Olivia Chilkoti


Looking Back on Four Years of President Trump and the University Administration

Policies around immigration, sexual assault, and protests against inequity and racial injustice have been affected by both the Trump administration and University response.


October 22, 2020

Suspects Detained in Hyde Park After Police Chase, Crash

A witness described a manhunt involving at least 20 officers and 12 police cars.


October 8, 2020

English Department Announces 2020-21 Ph.D. Class Will Only Feature “Applicants Interested In Working In and With Black Studies”

The announcement was made as a part of a mid-September statement that expressed support for the Black Lives Matter Movement.


October 1, 2020

Snell-Hitchcock Turned to Isolation Dorm; Residents Reassigned to Woodlawn or Released from Housing Contract

Dean of Students Michele Rasmussen and Assistant Vice President for Campus Life Richard Mason said in the email that this is a temporary measure and “a required decision to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.”


September 4, 2020

Admissions Office Gets TikTok

As of May 25, the UChicago Admissions account has 15 videos, with 474 followers, and 1,496 likes.


May 26, 2020

Political Interns Adapt to COVID-19 as Election Approaches

Pandemic-related cancellations pose a unique challenge to political campaigns, which rely heavily on in-person interactions.


May 13, 2020

Mandatory O-Week Service Event Faces Logistical Issues

A student said that one group at the Neighborhood Network Alliance had no work to do and spent over an hour sitting in an empty room.


October 15, 2019

An Echoing Rhythm

Grey City traces Jazz’s roots, rise, and decline on the South Side of Chicago.



April 22, 2019

Boyer Has Started Committee to Explore Possible Switch to Semester System

Dean Boyer first mentioned a possible switch to a semester system when asked how the University would deal with rapid growth. The University has been on a quarter system since 1892.


March 17, 2019

Racial Justice Nonprofit Unveils Crowdsourced Voter Guide at Community Journalism Event

“The power to define priorities is one of the key powers our elected officials have, and so we should be a part of meaningfully deciding what that prioritization looks like,” said CUE director Niketa Brar.


February 25, 2019