Atheists are the most hated minority in America. Former U.S. President George Bush once said, “I don’t know that atheists should be considered as citizens, nor should they be considered patriots. This is one nation under God.” Black atheists tend to experience this discrimination the most.
I am an atheist and I love Easter. I am single and I love Valentine’s Day. Christmas? Oh your god, do I love Christmas. When it comes to commercialized holidays—you name it, I love it.
IN THIS ARTICLE The majority of biology teachers are reluctant to teach evolution, found two political scientists after studying U.S. public school biology instructors. Additionally, creationism is given at least an hour of class time and put in a positive light by 13 percent of the nation’s biology teachers.
Adobe sentenced Flash to mobile death row earlier this summer, announcing their plans to pull Flash from the Google Play store on Aug. 15. On Aug. 15, they pulled the plugin, making users unable to update or install Adobe Flash on their Android device.
The intersection between hard-hitting American football and reverential fasting can be found during fall Friday nights on Ford Road in Dearborn, Michigan. The majority of football players at Fordson High School did not eat from dawn to dusk. Faith and patriotism, hunger and thirst, stood at football’s equivalent of the half court line for the … Read more
Hours before ballerinas danced beneath the spotlight at the Auditorium Theater Feb. 26 to give the final performance of the Joffrey Ballet’s “Winter Fire,” Pastor Bill Hybels’ dominated the stage.
Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) hosted “Israeli Apartheid Week,” an annual series of events dedicated to labeling the State of Israel an apartheid state. The name of the event, which is held across college campuses around the world, caused controversy across DePaul’s campus. More than fifty university members signed an open letter which claimed … Read more
A federal appeals court ruled Jan. 3 that a cross displayed on public property in San Diego, California, is unconstitutional. The Mt. Soledad memorial stood in a separation of church and state battlefield for decades and now only one battle remains. Two Vietnam War veterans filed suit against the city thirteen years ago, saying the cross, … Read more
The Catholic Church is scrutinizing the Obama administration’s new mandate requiring religious-based institutions to provide contraception for their employees, despite a new compromise announced Friday. The Obama administration’s mandate ignited a religious debate, with many Catholic institutions crying out that the new mandate was a breach of their religious freedom. With the mandate’s new changes, … Read more
Cookie Monster, meet brutal legend Eddie Riggs. Brutal legend, Cookie Monster. Money’s tight, but for now, the worlds of heavy metal and Sesame Street will not collide because under Double Fine’s Roof, everyone can still be different. Tim Schafer is renowned for his creative video design. His video San Francisco-based company , Double Fine Productions, has a … Read more
“The hero ends so much more than it lasts a bore,”John Szwed, a professor of music and jazz studies at Columbia University while giving a lecture, “Miles Davis: The Jazz Musician as Dandy” at DePaul University on Oct. 17. He continued, “And nothing is more boring than a hero left over from an era that … Read more
The El screeched to a stop, the iPod clicked off and the cellphone switched to silent. The doors opened and Minimalism passed over. Simplistic new forms take shape with the old in “The Language of Less (Then and Now),” the new exhibit at The Museum of Contemporary Art. The MCA translates minimalism from the old … Read more
For decades, thousands of men have pledged a belief they promise never to forget: Every time a mustache is shaved, an angel in heaven dies and falls to earth. In Chicago, the outlook is sunny with only a small chance of angel showers. A new two-year study by the American Mustache Institute (AMI) found Chicago to be … Read more
Beal’s ideals align with hipsters and hippies, ironically ordinary and seemingly shallow in depth. But something about Beal is genuine and captivating; something that is causing journalists again and again to stumble upon his work and hunt him down.
Victor Valencia said he was overwhelmed with tears of happiness, anger and sadness on Friday, Sept. 17 when gang member Narcisco Gatica was found guilty for the murder of his brother, DePaul honors student Francisco “Frankie” Valencia.
In the lobby of the Timeline Theatre Company, there is a dark tunnel. Walk through it once, and you travel back in time. Walk through it to leave and discover an unanticipated blend of time. The lobby is transformed into an elaborate mineshaft—a time machine that sets the stage for the performance to come. After … Read more