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The Chicago Maroon Mar 21
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We stand by our story and headline. You can read the leaked e-mails and judge for yourself here:
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The Chicago Maroon Mar 21
UChicago told WBEZ that "The Chicago Maroon’s story and headline are fundamentally inaccurate," referring to a story about how a Career Advancement employee was asked to personally contact "special interest" students about internship funding.
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The Chicago Maroon Mar 20
“This is the first time in 20 years that a free trip to Israel is being run that shows the realities of life in Israel to Jewish students,” fourth-year Zachary Spitz said.
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The Chicago Maroon Mar 19
CALL FOR OP-EDS: Maroon Viewpoints wants to hear your thoughts on Boyer’s exploratory committee for a possible switch to a semester system. Send your best arguments to viewpoints@chicagomaroon.com. Please keep op-eds within roughly 1000 words.
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Morning Shift Mar 19
Right now on : Two student-journalists + detail their big scoop about how U of C helped wealthy students with career development while students in need were left out. Listen live and read their reporting below.
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The Chicago Maroon Mar 18
In this morning's newsletter: UChicago allegedly favored donors’ children for internship funding; Boyer has started a new committee to explore a possible switch to a semester system.
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The Chicago Maroon Mar 18
On the question of police superintendent Eddie Johnson's fate, Lightfoot said, "I’ve resisted frankly pandering to the crowd because the police department obviously needs to stay on its mission of serving and protecting us."
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The Chicago Maroon Mar 18
Dean of the College John Boyer created a committee this quarter to explore a possible switch to a semester system. The university has been on a quarter system since 1892.
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The Chicago Maroon Mar 17
Incumbent Leslie Hairston is heading into her first runoff since she was elected in 1999, facing activist Will Calloway. Here's where they stand on issues facing the Fifth Ward.
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The Chicago Maroon Mar 16
Fifth Ward aldermanic candidate William Calloway in 2015 condemned the Supreme Court's decision that legalized gay marriage. He's now saying those comments “are not reflective of the man [he is] today.”
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The Chicago Maroon Mar 15
A UChicago administrator instructed a staff member in 2016 to alert the children of donors and prominent employers about new streams of internship funding. At the time, other funding requests from students in need were allegedly being denied.
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The Chicago Maroon Mar 14
This week, Grey City examines the history behind "the cultural history of mankind" in the humanities and social science core curricula.
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The Chicago Maroon Mar 14
Charles’s research focuses on labor and applied microeconomics.
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The Chicago Maroon Mar 14
In today's newsletter: Law School Affinity Groups are boycotting Admitted Students Weekend next quarter; a data breach at the Law School; J Street launches a free trip to Israel and the West Bank.
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The Chicago Maroon Mar 14
38 aldermen voted in favor of awarding an $85 million construction contract to engineering company AECOM, with eight aldermen against it. Zoning changes for the academy also passed without debate.
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The Chicago Maroon Mar 14
In an email sent to nearly 300 admitted students, a member of the Law School admissions team inadvertently included an attachment with “sensitive information" about this year’s LLM applicant pool, including grades, TOEFL scores, and application decisions.
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The Chicago Maroon Mar 14
The boycott represents a major blow to one of the Law School’s largest annual recruitment events, which the groups are usually heavily involved in planning and running.
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The Chicago Maroon Mar 13
Grounds of Being received the equipment to take Maroon Dollars over the summer, but implementation was delayed by logistical questions over how employees would register to use the system.
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The Chicago Maroon Mar 13
"Some of the priorities that I spoke about in 2017 are still the same today," the 4th Ward alderman said. "We’re going forward in the same breath."
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The Chicago Maroon Mar 12
“We want to renovate the lobby so that the entire experience of the museum when you enter feels more hospitable, engaging, and accessible,” Michael Christiano, the museum’s deputy director, said.
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