In light of recent events at Amherst, U of C must vocalize commitment to support sexual assault survivors.
Standing like an obelisk just south of the Midway, the Logan Arts Center is receiving finishing touches before its opening in the spring. Although administrators say that the building will be a—not the—center for arts on campus, the resources it provides are bound to make it dwarf any other creative space at the U of C.
Writing your heart out has never been easier. Here’s a list of some (other) notable publications.
Though the slogans might have some truth to them, students here don’t actually date squirrels
Even the improvements to the health plan can’t cure That Kids.
On the corner of the campus, a school for special-needs students reaches a turning point in its history.
Students were divided in their reactions to the death of Osama bin Laden. Scores met in common rooms to watch the news and hundreds celebrated, while others criticized the merriment. Some even pointed to anti-Islamic sentiment appearing on campus.
The eclectic mix of musicians will play at the annual spring festival.
Vice President of Civic Engagement Ann Marie Lipinski was named Curator of the Harvard Nieman Foundation for Journalism
Youssef Kalad will serve as Student Government president for the 2011-12 term. A referendum to create a Socially Responsible Investment Committee also passed.
Kevin Robinson does not make eye contact with anyone. He wakes up close to 10 a.m. every morning, 15 minutes after his alarm sounds, and skips shaving.
The Uncommon Fund board announced last night the 25 grant-winning proposals. The biggest winner: Oscillation, which received $7,400–twice as much as any other project.
A Q&A with associate professor of psychology Sian Beilock, who researches the science of choking and staying cool under pressure.
Despite board member involvement in project proposals, Uncommmon Fund board defends the fairness of its selection process.
The Uncommon Fund board notified only 35 out of 146 applicants yesterday that their proposals moved on to the second round.
Vivien Chung, MAPSS student, Anthropology concentration
As U of C’s ninth and tenth recipients of the scholarship, Robbins plans to study cellular mutations and Nance will purse a degree in management, with boxing on the side.
Students on the study abroad program in Cairo flew to Paris as political unrest seized Egypt.
Logan was 93 years old.
The Maroon spoke with Rangnekar about the weight difference between LSAT books and an iPhone, studying at Starbucks, and “The Social Network.”
In 1946, before William Heirens had turned 18, he’d already skipped his senior year of high school, gained admission to the University of Chicago, been elected vice president of the University’s Calvert Club, burglarized dozens of apartments, and gained national notoriety for committing one of the most gruesome killing sprees in Chicago history.
Women make up about a quarter of full-time faculty at the University of Chicago, leaving many women in departments with few or no other female colleagues.
Part one of a two-part series on the faculty gender gap at the University explores a math department with no tenured female faculty.
A Grey City Preview: U of C second-year-turned-Chicago’s most wanted
An increase in housing applications pushed the Housing office to open Stony Island to first-years and I-House to transfer students
Alpha Omicron Pi is the first U of C sorority to receive on-campus living and meeting spaces
Although the magazine started in 2004 and ran for four successful years, it has struggled to find participants and has been out of print since 2007.
Vice President for Campus Life Kim Goff-Crews made recommendations to fraternities with property regarding their role as members of the community at large.
The talk fell on Nakba Day, which memorializes the struggles of the Palestinian people in leaving the territory in 1948, when the U.N. declared the land to be Israel.
WGSAP members said the motion will likely advocate forming a single, independent body to hear disciplinary procedures, and providing equal access to testimony and appeals for accuser and accused.
The Working Group for Sexual Assault Policy (WGSAP), formed in 2008, is concerned the University is not taking up what it considers serious revisions to the disciplinary process for sexual assault cases.
A U of C student was robbed and pushed down to the ground.
A 75-year-old Hyde Parker suffered major trauma after he was severely beaten by a homeless man.
While many of those peers, including Duke, Cornell, and Columbia saw increases in the low hundreds in their binding early decision applications, the U of C received over 2,000 more early applications than last year.
The Black Youth Project (BYP) Web site allows black youth to discuss current events, upload artwork, and find databases for information pertaining to their lives.
A 22-year-old woman walking on 53rd Street and Greenwood Avenue passed four teenage girls, who pushed her to the ground and took her backpack, cellphone, wallet.
Two men struck a 15-year-old boy at 3:42 on November 30, on the 5000 block of Blackstone Avenue.
A 19-year-old woman who attended a party on the 5600 block of University Avenue reported that she was sexually assaulted by an unknown man who attended the same party.
Laptops, cell phones, and Kindles are pushing their way into 21st century classrooms at the U of C, and some professors are pushing back, saying banning gadgets has shown positive results.
Former Israel politician and author Natan Sharansky called for a strong Jewish identity and universal human rights at a speech at Ida Noyes Monday.
A woman walking on 54th Street and Blackstone Avenue was held up by a man with a handgun who demanded her purse.
Local eateries hope
discounts will bring back lost foot traffic
Getting Obama to speak on campus will be no easy feat: She prefers to garner campus-wide support for her speaking events.
When it came time for questions at the end, the crowd was slow to respond, but eventually White fielded a few questions about the world in which Augustine wrote.
In a year in which more first-year students, 19 in total, campaigned for election than ever before, the election seemed especially significant to the candidates.
Organizers will donate the fall harvest to a local food pantry in an attempt to teach residents about the importance of knowing from where their food comes.
The “vicious sport” of parking in Hyde Park could get worse, resident say