Kaitlyn Akin

CONTRIBUTIONS

Fate of Shrine Unclear as City Approves Demolition

“We are in talks with the leadership of the Shrine of Christ the King about an alternative arrangement.”

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February 23, 2016

Loneliness Bad for Health, Study Suggests

According to researchers, loneliness can lead to high blood pressure, poor sleep habits, and obesity.

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February 23, 2016

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Feb. 23, 2016

UCMC Announces Plans to Build New Emergency Room

“In an effort to expand access, UChicago Medicine is now proposing a bold plan to invest in facilities and programs that will deepen and broaden their commitment to the community.”

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February 16, 2016

Shrine Receives $450,000 From Anonymous Donors for Repairs

“Landmarks mean a lot to all of us collectively, as citizens of the city of Chicago. When they’re destroyed, it destroys part of our culture and architectural heritage.”

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February 9, 2016

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Feb. 5, 2016

Campaign Against Church Demolition Continues

Members of the Campaign Take Shifts Watching Website for Signs of Impending Demolition.

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January 29, 2016

Campaign at UCMC Pushes Hand Hygiene

The "Big Wash" campaign improved hand-washing rates among UCMC staff.

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January 29, 2016

Woodlawn Church to be Demolished amidst Protests

"It gives people hope for a better Woodlawn, it draws people to the area… to stifle all that would be a crime."

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January 22, 2016

UChicago’s Academic Blogging Gets a New, Permanent Platform

UChicago Voices aims to provide a platform for scholarship and creativity.

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January 15, 2016