Burns has served as Alderman for parts of Bronzeville, Kenwood, and Hyde Park since 2011.
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The Memorandum of Understanding demonstrates the university’s commitment to the community.
“It was kind of a careless move on the alderman’s part… he was trying to pull a zone change over on us for the property that’s connected to my alley, so we got together and formed an organization.”
Tragedies affect all people, but we don’t always mourn equally
Paris becomes a second home for study abroad students, but how will things change moving forward from the attacks?
This year’s fourth annual South Side Pie Challenge raised over $3,000 for local food pantries.
50,000 books, including textbooks and academic books, have been donated to the 9th annual annual community sale
The UCPD’s Community Advisory Board will include members from Oakland, Kenwood, Hyde Park, and Woodlawn neighborhoods.
The debate over whether the University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC) should open an adult, Level I trauma center (T1)… Chronic illness has taken the backseat in trauma center debate“>Read more »
Five residential halls to be shut down after 2015–2016 school year.
UCPD must improve transparency and objectivity to become a more equitable and effective police force.
University’s bid for Obama library holds promise for South Side cultural and economic growth, but first, community concerns must be addressed.
“…I think that the coexistence of people in different life stages produces a rich experience that can’t be easily replicated,” a graduate student said.
Katz’s article veers close to imparting judgment that she herself fears.
Thirty-two pies competed at the South Side Pie Challenge, with proceeds of the event going to charity.
The 61st Street Farmer’s Market is a haven for fresh food and community interaction.
UChicago is a place that encourages individuals to be who they are—but not necessarily by themselves.
The path to connecting with our South Side neighbors starts with some steps in their direction.
Community members mostly blamed Mayor Rahm Emanuel for the imminent closing of Canter Middle School and 53 other CPS schools, a decision they saw as rash and ill-informed.
Ellen Sahli will be leaving her position at the University to work for the Chicago Housing Authority.
The University must make a sustained and meaningful attempt to extend a hand to members of the South Side community.
Today’s Democratic primary will determine the likely candidate to replace former Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr.
The number of Hyde Park residents burdened by their rent has been climbing since 2000.
Students and community members discussed race, trauma care, and disparities in health care on Saturday.
The building next door will house rehearsal space for Court Theatre.
Five takes on a diner’s refuge.
Departure of SHoP from Fenn House calls University’s commitment to art, community into question.
The Seminary Co-op’s relocation is a chance to build new community spaces.
Twentieth Ward Alderman identifies high foster-care rate an example of his community’s troubles.
Hiring employees from second-chance programs benefits both the University and the community.
Smart Museum’s interactive exhibition opening reveals the value of bringing Chicagoans to campus.