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Zeff Worley

Presidential Candidate Julián Castro Speaks at IOP

By Zeff Worley

Castro signaled his support for legalizing marijuana and expunging criminal records associated with it, as well as reshaping the criminal justice system as a whole.

April 17, 2019

First-Year Student Assaulted and Robbed Near Stony Island

By Aviva Waldman

University of Chicago Police Department is investigating the incident, but the University has not issued a security alert.

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April 17, 2019

The University of Chicago Law School Federalist Society

Law Professors Clash Over Suit Challenging the Obama Center Location

By Emma Dyer

Strahilevitz, who supports the current plans to construct the OPC in Jackson Park, clashed with Epstein, who stands against that position, at a debate held by the Law School student organization Law of the Land.

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April 17, 2019

University of Chicago

Student Government Holds Referendum to Reduce Crossover between Undergrad and Grad Councils

By William Trlak

The referendum proposes eliminating Student Government’s Finance Committee as a permanent Standing Committee between College Council and Graduate Council, reducing the amount and frequency of collaboration between the two councils.

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April 17, 2019

University of Chicago

Mayor-Elect Lightfoot Hires University Director of Public Affairs as Communications Director

By Caroline Kubzansky

Prior to joining UChicago, Sainvillus served as communications director at the Illinois Department of Human Services and assistant press secretary in the Office of the Governor of Illinois.

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April 16, 2019

Zoe Kaiser

Title IX Panel Discusses National Trends and University Policy

By Brad Subramaniam

The panel noted a growing trend in the number of reports filed over the past several years, especially during several moments of nationwide controversy.

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April 16, 2019

J Street UChicago

Israel UN Ambassador Invited to On-Campus Israel Summit; J Street Members Protest

By Emma Dyer

The summit's goal was “showcasing the global impacts of Israel by highlighting Israeli innovation."

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April 16, 2019

Alpha Sigma Phi Chapter Becomes UChicago’s Thirteenth Frat

By Camille Kirsch

Its installation follows the January opening of a chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha (Pike) and December rechartering of Phi Delta Theta (Phi Delt).

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April 16, 2019

Obama White House

Former Advisor to President Obama, Tina Tchen, Urges Students to Take a Stance Against Sexual Assualt

By Gustavo Delgado

Tchen spoke of her experiences related to the development of equal rights for women and the fight against sexual assault regardless of circumstance.

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April 15, 2019

Maggie Acosta

Graduate Students Robbed at Taser-Point in One of 11 Recent Break-Ins

By Matthew Lee

Victims say they are frustrated by the lack of security alert and a slow response from the University.

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April 15, 2019

Adrian Mandeville

How Hyde Park Voted

By Alex Dalton, Jack Cruz-Alvarez, Dimitriy Leksanov, and Pranathi Posa

We broke down how the neighborhood voted in Chicago's historic runoff election.

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April 14, 2019

Students Working Against Prisons

CareNotCops Demands UCPD Budget Transparency at Rally

By Avi Waldman

The organization delivered a letter to President Zimmer outlining a list of demands to provide transparency regarding UCPD funding.

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April 11, 2019

C-Span

Former ACLU President Argues Against Censoring Hateful Speech at Law School Talk

By Elaine Chen

Nadine Strossen, also a law professor at New York Law School, discussed free speech policy with professor Geoffrey Stone, a prominent First Amendment scholar.

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April 10, 2019

Charlie Kolodziej

Pro-Palestinian Protesters Interrupt Anti–BDS Talk at Law School, Escorted Out by UCPD

By Charlie Kolodziej

The protestors chanted, "“Free, free Palestine, protesting is not a crime" during a talk by Eugene Kontorovich.

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April 10, 2019

In "Flipped" Classroom, Grad Students, Not Professor, Leading In-Class Instruction of Core Course

By Miles Burton

In Global Warming this quarter, students watch lectures through videos on Coursera, an online education platform.

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April 9, 2019

New Health and Society Minor Being Offered Next Fall

By Emma Dyer

The minor is open to students of all majors and intends to offer students the opportunity to explore the social, political, and economic processes that shape individual and population health.

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April 9, 2019

Peach's at University to Open in Crerar

By Emma Dyer

Students can expect the café in Crerar to offer baked goods, coffee, and light lunch offerings, according to a UChicago Dining newsletter.

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April 8, 2019

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