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The Storied Past of the Regenstein Library

By Feng Ye and Alex Ward

Since its construction in the 1960s, the Regenstein has been an institution on campus.

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Feb. 21, 2017

Zoe Kaiser

Goldberg Discusses Trump Foreign Policy at IOP

By Lee Harris

The "Atlantic" editor-in-chief examined the impact that President Trump's foreign policies may have on international relations for years to come.

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Feb. 21, 2017

Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute Future Uncertain Under Trump Administration

By Jamie Ehrlich

In an interview with the Maroon, the director of the Oriental Institute voiced concerns about performing fieldwork, inviting scholars, and collaborating with the 7 affected countries.

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Feb. 21, 2017

Obama Library Could Require $1.5 Billion To Construct, Maintain

By Hillel Steinmetz

A $1.5 billion cost for the Library would be three times the $500 million George W. Bush raised for his Presidential Library in Dallas.

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Feb. 21, 2017

Bomb Threat Targets Hyde Park Jewish Community Center

By Olivia Rosenzweig

JCC Hyde Park threatened along with 10 other JCCs in the fourth wave of bomb threats targeting Jewish establishments since January.

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Feb. 21, 2017

Newsletter for February 17

By Sonia Schlesinger, Pete Grieve, and Adam Thorp

Obama stops by Hyde Park for presidential library planning; IOP event with Corey Lewandowski draws protest; Seminary Co-Op plans financial recovery.

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Feb. 17, 2017

Eva I

Game-Designing Professor Will Take Leave Next Year

By Deepti Sailappan

Among projects Jagoda will pursue next year is an expansion of The Test, a mobile game that seeks to promote HIV testing among 14- to 19-year-old men from the South and West Sides of Chicago.

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Feb. 17, 2017

Wake Forest University Maya Angelou Presidential Chair Speaks at Annual OBS Event

By Katherine Vega

Harris-Perry, who was an MSNBC host, told the audience that “Cable news is rotten and evil."

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Feb. 17, 2017

Seminary Co-Op Plans Financial Recovery

By Tyrone Lomax

Last summer, the Co-Op sent a letter to members asking for help, explaining that the bookstore had a deficit of $200,000.

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Feb. 17, 2017

Feng Ye

U of C Community Protests Outside Lewandowski Event; "Combative" Questions Inside

By Feng Ye, Alex Ward, and Lee Harris

The event was off-the-record, but several students spoke about the conversation as they left.

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Feb. 16, 2017

BuzzFeed Editor Talks Fake News at IOP Event

By Camille Kirsch

Silverman defined fake news as “something that’s 100 percent false, that was created consciously to be false."

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Feb. 15, 2017

Cook County Sheriff Speaks on Criminal Justice Reform at University Gleacher Center

By Deepti Sailappan

Dart said that he sees his job as advocating for people trapped within the criminal justice system.

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Feb. 15, 2017

Nikita Dulin

Demonstrators March to Show Solidarity for Immigrants, Minorities, and Women

By Lauren Pankin

Around 60 students and faculty took part.

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Feb. 14, 2017

Institute of Politics

Institute of Politics Event Considers Immigration Order

By Michael Lynch

The speakers discussed the consequences and the legality of the order.

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Feb. 14, 2017

We Talked to Class of 2021 Admits About the New Early Decision Option

By Melanie Wang

“I felt like the commitment would increase my chances of actually being accepted."

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Feb. 14, 2017

After Obama Endorsement, Donations Pour in for Fourth Ward Alderman Candidate Sophia King

By Max Fennell-Chametzky

The King campaign brought in over $30,000 in the week following the endorsement from Obama.

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Feb. 14, 2017

Brooke Nagler

Former Governor of Michigan Among IOP Spring Fellows

By Lee Harris

And a former U.S. Representative, a human rights activist, two journalists, and two former Obama administration officials.

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Feb. 14, 2017

Creative Commons

Law School Alum to Be Chief of Staff to Secretary Tillerson

By Jamie Ehrlich

Margaret Peterlin (J.D. '00) was the first editor-in-chief of The Chicago Journal of International Law.

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Feb. 14, 2017

Feng Ye

University Files Joint Amicus Brief Opposing Immigration Order

By Jamie Ehrlich

The brief states that the executive order threatens the ability of the universities to “educate future leaders from nearly every continent.”

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Feb. 13, 2017

Feng Ye

Grad Students Push for Support on Unionization Ahead of Vote

By Garrett Williams

A recent NLRB decision recognized grad students as workers, allowing them to vote to unionize.

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Feb. 12, 2017

The Newsletter: February 10, 2017

By Pete Grieve

White nationalist posters found on campus; Brown student challenges UofC prof for using racial slurs; Fabiana's is moving to 53rd

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Feb. 10, 2017

UCM Receives Grant for Neural Prosthetics Project

By Anjali Dhillon

The National Institute of Health grant was $2.4 million and will fund a five-year project.

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Feb. 10, 2017

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