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CTU strike photos 9-10-12

Chris Ayan and Matt Harder

September 11, 2012


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A collection of photos from the Chicago Teachers Union strike Sept. 10, 2012.Click on each image to enlarge.

Chicago Teachers Union strike day one recap

Dennis Georges

September 11, 2012


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At 6:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 10 more than 26,000 teachers wearing red t-shirts and carrying strike signs picketed around 650-plus public schools to show support for their union during contract negotiations.For more than three months the Chicago Teacher's Union (CTU) and Mayor Rahm Emanuel have been unabl...

Students react: Nation thirsty after summer draught

Callie Bretthauer

September 7, 2012


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The excruciating heat and humidity in the past three months affected everyone and everything across the nation. The National Climatic Data Center ranked the drought of 2012 as one of the worst in history due to its persistence. Even after it breaks, the drought will have a lasting impact on the United St...

Romney chooses Paul Ryan as running mate

Haley BeMiller

September 7, 2012


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Only a few weeks ago, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney announced Wisconsin senator Paul Ryan as his running mate. Now he will campaign with Ryan in hopes of securing the White House in November."I think he chose Ryan largely to appeal to the conservative base and to make the budget deficit o...

Changes are coming to the CTA and UPass

Zoe Barker

September 7, 2012


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You know you've experienced it. That moment of slight panic as you approach the turnstile of a CTA station, UPass clutched in hand. You take a deep breath as you slide the thin plastic card into the machine and hope it comes safely back to you. It almost always does, but every time you hear the mechanical so...

New survey aims to promote talk, action for sex assault prevention on campus

Katherine Hall

September 7, 2012


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A recently-released survey about sexual safety on campus has called attention to one of the most prevalent, yet most underreported, crimes affecting university students, just in time for the new academic year.The survey, titled "2012 DePaul Sexual Safety Survey" was not created by Public Safety, but its c...

News in Brief: 9/10/12

Dylan McHugh

September 7, 2012


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DePaul student killed in car accidentKenneth Collins, a DePaul Ph.D. student, was killed Aug. 17 after a car hit him outside of Roseland Hospital, according to Chicago Tribune and ABC 7 News.Collins, 43, was a youth counselor for the hospital, and was writing his thesis on how to prevent African-America...

Students to benefit from CTA improvements

Maureen Penland and Chris Ayan

September 7, 2012


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In an effort to update and reduce overcrowding on Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) routes, the CTA announced numerous proposed changes Aug. 21. One major change that will affect DePaul students is the elimination of the No. 11 Lincoln bus between Western and Fullerton and the addition of a new No. 37...

Students react: NASA lands exploration rover on Mars

Lynsey Hart

September 7, 2012


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Earlier in August, NASA successfully landed a rover on Mars appropriately-named Curiosity. The rover, according to NASA, is capable of staying on the red planet for at least 687 days.The goal is to determine whether Mars has ever had the environment that could support small life forms called microbes....

Students react: Mass shootings shock the nation

Lynsey Hart and Callie Bretthauer

September 7, 2012


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Two mass shootings occurred this summer, shocking the entire Nation. July 20 in Aurora, Colo., James Holmes, 24, opened fire at a midnight showing of 'The Dark Knight Rises' killing 12 people and wounding 58 others. He is currently awaiting trial on 142 criminal counts, including murder and attempted mu...

Occupiers rally in front of Obama campaign headquarters

Haley BeMiller

September 5, 2012


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To commemorate the first night of the Democratic National Convention, Occupy Chicago and other protesters rallied against the Obama administration in front of his campaign headquarters Tuesday.The marchers started at LaSalle and Jackson and walked to the Prudential building off of Michigan and Rando...

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