Deepti Sailappan

CONTRIBUTIONS

Barack and Michelle Obama Will Return to Hyde Park for Publicity Events

Former president Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama will both visit Hyde Park for events.

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November 12, 2018

Panelists Talk Sentencing, Police Oversight After Van Dyke Verdict

Law School professor Craig Futterman said Van Dyke would likely serve 60 years in prison.

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October 11, 2018

Campus Activists Are Demanding Mental Health Resources, UCPD Transparency

We've examined a few of the most prominent activist groups on campus—here's what they stand for and how to get involved.

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September 21, 2018

SG Will Hold Student-Wide Referendum to Repeal Executive Pay

Over 1,000 students signed a petition supporting a repeal.

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May 21, 2018

SG Votes to Pay Its Leadership Thousands Per Year

Next year’s Executive Slate issued a statement opposing the payment plan after the vote. SG also passed a resolution on UCPD and mental health.

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May 15, 2018

Rallies, Sit-ins, and Padlocks: The History of Trauma Center Activism

A look back at the long, arduous, and often violent push for a trauma center on campus. It opens on May 1.

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April 26, 2018

SG Announces Candidates for Upcoming Elections

The Executive Slate, Undergraduate Liaison to the Board of Trustees, and CC Class of 2021 races are contested.

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April 24, 2018

Repealing the Ban: Activists, Legislators Wrestle Over Rent Control

On March 20, Chicago voters voted overwhelmingly to lift the statewide ban on rent control.

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April 12, 2018

Humanities Town Hall Hears Diversity Concerns

Several students said female writers and writers of color are often relegated to secondary status on syllabi.

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February 1, 2018

Outrage Expressed, Protests Planned Against Bannon Visit at Public Forum

Another protest is planned for outside Booth this coming Friday afternoon.

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January 29, 2018