Alexis Florence

2023 Class

CONTRIBUTIONS

Coalition of Faculty Embarks On Diversity Strike, Claiming Administration Inadequately Addresses Systemic Racism

The coalition of faculty, affiliated with the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture, published a letter detailing their grievances and demands.

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September 30, 2020

Students Renew Calls for UChicago to Be Designated a “Sanctuary Campus”

Campus organizers a part of UChicago Without Borders create petition with almost 1,000 signatures from University affiliates detailing policy demands to “add substantial protections for undocumented community members.”

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August 13, 2020

Michigan Governor Whitmer Talks Federal Mismanagement of COVID-19 Crisis

The governor joined IOP director David Axelrod in a live taping of his podcast, “The Axe Files,” where the two discussed the government response to the COVID-19 crisis.

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April 15, 2020

Census Bus Stop

Advertisements for the U.S. Census have arrived at CTA bus stops.

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April 15, 2020

Making Sure the 2020 Census Counts

The Chicago government and other statewide efforts are pouring millions of dollars in outreach programing to ensure a fair and accurate population count in 2020, even amid a global pandemic.

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April 14, 2020

Physical Sciences Division Works to Migrate Experiential Learning Online

In response to student concerns about labs and other in-person experiences, the Physical Sciences Division of the College is working to adjust its practices to accommodate all students during spring quarter.

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April 7, 2020

Biological Sciences Division Responds to Remote Learning Concerns

Instructors in the division hosted a Zoom Q&A to answer questions about lab work, research opportunities, and medical school requirements given the University’s switch to online classes.

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April 7, 2020

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