Alex Ward



New Faculty Letter Supports Obama Library in Jackson Park

The letter comes after another group of faculty called for the Library to be moved last month.


February 9, 2018

Reparations and CBA Organizers Hold Teach-in

Speakers connected the push for a CBA with demands for reparations from the University for benefiting from slavery.


February 8, 2018

Obama Foundation Unveils New Layout for Presidential Center

The new plan reflects criticisms by South Side residents and national concerns about Jackson Park's possible disruption.


January 11, 2018

Obama Center Parking Garage Plans Change

Foundation shifts from two-story, aboveground garage on the Midway to an underground garage in Jackson Park.


January 9, 2018

Hyde Park Restaurant Directory

A complete listing of the restaurants in Hyde Park.


November 27, 2017

South Siders Protest Outside Obama Presidential Center

More than 100 marchers walked from Hyde Park Academy High School to the OPC's planned site in Jackson Park, temporarily blocking Cornell Drive.


November 9, 2017

Obama Presidential Center Architect Announces Possible Parking Garage Move

Current plans for the Center have the parking garage located on a city-owned patch of land at the end of the Midway, along Stony Island Avenue between East 59th and East 60th Streets, east of the Metra tracks.


November 2, 2017

Dean of Students Addresses Anti-BDS Posters at "Resisting Hate on Campus" Event

Dean of Students Michelle Rasmussen joined panelists at the event to discuss the University's response to the public targeting of pro-BDS students.


October 20, 2017

GSU Celebrates Win, Admin Says Legal Fight Continues

“Everyone is just so pumped and happy today. It feels great."


October 19, 2017

University of Chicago Graduate Students Vote to Unionize

1,103 "yes" votes were counted, exceeding the combined 479 counted "no" votes and the 149 votes that were challenged.


October 19, 2017


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