Alexis Florence

2023 Class

CONTRIBUTIONS

COVID-19 Rent Strike

Poster advocating for a rent strike in Hyde Park.

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April 1, 2020

As COVID-19 Economic Crisis Deepens, Hyde Park Renters Strike

Beginning April 1, Hyde Parks residents, including UChicago students, are participating in what could be a months-long rent strike in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

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April 1, 2020

UChicago Medicine Nurses Demand More Protective Equipment as Number of COVID-19 Cases Grows

As the number of COVID-19 cases mounts, UChicago nurses say they have been instructed to wear the same facemasks all day, against CDC recommendations.

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March 23, 2020

Protestors in Rent Control Debate Block Street to Advocate for Illinois HB 255

Members of the Lift the Ban Coalition blocked traffic for over two hours outside of Illinois 25th District State Representative Curtis Tarver’s office.

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March 11, 2020

10 Days Before Illinois Face-Off With Biden, Sanders and Surrogates Rally in Grant Park

“I think now that the primary nomination process is coming down to two people, it is important for the people of Illinois to understand the differences between us in terms of our records,” Bernie Sanders said during a rally in Chicago on March 7.

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March 11, 2020

Maroon Voter Guide

Leading up to the March 17th Primary, The Maroon has put together a series of explainers and candidate guides to help UChicago and Hyde Park voters make informed choices.

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March 11, 2020

Voter Guide: 13th District State Senate

The race for the 13th District Illinois Senate is a match up between incumbent Robert Peters and challenger Ken Thomas. Here's what you need to know.

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March 11, 2020

State Senate Candidates Discuss Charles Thomas Case, Money in Politics at 13th District Candidate Forum

The forum, hosted by the South Side branch of Indivisible Chicago at the First Unitarian Church on 57th and Woodlawn, allowed audience members to directly ask questions to the candidates.

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March 5, 2020

Somebody Once Told Me the UChicago Law School Had A Musical, So I Rolled with It

Law school students prove to be a bunch of ogre-achievers in "The University of Shrek-ago: The Law School Musical."

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February 28, 2020

13th candidate forum

Incumbent Sen. Robert Peters and challenger Ken Thomas participated in a candidate forum for the 13th District of Illinois Senate hosted by the League of Women Voters-Chicago.

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Feb. 27, 2020