Alison Sider

CONTRIBUTIONS

Grad students twiddle thumbs for University commitment to maintain teaching positions

Admin says there is no indication students seeking T.A. positions will be turned down.

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May 29, 2009

Women’s clinic closes as hospital refocuses efforts on research and special cases

UCMC spokesman John Easton said discussions about closing the gynecological and obstetric care clinic have been underway for about a year, but were spurred along by the Medical Center’s $100 million budget cut earlier this year. Critics, however, ...

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May 22, 2009

O’Gara & Wilson owner carries on century-old bookselling tradition

Antique typewriters, Victorian postcards, and Soviet-era lapel pins overflow in O’Gara & Wilson's window.

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May 15, 2009

Scavegon Trail marks first day of annual Hunt

Scav item 148: “You know what happens sometimes in May? Prom. Find one. Crash it.” Visit Scav Blog for constant updates on the Hunt.

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May 8, 2009

Howard Margolis, College and Harris School prof, dead at 77

Margolis, a professor of social theory in the College and the Harris School of Public Policy, died April 29 at his home in Hyde Park.

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May 8, 2009

Scav Hunt: And they're off!

The season of scav is upon us

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May 8, 2009

University to close West Campus apartments

The University informed tenants it did not intend to renew leases on any of its five West Campus apartment buildings last month, citing the difficulties that will be created by increased construction activity on the new hospital pavilion slated fo...

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May 5, 2009

U of C partners with Chase to offer loans to international students

International students requiring financial assistance will be able to obtain loans without a co-signer from JP Morgan Chase.

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April 21, 2009

SG election guide: Moose Party

Though their primary aim is still to bring levity to SG elections, this year’s annual Delta Upsilon slate said they are taking things in a new direction.

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April 21, 2009

Third-year chosen as Truman Scholar

Antonia Clifford, a third-year majoring in Latin American Studies with a minor in Gender Studies, has been chosen as a 2009 Truman Scholar.

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April 7, 2009