Yiwen Lu

News Editor

CONTRIBUTIONS

Proposed Undergrad SG To Include Two-Person Slate, Expand CC

Candidates running for SG executive slate in spring 2021 will still form a three-person slate, but they would be inaugurated to different roles if the referendum passes, and the Undergraduate SG goes into effect.

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April 15, 2021

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CC Condemns Fraternities, Suggests Revoking Partygoers’ Pre-Reg Privileges

Students and CC members expressed frustration with Greek life and at a public meeting College Council held on Tuesday.

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April 8, 2021

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University Aims for Full Return to Campus by Autumn Quarter

University administrators are optimistic about fully resuming in-person activities this fall as vaccination rates rise and cases in the community decline.

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March 29, 2021

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2 p.m.

Alexi McCammond (A.B. ’15) Resigns as Incoming Teen Vogue Editor-in-Chief After Backlash Over Racist Tweets

The now-deleted tweets, which included references to Asian stereotypes and derogatory, homophobic terms, were posted in 2011, when McCammond was a first year at the University of Chicago.

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March 26, 2021

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University Mourns Death of Fourth-Year Student

Fourth-year Sampson Wu passed away in September. He was a high school valedictorian, former resident of Max Palevsky, and a caring friend.

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March 1, 2021

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University Reports 14 New COVID-19 Cases, Announces Plan for On-Campus Vaccine Clinic

The University announced plans to open an on-campus clinic with UChicago Medicine to vaccinate community members who will be eligible recipients during Phase 1c and Phase 2.

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February 19, 2021

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5:31 p.m.

University Reports 27 New Cases, 895 University Personnel Receive First Dose

The University reported that it has vaccinated 895 people against COVID-19 as Phase 1b of vaccine distribution continues in Chicago. Second doses will be administered beginning February 21.

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February 12, 2021

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CC Passes Resolution Calling for Undergraduate Liaison to Faculty College Council

The resolution marked the first attempt of the Student Government to directly push for increasing student representation in administrative decision making. In the long term, College Council hopes to create an inclusive student advisory group.

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February 11, 2021

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9:08 p.m.

UChicago Medievalist among Trump’s Intended Appointees for Administration Positions

History Prof. Rachel Fulton Brown, known for her outspoken conservative viewpoints, was listed on December 22nd as an intended appointee to the Cultural Property Advisory Committee.

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January 4, 2021

Administration Refuses to Adopt Opt-In Pass/Fail Grading for All Classes at Meeting With Student Government

The administration declined a College Council resolution asking for a continuation of spring 2020 opt-in pass/fail policy, citing remote learning to be a factor when considering academic policy, rather than the pandemic.

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November 23, 2020