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Multiculturalism Grows at DCP

Jaileen Rodriguez, Senior Writer

January 3, 2019

Diversity has declined at DePaul College Prep (DCP) ever since the name Gordon Tech was changed. Also, classes like “African American Studies” were removed from the courses once available at Gordon Tech. Today at DCP, courses like “World American Studies” are available that teach your everyd...

Finals Prep at Depaul Prep

Ali El-Moussaoui and Michael Elzinga, Senior Writers

January 3, 2019

As all students know, finals are a crucial point in the school year— and guess what? It’s that time of the year, Rams. The 2018 Fall Semester finals are quickly approaching, and it’s time to prepare. All finals will begin Monday, December 17th, and finish Thursday, December 20th. They will o...

All-In for Thanksgiving

Dulcemaria Rincon, Junior Writer

November 19, 2018

On November 22, people from all over the United States will celebrate Thanksgiving with their loved ones. Students from DePaul College Prep and other schools across the country have a Thanksgiving break to enjoy their time with families. At DePaul, there is a diverse student-body that makes...

The Early Bird Gets The Diploma

Jaileen Rodríguez and Becky Guzmán, Staff Writers

November 4, 2018

​Senior year, a year where you begin to decide your future. You do not know where you are going, or exactly what you are doing, but what you do know is you have to pick a college. You could be like everyone else and follow regular protocol and apply in the winter, or you could apply for Ea...

Meet DePaul Prep’s New Principal

Sam Hunt, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018

DePaul Prep has undergone significant changes since its re-opened its doors in 2014. Last year, DePaul’s former principal, Dr. James Quaid, left for Fenwick High School to serve as director of Student Services and Enrollment. Taking over this role is Dr. Megan-Stanton Anderson. Dr. Megan-Stanton Ander...

20 Unique Christmas Traditions Around The World

Serena Tran, Freshman Writer

December 7, 2017

Christmas time- a time for family, friends, food, gifts, and binge watching Christmas movies. Christmas only comes once a year, but there are many varying traditions around the world. Some of these customs may be customs you've never heard of before! So, without further ado, here are 20 unique Ch...

Best Christmas Gifts

Trent Norberg, Freshman Writer

December 5, 2017

As you all know, the holidays are just around the conner. Have you been wondering what to get that special person in your life for? Well you’re not alone. Many people all over the world have been shopping. Here are some of the best gifts to give. $1- $20 1.) A Pop Socket 2.) Any phone ...

A Word of Advice to the Freshmen

Avery Downes, Sophomore Writer

August 25, 2017

The transition from eighth grade to high school can often be nerve racking and scary. You might not know anyone, the work load is harder, and you aren't the oldest anymore. Not to fear, for the older kids at DePaul College Prep would like to share some advice with you to help make your transition...

the end

Danny Adams, Senior Writer

May 12, 2017

On February 23, 2012 the hip-hop collective Pro Era released a video for the song Survival Tactics off of Joey Bada$$’s mixtape, 1999. This video would go viral and launch the group into fame. The last line of the song “Little weapon, Code Name: Smith & Wesson / And you’ll be quick to catch a bullet like an interception / If your man’s t...

The Film Feature: Part 1

Rafaella Ambrosio, Sophmore Writer

May 12, 2017

WHY DO WE WATCH FILMS? The question itself is simple; “Why do we watch films?”. Unfortunately, the answer isn’t so simple. I think we can all agree that all different kinds of film can be used as a form of escapism. In fact, I even have historical evidence to back that up. During the 1930...


Rafaella Ambrosio, Sophmore Writer

May 12, 2017

“Dad, where’s mom?” is probably one of the most asked questions in my household. Moms are problem solvers, personal drivers, teachers, supporters, and everything in between. In English class today, I was reading the book, Things fall apart. In chapter 14, the character Uchendu makes a very valid...

How to Survive High School: A Guide by the Class of 2017

Yeshay Choden, Stephanie Nguyen, and Elena Reilly, Junior Writers

May 9, 2017

As the end of the school year approaches, the seniors begin wrapping up their final days of high school. With the class of 2017 giving their goodbyes, the junior class will step up and fill the roles of leaders of the school, sophomores venture onto an important year for college preparation, freshmen c...

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