Elaine Chen

Deputy Editor-in-Chief  /  @elaineywchen

CONTRIBUTIONS

After Stirring Speeches by Black Law Students, Free Speech Prof to Stop Saying Racial Epithet in Class

Law professor Geoffrey Stone made the decision after saying the epithet in his class for over 40 years.

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March 12, 2019

Willie Cochran to Plead Guilty and Resign; Eric Swalwell Teases Possible Presidential Run | Newsletter for March 7

20th Ward Alderman Willie Cochran will plead guilty after all, and plans to resign on March 17.

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March 7, 2019

Sanders Rallies at Navy Pier; Trump’s Free Speech Order; More Openings and Closings on 53rd | Newsletter for March 4

Bernie Sanders (A.B. '64) spoke to an audience of more than 12,000 about his time as a young activist in Chicago.

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March 4, 2019

2019 Chicago City Elections Results

The Maroon breaks down how Chicagoans voted.

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February 27, 2019

Lightfoot and Preckwinkle Head to Runoff; the Soul Shack to Open | Newsletter for February 27

University alumnae Lori Lightfoot (J.D. ’89) and Toni Preckwinkle (A.B. ’69, A.M. ’77) will head to a runoff in April for mayor of Chicago.

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February 27, 2019

Voters Show Overwhelming Support for CBA Ordinance in City Elections

The vote is nonbinding, meaning that City Council will not necessarily pass it or consider it on the floor.

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February 27, 2019

UChicago Alums Lightfoot and Preckwinkle Head to Historic Runoff

Bill Daley conceded around 9:40 p.m.

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February 26, 2019

Preckwinkle, A Favorite for Mayor, Casts Her Vote Near Campus

Mayoral candidate and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle casts her ballot Tuesday morning in the Fourth Ward.

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February 26, 2019

College Republicans President Says Aldermanic Candidate Confirmed Sex Abuse Allegation

13th Ward aldermanic candidate David Krupa admitted to removing his condom without his partner’s consent, the College Republicans president said.

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February 22, 2019

Lawsuit Opposing Construction of Obama Center in Jackson Park to Proceed

The suit, initially expected to be thrown out, has now gained both ardent support and dissent from University faculty.

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February 19, 2019