Laura Gersony

CONTRIBUTIONS

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

UCPD, Institutional Accountability Spotlighted at Provost’s Webinar on Racism

Several Black panelists described negative personal experiences with UCPD, calling on the University to address its “uncomfortable” relationship with the South Side.

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June 8, 2020

Students Demand Black Peers’ “Right to Grieve,” Optional Finals During Nationwide Upheaval

Organizers say that the mental health toll which current events are taking on Black students is limiting their ability to focus on academics.

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June 2, 2020

Tracking Title IX: Sexual Violence By The Numbers

Grey City looked back at this year’s campus climate survey and how UChicago stacks up to peer institutions nationwide.

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June 2, 2020

Campus Sustainability On Paper And In Practice

A look at UChicago’s track record on sustainability complicates the narrative on its recent climate goals.

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May 13, 2020

Tracking Title IX: Winds of Change at the Department of Education

Grey City examines Title IX at UChicago and how it stands to change under the current leadership of the Department of Education.

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April 29, 2020

America the Beautiful and Violent Rethinks Neighborhood Violence

Former UChicago Professor Dexter Voison's new book examines structural violence and collective trauma in Chicago and beyond.

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April 25, 2020

University to Launch $50,000 Green Fund for Sustainability Projects

The initiative is the latest in a push for investment in sustainability by a coalition of environmental groups on campus.

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April 22, 2020

Students in Sustainability: A Rocky Road to a Greener Campus

Amid a growing appetite for ambitious sustainability reform, student leaders voice concern about the University’s commitment to environmentalism.

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April 21, 2020