Aviva Waldman



UChicago for Fair Tuition Ends Tuition Strike as SSA Student Joins Class Action Lawsuit Against UChicago and Other Universities

In a statement provided to The Maroon, UCFT said that its demand for a tuition freeze had been met, and that the campaign had succeeded in shifting the conversation around the cost of higher education.


May 26, 2020

UCFT protest 2

A protestor at a UCFT May 1 demonstration.


May 6, 2020

Provost Ka Yee Lee Says University Is “Unable to Reduce Tuition for All Students”

Provost Ka Yee Lee told UChicago for Fair Tuition that the administration was not considering universal tuition reductions.


May 5, 2020

UChicago for Fair Tuition Holds Demonstration in Front of President Zimmer’s Home

UCFT was joined by other student organizations for the demonstration to call for the halving of tuition for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic.


April 27, 2020

University Offers Zoom and Canvas Training Sessions for Faculty

The seminars teach digital pedagogy and how to use online platforms


April 2, 2020

Organizers Urge City Council to Pass CBA Ordinance at Teach-in

Organizers with the CBA Coalition held a Teach-in to involve residents in the CBA process.


November 19, 2019

CBA Teach-In

Devondrick Jeffers speaks at the CBA teach-in.


Nov. 18, 2019

First-Year Student Assaulted and Robbed Near Stony Island

The University of Chicago Police Department is investigating the incident, but the University has not issued a security alert.


April 17, 2019

BLM Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors Aims to Organize, Not Entertain, at Annual Kent Lecture

“What I started to learn as we became more visible and people started to identify us more was that black women have actually always been at the helm of social movements,” Cullors said.


February 25, 2019

Students Meet to Discuss Forming a Department of Race and Ethnic Studies

Although the University offers both a major and minor in Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies, unlike most majors there is no academic department dedicated to the field.


February 18, 2019