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Zoe Kaiser

Social Sciences Professors Talk Implications of Trump Presidency at Pre-Inauguration Panels

By Sarah Lewis

Speakers also commented on the future of Obama's policies under President Trump and recalled highlights of the Obama administration.

Jan. 20, 2017

UCMC Employee Organizes Inauguration Day of Service

By Max Fennell-Chametzky

The program will send volunteers to more than 20 locations throughout the city.

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Jan. 20, 2017

In Hyde Park in 2016, Violent Crime Drops; Burglaries Spike

By Feng Ye

Hyde Park’s total crime rate in 2016 was 16 percent lower than that of the past 10 years.

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Jan. 20, 2017

Eva I

On- and Off-Campus Organizations Host Pre-Inauguration Activism Events

By Alex Ward

The schedule included an activism fair and an exchange of books on radical politics.

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Jan. 20, 2017

Students Settle Suit Prompted by Sexual Assault Accusation

By Katherine Vega

Case alleging that University discriminated against accused student continues.

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Jan. 20, 2017

College Council Votes to Start Free Tampon Trial

By Vivian He

A total of 250 tampons and 230 sanitary pads will be provided in the Reynolds Club women's bathroom.

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Jan. 20, 2017

Chris Salata

The Professor and the President, Eight Years Later

By Sophia Garcia

Obama's former students and colleagues reflect on his time as law professor and president.

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Jan. 20, 2017

Students to Protest in Washington, Chicago in Post-Inaugural Women's Marches

By Deepti Sailappan

Over 205,000 people have said on Facebook that they will march on Washington, and the Tribune estimates 22,000 will attend the March on Chicago.

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Jan. 20, 2017

Yao Xen Tan

Photo Essay: Kuvia 2017

By Yao Xen Tan, Olivia Shao, and Nikita Dulin

Students rise early for exercise and group-bonding during the week of Kuvia (Kuviasungnerk).

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Jan. 20, 2017

Pete Grieve

U of C Crime Lab Report Says Surge in Violence Last Year "Remains a Puzzle"

By Lee Harris

Many typical candidates to explain spikes in gun violence, including weather, city spending on social services, and public school funding, remained stable in 2016.

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Jan. 19, 2017

Grace Hauck

New Year, New House: FIJI Moves In

By Rachana Muppa

FIJI Alumnus Bernard DelGiorno was a major contributor to the fraternity house's multi-million dollar renovation.

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Jan. 19, 2017

Pete Grieve

Man Shot Last Night on South Blackstone Avenue Near 51st Street

By Pete Grieve

At 12:47 a.m., police said the victim was in critical at Northwestern Hospital with multiple gunshot wounds.

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Jan. 18, 2017

Transcript: Editorial Board Interview With Fraternity Presidents

By Maroon Staff

The Maroon sat down with the presidents of ten fraternities on campus to discuss the Fraternities Committed to Safety agreement.

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Jan. 17, 2017

"See Through Stigma" Week Promotes Open Discussion About Mental Health and Disability

By Tyrone Lomax

The week of programming, sponsored by Axis UChicago and Active Minds, aimed to create a campus climate that is more inviting to open discussion of both mental health and physical dis/abilities.

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Jan. 17, 2017

Nikita Dulin

Campus Activists Prepare for Trump Presidency

By Vivian He

Friday's "Resisting Trump" meeting, hosted by new coalition U of C Resists, featured speeches from campus groups, as well as a forum for open discussion about what challenges the new administration might pose.

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Jan. 17, 2017

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Uncommon Hacks Awards Quirky Innovations

By Varun Joshi

The second-annual "Uncommon Hacks" competition featured inventions including a beer-pong video game and a Teletubby with a human face.

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Jan. 17, 2017

Ruben Abbou

The Mysterious World of Sid Colton

By Jamie Ehrlich

Alumnus Sid Colton discusses campus fame, challenging the administration, and his dog, Ethel.

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Jan. 17, 2017

On and Around Campus: January 17 – January 19

By News Staff

The week may have started late, but there are still plenty of things to do! From the opening of Roti on 53rd, an introduction to D&D, and campus-wide preparation and discussion of Friday’s inauguration, it looks like a busy week ahead.

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Jan. 17, 2017

Community Organization Revitalizes WhistleStop Program for Violence Prevention

By Jen Feng

By selling $2 whistles, WhistleStop aims to pinpoint the location of victims and force offenders to flee.

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Jan. 17, 2017

Zoe Kaiser

What President Trump Means for Title IX at the University of Chicago

By Katie Akin

President-elect Trump has been accused of sexual assault more times than he's mentioned the issue on the campaign trail. How will his administration affect how the University approaches Title IX policies?

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Jan. 16, 2017

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."

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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

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