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In this June 29, 2020 file photo, the Supreme Court is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Supreme Court to hear case that may upset Roe v. Wade

Nadia Hernandez, Opinions Editor May 31, 2021

Women anxiously await the  Supreme Court ruling on a Texas abortion case next year due to the possibility of the case upsetting the Roe v. Wade precedent. The Supreme Court is set to hear a Texas abortion...

A relative of a person who died of COVID-19 reacts during cremation in Jammu, India, Monday, May 24, 2021. India crossed another grim milestone Monday of more than 300,000 people lost to the coronavirus as a devastating surge of infections appeared to be easing in big cities but was swamping the poorer countryside. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

Covid-19 crisis in India exacerbated by cyclone

Alayne Trinko, Contributing Writer May 31, 2021

India is facing one of the world’s most brutal Covid-19 waves in the world, exacerbated by Cyclone Yaas. Even though India took a step forward with a decline in Covid-19 cases, the country was forced...

The exterior of the First Baptist Church in Cameron, La., on Sunday, May 23, 2021 shows how it was heavily damaged during Hurricane Laura last year. (AP Photo/Rebecca Santana)

Religion falters as more Americans reject traditional institutions

Hayley DeSilva, Staff Writer May 31, 2021

A recent Gallup poll found that the percentage of Americans with a membership at a house of worship fell under 50 percent for the first time in 80 years.  As a whole, religion’s influence in the...

A man wearing the word

Protests, police brutality erupt in Colombia

Josephine Stratman, Staff Writer May 23, 2021

Like many other DePaul students, Juliana Zanubi deals with distractions while doing Zoom classes from home. However, rather than typical distractions like noise from siblings or the lure of a comfortable...

FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2021 file photo, the Bitcoin logo appears on the display screen of a crypto currency ATM at the Smoker's Choice store in Salem, N.H.  The price of Bitcoin fell as much as 29% Wednesday, May 19 after the China Banking Association warned members of risks associated with digital currencies. Other digital currencies suffered sharp declines as well.  (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Cryptocurrency might be the future of money – if it can shed its emissions problem

Jackson Healy, Contributing Writer May 23, 2021

On May 12, tech mogul and Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced on Twitter that the electric vehicle company would no longer accept Bitcoin for purchases, citing concerns over fossil fuels powering bitcoin mining. Within...

Grab your headphones— the cicadas are coming

Grab your headphones— the cicadas are coming

Kalia Butler, Contributing Writer May 11, 2021

It’s a plane, it's an engine, it’s a lawnmower — it's actually a cicada. These boisterous insects and their shrieking songs have been underground for the past 17 years and are set to surface within...

 Brood 10 will come by the thousands starting mid-May and will remain above ground until June.

Grab your headphones — the cicadas are coming

Kalia Butler, Contributing Writer May 10, 2021

It’s a plane, it's an engine, it’s a lawnmower. It's actually a cicada. These boisterous insects and their shrieking songs have been underground for the past 17 years and are set to surface within...

Lucius Giannini stands for a portrait Thursday, April 15, 2021, in San Diego. Giannini graduated from the University of California at San Diego at the end of last summer with a degree in political science. He had hoped to find work with the Peace Corps, or maybe teaching English overseas. But the Peace Corps was bringing all its volunteers home, and no one was hiring for overseas teaching. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Job market for new grads: Much hiring but much competition

Associated Press May 9, 2021

After a painful year of joblessness, the future has finally brightened for Alycia St. Germain, a 22-year-old college senior at the University of Minnesota. Having lost a part-time gig at Barnes and...

Voters use booths to mark their ballots for the general election at a polling center set up at the Rafael Labra School in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)

Puerto Rican organizations in Chicago call for self-determination of Puerto Rico

Erika Pérez, La DePaulia Managing Editor May 9, 2021

The future status of Puerto Rico has been an ongoing debate in Congress. Puerto Rico has conducted six non-binding referendums with the goal to address their political status. Puerto Rico has been a territorial...

FILE - In this April 5, 2021, file photo, Leanne Montenegro, 21, covers her eyes as she doesn't like the sight of needles, while she receives the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a FEMA vaccination center at Miami Dade College in Miami. In the U.S, meanwhile, more than one-fourth of the population — nearly 90 million people — has been fully vaccinated and supplies are so robust that some states are turning down planned shipments from the federal government. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

‘By not slaying the beast, we’re letting it grow stronger’: COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy complicates attempts at herd immunity

Jackson Healy , Contributing Writer April 25, 2021

For most Americans, the possibility of contributing to the more-than 565,000 Covid-19 deaths in the U.S. is more than enough to instill fear of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. For many others though,...

FILE - In this April 15, 2021, file image from video, defense attorney Eric Nelson, left, and former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin address Judge Peter Cahill at the courthouse in Minneapolis during Chauvin's trial in the death of George Floyd. (Court TV via AP, Pool, File)

Ex-cop guilty of murder and manslaughter in Floyd case

Associated Press April 20, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted Tuesday of murder and manslaughter for pinning George Floyd to the pavement with his knee on the Black man’s neck in a case...

An artistic rendition of Victoria Esperanza Salazar Arriaza, a  36-year-old woman killed by Mexican police.

‘She did not deserve to die like this’: Salvadoran migrant’s murder by police sparks outrage in Mexico

Fatima Zaidi, Staff Writer April 19, 2021

A disturbing video that showed a 36-year-old migrant woman from El Salvador struggling and crying out on the pavement as a female police officer knelt on her head and neck surfaced March 31. The death...

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