Michael Lipkin


Preckwinkle picks up Chicago coverage

Ald. Toni Preckwinkle may not have "new and innovative ideas," the Weekly says, but wins endorsements for her "tough-as-nails" personality.


January 14, 2010

New technology director suited to University’s decentralized system, admins say

Klara Jelinkova, who will start at the U of C March 1, is currently an information technology administrator at Duke University.


January 12, 2010

Alderman's library a who's who of Hyde Park

When former Hyde Park alderman Leon Despres died last year, he left behind over 1,500 books that showcase his intellectual breadth. Books on French literature, Chicago history, civil rights, legal history, and union activism follow his interests thr…


November 17, 2009

Zimmer's salary shy of $1 million in 2007–8 fiscal year

President Robert Zimmer is almost a million dollar man.


November 6, 2009

Zimmer’s e-mail on Olmert offends some students

Several students said they were offended and belittled by the e-mail, and that the e-mail singled out protesters in an unnecessarily public message.


October 23, 2009

Man who harassed undergrad arrested for home invasion

An Uptown man was arrested Friday for breaking into a U of C undergraduate's home last October and attempting to remove the sleeping woman’s underwear, according to police.


October 20, 2009

Area man wins Nobel Peace prize

As if mending bridges across the Midway wasn't hard enough


October 11, 2009

Alum shares physics Nobel for digital photo technology

George E. Smith's invention is used in digital cameras, telescopes and medical devices


October 9, 2009

Lack of interest leaves SG seats vacant

With one third-year seat and three fourth-year seats vacant, College Council is casting a wide net for student representatives this week


October 9, 2009

The things they carried (out of the Shoreland)

Fifty or so students and bargain-hunters were allowed back into the Shoreland one last time Saturday afternoon to take whatever they could haul out of the former dorm, in preparation for MAC Property Management’s disposal of most of the historic hot…


October 6, 2009