
10:15-11:30PM Adventure Club

Fire Fly by Childish Gambino

All I Know by Washed Out

Breakers by Local Natives

Rise & Fall by Adventure Club

Sexual Assault Awareness

BlogTemplateThe month of April is recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month here at DePaul University. Many offices and departments of the university have come together to plan a various group of events for students, which are all free! These panels, events, and workshops have been formulated to not only educate students but to empower students to go beyond that as well.  These events are open to the entire DePaul community, stay informed. For a full list of events, view the calendar below!

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CTG : Ticket Offerings

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Are you a DePaul University Class of 2014 graduate? Countdown to Graduation (CTG) is just for you! A part of CTG is its exclusive ticket offerings which are in high demand year by year. This year’s ticket specials include Broadway in Chicago : Mamma Mia and a Chicago Cubs Baseball Game. More detailed information can be found below.

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Here’s a sneak peak of Broad in Chicago: Mamma Mia! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AsiU7ApH9qs

Get your tickets in celebration of your countdown to graduation, soon to be graduates!

Spring Demon Tix

SQdemontixHappy Spring Quarter Blue Demons! With the fresh start of a new quarter, the Office of Student Involvement has new Demon Tix offerings. Stop by our office during office hours to purchase – don’t forget to bring your student ID!

Chicago Fire vs. Real Salt Lake

  • Saturday, May 3rd – 7:30pm
  • Toyota Park – Free Transportation Provided
  • Student Price: $5.00 . . . You Save $23.00!
  • Ticket Sales Begin Monday, March 31st
  • Limit 2 tickets per ID

Skydeck Chicago

  • Use at your convenience Sunday – Saturday
  • Tickets expire March 12, 2015
  • Student Price: $10.00 . . . You Save $9.00!
  • Ticket Sales Begin Monday, April 21st
  • Limit 4 tickets per ID

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Countdown to Grad : 100 Days

CTGblogWhat’s that we hear? Today marks 100 days until graduation for DePaul University’s Class of 2014! With graduation buzz in the air, we strongly encourage soon to be graduates to pull out those “college bucket lists” and start (if you haven’t already), checking things off that list. Whether it’s seeing a Chicago Broadway show, going to a White Sox/Cubs game, visiting that one restaurant joint you’ve always wanted to go, exploring a part of the city you’re unfamiliar with such as Pilsen, or DePaul related things – all of these are great to do starting now! Stay tuned in the next couple of weeks – we will be releasing a “Countdown to Graduation Bucket List!”

Chinese New Year : Year of the Horse

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This Friday, January 31st is the celebration of the Chinese New Year (Lunar)! According to the Chinese zodiac calendar, this is the year of the horse.

What does the year look like to those born in the year of the horse? Here ‘s some quick information from the http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2014/01/09/chinese-new-year-2014-horse_n_4568979.html

Year: Born in 2002, 1990, 1978, 1966, 1954, 1942, 1930, 1918
The year of the horse means there is leadership associated with this sign this year, so your authority may increase, according to Ng. However, the impulsive behaviour of the horse can lead to recklessness, so stay away from gambling and speculations.
Work: Those in positions of authority will do well, but chancy businesses, like the stock market, are a bad idea.
Wealth: Don’t expect to make a lot money, and value the income you have.
Relationships: There won’t be a lot of excitement in your love life, and if you are engaged, you might want to delay your marriage until next year.
Health: Watch your health this year — you’ll get tired and can catch bugs easily. Make exercise and rest a priority.

Happy Chinese New Year to all those who celebrate!