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Alex Gleckman

Zimmer Agrees to Continue as President Until At Least 2022

By Pete Grieve

The announcement came after a board of trustees meeting.

May 27, 2017

Tiffany Tan

A Look Back: Headlines From the Last Four Years

By Maroon Staff

Here's what happened while you were a Maroon.

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May 26, 2017

College Council Votes to Support Unionization Vote

By Rachana Muppa

“Their work has been essential to us and this university,” College Council said of graduate students.

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May 26, 2017

Faculty Senate Creates New Disciplinary System

By Pete Grieve

It will address incidents like speaker silencing.

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May 23, 2017

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Graduate Students and University Debate Unionization at Hearing

By Tyrone Lomax

Further hearings are expected to continue throughout the week. The final ruling will determine if GSU’s election to form a union will be held and if so, the logistics of the future vote.

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May 22, 2017

Obama Foundation Raises Record $13.1 Million

By Yao Xen Tan

The fundraising total is expected to increase even more in future years in order to cover the expected $500 million cost of the Obama Presidential Center.

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May 22, 2017

Students Protest FIJI, Present Petition at "We Demand" Rally

By Deepti Sailappan

UChicago United published an online petition with 10 core demands to the University administration, the first of which was a demand for formal recognition of all Greek organizations as registered student organizations.

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May 22, 2017

Alderman Postpones 71st Street Rezoning Proposals

By Camille Kirsch

The move comes after community groups raised concerns about the proposals, which Hairston said were designed to limit the spread of businesses engaged in criminal activity.

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May 22, 2017

Seminary Co-Op Hosts Second Town Hall

By Eugenia Ko

One member worried that the previous town hall meeting on April 17 was not accessible to enough members because it was during a workday and not publicized enough.

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May 22, 2017

Wanda Kellog

17-Year-Old Kenwood Student to Receive Ph.D. This Year

By Emily Feigenbaum

Thessalonika Arzu-Embry graduated high school at 11 years old, completed college with a degree in psychology at 14 years old, earned an M.B.A. at 16 years old, and is currently finishing her doctorate.

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May 22, 2017

UofC Resists Discusses Picker Report, Upcoming Disruptive Conduct Vote

By Stephanie Palazzolo

The faculty senate will vote on a new disciplinary system on May 23.

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May 22, 2017

Summer Breeze Moved Indoors, Students to Receive Refunds

By Jamie Ehrlich

In order for students who purchased a resale ticket to receive a refund, they must have the purchaser of the original ticket present with their UCID.

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May 19, 2017

University Files Against Graduate Unionization Election

By Tyrone Lomax

The University is also challenging a related ruling by the National Labor Relations Board in a case involving Columbia University.

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May 19, 2017

Richard Oyeniran

FIJI House Vandalized in Wake of Racism Allegations

By Jorge Ernesto Clavo Abbass

FIJI’s house was spray-painted with the words “FUCK RACISM” on the wall of the building facing University Avenue.

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May 19, 2017

New Fellowship to Replace UChicago Public Interest Program

By Katherine Vega

Some members of the alumni board overseeing the old program expressed sadness and anger at the decision to end UCPIP with what they believed to be little warning.

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May 19, 2017

College Council Approves Emergency Fund; Elects New Chair

By Marjorie Antohi

For at least the next year, any immigration-related applications will automatically be considered first-priority.

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May 19, 2017

Ahead of Vote to Create a New Disciplinary System, Key Revisions Announced

By Pete Grieve

Several of the revisions respond to criticisms from faculty senate members who found the first proposal too strict.

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May 19, 2017

The University of Chicago

Oriental Institute Appoints New Director

By Deepti Sailappan

Associate professor Christopher Woods, who teaches Sumerian, will replace archaeology professor Gil Stein.

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May 19, 2017

The University of Chicago

University Modifies Design for Rubenstein Forum

By Greg Ross

The proposed conference center will join two other new projects south of the Midway.

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May 18, 2017

David Brooks Named Class Day Speaker

By Emily Feigenbaum

At UChicago Brooks was a columnist for the Viewpoints section of the Maroon.

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May 16, 2017

University Condemns May 11 David Horowitz Posters

By Stephanie Palazzolo

SJP, J Street UChicago, and the University of Chicago Alliance with Israel (UCAI) have also condemned the posters.

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May 16, 2017

Brooke Nagler

Rise Slate: Past, Present, Future

By Rachana Muppa and Marjorie Antohi

As the 2017-2018 Executive Slate, Calvin Cottrell, Chase Harrison, and Sabine Nau have a big job ahead of them. What have they done to prepare for this experience, and what are their plans for the future?

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May 16, 2017

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