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Children are not to blame  in child marriages

By Managing Editor

September 12, 2016

The president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, made headlines in the United States when he insulted President Barack Obama by calling him a “son of a whore,” according to a Sept. 7 article from V...

US finally recognizes LGBT rights as human rights

By Managing Editor

March 2, 2015

Secretary of State John Kerry announced Feb. 23 that Randy Berry, current U.S. consul general in the Netherlands, would begin serving as the United States’ first Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons.   In his new role, Berry, an openly gay senior diplomat, is expected to advocate for LGBT rights worldwide, focusing on the more than 75 countries in which same-sex relationships remain illegal, according to a Feb...

Bee & Tea flies into Wicker Park

The tapioca boba nicely compliments Bee & Tea’s delicious chicken teriyaki bao, making for a delightful snack.

By Assistant Arts & Culture Editor

September 15, 2014

Nestled inside a vibrant storefront, Bee & Tea, 1843 W. North Ave., offers a variety of affordable boba teas and baos, the Chinese dumpling.Boba tea is a traditional Taiwanese beverage that is eithe...

Change policies with climate

By Contributing Writer

March 3, 2014

All winter, the Midwest and Eastern regions have faced glacial winter storms named after terrifying mythological Greek characters. The average temperature for Chicago this winter will likely be around 16–18 degrees, making it the third-coldest winter since records began in 1877, according to the National Weather Service.The miserable winter weather must mean that climate change isn’t real, right? Wrong. On behalf of every brea...

Columbia students to teach for underprivileged of America

By Amanda Murphy

February 18, 2011

Teach for America gives children around the country the chance to be taught by college graduates who have shown the eagerness and drive to improvenational education.Eight Columbia students will join Teach for America in their quest to educate and enlighten students in underprivileged communities.Teach for America is an organization that places recent college graduates in schools around the country in 39 high-need areas. A...

VP candidate Palin accuses Obama of terrorist links

By By Wikinews

December 12, 2009

At a Republican rally in Colorado, U.S. Alaskan governor and Vice-Presidential hopeful, Sarah Palin accused Democratic candidate Barack Obama of "palling around with terrorists who would target their own country". The charge was repeated at a later rally for around 13,000 Orange County, California supporters.The accusation centers around a report in The New York Times associating Obama with William C. Ayers, a Chicago professor who was a member ...

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