Olivia Chilkoti


NYT Columnist Bret Stephens (A.B. ’95) Faces Backlash Over Alleged Conflict of Interest

Critics argue that the position constitutes an undisclosed conflict of interest since Stephens’s recent opinion columns discuss Israel–Palestine relations.


May 30, 2021


7:37 p.m.

At Night Owls, NYT Opinion Writer Elizabeth Bruenig Discusses the Present and Future of Professional Journalism

Bruenig joined UChicago philosophy professor Agnes Callard to discuss “What Is Journalism For?,” laying out the moral ambiguity of professional journalism.


March 26, 2021


12:23 p.m.

David Brooks (A.B. ‘83) Resigns from Think Tank Over Conflicts of Interest

Brooks had promoted the Aspen Institute's Weave Project in his New York Times opinion columns, without disclosing the salary he was receiving from the organization.


March 8, 2021


9:39 p.m.

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