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Medill lets J-school accreditation lapse

Medill lets J-school accreditation lapse

Evelyn Baker

May 7, 2017


Filed under Nation & World

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


Filed under Nation & World

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 »...

Italian parliament proposes paid menstrual leave

Italian parliament proposes paid menstrual leave

Amber Colón Nuñez

April 9, 2017


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The Italian government introduced new legislation that will require employers to offer women a three-day paid menstrual leave, which is aimed at serving women who experience painful and hard-to-manage periods, but some are worried that it would provoke some businesses to hire fewer women. Read More »...

Five killed in weekend shooting sprees, CPD promises more cops on duty

Five killed in weekend shooting sprees, CPD promises more cops on duty

Associated Press and Rachel Hinton

April 2, 2017


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The gun violence in one South Side Chicago neighborhood that left seven dead in a 12-hour period was mostly due to gang conflict, Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said Friday. Read More »...

Taking a chance to save CPS

Taking a chance to save CPS

Brenden Moore

March 6, 2017


Filed under Nation & World

In 1970, rock n’ roll legend Elvis Presley was frustrated with a counter culture, influenced by acts like the Beatles and the use of illicit drugs, he believed to at the center anti-Americanism.  Read More »...

Three DePaul professors on watchlist

Three DePaul professors on watchlist

Jack Chelsky

February 27, 2017


Filed under Nation & World

Over the past year, academic freedom has been heavily debated.  Controversial speakers such as Milo Yiannopoulos, Ben Shapiro and others have gained a considerable following because of their critiques of the “overly-liberalized academia.”  Read More »...

School seminar near Chicago sparks civil rights, race debate

School seminar near Chicago sparks civil rights, race debate

Sophia Tareen

February 27, 2017


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When a largely white public school nestled in Chicago's wealthiest suburbs planned a daylong civil rights seminar, it drafted two National Book Award winners as keynote speakers and crafted a syllabus that would be the envy of most liberal arts colleges. Read More »...

Executive Order denied

Executive Order denied

Sam Johnson

February 20, 2017


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President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration was blocked by an appeals court Feb. 9 after the federal appeals panel found no evidence that anyone from the seven nations had committed acts of terrorism. Read More »...

Executive order denied

Executive order denied

Sam Johnson

February 13, 2017


Filed under Nation & World

President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration was blocked by an appeals court Feb. 9 after the federal appeals panel found no evidence that anyone from the seven nations had committed acts of terrorism. Read More »...

Order barring immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries creates stir

Order barring immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries creates stir

Jack Chelsky

February 6, 2017


Filed under Nation & World

In response to President Trump's executive order on immigration, thousands of protesters rushed to airports around the country, including Chicago's O’Hare airport, to show solidarity with those affected. Read More »...

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