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Zoe Kaiser

At IOP Event, NYT Columnist Talks Political Parties, Russian Hacking, and the "Golden Rule"

By Lee Harris

On Russian hacking, Thomas Friedman said there are "no judges, no courts, no 1-800-please-stop-Putin-from-hacking-my-election."

Jan. 16, 2017

Journalists Gather to Discuss Trump Temperament

By Rachana Muppa

With just over a week remaining before Trump’s inauguration, the IOP brought four leading political journalists together to discuss the future of his administration.

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Jan. 15, 2017

On and Around Campus: January 13 — January 16

By News Staff

Resisting Trump, MLK Day of Service, and the Butterfly Lovers.

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Jan. 13, 2017

Gage Skidmore

84 Percent of U of C Students Surveyed Say Trump Is Unfit to Be President

By Zachary Robertson

The Maroon polled 317 students in the College on their opinions regarding the President-elect, including their views on his potential impact on social and economic issues in the United States.

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Jan. 13, 2017

Student Group Collected 150 Books for Women Prisoners

By Tyrone Lomax

Students Working Against Prisons partnered with Chicago Books to Women in Prison for the project.

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Jan. 13, 2017

After Taking Heat at Harvard Event, CNN President to Speak at IOP

By Lee Harris

Jeff Zucker was criticized at Harvard for his network's coverage of Trump.

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Jan. 13, 2017

Professors Discuss Economic Impact of Trump

By Solomon Dworkin

As one professsor explained, "when things are tough, people look for reasons why it's tough."

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Jan. 13, 2017

U of C Astronomers Discover "Twin Star," Develop Insight Into Planetary Movement

By Stephanie Palazzolo

High levels of Aluminum could indicate that it consumed nearby planets in the solar system.

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Jan. 13, 2017

UCMC Study Discovers Impact of "Neighborhood Effect" in Hospitals

By Yao Xen Tan

UCMC researchers discover that patients are affected by their neighbors' health crises.

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Jan. 13, 2017

Slavic Scholar Compares Putin's Censorship to Soviet Era Speech Restrictions

By Joshua Zakharov

"[Putin] is a KGB officer through and through, it’s not a big mystery what you’re going to get.”

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Jan. 13, 2017

University of Chicago

Stanford Art Curator Named New Head of Smart Museum

By Jorge Ernesto Clavo Abbass

"The Smart is really poised to be part of a great conversation of what a world-class university museum should be in the 21st century."

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Jan. 12, 2017

Zoe Kaiser

Chicagoans Say Goodbye to Their President

By Sonia Schlesinger

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

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Jan. 12, 2017

University of Chicago Medicine

Trauma Center Head Announced

By Camille Kirsch

"Through listening, I am hoping to increasingly partner with the community as they one by one drop the shroud of skepticism and see the University’s commitment to the communities that we serve."

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Jan. 12, 2017

Zoe Kaiser

Photo Essay: Obama Says Goodbye

By Zoe Kaiser

Obama delivered his farewell address on January 10 in McCormick Place, to a crowd of 20,000, including some University of Chicago students who were able to obtain tickets.

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Jan. 12, 2017

Yao Xen Tan

Photo Essay: Hyde Park Welcomes Obama Back

By Feng Ye, Giovanna DeCastro, and Yao Xen Tan

President Obama stopped by Valois restaurant for an interview with Lester Holt from NBC news on January 10th, shortly before his farewell address. The Hyde Park community lined the street in expectation.

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Jan. 12, 2017

New Student Discounts Come to Hyde Park

By Emily Feigenbaum

New businesses on the list include Dollop Coffee in Campus North, Native Foods Cafe, New Balance, 57th Street Books, H&R Block, and The Revival.

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Jan. 11, 2017

Pete Grieve

Valois, Obama's Favorite Hyde Park Restaurant, Sets Up for Interview Later Today

By Pete Grieve

A TV crew and Valois staff are setting up.

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Jan. 10, 2017

On and Around Campus: January 10 — January 12

By News Staff

Students will gather to write letters in support of a CBA for the Obama presidential library,

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Jan. 10, 2017

SG Assembly Calls for Part of SG Budget to Be Allocated Toward Undocumented Students

By Jamie Ehrlich

Student Government (SG) General Assembly passed two resolutions on Monday evening—one calling for the creation of a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) advisory council, and one calling on the University to become a “sanctuary campus.”

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Jan. 10, 2017

Pizzeria to Open in Campus North Residential Commons

By Max Fennell-Chametzky

The towers of Campus North Residential Commons will have a new Neapolitan pizzeria from longtime Chicago pie maker Nella Grassano.

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Jan. 10, 2017

Director of Urban Education Institute Proposes New Community City College

By Katherine Vega

Timothy Knowles, the outgoing director of the Urban Education Institute, has proposed a new community city college for high-achieving honors students in Chicago.

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Jan. 10, 2017

Course Registration Glitch Allows Students to Enroll During Pre-Registration

By Stephanie Palazzolo

A glitch on the course registration website allowed students to bypass winter quarter pre-registration and directly enroll in courses for two hours on November 18.

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Jan. 10, 2017

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