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Sounds of the Summer: Lollapalooza preview

Kali Croke, senior editor

May 29, 2015

The annual three-day music festival Lollapalooza will consume all of Chicago once more with music, food and out-of-state travellers July 31-Aug. 2 at its usual territory: Grant Park. While the lineup this year is heavily recycled,...

World Within Reach: Garissa University

Kali Croke, co-news editor

April 24, 2015

On April 2, Somali militants stormed into Kenya’s Garissa University killing 142 students, three security personnel and two professors. Following the attack, Jihadist militant group al-Shabaab, an al-Qaeda affiliate based...

World Within Reach: Netanyahu

Kali Croke, co-news editor

March 13, 2015

On March 3, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a controversial speech in front of the U.S. Congress that deepened an already existing split between the Democrats and the Republicans on the topic of negotiations...

World Within Reach: Boko Haram

Kali Croke, co-news editor

February 6, 2015

Boko Haram, a militant jihadist group operating in Africa, has been terrorizing the northeastern Nigerian region for just over a decade since its inception in 2002. But despite their relative youth, recent attacks, kidnappings...

World Within Reach: Sydney Siege

Kali Croke, co-news editor

December 19, 2014

Shortly before 5 p.m. on Dec. 14, Iranian radicalist Man Haron Monis entered a chocolate cafe in downtown Sydney, Australia with gun in hand. In what would be a 17-hour hostage standoff, the so-called “Sydney Siege” gunman...

Feminism applies universally, not just radically

Kali Croke, Co-news editor

November 7, 2014

By now I’m notorious among my friends (and perhaps most of my grade) as the resident feminist. While this is a label that would make most cower in shame and embarrassment, I’ve worked hard to get here. For a good deal of...

World Within Reach: The Threat of Ebola

Kali Croke, co-news editor

November 7, 2014

As of Nov. 4, the United States has confirmed four cases of the Ebola virus within its borders, the last of which was reported on Oct. 23. Before the virus’s recent outbreak in West Africa, Ebola’s first known identification...

World Within Reach: The Plight of ISIS

Kali Croke, co-news editor

October 3, 2014

On Sept. 23 the United States began the first of a series of aerial operations over the nation of Syria in order to stifle advances made by the terrorist group called the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). In order...

Lollapalooza: KALI’S TOP 5

Kali Croke, co-a&e editor

April 21, 2014

Arctic Monkeys Arctic Monkeys definitely take the crown for the headliner of the weekend. If you haven’t heard of these guys, you’re either a disgrace to the indie-rock community or actually living in the arctic. This band...

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