Audrey Teo

U of C Signals Support For Walk Outs, Uncertainty About Suspensions Remains

By Maroon Staff

The U of C's statement does not say if admissions will ignore suspensions on applicants's records for walk outs.

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February 24, 2018

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6:54 p.m.

Ambassador Nikki Haley Says She "Doesn't Appreciate" U.N. Condemnation of Embassy Move

By Lucia Geng

Haley also spoke about the U.S.'s role as a leader within the UN, the possibility of war with North Korea, and the unpredictability of President Donald Trump's tweets.

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February 23, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court Sides with Oriental Institute in Terrorism Damages Case

By Katherine Vega

Victims of a 1997 terrorist attack hoped to use the artifacts as a means to get compensation from Iran, but the Court sided with the Oriental Institute, which has held the artifacts on loan since the 1930s and has been slowly returning them to Iran.

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February 21, 2018

SOUL Circulates Petition Backing Faculty Forward

By Lee Harris

A Students Organizing United With Labor (SOUL) petition backing Faculty Forward is gaining support from students, faculty, and the wider University community.

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February 24, 2018

Giovanna DeCastro

'Educate Yourself,' Says Trans Activist Janet Mock

By Katherine Vega

Mock said there is no excuse for people not to to participate in important conversations unless they lack the resources to educate themselves about the relevant topics.

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February 22, 2018

LinkedIn

Alum Charged With Chicago's First Cryptocurrency Crime

By Oren Oppenheim

Joseph Kim (AB’16) was charged last week with stealing over $2 million in bitcoin from the trading firm where he worked.

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February 22, 2018

Obama Foundation

University to Host Symposium on Impact of OPC Plans

By Emma Dyer

The symposium was organized as a follow-up to a UChicago faculty letter, which expressed concerns regarding the possible community effects of the current Obama Presidential Center plans.

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February 22, 2018

Alexandra Nisenoff

After Meeting Bannon, David Brooks Says He "Highly Recommends" His Visit

By Caroline Kubzansky

"[Bannon's] got a tremendous coherence to his worldview and it was kind of inspiring. I didn’t agree with it at all, but at least there’s a coherence and a conviction.”

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February 19, 2018

Social Sciences Division Awards Seed Funding

By Lucia Geng

Eight professors were awarded a total of $171,000 for six projects.

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February 20, 2018

Newsletter for February 20

By Tyrone Lomax, Euirim Choi, Feng Ye, and Pete Grieve

Newsletter for Feb. 20: Alum stole $2 million in cryptocurrency; Zimmer tells WSJ he’s probably too busy to see Bannon; Fac. senate meets today

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February 20, 2018

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8 a.m.

Economics Study Finds Gender Pay Gap Among Uber Drivers

By Quinn Kane

Male Uber drivers earn 7 percent more than their female counterparts, the study reports.

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February 19, 2018

Special Collections Research Center

Reg Exhibit Explores University Scientists' Reactions to Atomic Bomb

By Tony Brooks

On display are artifacts from Enrico Fermi and other scientists at the Met Lab, which researched nuclear reactions during World War II.

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February 19, 2018

Samuela Mouzaoir

Gov. Rauner Hopes to Offload Pension Costs to Schools

By Citizen Bulletin

Keep track of your elected officials in this week’s Citizen Bulletin.

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February 19, 2018

UChicago

Assistant Student Life VP Talks Future of Housing

By Anant Matai

“We have set an expectation with Bon Appetit that 50 percent of their staff come from the ZIP codes that directly surround the university.”

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February 15, 2018

Professor Named Cottrell Scholar

By Feng Ye

An assistant professor at the University’s Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics was recently named a Cottrell Scholar for 2018. The award gives Cottrell Scholars $100000 to complete a three-year project.

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February 21, 2018

Student Government Discusses Disruptive Conduct, Bannon, Emergency Fund at Meeting

By Camille Kirsch

Calvin Cottrell, student body president, announced that students would be allowed to submit questions for Bannon's upcoming visit, while Student Government Parliamentarian Max Freedman shed light on the Standing Committee for Disruptive Conduct.

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February 19, 2018

Students Participate in March for Gun Reform

By Audrey Teo and Grace Hauck

Hundreds of protesters marched from Federal Plaza to Daley Plaza, and then later to Trump Tower.

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February 18, 2018

58th Annual Folk Festival Plucks Heartstrings in Mandel Hall

By Kevin Trickey and May Huang

The 58th Annual Folk Festival returned to Mandel Hall this year with two concerts and a full day of workshops (with video).

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February 15, 2018

Center for Latin American Studies Hosts Talk on "Coffee in the Anthropocene"

By Emily Mao

A University of Michigan professor discussed the effects of biodiversity and climate change on coffee production.

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February 15, 2018

Faculty Will Vote Today on Business Economics Major

By Katie Akin

The closed vote will take place at 3:45 p.m.

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February 13, 2018

Women's Basketball Cannot be Stopped

By Diestefano Loma

Nobody can bring down the women's basketball team as they come away from their 17th- and 18th-straight wins for the season against NYU and Brandeis.

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February 13, 2018

Exhibit A

By Arts Staff

What to do and where to go.

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February 12, 2018

Iranian-American Author Stretches The Limits of Whiteness

By Jad Dahshan

“Caught in the chasm between formal ethno-racial invisibility and informal hypervisibility, Iranian Americans work, love, and live through a core social paradox.”

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February 12, 2018

VIEWPOINTS

Let's Get Down To Business

By Maroon Editorial Board

The lack of transparency surrounding the proposed business economics major cannot become the norm for University announcements.

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February 23, 2018

COLUMN: A Lesson in Free Speech

Alexa Perlmutter

LETTER: The Editorial Board Must Endorse Free Speech

Jerry Coyne

OP-ED: What Happens When Funding for Art Falls Apart

Zoe Bean

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