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Opinion: War can change if you want it to

Opinion: War can change if you want it to

November 9, 2019

Another year means the release of a new Call of Duty game, and as with almost every game in the franchise, this one is not short of controversy. Released Oct. 25, “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare” is a...

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: ‘Trump’s claims of total exoneration are wrong’

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: ‘Trump’s claims of total exoneration are wrong’

July 25, 2019

As Special Counsel Robert Mueller wrapped up his much-anticipated testimony before Congressional committees Wednesday, 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) emphasized President ...

Syrians need help, but not like that

Syrians need help, but not like that

By Tyra Bosnic

April 23, 2018

Are missiles now included in humanitarian aid kits?In response to another alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria, the U.S. led  airstrikes April 14 with the support of the U.K. and France. The missil...

State department to probe visa seekers’ social media

State department to probe  visa seekers’ social media

By Blaise Mesa

April 9, 2018

International visitors who are seeking to reside in the U.S. but not immediately immigrate may soon have to turn over huge amounts of personal information, including social media handles, old phone numbe...

Ambassador Haley: UN diplomats are glued to Trump’s tweets

Ambassador Haley: UN diplomats are glued to Trump’s tweets

February 26, 2018

Before current U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley started her job, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger gave her this advice: “Put yourself in your adversary’s shoes, understand ...

Superchunk’s What A Time To Be Alive points and riles up the troops

Superchunk’s What A Time To Be Alive points and riles up the troops

By Kevin Tiongsonn

February 23, 2018

Superchunk’s new album What A Time To Be Alive starts with healthy self-awareness right off the bat: “What a time to be alive/we can’t pretend to be surprised,” howls guitarist and lead vocalis...

Public needs to understand Russia investigation to act

By Editorial Board

February 12, 2018

The American public is watching as significant developments are aired in the ongoing investigation into the White House administration’s relationship with Russia, but is the public—and college students in particular—able to understand this complex scenario? Will they be able to react if Special Counsel Robert Mueller is fired or even gauge the significance of what is happening?The confusion is understandable but the st...

John Kasich criticizes  Trump, Congress

John Kasich criticizes Trump, Congress

May 5, 2017

Partisan politics in Congress and President Donald Trump’s policies are destructive to political unity in the U.S., said Ohio Gov. John Kasich at a May 1 University of Chicago discussion. “I am not sup...

Chechnya gay camp cannot be tolerated in 2017

Chechnya gay camp cannot be tolerated in 2017

By Ariel Parrella-Aureli

April 24, 2017

Disturbing reports have surfaced that approximately 100 men in Chechnya, Russia, who are suspected of being gay are being imprisoned in a torture concentration camp in Argun, according to an April 3 ar...

Emanuel calls for unfair graduation demands

By Editorial Board

April 17, 2017

As if Chicago public high school students don’t have enough to worry about, they now may have to find a way to put together a post-high school plan before they can receive a diploma. Mayor Rahm Emaunel announced April 5 that he wants CPS students to show proof of acceptance into college, the military, a trade or “gap-year” program, a job program, full-time employment or have a job offer letter before being allowed to...

Airstrikes in Syria are America’s, not Trump’s

Airstrikes in Syria are America’s, not Trump’s

By Arabella Breck

April 10, 2017

Exactly 100 years after the U.S. entered World War I, the current president decided to take action in one of the most contentious modern conflicts by ordering airstrikes in Syria April 6. Only time wil...

US cannot be casual about increasing airstrike casualties

US cannot be casual about increasing airstrike casualties

By Arabella Breck

April 3, 2017

As many as 200 civilians have been killed in airstrikes in Mosul, Iraq, in recent weeks, including a strike March 17 that may have killed more than 100 people. These could be some of the highest death to...

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