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Charlie Rollason

JB Pritzker, Kim Foxx Among Speakers at College Democrats Conference

By Parker Mee

At the National College Democrats of America convention held on campus last weekend, two UChicago students were elected to the CDA’s national board.

August 11, 2018

Drawings Show Plans for New Megadorm on 61st Street

By Maroon Staff

The University submitted blueprints to the city and presented images at a community meeting.

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August 11, 2018

Maroon Staff

UChicago Plans to Raise Fence at President's House by Three Feet

By Lee Harris

The University plans to increase the height of the fence around the President's house by three feet.

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August 8, 2018

Maroon Staff

UChicago Law Prof Says Sotomayor Got on Court Because She’s Latina, Wipes Twitter

By Maroon Staff

Someone responded, “Your dumb ass couldn’t get onto the food court."

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August 8, 2018

Tom Tomorrow

Meet David Klion, the UChicago Left’s Extremely Online Favorite Son

By Lee Harris

Klion (MA '09) discusses 'bougie socialism,' Russiagate, the "lazy Zimmer-esque construction of free speech."

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August 6, 2018

Tarrae Benson

Obituary: Pam Williams, Service Crew Mechanic Who Loved Groundskeeping and Beautification, 1958-2018

By Tarrae Benson

Friends and family shared memories and thoughts about a longtime member of the University community.

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July 31, 2018

Pete Grieve

Saucy Porka Opens on 55th Street at Bergstein's Location

By Maroon Staff

A Latin and Asian fusion fast casual restaurant is now open in Hyde Park.

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July 31, 2018

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Twitter

Woodlawn Alderman Willie Cochran Says, “We Got Gangsters In Here" After #NoCopAcademy Disruption

By Pete Grieve

Cochran, who represents the 20th ward, took the mic to say "we got gangsters in here" after a #NoCopAcademy protester disrupted a local event.

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July 28, 2018

UChicago Students Question Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan

By Maroon Staff

Listen to audio of a 30 minute question and answer session with Justice Elena Kagan, who spoke about her work as justice.

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July 25, 2018

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University of Chicago

University Turns to Grants and Outside Landlords as Enrollment Strains Housing

By Lee Harris

To accommodate the large Class of 2022, returning students have been offered a financial incentive to live in a private apartment complex near campus.

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July 19, 2018

Maroon Staff

Some Bay Area Interns Supported by the University Required to Meet Donor or Face "Repercussions"

By Pete Grieve

Some interns are required to attend a donor-student breakfast in downtown San Francisco with a Silicon Valley venture capitalist worth $4.5 billion.

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July 16, 2018

Maroon Staff

University of Chicago Releases Statement About... Something

By Maroon Staff

“Recent events”

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July 7, 2018

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Maroon Staff

Fourth-Year Student Expelled for Sexual Assault a Week Before Graduation

By Lee Harris

The Maroon spoke to both the student who brought the case and the expelled student. “I just want people to know, things can go well for you,” the complainant said.

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June 26, 2018

Maroon Staff

Watch: Zimmer on Test-Optional Admissions

By Maroon Staff

NYT opinion editor Bari Weiss asked University of Chicago President Robert J. Zimmer about the new test-optional admissions policy at a viewpoint diversity conference in New York.

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June 15, 2018

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Camelia Malkami

University of Chicago Goes Test-Optional

By Maroon Staff

The announcement was packaged with a number of other changes advertised as promoting accessibility

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June 14, 2018

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Zoe Kaiser

Student Body Votes By Wide Margin to Repeal SG Pay Plan

By Maroon Staff

The repeal referendum passed with 1,138 "yes" votes to 531 "no" votes.

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June 8, 2018

SLEU Wins in NLRB Case with University

By Spencer Dembner

The Board’s decision ends a year-long legal fight over the outcome of last June’s vote.

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June 6, 2018

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