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Bian: It’s both a great and terrifying time to be a journalist

Andrea Bian, Columnist

November 19, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Criticism and suppression of the press have not been a new development since President Trump came into office. Recently, though, it seems worse than ever. On Nov. 7, President Trump and CNN’s chief White House correspondent...

Thuillier: Revoking Jim Acosta’s press credentials is a gross overstep

Marcus Thuillier, Op-Ed Contributor

November 11, 2018

Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

Last Thursday, the White House showed once again that they are tiptoeing the line between democracy and authoritarianism. After a heated exchange between Trump and CNN’s Jim Acosta, a White House aide was ordered to take...

Fulle: Stop pitting activism against education

Matt Fulle, Op-Ed Contributor

May 25, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

Sociology Prof. Beth Redbird recently brought a public relations spokesman from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to speak to her class. Student protests promptly shut down the lecture. I walked by the demonstration on...

Masson: Following Syria missile attack, news media are perpetuating dangerous U.S. policies

Ryan Masson, Op-Ed Contributor

April 10, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

Immediately following the Trump administration’s missile strike on the al-Shayrat airbase in Syria last Thursday, voices in the mainstream media started manufacturing consent for another war in the Middle East. As news of...

American Muslim comedian discusses racial identity through comedy

Isha Bhutada, Reporter

October 30, 2015

Filed under Campus

Chicago-based stand-up comedian Azhar Usman examined the tensions surrounding national, cultural and religious identity during the Muslim-cultural Student Association’s annual fall entertainment event Thursday night. In the...