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President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris Make History

2020 has been a year for the history books. On Saturday, Nov. 7 it was officially declared that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris would become the next president and vice president of the United States.  Four days after election day, the nation awaited for the results from Pennsylvania, which gained President-Elect Joe Biden more electoral […]

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Third Wave of COVID Could Bring Changes for Spring

COVID-19 cases are on the rise in the U.S. once again, with a new single-day record of 83,757 cases on Oct. 23 and an estimated half-million deaths by Feb. 28. This third wave is expected to be worse than both the first and second waves. This third wave puts new variables on the table for […]

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Former Chicago Police Chief Eddie Johnson Sued for Sexual Assault

Eddie Johnson served as the Chicago police superintendent from March 2016 to Dec. 2019. He was demoted to Lieutenant by Mayor Lori Lightfoot after he was found slumped over the wheel of his car, drunk, and allowed to go home without any repercussions from officers. He was demoted after it was found that he lied […]

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Democratic Leaders Targeted in Domestic Terrorism Plot

On Oct. 8, the FBI discovered a plot to kidnap the Democratic Michigan Governor, Gretchen Whitmer. Since then 14 people have been charged in the domestic terrorism plot. The plan was discovered after the FBI found a private Facebook account discussing the violent overthrow of the government. At least six of the men were members […]

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OMSS Celebrates Global Diversity Awareness Month Every Month

Every year, the month of October is dedicated as Global Diversity Awareness Month. The goal of the month is to appreciate the diversity of all the different cultures that brings the world together.  The Office of Multicultural Student Services (OMSS) celebrates global diversity every month by dedicating each month towards an underrepresented group of people. […]

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News Nation – Providing ‘Just the Facts’

A fresh newscast is taking on the cable news big dogs by bringing neutral reporting back to prime-time. WGN America’s News Nation launched on Sept. 1, giving viewers an alternative viewing option apart from the mainstream outlets of CNN, MSNBC, Fox News and others.  With today’s prime-time hits being ridden with opinion and further criticisms […]

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