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First democratic debate: battle of the ‘progressives’

First democratic debate: battle of the 'progressives'

Madeline Mosso

October 18, 2015

The Democratic debate on Tuesday night in Las Vegas illuminated the stark contrast between the Democratic and Republican candidates, as well as the competition between Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Read More »...

Scorecard: How the Democrats fared in their first debate

Scorecard: How the Democrats fared in their first debate

Ken Thomas Associated Press

October 14, 2015

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Here's a look at how the five Democratic presidential candidates performed in Tuesday's debate at the Wynn Las Vegas resort-casino. Read More »...

Briefs: University shootings, House speaker race

Briefs: University shootings, House speaker race

Rachel Hinton

October 11, 2015

This week, an alleged affair added controversy to the house speaker race, a confrontation among students in Arizona escalated into gunfire and one student was killed in a Texas housing shooting.  Read More »...

Students believe in safety despite news

Audrey Taylor, a senior Latin American Studies and Spanish major, rings a bell nine times to honor the victims of last week's Umpqua Community College shooting at Willamette University in Salem, Ore., on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. Taylor's family now lives in Roseburg.

Rachel Hinton

October 9, 2015

Around 7 p.m. Thursday, as students were settling into night classes or the beginning of their weekends, a bomb threat was issued at campuses across the region, including DePaul’s O’Hare campus and many of the satellite campuses of Northern Illinois University.  Read More »...

Facts behind government shutdown explained

Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Cecile Richards testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on

Jessica Genova

October 4, 2015

Congress passed a temporary bill advancing government funding to $1.2 billion until Dec. 11. By doing this, Congress averted what would have been America’s 19th government shutdown since 1976, according to CNN. Read More »...

Planned Parenthood scrutinized

Planned Parenthood supporters rally for women's access to reproductive health care on ``National Pink Out Day'' at Los Angeles City Hall, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Yazmin Dominguez

October 4, 2015

For those who have not visited a Planned Parenthood clinic, it begins quite simply. The closest clinic to DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus is off the Red Line stop at North and Clybourn. Upon opening the heavy-duty doors and walking up a short flight of stairs, patients come upon a miniscule office.  Read More »...

Briefs: Russia enters Syria, Oregon shooting, Carson’s statements

Umpqua Community College student Nichole Zamarripa, right, is consoled during a candlelight vigil for those killed during a shooting at the school, Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, in Roseburg, Ore. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Rachel Hinton

October 4, 2015

This week, Russia intervened in the war in Syria, Republican candidate Ben Carson continued his controversial rhetoric on Muslims and 10 were killed in an Oregon college shooting. Read More »...

Terminology, ongoing war prevent refugee integration

Terminology, ongoing war prevent refugee integration

Rachel Hinton

September 27, 2015

Fleeing from a vicious civil war, many Syrian refugees have encountered challenges along their way to a better quality of life. Read More »...

Conservatives rejoice after Boehner resigns as speaker

Conservatives rejoice after Boehner resigns as speaker

Steve Peoples and Jill Colvin / AP

September 27, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The news of House Speaker John Boehner's resignation brought hundreds of religious conservatives to their feet to cheer — and one after another, much of the Republican Party's presidential class joined Friday in their rejoicing. Read More »...

University of California divests from fossil fuels citing global crisis

University of California divests from fossil fuels citing global crisis

Zoe Krey

September 27, 2015

On Sept. 9, the University of California (UC) announced it had divested $200 million worth of stock holdings in coal and oil sands companies in what some are calling the biggest university divestment yet. Read More »...

Drought highlights environmental concerns

Firefighter Sean Norman, center, and search dog handlers Mary Cablk, left, and Lynne Engelbert look over the remains of a home in the Anderson Springs area of a man missing following a wildfire days earlier Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, near Middletown, Calif. Aided by drought, the flames have consumed more than 100 square miles since the fire sped Saturday through rural Lake County, less than 100 miles north of San Francisco. Cooler weather helped crews gain ground and the fire was 30 percent contained Wednesday. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Rachel Hinton

September 20, 2015

Environmentalists have tracked the uncontrollable drying of California since its noticeable start in 2013. Read More »...

Race for presidency heats up

Republican presidential candidate, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, left, speaks as Donald Trump looks on during the CNN Republican presidential debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, in Simi Valley, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Rachel Hinton and Doug Klain

September 20, 2015

The race for president is not without a few interesting characters and scandals this time around, with Trump and Clinton leading the pack. Read More »...

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