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Sr. Helen Prejean testifies in Boston Marathon bomber trial after speaking at DePaul

Sr. Helen Prejean testifies in Boston Marathon bomber trial after speaking at DePaul

Megan Deppen

May 12, 2015


Filed under News

Death penalty opponent and activist Sr. Helen Prejean testified for the Boston Marathon bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's defense Monday, just weeks after visiting DePaul to speak against the death penalty. Read More »...

Nation of divisions: Pro-life viewpoints on the death penalty, abortion

Nation of divisions: Pro-life viewpoints on the death penalty, abortion

Brendan Pedersen

May 10, 2015


Filed under Nation & World

As a nation of relative diversity, we enjoy putting others and ourselves into neat little boxes. When it comes to political expectation, the establishment-minded and god-fearing conservative enjoys the cozy affluence of the Republican Party whose members reject all but the most critical of government functions. Across the aisle, the radical and free...

Death penalty in context of an imperfect justice system

Death penalty in context of an imperfect justice system

Emily Clement

May 3, 2015


Filed under Opinions

What does the United States have in common with Somalia, North Korea, Sudan, South Sudan, Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya? They're the seven countries rated most corrupt by Transparency International. Each country still allows the death penalty. In fact, countries that use capital punishment are mostly either poverty-stricken former...

Sr. Helen Prejean: The 30-year fight against the death penalty

Sr. Helen Prejean: The 30-year fight against the death penalty

Megan Deppen

April 26, 2015


Filed under Campus News, Metro, News

Two years after the photos flooded media worldwide, a jury in a non-death penalty state must decide whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the 21-year-old responsible for the Boston Marathon bombings, should be given the death penalty. Read More »...

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