Sonia Schlesinger

News Editor  /  @sonischlesi

CONTRIBUTIONS

Newsletter for February 17

Obama stops by Hyde Park for presidential library planning; IOP event with Corey Lewandowski draws protest; Seminary Co-Op plans financial recovery.

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February 17, 2017

South East Chicago Commission Transitions to Self-Governing Entity

The community organization's board will no longer be appointed by the University.

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February 2, 2017

Chicagoans Say Goodbye to Their President

“He’s a quintessential model of what you can be if you work hard,” one Chicago resident said.

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January 12, 2017

UCPD to Increase Number of Officers on Patrol by 28 Percent

The University cited concerns about high crime rates in the area, but the CEP said an increase in officers is “the opposite of what people have been wanting.”

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August 17, 2016

Nineteen Students Awarded Fulbright Scholarships

This marks the first year that half of UChicago applicants received a fellowship; last year 34% of UChicago applicants were selected.

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May 31, 2016

Summer Storage Policy Changes Reversed

“After receiving additional feedback, we will continue to review the policies and procedures related to the trunk room.”

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May 27, 2016

Adult Trauma Center Approved and Scheduled to Open in 2018

“We applaud the University of Chicago for taking responsibility as a member of the broader South Side community.”

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May 27, 2016

Gun Threat Cancels All Class and Activities

A University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) student threatened gun violence on the main quad on November 30.

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May 27, 2016

Community Members Discuss Goals for Trauma Center at Town Hall Meeting

Attendees Consider Gun Violence Prevention and the University’s Relationship to the Community.

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May 20, 2016

Whole Foods to Open in June

The grocery store is the anchor property for the City Hyde Park complex on Lake Park.

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May 20, 2016