Posts tagged "Obama"

Election 2012: The Chicago College Student Perspective

Election 2012: The Chicago College Student Perspective
On November 6, 2012 Barack Obama was re-elected as the president of the United States. For college students in Chicago, this re-election wasn’t just national news—it was happening within a 30 minutes train ride from most campuses. The focus of most students was on voting, finishing class to watch the results and, for some, watching... Read more »

Weekly News Crunch, Wk.5

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The Weekly News Crunch is a video published weekly by ChiU Contributor, Michelle Kingston, who brings forth one international story, one national, one Chicago story, one college story, and one story she found personally interesting within the week. Like what you see? Then follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

Xenophobia and Generational Reactions: The Death of Osama bin Laden

  An Osama incense holder for sale in a souvenir shop in Budapest. Anyone under the age of 30 with internet access knew about Osama bin Laden’s May 1st death far before President Obama made his public address. The tweets and facebook statuses were rolling in hours before the White House address, and the conflict... Read more »