Miles Burton

Co-Editor-in-Chief  /  @milesbburton

CONTRIBUTIONS

University Removes Plaque, Stone Commemorating Stephen Douglas and Old University of Chicago; “C Bench” Keystone remains

Campus organizers criticized the removal, saying “we have never heard anyone call for this,” and demanding reparations from the University.

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July 9, 2020

"C Bench" Plaque

The plaque beneath the stone from Douglas Hall at the Old University of Chicago in the "C Bench" outside Cobb Hall.

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July 9, 2020

"C Bench" Keystone

The keystone from Douglas Hall at the Old University of Chicago set in the "C Bench" outside Cobb Hall.

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July 9, 2020

UChicago to Direct $6.2 Million in CARES Act Funds to Students as Emergency Financial Aid

The University will use “use institutional funds, as opposed to CARES Act funds, to support undocumented and other students who may not meet existing federal eligibility requirements,” according to a University spokesperson.

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June 9, 2020

UChicago Awarded $6,207,010 in COVID-19 Stimulus Funds

Half of the funding, which was allocated by the $2 trillion stimulus package, is earmarked for emergency financial aid grants.

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April 13, 2020

Editors' Note: Adjustments to Print This Quarter

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, The Maroon will cease print publication for the duration of spring quarter 2020. The Graduation Issue will be distributed as normal.

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April 8, 2020

Over 12,000 Comments Submitted on NLRB Rule as Deadline Looms

The rule received more comments than any other rule proposed in 2019.

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January 15, 2020

Bernie Sanders Joins Chicago Teachers on Eve of Strike Authorization

94% of union members voted to authorize a strike after negotiations stalled

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September 30, 2019

NLRB Proposes Rule Barring Student Workers from Federal Labor Rights

The proposed rule would not affect GSU’s push for voluntary recognition

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September 27, 2019

The University and the Trump Administration

The Trump administration has influenced the future of undocumented students, the adjudication of sexual assault cases, union organizing, admissions policies, and freedom of expression.

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September 22, 2019