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Students react to hurricanes, climate

Students react to hurricanes, climate

Sabrina Miresse

September 18, 2017


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With the recent presence of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, DePaul students and people across the nation are left to wonder, now what? These students want to see national changes moving forward from these climate disasters. Read More »...

University sex education not enough

University sex education not enough

Evelyn Baker

September 18, 2017


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A college campus can be a playground for young adults, many of them who are away from their family homes for the first time. At a city college like DePaul where the campus is comprised of the third largest city in the U.S., the stakes of falling off the monkey bars and swing sets are amplified. Bin...

Nation & World Briefs: Sept. 18, 2017

Nation & World Briefs: Sept. 18, 2017

The Associated Press

September 18, 2017


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International news headlines you need to know. Read More »...

DePaul influences former student, Harvey victim

DePaul influences former student, Harvey victim

Evelyn Baker

September 11, 2017


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Spurred by Facebook posts from its previous president as Tropical Storm Harvey approached her Humble, Texas home, leaders of the DePaul Law School organization OUTLaws created a GoFundMe page to provide Jessica Rodriguez some financial relief. Read More »...

U of Chicago students rally for unionization

U of Chicago students rally for unionization

Evelyn Baker

May 30, 2017


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A crowd of graduate and undergraduate students collected on the main quad at the University of Chicago’s campus on Thursday May 25. Speckled with faculty members, the mass uniformly cheered for one thing: unionization. Read More »...

Global cyber attack touches Cook County

Evelyn Baker

May 21, 2017


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More than 200,000 computers worldwide were found to have been encrypted on May 12 with a cyber attack called WannaCry, including some in Cook County. Read More »...

Boko Haram releases 82 Nigerian schoolgirls

Boko Haram releases 82 Nigerian schoolgirls

Associated Press and Evelyn Baker

May 15, 2017


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The Islamic extremist group Boko Haram released 82 schoolgirls in a trade deal on Saturday, May 6. The girls were returned after the Nigerian government agreed to free five detained Boko Haram commanders. Read More »...

Conservative health care repeal causes controversy

Conservative health care repeal causes controversy

Evelyn Baker

May 7, 2017


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The narrow passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) reached the House Thursday, resulting in victorious chanting reminiscent of a high school sporting event. However, the chants didn’t come from victorious athletes, but from members of the GOP. Read More »...

Medill lets J-school accreditation lapse

Medill lets J-school accreditation lapse

Evelyn Baker

May 7, 2017


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Northwestern University’s prestigious Medill School of Journalism won’t renew its accreditation with the 72-year-old accreditation system, the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC) and calls for change in the program. Read More »...

Le Pen, Macron advance in French elections

Le Pen, Macron advance in French elections

Evelyn Baker

April 30, 2017


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For those following the French election, it may feel like November 2016 all over again. Read More »...

Rep. Mike Quigley returns from Cyprus, fuels Russia–Trump investigation

Rep. Mike Quigley returns from Cyprus, fuels Russia–Trump investigation

Evelyn Baker

April 23, 2017


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Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Illinois) returned from a two–day investigative visit to the island nation Cyprus on April 14. Read More »...

U.S. and Russia respond to Syrian attacks

U.S. and Russia respond to Syrian attacks

Evelyn Baker

April 16, 2017


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President Trump ordered the launch of 59 Tomahawk missiles toward an airfield in Western Syria on April 6 in response to what happened two days prior in the town Khan Sheikhoun. Read More »...

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