Marco Verch

Housing Report Finds Income Discrimination in Hyde Park Rentals

By Caroline Kubzansky

Discrimination against renters with Section 8 housing vouchers was found in five of eleven properties the report scrutinized.

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January 22, 2019

UChicago Property Law Profs Clash Over Obama Center Lawsuit, Filing Briefs on Opposing Sides

By Lee Harris

The City intends to give park land to the Obama Foundation. Protect Our Parks argues that, because the Foundation is a private entity, this is an "illegal land grab."

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January 21, 2019

University Appeals Recognition of Library Union to 7th Circuit

By Spencer Dembner

The University has chosen to challenge the NLRB’s final decision on the Student Library Employees Union (SLEU), which upheld their status as a recognized union.

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January 21, 2019

Twitter

Pi Kappa Alpha (Pike) Chapter Opens at UChicago

By Justin Smith

The UChicago chapter, largely consisting of football players, is the fastest-chartered chapter in the fraternity's history.

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January 22, 2019

Dimitriy Leksanov

20th Ward Candidates Debate Obama Center Plans, Affordable Housing

By Dimitriy Leksanov

Kevin Bailey, the Democratic Committeeman recently accused of faking signatures on his petition, was not present at the forum.

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January 22, 2019

Olivia Chilkoti

NYT Columnist David Leonhardt Talks Populism at the IOP

By Olivia Chilkoti

Leonhardt warned that populism sometimes takes "very, very bad forms."

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January 21, 2019

Snoozia

Uncommon Interview: 'Snoozia' Founder Warren Wilson

By Nancy Li

Wilson hopes "Snoozia," a response to the Kuvia tradition, will educate students on sleep.

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January 21, 2019

Woman with Concealed Carry Fires Gun to Ward Off Attack Near 56th and Dorchester

By William Yuen Yee

The male suspect fled the scene in a dark-colored SUV.

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January 20, 2019

Institute of Politics

Paul Vallas, Mayoral Candidate and Former CPS CEO, Talks "Wrecked" City Finances at IOP

By Cem Vardar

Vallas’s talk was the first visit by a 2019 mayoral candidate as part of the IOP’s Chicago Elections Project.

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January 17, 2019

Aiyah Josiah-Faeduwor

Visiting Scholar from MIT On Community Inroads and Alienation at the University of Chicago

By Matthew Lee

Visiting scholar Aiyah Josiah-Faeduwor works to examine and facilitate dialogue between the University, the Obama Presidential Center, and Chicago’s South Side communities.

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January 16, 2019

Kimbark Coin Laundry Closes, Will Reopen as Dry Cleaners

By Caroline Kubzansky

Crawford cited multiple reasons for the closure, but said money was at the forefront of the decision.

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January 21, 2019

Early Applications for the 2018-2019 Cycle Rise by More Than 10 Percent

By Oren Oppenheim

University spokesperson Marielle Sainvilus confirmed that the College received around 15,000 early-admission applications for the Class of 2023 during its first early round.

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January 16, 2019

UChicago Alum Who Flipped House Seat Talks Public Service

By Lynn Horowitz

Andy Kim, sworn in last week, said his community work in Chicago propelled him into public service.

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January 9, 2019

Two People Shot Near 51st Street and Drexel Avenue

By Maroon Staff

Two people were shot on Thursday near 51st Street and South Drexel Avenue.

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January 10, 2019

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UChicago Students for a Community Benefits Agreement

By UChicago for a Community Benefits Agreement

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January 21, 2019

COLUMN: Student Activists Need to Better Prioritize Climate Change

Ruby Rorty

COLUMN: The Cost of Creativity

Brinda Rao

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