Spencer Dembner


Polling Place in Hyde Park Runs Out of Ballots, Voters Wait for Hours

A polling place at 5550 South Shore Drive ran out of ballots, causing long delays to vote.


November 7, 2018

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Nov. 7, 2018

Six Underage Students Transported to Emergency Room After Drinking

Six is fewer than last year, but more than recent O-Weeks.


October 5, 2018

Twelve UChicago Law Professors Sign Letter Against Kavanaugh

Geoffrey Stone, among others, signed a letter which was presented to the Senate on Thursday.


October 4, 2018

GSU May Consider Work Stoppages if UChicago Refuses to Bargain

The move would be the latest in an ongoing campaign to secure recognition from the University.


September 25, 2018

Chinese Coal, No Revenue, One Employee: Inside UChicago Trustee’s “$1.7 Billion” Firm

Documents reveal that Steve Stevanovich is late on over $12 million in pledges to the University, and that by overselling his company he may have committed securities fraud.



August 30, 2018

SLEU Wins in NLRB Case with University

The Board’s decision ends a year-long legal fight over the outcome of last June’s vote.


June 6, 2018

Rajan Shuts Down Rumors That He's Interested in Top Bank of England Post

The current Governor, Canadian economist Mark Carney, is leaving the position in June 2019 after deciding to stay an extra year following the Brexit vote.


May 18, 2018

U-Pass Program a Net Loss, According to CTA Data

Current ridership would have to significantly increase to match the cost of the program.


May 2, 2018

Kenneth C. Griffin Donates $10 Million to Predictive Crime Analytics Efforts in Chicago

The donation will support the joint efforts of the UChicago Crime Lab and Chicago Police Department.


April 12, 2018