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Students and others listen as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley spoke at the University of Chicgao Institute of Politics in her first ever visit to a university. 

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 ...

Don’t forget the walls that came before Trump’s

Turns out, you can pick your family

By Arabella Breck

January 30, 2017

"A physical wall between two seemingly different groups of people that in theory would have brought peace, but instead exacerbated conflict."This is more than a description of President Donald Trump's...

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...

Poster artist debuts horror show

Brian Ewing's

By Assistant Arts & Culture Editor

November 17, 2014

At an early age, Brian Ewing knew he wanted to be an artist.Ewing, whose solo horror poster show “Scream With Me” is currently showing at Galerie F, 2381 N. Milwaukee Ave., through Dec. 2, fell in lo...

State police crack down on fake IDs

By Assistant Metro Editor

October 13, 2014

ILLINOIS SECRETARY OF State Jesse White is cracking down on the use of fake IDs with a campaign driving home the penalties for having and using a fake ID. The campaign will inform people of the penalties they may face when a fake ID is purchased. The consequences for obtaining and using a fake ID include a maximum $25,000 fine, up to three years in prison or 50 hours of community service, possible identity theft charges and...

Doctors should prepare patients for post-treatment troubles

By Brandon Smith

November 19, 2012

Even when Cancer treatment is a “success,” a survivor’s life is often never the same.A recent study funded by the National Cancer Institute and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that more than one-third of 12.6 million cancer survivors will have physical or mental health problems post-treatment. A Eurekalert.org report of the study said it is estimated that 3.3 million survivors have poor physical health an...

Disabling fraud

By Vanessa Morton

November 29, 2011

An increase in illegal use of placards to park in spots for the disabled has caused Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his administration to propose a new ordinance that could help stifle the ongoing activity.The mayor introduced the ordinance on Nov. 16, during a City Council meeting. The plan would include an increase in fines and penalties to Chicago motorists caught displaying stolen, fraudulent or changed placards.“The abuse of th...

Nip, tuck not childproof

By BenitaZepeda

April 18, 2011

Let’s face it, children can be brutally honest and quite mean to one another. Because Internet access has transformed the way children and young adults bully each other, some parents have not completely forgotten about hardships on the playground. It’s a given that no one wants their child to be teased in school, but how far is too far when it comes to protecting children?Some parents opt to pay for cosmetic surgery to ...

Al Haig, former Secretary of State, speaks to the press about President Ronald Reagan's condition after being shot on March 30, 1981.

Alexander Haig

March 12, 2010

Retired four-star general and former US Secretary of State Alexander Haig died Saturday morning of complications from an infection at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland at the age of 85.A West Point graduate and decorated vet...

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