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AP: High court upholds key part of Obama health law

The Associated Press and Mark Sherman

June 28, 2012

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the individual insurance requirement at the heart of President Barack Obama's historic health care overhaul.The decision means the huge overhaul, still only partly in effect, will proceed and pick up momentum over the next several years, affecting...

Pew Center: Growing support for gay marriage

Michael Corio

May 29, 2012

President Obama made headlines recently after revealing in an ABC interview that he supports same-sex marriage, making him the first sitting president to publicly endorse gay nuptials.His statements reflect the recent changes in public support for gay marriage over the past ten years.A recent Pew Resea...

Photos: What a Drag III

Matt Harder

May 29, 2012

Students gathered in the Lincoln Park Student Center on Wednesday, May 23, 2012, for the "What a Drag III" draq show.

Voters punish incumbents in several European elections

Haley BeMiller

May 11, 2012

Two major elections in Europe last week promised change for one country and more confusion for another, as the Eurozone continues to struggle with its economic crisis.In France, former President Nicolas Sarkozy was replaced by Socialist candidate Francois Hollande. According to a May 6 article from The ...

Public opinion of Supreme Court reaches new low

Callie Bretthauer

May 11, 2012

The Supreme Court has typically been one of the most publicly respected branches of the United States government, but a recent poll from The Pew Research Center reveals that its popularity among Americans has reached its lowest point in 25 years.In terms of favorability of the Supreme Court, partisans...

Romney routs Santorum in Illinois GOP primary

David Espo and Steve Peoples, Associated Press

March 22, 2012

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (AP) - Mitt Romney took a major stride toward the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday night, routing Rick Santorum in the Illinois primary for his third big-state win in a row and padding his already-formidable lead in the race for convention delegates."What a night," Romney ex...

Europe slammed by extreme winter weather

Diana Crisan

March 5, 2012

Imagine the feeling of being buried alive, trapped under 15 feet of snow with little to no hope of survival. No food, no water and no heat.That's what thousands of European inhabitants are going through at this very moment.Remember the snowstorm that hit Chicago last winter? Double, no, triple the s...

College tuition on the rise, yet less spent per student

Shannon Shreibak

March 5, 2012

If the outrage evident in both conversation and the numerous DePaul Facebook pages is any indication, the rising tuition costs for private institutions just will not stand. The DePaul administration has recently proposed a tuition increase to accommodate increased spending.A recent study has shown tha...

Photos: Occupy DePaul – Friday

Bartosz Brzezinski

March 3, 2012

Photos from Occupy DePaul's Friday night sit-in in the Lincoln Park Student Center. Students are requesting that a vote on a proposed tuition increase be halted until an open forum is heard on the matter.

Video: Occupy DePaul – Saturday

Courtney Sturgeon, Good Day DePaul

March 3, 2012

[Note: This raw footage is courtesy of Courtney Sturgeon and Good Day DePaul. Video by Jenn Schanz.]...

Video: Occupy DePaul – Friday

Paige Wagenknecht and Elizabeth Schuetz

March 2, 2012

Videos from the Occupy DePaul rally outside and sit-in of the Lincoln Park Student Center on Friday, March 2, 2012. Occupiers are requesting that a Board of Trustees vote on potential tuition increases be withheld until there is an open forum to debate the issue.    ...

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