Kate Mabus

CONTRIBUTIONS

Maroon Archives Tell the Story of the 1918 Spanish Flu, a Picture Not Dissimilar From Today’s Coronavirus Pandemic

Viral testing and vaccines were years away from widespread use, but Chicagoans in 1918 implemented similar hygiene and social distancing measures to prevent the viral spread.

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November 17, 2020

Academic Credit for Transfer Students Delayed for Months, Resulting in Uncertainty About Pre-Registration and Graduation Requirements

With a transfer cohort of around 75—triple the size of last year’s—lengthy delays have thrown transfer students’ academic plans into disarray.

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October 19, 2020

Medici Management Denies Rumor of Head Baker’s Firing

After calls to boycott the Hyde Park mainstay circulated on Facebook, Medici owner Kathy Morsbach said head baker Gracie Gamero was furloughed over COVID-19 health concerns.

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October 1, 2020

City Council Passes Ordinance to Protect Woodlawn Residents Against Displacement

The legislation is a compromise between aldermen Taylor and Hairston’s advocacy for a community benefits agreement and Mayor Lightfoot’s initial proposal.

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September 23, 2020

The University’s Expansion into Commercial Real Estate Wavers Between Economic Catalyst and Gentrifying Force

In recent years, the University has moved its local investments from residential properties to commercial real estate, such as Harper Court and Jewel Osco.

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September 22, 2020

In a COVID-Induced Reimagining of Housing, the University Has Organized Monthly Leases for Students at Sophy and Hyatt Place Hotels

To meet increased need for off-campus housing, the Sophy and Hyatt Place hotels design student packages

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August 6, 2020

For the Class of 2024, COVID-19 Changed Everything

Higher education’s high-price, high-financial aid model is no longer feasible under the economic constraints brought on by coronavirus. But students and their families need financial aid now more than ever.

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July 19, 2020

Recent Black Lives Matter Protests Could Be a Watershed Event, History Department Panelists Say

In a panel hosted by the history department, titled 1968 to 2020: History Town Hall on Race, Protests, and Policing, professors pointed out that today’s protests seem unprecedented in scale and influence.

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June 17, 2020

Tracking Title IX: Sexual Violence By The Numbers

Grey City looked back at this year’s campus climate survey and how UChicago stacks up to peer institutions nationwide.

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June 2, 2020

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says COVID-19 Will Not Impede Her Goals for Economic Equality

In a live taping of “The Axe Files,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot and David Axelrod discussed plans to reopen Chicago as well as the city’s inequities that COVID-19 has revealed.

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May 26, 2020