Date: April 13, 2020
Subject: This Week in the DEN

Welcome to the DEN

Welcome to Week 3, Blue Demons! We hope you're continuing to find ways to connect and engage with us virtually. There's a lot more fun events happenings this week so be sure to check them out! Make sure to join the DEN DeHub group to learn more.

Should you have any questions, please contact us at

Spring Origami Lesson - April 14

Spring is here! Grab some paper and welcome in the season with a few origami flowers. Kat McDowell will be providing a guided lesson and will take us step-by-step in the creation of this paper art form. While Origami paper is recommended (and available for low cost on Amazon), regular paper is welcome.


Demon Bingo - April 16

BINGO! You have found your Thursday evening plans. Come hang out and play Demon Bingo, which will be run entirely on your computer and/or phone! No printing is necessary. People will win multiple prices each round. Go Blue Demons!


Cafecito con Tepeyac - April 15

Join Tepeyac for their weekly virtual Cafecitos. This week's topic is focused on Microaggressions with some special guests from University Counseling Services. Be sure to bring your favorite mug and some Cafecito!



DePaul Gaming League - Sign Up due for Rocket League, League of Legends, and Overwatch

Friday, April 10, 2020 at 1:00am
to Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 11:55pm
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As you are looking for how to stay connected this spring quarter, we want to introduce the Inaugural Season of the DePaul Gaming League!

DePaul community members- including current students, faculty/staff, alumni, and admitted students- are welcomed to sign up for the inaugural season of the DePaul Gaming League. The initial season will consist of six weeks of competition for four games, including Rocket League, League of Legends, Overwatch, and Super Smash Bros. In addition to the four multi-week competitions, there will be single day tournaments throughout the quarter. More information on these tournaments will be announced in the weeks to come.

Rocket League, League of Legends, and Overwatch will be powered by GG Leagues and require registration by April 7. Competition for these three games will begin the week of April 13. You can find an instructional video on how to register here:

To register as an individual or a team, please follow the league specific link:

Rocket League (MONDAY NIGHTS AT 8):

League of Legends (TUESDAY NIGHTS AT 8):


Note: Individuals or teams are able to sign up via the GG Leagues site. Individuals that sign up will be placed on a team by a league administrator.

Detail on Super Smash Bros. and single day tournaments is forthcoming.



UMMA Halaqa

Monday, April 13, 2020
5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Join us for a discussion based on the life of an exemplary Muslim figure from the past and/or a deeper look at one of the names of Allah.



Coping During COVID-19: Gratitude and Self-Compassion in the Face of Uncertainty

Tuesday, April 14, 2020
2:00pm - 2:30pm
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A 30-minute live, virtual workshop utilizing a didactic format that will review various emotional responses and coping strategies in light of today's climate. A specific focus will be given towards the use of gratitude and self-compassion as coping strategies. Time will also be provided at the end for some Q+A.



Global Coffee Hour: Networking During a Pandemic

Friday, April 17, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
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In partnership with the DePaul Career Center, we are piloting our first digital Global Coffee Hour!

Join us for discussion and activities discussing your experience as a DePaul student and how to navigate your job search and networking during this global pandemic.

All DePaul students are invited and welcome to participate.

Registration is required in order to join the Zoom Meeting. Once you registered, you will be able to view the location (Zoom link) of the event.

The Global Coffee Hour program aims to welcome and orient first-year graduate and undergraduate international students to student life at DePaul and in Chicago so that they are equipped to become full-members of the DePaul community, contribute to our Vincentian culture, and successfully meet their academic and personal goals.