The UCPD’s plan for the February 23 protest included three plainclothes officers, two of whom were assigned to videotape the event.
UCPD’s use of undercover officer at trauma center protest was counter to UChicago’s values.
An on-duty UCPD detective marched with protesters at Saturday’s trauma center demonstration and did not identify herself to organizers, according to a Maroon investigation.
The protest complied with restrictions on noise and traffic in the UCMC during the transfer of patients to the new facility.
The UCMC’s new hospital, the Center for Care and Discovery, officially opens Saturday.
During the vigil, a small group of students intend to go to President Zimmer’s office to demand charges be dropped against the four protesters arrested on Sunday at the UCMC.
1,100 have signed an online petition demanding a University explanation to the UCPD’s actions.
Students and community members protested the UCMC’s lack of an adult trauma care center yesterday afternoon. Witnesses said the peaceful sit-in quickly turned violent when UCPD arrived.
State and local legislators spoke to the economic impact of the project on the community.
The building’s supposed historical value has delayed its demolition.
The world-renowned architect of the new Center for Care and Discovery spoke in Logan last night about his vision for the medical complex.