DePaul University’s Dax Program addresses student homelessness

Homelessness and housing insecurity among college and university students is a national issue. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) estimates 58,000 college students are facing homelessness. For example, DePaul University estimates that 50 students are homeless or housing insecure in a given academic quarter on their campus.  Abraham Morris with DePaul’s Dax Program […]

College student robbed at gunpoint after using app to meet woman for sex

A DePaul University student has accused three people of luring him to an abandoned home with the promise of sex, then robbing him at gunpoint and forcing him to turn over his ATM PIN, according to court filings. The 19-year-old student later went to authorities but made a false claim that he was kidnapped and […]

Professor and film director Raphael Nash

Raphael Nash MFA/Film Director Founder, Endangered Peace Inc. Video Producer, University of Chicago Urban Education Institute Adjunct Professor, DePaul University CDM Do you most often actively seek inspiration or does it find you? Or is it a combination of the two? A bit of both — I usually put my self in a space where […]