Caroline Kubzansky

Managing Editor

CONTRIBUTIONS

ICE Announces Nonimmigrant International Students Must Learn In Person or Leave U.S.

An announcement Monday said that international students would need to leave the country if their coursework was exclusively online, and that arriving students whose fall course loads are fully remote will be unable to enter the country.

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July 8, 2020

UChicago Forward flyer 2

A University-produced flyer on the door of the Social Science Research Building shares “COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidelines,” including social distancing.

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June 28, 2020

UChicago Forward flyer 1

A UChicago-produced flyer on the door of the Social Science Research Building says that those entering are affirming they have no COVID-19 symptoms.

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June 28, 2020

Student Organizers Sit in at UCPD Headquarters

Organizers were not able to use the building’s bathrooms or bring in supplies. Although organizers were able to leave the building, that would have ended their action to “defund, disarm, disclose, and disband” UCPD.

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June 17, 2020

Third-Year Takes Lead in Organizing Massive Protests for Police Accountability

Sydney Jackson, a Chicagoland native, helped organize and lead hundreds of people marching from Bronzeville to Hyde Park last Sunday. That action will be the first of many for Jackson.

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June 11, 2020

South Side Community Groups Rally Support and Resources in as Protests Continue

The Maroon spoke to Experimental Station (E.S.), a South Side nonprofit that operates the 61st Street Farmers Market and Blackstone Bicycle Works, and Brave Space Alliance (BSA), the first Black-led and trans-led LGBTQ+ center on the South Side.

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June 11, 2020

Hyde Park Businesses Clean Up and Hunker Down Following Weekend Damage

Some businesses on 53rd and 55th Streets had windows smashed and merchandise stolen on Saturday night and closed early on Sunday to prevent more thefts and damage.

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June 2, 2020

After Weekend of Protests, University Closes Facilities “Out of an abundance of caution”

The University responded to broken windows on the 53rd and 55th street corridors by closing campus facilities to everybody besides essential workers.

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June 1, 2020

South Side Community Leaders Call for Economic, Housing, Criminal-Justice Reforms in Wake of COVID-19

State Senator Robert Peters said that former UChicago student Charles Thomas, whose parents reported him having symptoms of COVID-19, should be released from Cook County Jail for health and safety reasons.

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April 21, 2020

UCMC Brings In Perioperative Nurses to Help Treat Severely Ill COVID-19 Patients

Perioperative nurses began doing ICU rotations last week as the UChicago Hospital COVID-19 caseload increased to about 125.

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April 17, 2020