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World’s wealth gap widens

World's wealth gap widens

Taylor Ashmore

January 23, 2017

The world's eight richest men are now in possession of the same wealth as the poorest half of the world, according to a new report by Oxfam. Read More »...

China goes green

China goes green

April Lane

January 22, 2017

China’s poor air quality is an unfortunate reality. From years of burning coal in order to mass produce, China has been left with copious amounts of noxious fog that hangs over much of the country, leading to asthma, acute and chronic respiratory disease and the premature deaths of millions each year. R...

Trump’s picks: four controversial cabinet nominees head to Senate hearings

Trump's picks: four controversial cabinet nominees head to Senate hearings

Jackson Danbeck

January 17, 2017

Four controversial cabinet nominees head to Senate hearings. Read More »...

Movements for, against Trump unsure if momentum will continue

Movements for, against Trump unsure if momentum will continue

April Lane

January 17, 2017

With President-elect Donald Trump’s upcoming inauguration on Friday, many daring protesters are gearing up to show their disdain for the direction they believe America will head in under a Trump administration.  Being at the tail-end of a widely unpredictable election, there’s an underpinning of...

Polarized politics leaves environmental issues on the sidelines

Polarized politics leaves environmental issues on the sidelines

John Rudnicki

November 9, 2016

The next President will most likely play a big role in shaping future environmental legislation. Read More »

Sanctuary in the antarctic

Sanctuary in the antarctic

Jackson Danbeck

November 6, 2016

Teeming with life from diving penguins to schools of fish, the waters off the coast of Antarctica will now be protected under international law after 24 nations, including the United States, agreed to create the world’s largest marine reserve that spans an area almost as large as Alaska.     ...

The legacy of anti-feminist icon Phyllis Schlafly

The legacy of anti-feminist icon Phyllis Schlafly

Danielle Harris

September 18, 2016

Published in 1963, Betty Friedan’s “The Feminine Mystique” is commonly attributed as sparking the feminist movement of the 1960s and '70s. Read More »...

Chicago homicides reach 500, more than New York, Los Angeles combined

Chicago homicides reach 500, more than New York, Los Angeles combined

Rachel Hinton

September 11, 2016

So far this year, in the various enclaves and neighborhoods of Chicago, 435 people have been shot and killed. In 2015, according to DNAInfo’s Chicago Murders timeline, the total number of murders was 493. Read More »...

Gun violence a daily struggle for residents on city’s South and West sides, an afterthought for students on Lincoln Park, Loop campuses

Gun violence a daily struggle for residents on city's South and West sides, an afterthought for students on Lincoln Park, Loop campuses

Danielle Harris

September 11, 2016

Gun violence in Chicago has become a national topic of discussion during the past few weeks following the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Nykea Aldridge, a mother of four and the cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade, and the city’s 500th homicide occurring over Labor Day weekend. Read More »...

Deadliest attack in a year kills 115 in central Baghdad

People light candles at the scene of a massive car bomb attack in Karada, a busy shopping district where people were shopping for the upcoming Eid al-Fitr holiday, in the center of Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, July 3, 2016. More than 100 people died Sunday in a car bombing that Islamic State said it carried out, an official of the Iraqi Interior Ministry said. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

Associated Press

July 5, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — A devastating truck bombing on a bustling commercial street in downtownBaghdad killed 115 people early Sunday, brutally underscoring the Islamic State group's ability to strike the capital despite a string of battlefield losses elsewhere in the country. It was the deadliest terr...

Center for Black Diaspora and ABD host new media and activism colloquium

Center for Black Diaspora and ABD host new media and activism colloquium

Aiden Kent

April 24, 2016

Prince was revived one last time through the purple opening slide of Sarah Jackson’s talk at the citizen journalism, new media and activism colloquium at the DePaul Art Museum last Friday. Read More »...

Earthquake devastates Ecuador

Earthquake devastates Ecuador

Deni Kamper

April 24, 2016

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook the country of Ecuador on April 16, killing an estimated 646 people and injuring more than 12,000. Read More »...

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