Articles by Kate Welsh

11 articles found.


Theaster Gates takes Chicago

Arts & Culture, May 11 2012

by Kate Welsh

The wooden floors of the house at 6918 Dorchester Avenue in Chicago originally lined a West Side bowling alley. The stacks …

Hearts On Fire

Self-immolation as political protest

Arts & Culture, Mar 06 2012

by Kate Welsh

When a Tunisian fruit seller named Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire on December 17, 2011, he sparked the Arab Spring, …

Week in Review: 2 December 2011

News, Dec 08 2011

by Christina McCausland & Kate Welsh

I'm At the Pizza Hut CIA spy networks in both Iran and Lebanon have recently been compromised despite their employment of …

LA Immigration

California DREAM Act’s cultural clashes

News, Nov 28 2011

by Kate Welsh

Katia came to United States illegally from Jalisco, Mexico when she was two and a half years old.She doesn’t remember the …

WEEK IN REVIEW 27 October 2011

News, Nov 03 2011

by by Erica Schwiegershausen, Christina McCausland & Kate Welsh

BROOKLYN BUS SEGREGATION Bus segregation is back, and in Williamsburg of all places. Last week The New York World, a Columbia Journalism …

WEEK IN REVIEW 20 October 2011

Week in Review, Oct 27 2011

by by Andrew Kaplan, Kate Welsh & Berry Elkinton

Plumber Credentials Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher, better known as media sensation “Joe the Plumber” of the 2008 presidential campaign trail, has returned …

Police, Millionaire’s Tax, Tim Geithner, and Mace

Interviews, Oct 25 2011

by Conducted by Kate Welsh

A week ago, NYPD Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna pepper sprayed 23 year old Jeanne Mansfield and two other women in the …

Arab Summer

News, Sep 19 2011

by David Adler, Kate Welsh & Erica Schwiegershausen

Lowdown on Libya Libya spent more than 40 years under the erratic rule of Colonel Muammar el-Qaddafi before apro-democracy revolt pushed …

Week In Review

News, Sep 19 2011

by David Adler, Erica Schwiegershausen & Kate Welsh

What Are You Hungary For? Is it possible for bureaucracy to be sexy? The country of Hungary seems to think so. …

Second Amendment Momentum

Features, Feb 25 2011

by Kate Welsh

At a Washington rally last year on the fifteenth anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA) declared, “Fellow …

Miners, Media, Monotony

Features, Sep 26 2010

by Kate Welsh

When the dust settled several hours after the mine caved in upon them, 33 Chilean copper miners began their murky ascent …