Katie Akin

Deputy News Editor  /  @katie_akin





Jan. 31, 2017

Title IX Coordinator Sarah Wake Leaves U of C for a Position at Northwestern

Phoenix Survivors Alliance said it was sad to see her go.


January 26, 2017

What President Trump Means for Title IX at the University of Chicago

President-elect Trump has been accused of sexual assault more times than he's mentioned the issue on the campaign trail. How will his administration affect how the University approaches Title IX policies?


January 16, 2017

Short on Funds, Crew Team Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for a New Boat

The crew team needs to raise $40,000 to purchase a new 8-person boat.


November 28, 2016

Trump Win Shocks U of C Students; His Scattering of Supporters on Campus Celebrates

We asked students for Trump, Clinton interns, and the student president about Trump's victory.


November 10, 2016

WHPK Leadership Will Discuss the Future of the Station

Yesterday, WHPK leadership announced on Facebook that a “working group” of WHPK and University representatives will be meeting soon to discuss the future of the station.


November 8, 2016

Ballot Preview

Tuesday night, thousands of state and local officials will be chosen for office. Whether you are registered in Hyde Park or your hometown, it’s important to be aware of who your local representatives might be in Chicago.



November 8, 2016

WHPK Spins on the Quad in Protest of Programming Changes by the Universty

WHPK wants the University to give DJs 24-hour access the station.


October 31, 2016

Target, Park Group Clash Over Liquor License

Alderman and other community members have expressed concern about the proximity to a park and a school.


October 27, 2016

[Update: Campaign to Continue Next Week] WHPK Called the CLI Every 15 Minutes This Week Demanding 24/7 Broadcasting

After an incident with bed bugs, the University said that WHPK can only use the station during Reynolds building hours.


October 20, 2016