Estelle Higgins

Bummer Breeze: It's (Not) Raining, We're Snoring

By Ivan Ost

"Summer Breeze, timid victim of a rainstorm that wasn’t, involved no breezes. Not that it really needed any. When no one is dancing, it doesn’t get very hot."

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May 22, 2017

Obama Foundation Raises Record $13.1 Million

By Yao Xen Tan

The fundraising total is expected to increase even more in future years in order to cover the expected $500 million cost of the Obama Presidential Center.

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May 22, 2017

University Files Against Graduate Unionization Election

By Tyrone Lomax

The University is also challenging a related ruling by the National Labor Relations Board in a case involving Columbia University.

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May 19, 2017

Faculty Senate Creates New Disciplinary System

By Pete Grieve

It will address incidents like speaker silencing.

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May 23, 2017

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6 p.m.

Graduate Students and University Debate Unionization at Hearing

By Tyrone Lomax

Further hearings are expected to continue throughout the week. The final ruling will determine if GSU’s election to form a union will be held and if so, the logistics of the future vote.

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May 22, 2017

Students Protest FIJI, Present Petition at "We Demand" Rally

By Deepti Sailappan

UChicago United published an online petition with 10 core demands to the University administration, the first of which was a demand for formal recognition of all Greek organizations as registered student organizations.

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May 22, 2017

Seminary Co-Op Hosts Second Town Hall

By Eugenia Ko

One member worried that the previous town hall meeting on April 17 was not accessible to enough members because it was during a workday and not publicized enough.

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May 22, 2017

UofC Resists Discusses Picker Report, Upcoming Disruptive Conduct Vote

By Stephanie Palazzolo

The faculty senate will vote on a new disciplinary system on May 23.

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May 22, 2017

Summer Breeze Moved Indoors, Students to Receive Refunds

By Jamie Ehrlich

In order for students who purchased a resale ticket to receive a refund, they must have the purchaser of the original ticket present with their UCID.

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May 19, 2017

New Fellowship to Replace UChicago Public Interest Program

By Katherine Vega

Some members of the alumni board overseeing the old program expressed sadness and anger at the decision to end UCPIP with what they believed to be little warning.

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May 19, 2017

Ahead of Vote to Create a New Disciplinary System, Key Revisions Announced

By Pete Grieve

Several of the revisions respond to criticisms from faculty senate members who found the first proposal too strict.

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May 19, 2017

The University of Chicago

University Modifies Design for Rubenstein Forum

By Greg Ross

The proposed conference center will join two other new projects south of the Midway.

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May 18, 2017

The University of Chicago

Oriental Institute Appoints New Director

By Deepti Sailappan

Associate professor Christopher Woods, who teaches Sumerian, will replace archaeology professor Gil Stein.

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May 19, 2017

David Brooks Named Class Day Speaker

By Emily Feigenbaum

At UChicago Brooks was a columnist for the Viewpoints section of the Maroon.

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May 16, 2017

College Council Approves Emergency Fund; Elects New Chair

By Marjorie Antohi

For at least the next year, any immigration-related applications will automatically be considered first-priority.

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May 19, 2017

Portrait: of the Chief as a Young Rapper

By Grace Hauck

Third-year Ben Glover takes us back to lunch room freestyle and the three pillars of rap.

FEATURE

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May 16, 2017

Rise Slate: Past, Present, Future

By Rachana Muppa and Marjorie Antohi

As the 2017-2018 Executive Slate, Calvin Cottrell, Chase Harrison, and Sabine Nau have a big job ahead of them. What have they done to prepare for this experience, and what are their plans for the future?

FEATURE

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May 16, 2017

Snell-Hitchcock Wins 2017 Scavenger Hunt

By Anne Nazzaro

Items on the list this year ranged from cracking a double-yolked egg in front of the judges to filming a reenactment of the iguana’s escape from snakes in Planet Earth II.

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May 15, 2017

Yerkes Observatory Begins Project to Make Astronomy Accessible

By Eugenia Ko

The Yerkes Observatory hopes to produce software that will allow blind and visually impaired students to more easily study astronomy and other STEM subjects.

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May 15, 2017

Congressman John Lewis Discusses Civil Rights and New Graphic Novel

By Michael Lynch

Lewis described his path from growing up as the son of sharecroppers in rural Alabama to becoming one of the most prominent student leaders of the Civil Rights Movement.

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May 12, 2017

Professors Elected to the Council of the University Senate

By Feng Ye

The Council is responsible for meeting at least once a month to discuss and vote on issues on campus.

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May 12, 2017

Chen Leaves Legacy of Leadership Behind

By Michael Perry

Fourth-year Tiffany Chen was a staple of the UChicago's doubles pairings throughout her four years in the college, and a leader of the team of the court as well.

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May 19, 2017

VIEWPOINTS

South Side With You

By Maroon Editorial Board

The Obama Foundation can prove it cares about the South Side through a community benefits agreement.

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May 22, 2017

LETTER: AAUP Supports Student Unions

Letter to the Editor

EDITORIAL: A More Perfect Union

Maroon Editorial Board

COLUMN: Passing the Buck

Jake Eberts

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