If activists want to see a trauma center on the South Side, they may want to take their cause to City Hall.
The UCPD’s plan for the February 23 protest included three plainclothes officers, two of whom were assigned to videotape the event.
Approximately 30 attendees filed up to Zimmer’s fifth-floor office to deliver the petition.
University administrators have responded to the Maroon investigation revealing that a UCPD detective was working undercover at the February 23 trauma protest.
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 resisting arrest charge against grad student Toussaint Losier—the most serious of the charges brought against the protesters—has been dropped.
University and community members expressed concerns about the arrests and prosecutions resulting from the January 27 trauma center protests.
The protest complied with restrictions on noise and traffic in the UCMC during the transfer of patients to the new facility.
Graduate student and trauma care activist Toussaint Losier talks about his arrest, the future of the trauma center campaign, and the chance encounter that led to a private meeting with President Zimmer.
Some of the protesters faced their chairs away in the middle of the talk and one student continuously interrupted until being escorted out of the room.
Students and community members discussed race, trauma care, and disparities in health care on 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.
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.
Students demonstrated against Sen. Durbin’s ambiguous stance on budget cuts to federal social programs.
NATO events offer unique opportunities for students to think and engage with Chicago.
Members of FLY and others on the South Side marched to Northwestern to show how far a trauma victim would have to travel in an emergency.
Protests at the Administration building seek more diversity in University employment opportunities.
Students claim that changes to the Student Manual will limit expression and protest.
New changes to the student manual regarding protests are cause for concern.
A handful of students weathered a brief flurry of snow yesterday during a four-hour Occupy the Quad demonstration. The demonstration was an attempt to gain momentum for the Occupy movement on campus, even after the group was denied RSO status by ORCSA.
The students and professor were arrested early Sunday morning when they refused to leave Grant Park as part of the ongoing Occupy Chicago protests.
Fifteen University of Chicago students joined over 200 community activists at Chicago’s third annual Roll Beyond Coal rally.
Fifty students marched yesterday against a University decision to cut housekeeping jobs in front of the administration building.
Using fake eviction notices and staging a checkpoint, the tactics used by Students for Justice in Palestine were designed to shock.
Students have joined with University housekeepers to criticize a facilities staffing change which may threaten jobs or spark pay cuts.
Students in the Southside Solidarity Network will demonstrate against Bank of America downtown today in response to recent foreclosures
Several attendees discussed their personal experiences with the UCMC after traumatic episodes, some being admitted and others not.
Protesters staged a mock funeral outside the University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Service last Friday, insisting the addition of a level-one trauma center to the UCMC.
Despite stereotype, student activism effective and admirable
The University of Chicago Medical Center has no trauma center, which protesters believe factored into the death of 18-year-old Damian Turner
The event, organized by the University’s chapter of the National Organization for Women, featured speakers on sexual assault, a moment of silence for assault survivors, and a march through campus.
Over 1,000 protesters gathered downtown to show support for kidnapped child soldiers in Uganda, including several students from the U of C chapter of Invisible Children, a human rights group.
University to help students demonstrate against controversial church