Katie Akin

Deputy News Editor  /  @katie_akin


Faculty Discuss Potential 'Business Economics' Track for the College

Chair of the Department of Economics John List believes this new track will give students the choice they have been 'clamoring for.'


April 10, 2018

Charges Filed Against Student Shot By UCPD

Charges have been filed against the student shot by a UCPD officer on Tuesday night.


April 5, 2018

Broken Glass (2)



April 4, 2018

Faculty College Council Delays Vote on Business Econ Major

The vote has been postponed until April.


February 13, 2018

Faculty Will Vote Today on Business Economics Major

The closed vote will take place at 3:45 p.m.


February 13, 2018

Anthony Scaramucci To Speak at College Republicans Event

The talk has been in the works since last November, when Scaramucci confirmed that he was in communication with CR.


February 5, 2018

Professor Who Invited Bannon Agrees To Town Hall After Class Sit-in

Zingales thanked the protesters for their “respectful behavior” and hopes to schedule talks for later this week.


January 30, 2018

Business Economics Major Proposed by Econ Department, Booth

“[The economics department has] roughly 25 to 27 percent of majors on campus. When you get that large, it’s important to allow your students to have a voice.”


January 26, 2018

Campus Groups Demand Disinvitation; University Defends Bannon's Right to Speak

"[The administration values] whatever it is that Steve Bannon is supposed to contribute over... making sure that everyone in the campus community feels like they have a place here."


January 25, 2018

Winter Break Digest: While You Were Away

Catch up on developing news on campus and in Hyde Park.


January 4, 2018