Elaine Chen

Deputy Editor-in-Chief  /  @elaineywchen


United Airlines Suspends Direct Flights Between Chicago and Hong Kong

Many UChicago international students use the flights, which come into and out of O’Hare.


August 27, 2019

UChicago to Keep Hong Kong Human Rights Program Running Amid Pro-Democracy Protests

Participants feel it’s even more appropriate now for the University to hold the program.


August 20, 2019

College Raises Metcalf Intern Stipend; New Italian Bistro Opens | Newsletter for August 12

The College will increase the stipend for Metcalf interns; New Italian Bistro opens in Hyde Park; student wellness center breaks ground.


August 12, 2019

Obama Center CBA Ordinance Introduced; UC Med Nurses Picket | Newsletter for July 29

Activists have been pushing for an ordinance for three years.


July 28, 2019

After Years of Organizing, Obama Center CBA Ordinance Introduced in City Hall

Some community stakeholders, such as the University, are concerned the ordinance in its current state might disincentivize investment.


July 28, 2019

Early Faculty Retirees Bet on Medicare for Life, But Now Face “Inferior” Private Plan

The provost has established a working group to address concerns, but many retirees feel that change needs to occur faster.


July 21, 2019

UChicago's $80k+ Sticker Price, New Admissions Statistics Out | Newsletter for July 15

As the summer goes on, more information about the Class of 2023 is slowly becoming public.


July 14, 2019

Law Prof Richard Epstein to Lead Challenge of Obama Center in Jackson Park

The legal scholar notes a recent shift in federal courts in favor of the arguments he will likely make in the appeal.


July 9, 2019

Former Patient Sues University, Google; 2020 Presidential Hopefuls Campaign in Chicago | Newsletter for July 1

A former patient is suing the University of Chicago Medical Center, UChicago, and Google, accusing them of illegally sharing sensitive patient records.


July 1, 2019

UChicago and Google Sued in Federal Class Action Suit for Data Sharing

A former patient filed the lawsuit, claiming that UChicago and Google violated federal law protecting patient privacy.


June 26, 2019