Laura Gersony

CONTRIBUTIONS

UChicago Students Respond to Elizabeth Warren’s Faltered Start

The Massachusetts senator has had a slow start in the 2020 primary, creating questions about the campaign going forward and what it means for a candidate to be “electable.”

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February 19, 2020

Wellness Center Timeline Accelerated, University Still Faces Demands From Activists

Initially projected to open in winter 2021, the wellness center is now on track to open in autumn 2020.

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February 19, 2020

UChicago for Warren Volunteer Talks Lobbying, Foreign Policy While Pounding Pavement in Iowa

UChicago for Warren volunteer Aidan Coffey knocked doors on caucus weekend and discussed his main reasons for getting behind Senator Elizabeth Warren for president, focusing on corruption and bipartisanship.

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February 11, 2020

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UChicago for Warren volunteers run into a volunteer for Amy Klobuchar out canvassing in Des Moines.

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Feb. 6, 2020

With Caucuses Uncertain, UChicago for Warren Volunteers Await Outcome

UChicago for Warren organizers wrapped up a weekend of canvassing in Iowa with feelings of excitement, nervousness, and satisfaction with their efforts. Results from the Iowa Caucuses are still not final.

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February 5, 2020

UC for Warren canvassers Knock Nearly 100 Doors in Home Stretch To Caucuses

Third-years Celia Hoffman and Sofia Cabrera took to the streets on the last day before the caucus to make their final pitch on behalf of Elizabeth Warren, emphasizing economics and electability.

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February 3, 2020

UChicago Students Volunteer in Annual Homeless Count

The Point-in-Time Homeless Count is an annual census of all individuals experiencing homelessness in the city of Chicago.

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January 28, 2020

OPC Under Scrutiny: Federal, City, and Community Representatives Share Discourse

The City of Chicago held a webinar on its Assessment of Effects report on the Obama Presidential Center

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January 28, 2020

Midway Plaisance Advisory Council Begins New Year With Doubled Membership

Members shared their reservations about a recent OPC report’s conclusion that the OPC will not threaten the Midway’s historic status.

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January 27, 2020

Fair Budget UChicago Demands Reduced Counseling Wait Times, Improved Accessibility, and More at Wellness Center Forum

"This language of tradeoffs is really just a language of priorities, and they don't prioritize mental health."

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January 21, 2020