Alexandra Nisenoff

GSU Celebrates Win, Admin Says Legal Fight Continues

By Pete Grieve, Feng Ye, and Alex Ward

“Everyone is just so pumped and happy today. It feels great."

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October 19, 2017

What Graduate Students Had to Say After Casting Their Unionization Votes

By Tyrone Lomax and Anant Matai

Votes will be tallied Thursday morning.

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October 18, 2017

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11:01 p.m.

Polls Open: What You Need to Know About Graduate Student Unionization

By Deepti Sailappan, Tyrone Lomax, and Spencer Dembner

Unionization supporters say that graduate students would be able to negotiate better pay and working conditions in a union, while the arguments against GSU generally focus on the burden of union dues.

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October 17, 2017

University Endowment Reaches All-Time High

By Kamryn Slomka

The University of Chicago’s endowment grew to $7.82 billion after a 1.9 percent drop from 2015 to 2016.

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October 18, 2017

Newsletter for October 20

By Pete Grieve and Euirim Choi

How campus is reacting to the grad union win (+ what's next); ; Endowment reaches new high; and Rauner, Emanuel, and Zimmer announce UIUC partnership

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October 20, 2017

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8 a.m.

University Holds Conference on Freedom of Expression

By Anne Nazzaro

Some stressed the need to change the narrative in the press that today’s students are unable to handle confrontation with ideas that they do not agree with.

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October 19, 2017

Former Treasury Secretary Talks Economic Growth

By Xiaoyu Gao

Summers spoke about 3 percent economic growth.

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October 19, 2017

University Releases Final Plan for Diversity Initiative

By Alex Ward

The initiative is divided into four strategies.

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October 17, 2017

Maroon Staff

University Motion Opposes Call for Recusal of NLRB Member from Unionization Case

By Deepti Sailappan

The motion requests permission to intervene in the UChicago case so that GWC can ask NLRB member Marvin E. Kaplan to recuse himself from the UChicago case.

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October 16, 2017

UIC Mobs A$AP Mob in Rowdy Concert

By Max Miller

The large rap ensemble stirred up the crowd at UIC last Wednesday.

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October 16, 2017

Grad Student Unionization Voting Logistics Finalized

By Emma Dyer

Locations and times for Tuesday and Wednesday’s vote have been released.

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October 15, 2017

First-Year College Council Representatives Elected

By Spencer Dembner

Myles Hudson, Malay Trivedi, David Morales, and Tony Ma will represent the Class of 2021 in Student Government.

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October 14, 2017

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3:23 p.m.

Giovanna DeCastro

University Announces 8.7 Percent Acceptance Rate for Class of 2021

By Maroon Staff

The acceptance rate for the Class of 2020 was 7.9 percent.

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October 12, 2017

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1:34 p.m.

Institute of Politics

GOP Chair Ronna McDaniel Speaks at IOP

By Katia Kukucka

“The Republican Party is the strongest we’ve seen in eight years.”

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October 13, 2017

Patrick Yeung

Booth Professor Richard Thaler Wins Nobel Prize in Economics

By Anne Nazzaro and Daksh Chauhan

He was recognized for his work in behavioral economics.

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October 9, 2017

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9:31 a.m.

the IOP

Senator Talks Partisanship at IOP

By Michael Li

Bennet spoke about bipartisanship, Citizens United, and the role of money in politics.

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October 16, 2017

Duckworth and Durbin Send Letters of Support for Unionization

By Maroon Staff

Tammy Duckworth, Dick Durbin, and U.S. Representative Luis Gutiérrez sent letters of support to graduate students.

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October 17, 2017

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6:02 p.m.

Campus Fundraisers Aim to Bring Relief to Puerto Rico

By Rimsha Nazeer

Thompson House is currently selling Halloween grams, and a student-run fundraiser spanning several events begins with a table at the Homecoming block party on Saturday, October 21.

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October 18, 2017

GSU Rallies Before Unionization Vote

By Spencer Dembner

Many union supporters at the event expressed anger over perceived University attempts to suppress or influence the upcoming vote.

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October 16, 2017

Art Institute's Tarsila do Amaral Exhibit Traces the Journey of a “Restless Soul”

By Jonathan Mandel

The Art Institute's new exhibit sheds light on an artist who is too frequently overlooked in the Western modern art narrative.

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October 16, 2017

Panel Discusses Vision for Obama Presidential Center

By Cindy Yao

The panel included a recently appointed director of the museum, and artists and members of the exhibition design team.

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October 16, 2017

Read Bernie Sanders' Letter to UofC Grad Students Ahead of Unionization Vote

By Maroon Staff

"I understand this fall you will be voting in an election to determine whether Graduate Student employees at the University of Chicago will have the right to union representation."

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October 13, 2017

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12:52 p.m.

First-Year College Council Candidates Share Platforms at CDS-Hosted Debate

By Spencer Dembner

They addressed issues including sexual assault, controversial speakers, and support for undocumented students.

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October 12, 2017

New SSA Café Holds Grand Opening

By Anant Matai

The café had its soft launch in late April.

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October 13, 2017

City to Begin Water Main Repair Work on 53rd Street

By Feng Ye

The installations will begin Tuesday.

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October 13, 2017

College Republicans and UC Dems Debate Social Security and Medicare

By Katia Kukucka

In their inaugural debate, they debated the merits of maintaining the programs and how to fund them in the future.

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October 12, 2017

Academics Talk Race in the Core

By Xiaoyu Gao

Approximately 20 participants attended the workshop, titled "Teaching Race in the Core."

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October 12, 2017

Chicago Podcast Festival Celebrates Local Talent

By Parker Mee

The second annual festival offered an impressive lineup of local talent from "Siblings Peculiar" to "The Potterotica Podcast"

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October 16, 2017

Maroons Move Past Lawrence

By Michael Perry

The Maroons were dominant in their home victory against Lawrence, winning 28-8 with fourth-year running back Chandler Carroll scoring a career-high four touchdowns.

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October 10, 2017

University Sends Students to Meet Top Female Tech Industry Leaders

By Emma Dyer

“I was opened up to new technologies through talks that I went to and am now interested in learning more about cybersecurity and virtual reality,” fourth-year Kim Holmgren said.

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October 9, 2017

Seminary Co-Op Hosts SSA Scholar for Poetry Collection

By Caroline Kubzansky

“I…feel like part of what I’m trying to do is expand the possibility of what other black women are allowed to write about and speak about in public,” Ewing said.

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October 9, 2017

VIEWPOINTS

Population Stagnation

By Natalie Denby

Population patterns paint a troubling picture of segregation and instability in Chicago

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October 19, 2017

COLUMN: War, Peace, and Soviet Strikes

Dylan Stafford

EDITORIAL: A Step Aside, a Step in the Right Direction

Maroon Editorial Board

OP-ED: Hesitation About Unionization

Katherine Silliman

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