This article was originally published on The Red Line Project. John Harris was on his way to the airport when he learned a plane had hit one of the World Trade Center towers. Harris did not turn around and he did not call his loved ones. Instead, he headed straight for O’Hare International Airport. At the … Read more
This article was originally published in the Nashua Telegraph. HOLLIS — Portable classrooms could be the solution to Hollis/Brookline High School’s overcrowding problem, which has jeopardized the school’s accreditation. School officials were charged with addressing the overcrowding in a warning given by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). School officials met Wednesday … Read more
Update: The BBC has reported that ApTiquant was only recently set up and the staff images on the company’s website were copied from Central Test, a research company in France. While the news about the report may be disappointing and a bit unsurprising due to how the report was written, my opinions still stand. Get rid of Internet Explorer. … Read more
If I had to choose between the Internet and all of the jewels in the world, I would take the Internet. It would be one of the easiest decisions I would ever have to make.
Different versions of this article were originally published on Gapers Block and The DePaulia. It is easy to overlook the origins of passion that unfolded onstage last Sunday in HOPERA: Unleashed. Composer and vocalist Adrian Dunn’s musical creativity and technical mastery enabled a seamless fusion of two genres not normally seen on the same side of town: hip-hop … Read more
Fred got a lot of hate mail. He didn’t agree with his country and he had let them know. Now, people wanted to make him pay. They threatened him. They threw garbage at him. They painted vulgar pictures of his family depicted as devils. When Fred went to church they stood outside the building and … Read more
The U.S. is a star player in the drug war. However, when it comes time to play an active role in ending the game, the U.S. suddenly calls timeout and sits on the sidelines.
An English proverb says, “One tongue is enough for a woman.” Women are stigmatized as being overly “chatty” who never give men a turn to speak. In the U.S. there is a proverb that says, “When both husband and wife wear pants it is not difficult to tell them apart – he is the one … Read more
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.
By Rachel Metea and Bartosz Brzezinski After the world’s first ban on Islamic face veils took effect in France on April 11, DePaul University saw many of its members call to question the law’s symbolic meaning. The president of DePaul’s United Muslims Moving Ahead, Marwa Abed, said France’s veil ban is “a move in the … Read more
Paul Carisma said his country’s way of life was destroyed in just a few short minutes. “The Haiti earthquake was a horrible experience,” he said. Carisma came to Chicago after the 2010 Haiti earthquake to finish high school. On April 1, Carisma, who is now a freshman at DePaul University, participated at “Taste for … Read more
It used to be said that a college education was a bad thing for women in the marriage market. Compared to their non-educated counterparts, college-educated couples have traditionally married at a later age. However, a new report reveals this is simply no longer true.
As it turns out, Vogue isn’t so so vogue after all. When the 2010 covers were layered together, the product revealed the magazine’s very strict format. However, if you juxtapose the layered editions from various countries, many cultural patterns are revealed. Even if Vogue’s structured approach is fairly disappointing, I have to admit it- the end result … Read more