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Kelly Baker says burning crosses has double symbolism, both that Christ is the light of the world, and as a warning to minorities or other religions.

Speaker illuminates religious foundations of KKK artifacts

Brian Pearlman, Staff Writer May 29, 2018

KImages of the Ku Klux Klan, its members clad in hooded white robes and standing alongside burning crosses, are often used as shorthand symbols for an almost otherworldly form of American white nationalism...

(Ally Zacek, The DePaulia)

2,052 miles to San Juan, Chicago’s historical proximity to Puerto Rico requires us to start paying attention

Amber Colón September 11, 2017

When Hurricane Irma blazed through several Caribbean islands before finally hitting Florida this weekend, one of the many impoverished places that it grazed was Puerto Rico. As Chicago has one of the largest...

The project was the brainchild of Bro. Mark Elder, C.M. and his ART 291 class. They chipped away at the project since last academic school year. The project will continue throughout next four years, adding four a year to bring the final total of murals to 25. (Josh Leff, The DePaulia)

Murals chronicle 120 years of DePaul’s triumphs

Josh Leff September 11, 2017

The paintings beautify an otherwise barren thoroughfare while celebrating DePaul's history.

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