Yiwen Lu

Deputy News Editor

CONTRIBUTIONS

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

Acclaimed Chinese Restaurant Jade Court to Open in Harper Court

A previous iteration of the restaurant, on Racine, was deemed one of Chicago’s best Chinese restaurants by Chicago Tribune restaurant critic Phil Vettel.

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October 13, 2020

University Leaders Provide Details on Autumn Quarter in Video and Student Town Hall

On the subject of regulation adherence, Dean of Students Michele Rasmussen said students who “are willfully not following the expectations we have for them” would experience consequences from the University.

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September 23, 2020

University Sends off the Class of 2020 in First-Ever Remote Convocation Weekend

The event, which included speeches by administrators and students, was held remotely because an in-person Convocation Weekend was impossible in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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June 21, 2020

President Zimmer Undergoes Surgery for Brain Tumor

Provost Ka Yee Lee informed University members about the procedure in an email.

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June 8, 2020

University Announces In-Person Graduation for Class of 2020 in 2021, in Addition to Virtual Graduation

On June 5, 2021, a full graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020 will be held.

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May 13, 2020

University of Chicago to Continue to Provide Funding for DACA Students Despite Department of Education Edict

The University of Chicago has yet to receive funds awarded per the CARES Act and will continue to provide aid for DACA students as normal.

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May 13, 2020

Tenants United Protest

Protesters with Tenant United at a May 1st demonstration in Hyde Park.

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May 5, 2020

Tenants United Organizes #CancelRentRally at TLC and Mac Properties Offices

Tenants marched from Harold Washington Park at South Shore to the Mac Properties Office on 53rd Street, protesting at Mac, TLC, and Hyde Park Properties offices to demand rent payment cancellation during COVID-19.

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May 4, 2020

Elevate Slate Runs for SG on Marginalized and Graduate Student Interests

The slate also commented on their goals for financial resources available to students amid the Coronavirus pandemic.

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April 28, 2020