Laura Gersony

CONTRIBUTIONS

Chicagoans Rally Downtown to “Defend the Election”

Hundreds of demonstrators, UChicago students among them, took to the streets after President Trump prematurely claimed victory.

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November 6, 2020

Awaiting Election Results, Student Groups Look to Future

Politically-aligned RSOs are considering a wide range of programming in the days and months following the election.

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November 5, 2020

Halloween Night Brings Police, Protesters, and Organizers to Hyde Park

Officers on bicycles pushed groups of Chicagoans around 53rd Street shortly after a demonstration against UCPD by #CareNotCops. Other community organizers were also in the area to help de-escalate tense situations.

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November 1, 2020

Police Line 53rd

Police form a bicycle line as they corral a group of teens west on 53rd St.

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Nov. 1, 2020

Police Line

Police form a bicycle line as they corral a group of teens west on 53rd St.

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Nov. 1, 2020

Five Campus Labs “Underperforming” in Energy Use, Summer Research Finds

The findings come out of the University’s Environmental Frontiers undergraduate internship program.

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October 15, 2020

Two Lawsuits, Five Internal Complaints Allege Discrimination within UC Facilities Services Department

Several former and current employees described a pattern of discriminatory behavior within the department dating back to 2014.

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October 13, 2020

Quarantine’s Silver Lining: UC Students Share Pet Stories

Socially distanced from other humans, many UChicago students have found solace in their animal companions.

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September 16, 2020

Many UChicago Students Nationwide Take to the Streets in Response to Death of George Floyd

The Maroon spoke with students involved in protests across the country, many recounting altercations with law enforcement.

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June 11, 2020

South Side Community Groups Rally Support and Resources in as Protests Continue

The Maroon spoke to Experimental Station (E.S.), a South Side nonprofit that operates the 61st Street Farmers Market and Blackstone Bicycle Works, and Brave Space Alliance (BSA), the first Black-led and trans-led LGBTQ+ center on the South Side.

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June 11, 2020