Yiwen Lu

Managing Editor  /  @itsyiwenlu

Yiwen Lu is the managing editor at The Maroon for 2022-23. Previously, she had been a news editor for two years. Outside of The Maroon, she worked at newsrooms like The Washington Post, The Charlotte Observer, and NBC Chicago.

CONTRIBUTIONS

College Council Elects Vice Presidents for 2021-2022 USG

Allen Abbott (‘22), Tyler Okeke (‘23), Connor Lee (‘24), and Summer Long (‘23) will serve as Executive Vice President for Internal Affairs, Vice President of Advocacy, Vice President of Campus & Student Life, and Vice President of Student Organizati…

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May 22, 2021

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8:11 p.m.

“Crying in H Mart”: A Tale of Food, Love, and Identity

Michelle Zauner, the musician who performs as Japanese Breakfast, talked about her new memoir at Chicago Humanities Festival.

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May 22, 2021

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11:40 a.m.

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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1:28 p.m.

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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8:06 p.m.

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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3:26 p.m.

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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6:28 p.m.

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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6:56 p.m.

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.