24 projects receiving funding from the Uncommon Fund were announced last Sunday night.
The five-kilometer race and fundraiser were in memory of University student Ian Woo Cumings.
A new student group provides peer-to-peer classes modeled off a similar Berkeley program.
More protesters arrested in mental health clinic demonstration after prayerful assembly earlier that evening.
Residential houses and individual students will receive compensation for past plumbing and other facility inconveniences.
Among the dorm’s new amenities are new plumbing fixtures and furniture.
MODA show was a success, despite some awkward walks and hastily-sewn designs.
Dorms celebrate the Oscars with annual party.
New RSO is the first slam poetry group on campus.
Moviegoers this quarter have been subject to an increased number of mishaps.
Four couples have bucked a nationwide trend toward later marriages.
Dating for: 1 year, 4 months Years/Major: Omar: third-year Religious Studies major, Maria: second-year Psych major Favorite date movie: (almost) anything. They watch a lot of House together though… (Fill-in-the-blank) is a better dancer: Maria… Her hips don’t lie… Where…
Dating for: 5 years, 4 months Years/Majors: Gustavo: second-year Biology Pre-Med, Martha : second-year Psychology major Favorite date movie: Click (Fill-in-the-blank) is a better dancer: Definitely Gustavo, despite the fact that Martha has been dancing ballet for 17 years. (What…
Dating for: 8 months Year/major: Evan: fourth-year Theatre and Performance Studies major; Peter: fourth-year English major Favorite date movie: Ticked-Off Trannies with Knives, which we believe to be an underrated masterpiece (seriously, go see it). Evan falls asleep during every…
Guys and gals sought friendship—as well as romance—as an a capella group sang.
The University’s new Student Leadership Institute (SLI) is poised to begin its first workshops for the students who successfully applied for its services, ending months of planning that began before the start of the school year. At its kick-off event…
Vice President for Campus Life and Dean of Students Kim Goff-Crews will depart the University at the end of the academic year for a dual position at her alma mater, Yale University.
Goff-Crews’s untimely departure signals future instability for Office of Campus and Student Life.
Ensuring bicycle safety and convenience would lead to heightened campus engagement.
Humans vs. Zombies ended Tuesday with record numbers of participants, but the Zombie Readiness Task Force is prepared to turn even more students into zombies in the future.
Third-year Edward Menéndez performs with a fire hoop at Le Vorris and Vox’s Spring Spectacle Friday evening on the Bartlett Quadrangle. The circus, which was revived last year through the Uncommon Fund, also showcased trapeze artists, clowns, and acrobats.
During Scavenger hunt weekend, caged animals and car crashes sparked discussion about ethics and safety of Scav.
A student reported an incident that may have been anti-Muslim in nature.
For its 25th anniversary, tonight Scav Hunt participants will attempt to top the world record for largest scavenger hunt.
Fewer alcohol-related hospital trips accompany new alcohol education program.
A Student Advisory Council will plan events to attract higher numbers to Museum
After some controversy, the student sex magazine got the go-ahead from ORCSA over the weekend to print its current content during Spring quarter.
The Vita staff defended the magazine’s image after ORCSA said pictures showing penetration may be too obscene to print.
Residents of Shorey House, who once sipped sherry and bought (Monopoly) houses with Milton Friedman regret the games latest electronic incarnation.
A second-year with a taste for coffee and a knack for entrepreneurial endeavors shares his barista skills with customers.
SG is still pushing vans through procurement, though it campaigned on providing them by the beginning of the quarter.
While they were enrolled at the U of C, a group of recent alums argued an immigration suit before Seventh Circuit, eventually winning their case.
Expanding the freedom of choice for campus libertarians, a new RSO plans to promote the cause of the Libertarian party without fighting an existing organization for members.
Fourth-year Ashley Demma beat four other finalists in the Embassy Suites hotel chain’s “Uber-Fan” contest Wednesday, winning an iPhone, $10 thousand, and hotel stays.
Another student was injured in the Saturday crash that claimed the life of fourth-year Ian Cumings.
University of Chicago Coalition for Immigration Reform is meeting with administrators and talking to students to gain support.
RSO Global Brigades hosted the first annual “Hyde Park Pizza Event” Saturday at the McCormick Tribune lounge.
The University apologized over the February arrest of fourth-year Mauriece Dawson and announced a series of policy changes to prevent a similar incident in an announcement Friday.
Chicago Students for Immigration Reform are marching in support of immigrants’ rights, rallying in downtown Chicago Wednesday to kick off a national awareness week that will end with their participation in a national rally on Washington.
The singers and beat boxers in A Cappella Council are finally poised to take center stage. Compared to a cappella groups at universities like Yale or Brown, the U of C a cappella scene is relatively young, and it’s still forming.
Exhaustion from years of exams and problem sets, and the prospect of significant savings, is causing some U of C students to graduate early or take parts of their fourth years off.
The announcement comes a month after student activists proposed a Student Government referendum to centralize disciplinary procedures, a reform that has been rejected by the University for years.
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.
Students breaking Mac Lab rules threatened to “bankrupt” University, Lab director says
Third-year Kirsten Paige will rehearse in China with the World Orchestra from December 6 to December 15, and tour until January 3, 2010.
“Our future is on the table and our future is not negotiable,” SustainUS’s climate program director Rachel Butler said.
“the idea of Internet popularity. The richer you are, the more popular you are,” Aywas.com creator Julie Kossler said.
Third-year Stephen Bonnett, the man behind the Phoenix, talks about his big break, his artistic vision, going pro, and the guilt that can rack a mascot’s soul.
Many showed up expecting a “rumble” between athletes and smokers after e-mails suggested a movement to “take back” the C-Bench.
Ayers, and the 267 members of the Facebook group that support him, think Housing’s decision was too harsh.