Christina Pillsbury

CONTRIBUTIONS

Sexual assault reformers to put policy to a vote

WGSAP members said the motion will likely advocate forming a single, independent body to hear disciplinary procedures, and providing equal access to testimony and appeals for accuser and accused.

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January 26, 2010

Sexual assault policy reform efforts bolstered

The Working Group for Sexual Assault Policy (WGSAP), formed in 2008, is concerned the University is not taking up what it considers serious revisions to the disciplinary process for sexual assault cases.

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January 22, 2010

Robbery, January 8, 7:45 p.m.

A U of C student was robbed and pushed down to the ground.

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January 12, 2010

Felony battery to a senior citizen, January 7, 11:00 a.m.

A 75-year-old Hyde Parker suffered major trauma after he was severely beaten by a homeless man.

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January 12, 2010

Banner year for early applications

While many of those peers, including Duke, Cornell, and Columbia saw increases in the low hundreds in their binding early decision applications, the U of C received over 2,000 more early applications than last year.

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January 8, 2010

New Web site to help shape dialogue among black youth

The Black Youth Project (BYP) Web site allows black youth to discuss current events, upload artwork, and find databases for information pertaining to their lives.

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December 1, 2009

Robbery, November 25, 7:10 p.m.

A 22-year-old woman walking on 53rd Street and Greenwood Avenue passed four teenage girls, who pushed her to the ground and took her backpack, cellphone, wallet.

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December 1, 2009

Assault, November 30, 3:42 p.m.

Two men struck a 15-year-old boy at 3:42 on November 30, on the 5000 block of Blackstone Avenue.

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December 1, 2009

Sexual assault, November 14, 1:30 a.m.

A 19-year-old woman who attended a party on the 5600 block of University Avenue reported that she was sexually assaulted by an unknown man who attended the same party.

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November 19, 2009

Gadget bans put students on point, off Facebook

Laptops, cell phones, and Kindles are pushing their way into 21st century classrooms at the U of C, and some professors are pushing back, saying banning gadgets has shown positive results.

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November 17, 2009