Avi Waldman

CONTRIBUTIONS

Provost Ka Yee Lee Expands on Spring Quarter Financial Aid Policy in Email to Campus

Changes ranged from expanding aid available to students via the Financial Aid Office’s Special Circumstances Request Form to eliminating late fees on spring-quarter tuition.

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April 21, 2020

Student Petition to Halve Tuition Gains 1,700 Signatures, Calls for Tuition Strike

The Facebook page UChicago for Fair Tuition began circulating the petition after the announcement that spring quarter classes would be online.

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April 20, 2020

University Announces Tuition Freeze for 2020–21 Academic Year, Does Not Address Calls for Tuition Reduction

UChicago for Fair Tuition, a student-led group that has advocated for a 50 percent reduction in all costs for students, considers the move a start but not enough.

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April 14, 2020

UCM COVID-19 Cases Rise to Over 100 as Hospital Prepares for More

Dr. Emily Landon estimated that the United States lost roughly two months of time to prepare for the coronavirus because of a delayed federal response, a factor that epidemiologists hadn’t previously predicted when planning for a pandemic.

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April 12, 2020

Maroon Voter Guide

Leading up to the March 17th Primary, The Maroon has put together a series of explainers and candidate guides to help UChicago and Hyde Park voters make informed choices.

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March 11, 2020

Voter Guide: Cook County State’s Attorney

The Cook County state's attorney race features incumbent Kim Foxx facing off against multiple challengers for the Democratic nomination and two candidates vying for the Republican nomination.

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March 11, 2020

State's Attorney Kim Foxx Agrees to Meet with Charles Thomas's Family

Kim Foxx addresses criminal justice & the case of Charles Thomas at a town hall.

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February 25, 2020

Pre-Caucus, UChicago For Bernie Fans Out Across Iowa

UChicago for Bernie canvassers emphasized Medicare for All, student debt relief, and free higher education in their last bids to Iowa caucusgoers.

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February 11, 2020

UChicago Med Student Discusses His Path to Canvassing for Bernie Sanders

UChicago medical student Hayder Ali pounded pavement last weekend on behalf of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and discussed how he came to support Sanders for president.

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February 10, 2020

CSRPC Receives Grant Amid Student Campaign for Increased Resources

The Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture (CSRPC) received a $4 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation as UChicago United intensified efforts for the creation of an Ethnic Studies department.

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February 10, 2020