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As Woodlawn Community Leaders Debate New Green Line Stops, a Decades-Old Conflict Is Revived

By Caroline Kubzansky

In the 1990s, a Green Line route down 63rd Street was decommissioned. Now, as supporters of the Green Line are trying to bring it back, opponents fear that decades-old lessons have not been heeded.

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May 21, 2018

Summer Breeze Features Carly Rae Jepsen

By Audrey Teo

Summer Breeze featured its first all-female lineup this year, with headliner Carly Rae Jepsen, Empress Of, and Princess Nokia rocking the stage.

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May 22, 2018

Chicago Plan Commission Votes in Favor of Key Obama Center Proposals

By Elaine Chen

Hours before the meeting started, both supporters and opponents of the proposals gathered outside City Hall, where they passionately chanted in favor of their respective sides.

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May 17, 2018

City Council Approves $175 Million In Spending on Obama Presidential Center

By Elaine Chen

In a 47-to-1 vote, the Council approved measures including the closure of Cornell Drive and Marquette Road and the widening of Lake Shore Drive and Stony Island Avenue.

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May 24, 2018

SG Will Hold Student-Wide Referendum to Repeal Executive Pay

By Deepti Sailappan

Over 1,000 students signed a petition supporting a repeal.

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May 21, 2018

Jury Sides With Cop Allegedly Scapegoated by UCPD's "Old Boys' Club"

By Lee Harris

An ex-UCPD commander who was terminated after his officer infiltrated a trauma center protest is owed $150k. The case documents shed new light on the department.

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May 17, 2018

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Chicago Park District

Jackson Park Board Accepts Revised Lakefront Plan

By Caroline Kubzansky

The proposed changes include reintroducing recreational boating to the basin behind the Museum of Science and Industry and bringing back Jackson Park’s old canal and lagoon system.

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May 18, 2018

the Institute of Politics

Carney Talks Twitter and Truth at IOP Event

By Yuezhen Li

“Everything you say is gonna be scrutinized, so make sure everything you say is right and don’t fake," Carney said.

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May 17, 2018

SG Votes to Pay Its Leadership Thousands Per Year

By Deepti Sailappan

Next year’s Executive Slate issued a statement opposing the payment plan after the vote. SG also passed a resolution on UCPD and mental health.

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May 15, 2018

Indiana Public Media

The Kalven Report: A Discussion, Not a Law

By Caroline Kubzansky

“The reports are only as good as the community behind them—they’re pieces of paper!” said Dean of the College John Boyer. “What do your students believe in? What are your principles?”

FEATURE

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May 14, 2018

Oren Oppenheim

New SOSC Sequence Added, SSI Expanded

By Oren Oppenheim

The new sequence, Global Society, will discuss social science research in the context of contemporary issues.

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May 11, 2018

Special Collections

"War, Trauma, Memory" Exhibition Opens in the Reg

By Tony Brooks

The exhibit was designed to shift focus away from war itself.

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May 11, 2018

Student Raped in Sleep, Backlash to Alert Prompts Admin Review

By Tony Brooks

The University sent a follow-up email after backlash for the use of the term "sexual intercourse" and the lack of a content warning in the alert.

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May 7, 2018

UChicago United Protests for Multicultural Centers

By Annabelle Rice

Advocates for multicultural centers say the university does not provide adequate spaces for students of color.

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May 8, 2018

Obama Foundation

Obama Foundation Announces Library Branch, Community Commitments, and Design Changes for Presidential Library

By Oren Oppenheim and Alex Ward

A seven year rent-free lease is included for the Chicago Public Library branch, and provisions for it to be placed next to a planned "Obama Reading Room."

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May 7, 2018

Zimmer in the Wild: President Talks Free Speech on Nat Geo

By Lee Harris

Zimmer discussed free expression with Katie Couric in a National Geographic episode, "Age of Outrage," that aired Wednesday night.

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May 17, 2018

Senior Spotlight: Natalie DeMuro

By Audrey Mason

The swim and dive team will surely miss one of its 2017-18 co-captains, the graduating Natalie DeMuro.

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May 17, 2018

A Very Salonen Send-Off for CSO Composers-in-Residence

By Hannah Edgar

The CSO’s MusicNOW series is celebrating the end of its 20th season, and its final season with Mead Composers-in-Residence Samuel Adams and Elizabeth Ogonek.

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May 20, 2018

Rajan Shuts Down Rumors That He's Interested in Top Bank of England Post

By Spencer Dembner

The current Governor, Canadian economist Mark Carney, is leaving the position in June 2019 after deciding to stay an extra year following the Brexit vote.

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May 18, 2018

LGBTQ Youth Two Times More Likely to Experience Homelessness, Chapin Hall Study Finds

By Madeleine Zhou

Black young adults that identified as LGBTQ+ had the highest rate of homelessness—at a rate of 16%—amongst all the demographics surveyed.

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May 17, 2018

UCSC Open Exchange Program Celebrates First Year

By Jade Yan

The program matches students to organizations that support immigrant communities.

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May 17, 2018

Where Fun Comes to Scav: 2018 Edition

By Alexandra Nisenoff and Yao Xen Tan

The University’s annual scavenger hunt took place May 9 through 13.

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May 14, 2018

Grad Students Push for Gun Violence Research On Campus

By Jihyeon Yeo

The students’ resolution declaring support for research passed unanimously at Monday’s SG Assembly meeting.

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May 14, 2018

Institute of Translational Medicine Opens at UChicago

By Daksh Chauhan

The Institute is supported by a $35 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.

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May 14, 2018

SG to Consider Resolution on Paying President $4,500 Per Year

By Maroon Staff

Student Government will consider a resolution on Monday to pay the SG president $4,500 per year and the vice presidents $2,250 per year.

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May 11, 2018

Bill Gates Reportedly Buys House in Hyde Park

By Madeleine Zhou

Gates’s son, Rory, will be a member of the University’s Class of 2022.

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May 10, 2018

New Group Submits Proposal to Keep Yerkes Open

By Oren Oppenheim

A group calling itself the Yerkes Future Foundation has submitted a proposal to keep the Observatory open.

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May 10, 2018

Highlights From the Scav List

By Maroon Staff

From Adam Smith to ancient sea monsters, below are a few of our favorite items from this year’s List.

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May 11, 2018

New Yorker's Jeffrey Toobin Talks Trump, Gerrymandering

By Caroline Kubzansky

Jeffrey Toobin, a frequent commentator on CNN, spoke at the IOP about the judiciary in the era of Trump.

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May 11, 2018

Uncommon Interview: Basma's Kitchen Finds a Home in Hutch

By Sarah Lewis

“It’s a group effort,” Wallace said. “It’s not just something that I do, but it’s something that all of my family and our employees and team do—it’s everyone’s kitchen.”

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May 11, 2018

College Alum Fatally Stabs Father in Hyde Park

By Jamie Ehrlich

Matthew Luchins, 26, a former public policy studies major and Maroon reporter, was charged in court with first-degree murder.

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May 4, 2018

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MARKETPLACE

NEW: The Maroon's free classifieds page for Hyde Park and its surrounding neighborhoods.

VIEWPOINTS

Bridging the Gap: Art and Journalism

By Stacey Reimann

A graduating Maroon editor discusses the importance of independent newspapers.

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May 24, 2018

COLUMN: UChicago Needs to Fully Commit to Part-Time Status

Hannah Edgar

COLUMN: Persistence on the Paper

Katherine Vega

COLUMN: A Paper on the Precipice

Jamie Ehrlich

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