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We must recognize the Armenian genocide

Olivia Deloian's great-grandfather Sam holding her grandfather, Dean Deloian.

By Olivia Deloian

April 23, 2018

“Who, after all, speaks today of the annihilation of the Armenians?” Adolf Hitler asked in an August 1939 speech as he stood poised to occupy Poland and exterminate its Jewish population.As aghast as I ...

Decorating with Canvas Prints

By Sponsored Content

April 19, 2018

Canvas prints allow you to convert photographs into beautiful works of art. The process involves submitting pictures of your choice, which are transposed onto canvas prints in the size and style of your choice. By hanging a canvas print in your home, it can transform the space in question, providing a missing element that improves the aesthetic environment. There are various canvas prints to choose from. Gallery Wrapped EdgesCa...

Dania Mukahhal, a senior art + design major, and Ahmed Hamad, a 2014 alum, came together to hold a vigil with citizens and students on Feb. 11, at the Sculpture Garden, on the corner of South Wabash Avenue and 11th Street, after news of the brutal shooting that killed three Muslim students.

Responsive vigil for UNC shooting addresses Islamaphobia

February 16, 2015

In response to the three Muslim students who were shot and killed on Feb. 10 near the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a vigil was held in the Sculpture Garden, on the corner of South Wabash A...

Fall grads deserve commencement

By Editorial Board

December 8, 2014

Hundreds of seniors graduate at the end of each fall semester without a ceremony dedicated specifically to them. These seniors must choose to walk the spring before or wait for the next ceremonies the following spring or not walk across the stage at all.Hosting a fall commencement ceremony is a worthwhile venture that the administration should consider because of the significant number of students who graduate in December.In Spring...

Some of the first black soldiers to serve in the U.S. Marines Corps.

First black U.S. Marines celebrated for Veteran’s Day

November 17, 2014

Before 1942 blacks were not allowed to serve in the U.S. Marine Corps. A year later Chicago-native James Reynolds became one of the first black Marines to go to war.Reynolds, now 87, served in the Marin...

Taylor Swift takes on New York in hit new song

By Managing Editor

November 3, 2014

Taylor Swift’s latest album release has elicited excitement from fans new and old, but some are questioning what might be going on behind the scenes in terms of her marketing tactics.Swift’s bubbly new album, 1989, dropped on Oct. 27 and was expected to sell 1 million copies in its first week—just like the pop singer’s two previous albums—according to a same-day New York Times report.Despite the lack of support from forme...

Artists, streaming services in continuous tug-of-war

By Managing Editor

October 6, 2014

Mark Volman and Howard Kaylan—aka Flo & Eddie—of The Turtles, a popular 1960s band, are now fighting for proper compensation for the use of their music by streaming and radio services like Pandora. Most known for songs “Happy Together” and “It Ain’t Me Babe,” The Turtles won a lawsuit Sept. 22 against SiriusXM for the uncompensated use of their pre-1972 recordings, according to an Oct. 2 article in The H...

N.Y. Times: How (not) to get away with sexism

By Tatiana Walk-Morris

September 29, 2014

The New York Times has ruffled the feathers of many women, particularly women of color, by invoking the “angry black women” stereotype in its review of ABC’s newest show “How to Get Away with Murder.” Titled “Wrought in Rhimes’s Image,” the Sept. 18 review by Alessandra Stanley said Shonda Rhimes, one of the show’s executive producers, should title her autobiography “How to Get Away with Being an Angry...

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