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Nazanin Zinouri was unable to return to her home in South Carolina because of President Trumps temporary ban on immigration after visiting family in Iran. 

Alumna stranded in Middle East

By Lindsey Salvatelli | February 2, 2017

Nazanin Zinouri was unable to return to her home in South Carolina because of President Trumps temporary ban on immigration after visiting family in Iran. 

Chicago Women’s March (PHOTOS)

By Yeon Woo Kim | January 23, 2017

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President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump shake hands following their meeting on Nov. 10, 2016 in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

Obama leaves behind a historic legacy

By Ian Tancun | January 19, 2017

The Obama-Biden duo will be missed.

Obama’s final speech instills ideas of change

By Clarissa Hinshaw | January 18, 2017

DeKALB — With President Barack Obama’s term coming to an end, students and faculty interested in leadership and activism are paying attention to his final words.Obama delivered his farewell address at 8 p.m. Jan. 10 at McCormick Place in Chicago....

Washington state presidential elector Levi Guerra, center, announces that shes asking members of the Electoral College to pick a Republican consensus candidate rather than Donald Trump during a news conference in front of the Legislative Building, 416 Sid Snyder Ave., Wednesday in Olympia, Wash.

Students call for reform of Electoral College

By Lindsey Salvatelli | December 5, 2016

Washington state presidential elector Levi Guerra, center, announces that she's asking members of the Electoral College to pick a Republican "consensus candidate" rather than Donald Trump during a news conference in front of the Legislative Building, 416 Sid Snyder Ave., Wednesday in Olympia, Wash.

LGBTQ student attributes bullying to election

By Sam Malone | November 28, 2016

DeKALB | On Nov. 9, the day after the presidential election, a senior transgender student was threatened by two boys who pretended to point a gun at him on his way home from class.After the incident, Sam, who didn’t want to disclose his last name and...

“Love Trumps Hate” rally unites about 100

November 23, 2016

After the results of the presidential election were announced, sophomore English major Maggie Hitchcock felt a call to action and founded the Love Trumps Hate Committee. The rally began at 5 p.m. Thursday in the MLK Commons and featured speakers from...

President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the Brady press briefing room at the White House Monday in Washington. 

Obama’s term comes to close

By Clarissa Hinshaw | November 17, 2016

President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the Brady press briefing room at the White House Monday in Washington. 

Veterans react to Trump’s victory

By Clarissa Hinshaw | November 15, 2016

Student veterans hold a variety of reactions to the election ranging from excitement, surprise and disappointment.Veteran’s Day also gives student veterans a chance to reflect on America and its politics. The Tuesday presidential has attributed a variety...

Daniel Eiland, sophomore electrical engineering major, talks about the police report he filed regarding the racial slurs he was called off-campus Thursday. He said he remained calm when four men in a silver pickup truck called out racial slurs at him, saying Eiland doesn’t belong in their town.

Racial slurs prompt report

By Madison Kacer | November 14, 2016

Daniel Eiland, sophomore electrical engineering major, talks about the police report he filed regarding the racial slurs he was called off-campus Thursday. He said he remained calm when four men in a silver pickup truck called out racial slurs at him, saying Eiland doesn’t belong in their town.

Opinion: Election leads younger generation to distrust

By Brooklynn Harper | November 14, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump has claimed all along that this election is rigged, and in a way, he’s right. Though I wouldn’t call our system rigged, I do agree that Americans don’t have as much of a say as we tend to think we do, which leads to...

High School students from Salt Lake City who are afraid, upset and discouraged due to last nights election results held a sit-in at the Utah Capitol to show solidarity for their immigrant and LGBTQ peers Wednesday in Salt Lake City. A day after Donald Trump’s election as president, the divisions he exposed only showed signs of widening as many thousands of protesters flooded streets across the country to condemn him.

Opinion: Trump’s victory brings confusion

By Nick Bosshart | November 10, 2016

High School students from Salt Lake City who are afraid, upset and discouraged due to last night's election results held a sit-in at the Utah Capitol to show solidarity for their immigrant and LGBTQ peers Wednesday in Salt Lake City. A day after Donald Trump’s election as president, the divisions he exposed only showed signs of widening as many thousands of protesters flooded streets across the country to condemn him.