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Map: World News 9-29-2011

Michael Corio

September 29, 2011

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Palestinians seek UN state recognition

Callie Bretthauer

September 26, 2011

People from across the world are watching the 66th session of the of the U.N. General Assembly as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has made it clear he will seek recognition of a Palestinian state. Despite the United States' declaration that it would veto such a request in the Security Council, Pr...

‘It Gets Better ‘ campaign loses another teen

Katherine Hall

September 26, 2011

In late September 2010, following a string of suicides by young men and women bullied for being gay, an online video project called "It Gets Better" took to the Internet, providing voices of encouragement, love and hope to persecuted gay adolescents everywhere. Among their voices was Jamey Rodemeyer, 14, who p...

Romney, Perry among top 2012 Republican primary candidates

Michael Collins

September 26, 2011

The contest for the upcoming 2012 Republican presidential nomination is quickly becoming a two-man race based on recent polling data from USA Today/Gallup, CBS News/NY Times, Bloomberg and CNN. Gov. Rick Perry of Texas and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney are distancing themselves from a number of...

Arab Spring falls into Summer

Associated Press

May 31, 2011

EgyptEgypt's Muslim Brotherhood said it would boycott a key rally critical of military rulers last Friday, accusing the organizers of seeking to divide the nation after ousting Hosni Mubarak. The rally's organizers — an array of youth groups and reformists — called for a return to Cairo's Ta...

Editorial: Food and Identity

Margaret Thompson

April 11, 2011

In the States, "Mexican food" was always at the top of my list of favorites. Refried beans, guacamole, nachos, tacos, and – dare I say it – the occasional late night Queso Crunchwrap Supreme from Taco Bell. I knew when I traveled to southern Mexico, these "Tex-Mex" dishes probably wouldn't ap...

Quran burning erupts in global outrage, reflection in Chicago

Sachiko Yoshitsugu

April 11, 2011

In the days following large protests in Afghanistan over the publicized burning of a Quran on March 20 at a Florida Evangelical Church, protests erupted across many parts of the world. At DePaul University, many members of the community felt burning may put troops in harms way by injuring the nation's im...

Students unsatisfied with DePaul’s efforts to aid Pakistani flood victims

Michael Corio

September 27, 2010

In late July, the monsoon rain that brings the moisture necessary for rice, wheat, potatoes and a host of other agricultural crops began in the northern Pakistani province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. For farmers during the peak rice-growing season, it was a welcome sight; the moisture seemed substantial this...

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