Alexandra Nisenoff

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Talks Notoriety, the Fight for Change and the Future

By Pranathi Posa

A Supreme Court Justice since 1993, the “Notorious R.B.G” was witty in conversation with Harris Public Policy Dean Katherine Baicker.

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September 11, 2019

UChicago Medical Center Nurses Confirm a Strike Date

By Matthew Lee

A hospital administrator criticized the decision to strike, saying the hospital has been negotiating in good faith.

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September 9, 2019

UChicago's U.S. News Ranking Slips to No. 6, After Three Years at No. 3

By Deepti Sailappan

New criteria included in the U.S. News rankings this year give weight to social mobility for low-income students.

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September 9, 2019

Emma Dyer

UIC Study Finds Area around Obama Center in Need of Affordable Housing

By Emma Dyer

The study was commissioned by the CBA Coalition, which staged a rally the day the study was released.

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September 15, 2019

University of Chicago

With “This Crazy Entrepreneurial Spirit,” Nishant Aggarwal Relentlessly Explored, Questioned, and Created

By Elaine Chen

The rising fourth-year student died in late August.

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September 9, 2019

Courtesy

Missing: Former Student Charles Soji Thomas

By Lee Harris

Thomas was last seen in the Logan Square neighborhood.

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September 9, 2019

Jamie Manley

UCPD Officers Will Now Carry an Additional Weapon: Tasers

By Oren Oppenheim

The department said the change will bring it more in line with the Chicago Police Department.

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September 6, 2019

Emma Dyer

Philz Coffee Brings West Coast to Hyde Park

By Emma Dyer

The San Francisco coffee company places a sense of community above coffee

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September 2, 2019

University of Chicago

United Airlines Suspends Direct Flights Between Chicago and Hong Kong

By Elaine Chen

Many UChicago international students use the flights, which come into and out of O’Hare.

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August 27, 2019

Joe Walsh 2020

Ex-Rep Joe Walsh (M.P.P. ’91) Launches Right-Flank Challenge to Trump

By Lee Harris

Former Illinois representative Joe Walsh (M.P.P. ’91) will challenge President Trump for the Republican presidential nomination.

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August 26, 2019

Special Collections Research Center

Shakespeare Scholar David Bevington, Beloved by Students, Dies at 88

By Caroline Kubzansky

Students remembered Bevington as a deeply engaged mentor, determined to transmit his passion for language to undergraduates.

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August 14, 2019

Obama Foundation

Obama Center Will Have “Adverse Effect” on Jackson Park, Study Finds

By Matthew Lee

The planned Obama Presidential Center (OPC) will have an “adverse effect” on historic properties within Jackson Park and the Midway Plaisance, a report found.

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August 11, 2019

UChicago Med Nurses Vote to Authorize Strike

By Matthew Lee

The strike vote is an escalation of ongoing contract disputes between the nurses’ union and UChicago Medical Center.

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September 2, 2019

UChicago Rising Fourth-Year Student Dies, One Month Before His Senior Year

By Elaine Chen

The student died Wednesday, according to the Cook County medical examiner.

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August 30, 2019

Chicago Police Investigate Death on 52nd Street and South Woodlawn Avenue

By Elaine Chen

A spokesperson for the Chicago Fire Department said the death appeared to be a suicide.

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August 28, 2019

UChicago to Keep Hong Kong Human Rights Program Running Amid Pro-Democracy Protests

By Elaine Chen

Participants feel it’s even more appropriate now for the University to hold the program.

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August 20, 2019

College to Raise Metcalf Intern Stipend to $5,000

By Lee Harris

Beginning next summer, Odyssey Scholars will receive a $5,000 stipend for Metcalf internships. The College aims to extend that base sum to all College-funded internships.

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August 12, 2019

After Years of Organizing, Obama Center CBA Ordinance Introduced in City Hall

By Matthew Lee and Elaine Chen

Some community stakeholders, such as the University, are concerned the ordinance in its current state might disincentivize investment.

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July 28, 2019

Early Faculty Retirees Bet on Medicare for Life, But Now Face “Inferior” Private Plan

By Elaine Chen

The provost has established a working group to address concerns, but many retirees feel that change needs to occur faster.

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July 21, 2019

UChicago Poised to Become Most Expensive College Education in the U.S.

By Emma Dyer

UChicago is the country's first undergraduate institution to break an $80,000 cost of attendance.

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July 14, 2019

Yield Rate Rises to 83 Percent for Class of 2023; Admit Rate Now at 6.2 Percent

By Oren Oppenheim

The yield rate jumped 6 percentage points from the Class of 2022’s 77 percent yield rate.

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July 10, 2019

3 Stabbed After July Fourth Fireworks at Navy Pier; 14 Injured in Stampede

By Justin Smith

At least 15 UChicago students were at Navy Pier at the time of the incident. No students were injured.

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July 5, 2019

UChicago and Google Sued in Federal Class Action Suit for Data Sharing

By Elaine Chen and Tony Brooks

A former patient filed the lawsuit, claiming that UChicago and Google violated federal law protecting patient privacy.

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June 26, 2019

Federal Judge Dismisses Suit to Block Construction of Obama Center in Jackson Park

By Elaine Chen and Emma Dyer

The ruling clears a hurdle, temporarily, for the slated construction of the OPC later this year.

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June 11, 2019

Citing U.S.–China Tensions, Zimmer Affirms Commitment to International Students

By Lee Harris

University president Robert Zimmer sent an all-University e-mail on Monday, in which he emphasized UChicago’s ongoing support for international students and academics.

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June 10, 2019

MARKETPLACE

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

VIEWPOINTS

In Light Of Tuition Hike, University Needs More Financial Transparency

By Matt Andersson

In light of the recent increase in undergraduate tuition, it is critical that the University fully disclose its operating costs and discretionary expenses.

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August 11, 2019

LETTER: The Immorality of Anti–GSU Rhetoric

Leif Weatherby and Andrew Sartori

OP-ED: The Foolish Pursuit of Metra Improvement

Shaun Cammack

LETTER: The UChorus, USO, and Motet Choir Concert Was Worth Attending

Lindsay Wright

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College Raises Metcalf Intern Stipend; New Italian Bistro Opens | Newsletter for August 12

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Obama Center CBA Ordinance Introduced; UC Med Nurses Picket | Newsletter for July 29

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UChicago's $80k+ Sticker Price, New Admissions Statistics Out | Newsletter for July 15

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