Alex Dalton

CONTRIBUTIONS

The Final Hours: UChicago for Pete’s Day-of Push for Caucus Support

The possibility of a Buttigieg victory looms large for the volunteers, though results remain uncertain.

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February 5, 2020

UChicago for Pete Members Look Back on their Canvassing

For members of UChicago for Pete, Buttigieg has both the best policies and the best chance of defeating President Donald Trump in the November presidential race.

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February 3, 2020

UChicago for Pete Set Out to Wrangle Iowa Voters With an Electability Pitch

In a Cedar Rapids suburb, UChicago students made a last-minute energetic push for Buttigieg ahead of the state’s caucuses.

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February 3, 2020

Night Owls Talk Asks, “Does Science Leave Room for Philosophy?”

A large crowd gathered to debate consider whether philosophy is subordinate to science in the modern age.

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January 28, 2020

Booth Professor On Buttigieg Endorsement: “I think he has the best plan and he's not from Washington.”

Economics Professor Austan Goolsbee sees South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg as Democrats’ best bet for 2020

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January 27, 2020

Doomsday Clock Ticks Closer Than Ever to Midnight

The UChicago-based Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists maintains the symbolic clock to warn of the potential of human-caused global catastrophe.

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January 27, 2020

Activists Discuss the "Baggage" of Left-Wing Movement at Multiracial Populism Symposium

A professor from UIC described populism as being “so vague, so ambiguous, it can be a lot of things."

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October 31, 2019

Trees or OPC? Activists and Counter-Protesters Clash

As Protect Our Parks protesters tied red ribbons around trees threatened by the Obama Presidential Center development, they were confronted by several counter-protesters.

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October 29, 2019

Administrators Address Results of Climate Survey at Community Conversation

The meeting was criticized for being held Monday at noon, when many students and faculty may have been unable to attend.

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October 29, 2019

POP Protest

A counter-protester speaks to two PoP protesters. In the background, a tree slated for removal sports two red ribbons.

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Oct. 29, 2019