Sam Joyce

CONTRIBUTIONS

Be Judicious About Those Judicial Votes

Taking the time to make informed voting decisions when it comes to judges on the ballot is vital.

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February 25, 2020

Don't Neglect Those Down-Ballot Offices

While it is easy to get so caught up in presidential politics that we forget about local elections, it is vital that we tune in to these down-ballot races too.

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February 6, 2020

Behold the Bonfires

The University has limitless opportunities when it comes to spreading holiday cheer.

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November 25, 2019

Requiem for the Taxi Building

Demolishing historical architecture like the taxi building raises concerns about patterns of luxury development across Hyde Park.

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October 30, 2019

Thank You for Trader Joe's

Trader Joe's is the ideal replacement for Treasure Island, filling a niche in the Hyde Park grocery market.

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May 20, 2019

Reform Means More Security Alerts

The Reform slate’s emphasis on increased security alerts fails to acknowledge what students actually want from the UCPD.

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May 6, 2019

Tarver Offers Inadequate Explanation for Rent Control Shift

25th District residents deserve a better reason for their Representative’s apparent flip-flop.

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April 15, 2019

Is Chicago Finally Ready for Reform?

Chicago is infamous for its culture of political corruption, but last week’s election results suggest that change may be coming.

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March 4, 2019

The Changing Concept of the "Machine": A Deeper Look Into Chicago's Machine Politics

The term "machine," given its mixed connotations, carries little meaning in terms of describing Chicago's political candidates today.

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February 12, 2019

Appointment Process Undermines Democracy

New Hyde Park State Senator Robert Peters should have been chosen through a special election, not an appointment.

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January 14, 2019