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CONTRIBUTIONS

U of C's Core beats peer curricula with a B on survey

The Core received a B because it did not meet the survey's standards for foreign language, U.S. History, or Economics requirements. It still fared better than most top universities.

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January 28, 2011

Hyde Park laws cork barcade proposal

Laura Green wanted to open up a bar-themed arcade, but her plans were compromised by Hyde Park red tape.

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January 21, 2011

Early apps keep soaring

6,960 high school students applied through Chicago’s non-binding early action program, an 18.5 percent jump from last year. The increase in applications is part of a nationwide trend, as students continue to apply to more colleges than ever before.

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November 16, 2010

Unemployment drives increase in graduate division admissions

Graduate division admissions offices are reporting increases in applications for the 2010-2011 academic year, citing the economy and unemployment as factors for the upswing.

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April 2, 2010

Panel traces roots of Congo rebellion

The rebel conflict in Congo, perpetuated by an illegal weapons trade, has become forgotten in the West, panelists said Wednesday.

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January 29, 2010

RSOs unite to raise money for Haiti

Uchicago for Haiti, which will table in the Reynolds Club, has a benefit concert planned for February

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January 22, 2010

Human values, not GDPs, should drive policy, Nussbaum says

"A crude number isn't good enough," philosophy and law professor Martha Nussbaum said to an audience in the Gleacher Center.

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January 17, 2010