Carl Sacklen

CONTRIBUTIONS

Campus Sustainability On Paper And In Practice

A look at UChicago’s track record on sustainability complicates the narrative on its recent climate goals.

FEATURE

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May 13, 2020

Elevate Slate V.P.s End Campaign Over Sexual-Misconduct Allegations

Elevate Slate vice presidential candidates Terri Smith and Sofia Barnett said they ended the campaign after learning of allegations of sexual misconduct against the slate’s presidential candidate.

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May 4, 2020

Independence Slate Runs for SG on Implementing Nonprofit Status for Student Government

The slate believes that an independent Student Government will free up student life funds from administrators' control.

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April 28, 2020

Mac Residents Must Sign NDAs Before Discussing Rent Changes

“As far as we’re aware, this is not a normal business practice that landlords employ in discussing possible resolutions with tenants who are having difficulty in paying,” Jon Raffensperger, an attorney at Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing said.

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April 23, 2020

University Announces Plan to Halve Carbon Emissions by 2030

Student Government welcomed the announcement, but said it will continue to advocate for a carbon-neutrality deadline matching peer institutions.

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April 21, 2020

Hyde Park Bookstores Adapt Amid COVID-19 Uncertainty

To maintain cash flows, Hyde Park’s bookstores have shifted their sales to online and sought support from the government and community crowdfunding.

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April 20, 2020

UChicago Cancels On-Campus Convocation

Instead, graduating students will be able to attend a virtual ceremony on June 13 and are invited to participate in next year’s convocation.

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April 7, 2020

Class of 2020 Offered Half-Tuition Scholarship for UChicago Master’s Programs

Select graduate programs are eligible for scholarships, and have waived testing and extended deadlines for UChicago students graduating this spring.

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April 7, 2020

Humanities Division Instructors Asked to Be Flexible to Student Situations

As departments heavily reliant on seminar classes move to online, its instructors remain optimistic about this quarter’s set-up.

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April 7, 2020

University Offers Zoom and Canvas Training Sessions for Faculty

The seminars teach digital pedagogy and how to use online platforms

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April 2, 2020