Oriental Institute

U.S. Supreme Court Sides with Oriental Institute in Terrorism Damages Case

By Katherine Vega

Victims of a 1997 terrorist attack hoped to use the artifacts as a means to get compensation from Iran, but the Court sided with the Oriental Institute, which has held the artifacts on loan since the 1930s and has been slowly returning them to Iran.

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February 21, 2018

Student Government Discusses Disruptive Conduct, Bannon, Emergency Fund at Meeting

By Camille Kirsch

Calvin Cottrell, student body president, announced that students would be allowed to submit questions for Bannon's upcoming visit, while Student Government Parliamentarian Max Freedman shed light on the Standing Committee for Disruptive Conduct.

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February 19, 2018

Students Participate in March for Gun Reform

By Audrey Teo and Grace Hauck

Hundreds of protesters marched from Federal Plaza to Daley Plaza, and then later to Trump Tower.

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February 18, 2018

Alexandra Nisenoff

After Meeting Bannon, David Brooks Says He "Highly Recommends" His Visit

By Caroline Kubzansky

"[Bannon's] got a tremendous coherence to his worldview and it was kind of inspiring. I didn’t agree with it at all, but at least there’s a coherence and a conviction.”

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February 19, 2018

Social Sciences Division Awards Seed Funding

By Lucia Geng

Eight professors were awarded a total of $171,000 for six projects.

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February 20, 2018

Newsletter for February 20

By Tyrone Lomax, Euirim Choi, Feng Ye, and Pete Grieve

Newsletter for Feb. 20: Alum stole $2 million in cryptocurrency; Zimmer tells WSJ he’s probably too busy to see Bannon; Fac. senate meets today

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February 20, 2018

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8 a.m.

Economics Study Finds Gender Pay Gap Among Uber Drivers

By Quinn Kane

Male Uber drivers earn 7 percent more than their female counterparts, the study reports.

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February 19, 2018

Special Collections Research Center

Reg Exhibit Explores University Scientists' Reactions to Atomic Bomb

By Tony Brooks

On display are artifacts from Enrico Fermi and other scientists at the Met Lab, which researched nuclear reactions during World War II.

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February 19, 2018

Samuela Mouzaoir

Gov. Rauner Hopes to Offload Pension Costs to Schools

By Citizen Bulletin

Keep track of your elected officials in this week’s Citizen Bulletin.

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February 19, 2018

UChicago

Assistant Student Life VP Talks Future of Housing

By Anant Matai

“We have set an expectation with Bon Appetit that 50 percent of their staff come from the ZIP codes that directly surround the university.”

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February 15, 2018

Courtesy of Eric Posner

UChicago Law Professor Proposes Controversial Immigration System

By Hesham Albaharna

They argued that it’s true to Republican free-market and small-government principles, and, based on their calculations, it would boost the average family’s income by as much as $20,000.

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February 15, 2018

58th Annual Folk Festival Plucks Heartstrings in Mandel Hall

By Kevin Trickey and May Huang

The 58th Annual Folk Festival returned to Mandel Hall this year with two concerts and a full day of workshops (with video).

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February 15, 2018

Center for Latin American Studies Hosts Talk on "Coffee in the Anthropocene"

By Emily Mao

A University of Michigan professor discussed the effects of biodiversity and climate change on coffee production.

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February 15, 2018

Faculty Will Vote Today on Business Economics Major

By Katie Akin

The closed vote will take place at 3:45 p.m.

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February 13, 2018

Women's Basketball Cannot be Stopped

By Diestefano Loma

Nobody can bring down the women's basketball team as they come away from their 17th- and 18th-straight wins for the season against NYU and Brandeis.

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February 13, 2018

Exhibit A

By Arts Staff

What to do and where to go.

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February 12, 2018

Iranian-American Author Stretches The Limits of Whiteness

By Jad Dahshan

“Caught in the chasm between formal ethno-racial invisibility and informal hypervisibility, Iranian Americans work, love, and live through a core social paradox.”

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February 12, 2018

Park District Sued Over Request for Obama Center Information

By Emma Dyer

The Coalition to Save Jackson Park claims their request for information about the Obama Center's use of public parkland was neglected.

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February 12, 2018

VIEWPOINTS

Past the Pretense: Reconsidering Allyship

By Lucas Du

The Aziz Ansari case makes it clear that men need to embody the feminism they claim to support.

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February 19, 2018

COLUMN: The Thorn in Chicago’s (South) Side

Natalie Denby

LETTER: The Administration's Opposition to Unionization Threatens UChicago's Reputation

Yali Amit

LETTER: After Setbacks, AAUP Demands Administration Recognize Graduate Student Union

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