Dining hall oficials said students who snuck in without paying drained the food stations that were already struggling to feed diners who were biting off more than they could chew.
Ahead of Tuesday’s protest of the American Banking Association’s meeting, the Southside Solidarity Network held a teach-in covering the roots of the financial crisis.
With the theme, “Save Second Base!” RSO members have tabled every day this week, selling cupcakes and T-shirts sporting the slogan and decorating the quad’s trees with pink ribbons.
The change is part of a campaign by SG to initiate small improvements that increase the quality of life on campus.
At a forum meant to facilitate discussion over their options for financial, many graduate students simply aired their grievances over the policy in place – Advanced Residency tuition – where graduate students in or above their fifth years of study must pay $800 per quarter.
The coffee shop is intended to counterbalance the intense atmosphere of the adjoining 24-hour study area, with comfortable chairs and large tables.
Fifty or so students and bargain-hunters were allowed back into the Shoreland one last time Saturday afternoon to take whatever they could haul out of the former dorm, in preparation for MAC Property Management’s disposal of most of the historic hotel’s furniture.
Throwing on sweatshirts over their new, yellow T-shirts, students spent the day at sites across the South Side of Chicago helping schools and nonprofits with everything from painting to tutoring, gardening to sticking labels on envelopes.
Fourth-year Chris Williams, SG Vice President for Administration, said the University did not ensure that vehicles would be able to reach buildings through other paths. In conversations with University administrators, Williams said he was told that the new quad was not as closely reviewed as previous buildings projects.
The two competing teams, The Three Buffetteers and Team Bull Market, were judged on a point scale and tied for first place.
Bill Michel, assistant vice president for student life in the University, recommended that the University take broad action to improve both the perception and quality of student life outside the classroom.
The University will post the breakdown by the time parents receive their next tuition bill, a move made in response to SG concerns that the decision to consolidate fees will diminish University transparency.
The Department of Romance Languages and Literature, the University Community Service Center, and the France Chicago Center staged a marathon reading of the work in its original French, hoping to provoke recognition of the despair caused by the current economic crisis here and abroad.
Student Government criticized the administration’s move to consolidate student fees, as well as its transparency in making that decision. While Vice President for Campus Life Kim Goff-Crews met with the cabinet twice this year, she said she was not looking for substantive input. “The conversation did break down more than we would have liked,” SG President and fourth-year Matt Kennedy said.
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SG will present their resolution to Goff-Crews at next week’s College Council meeting
Imagine standing behind a podium, prepared to answer questions ranging from presidential assassinations in Africa to obscure figures in Japanese mythology to a minuscule plot detail from a George Sand novel.
Then, at the moment of truth, you find you have to recall the inventor of kitty litter.
Facebook users may be more concerned with their Facebook status than with the status of their GPAs, according to a recent study that correlated use of the social networking site with poorer academic performance.
The problems they will encounter range from “tough to extremely difficult.”
Upperclassmen may opt for the minimum or moderate plans, but no students graduating after the class of 2011 will have that option.
Responders found a high concentration of the deadly gas, estimated between 300 and 500 parts per million, in the Shoreland basement; lower levels were found on other floors of the building.
Over 100 students waved signs, bearing such slogans as “God <3’s internet porn” and “God hates the new Facebook.”
Goff-Crews on FIJI incident: Violence cannot be tolerated
Eight graduate students gathered Thursday to discuss their role on campus at a meeting hosted by Assistant Vice President for Student Life Bill Michel and ORCSA Director Sharlene Holly, part of an ongoing series of discussions about student life.
As part of a protest organized by Students for Justice in Palestine, demonstrators appeared in Hutch Commons and Bartlett Dining Hall Tuesday to call attention to Israeli actions during the recent fighting in Gaza.
For second-year Matt Miller, it’s hard enough managing school, swimming, and life as an Alpha Delta Phi brother. But now he has a flying squirrel to contend with.
College ACB (Anonymous Confessions Board) has taken over Juicy Campus’s domain and will continue to allow anonymous postings.
When students at MUNUC learned that Osama Bin Laden was in Pakistan’s North West Frontier Province, they decided to conduct an air strike, killing Bin Laden.
What one student sees as a violation of his right to free speech, University administrators and others see as a appropriate application of the student code of conduct.
The normally drab halls of Harper teemed with neon wigs, poofy skirts, and other inventive costumes this weekend.
Since alleged assault, fraternity’s popular bar night put on hold
A marketer for the iPhone, a consultant for the World Bank, and a CIA intelligence analyst were among over 300 alumni at Taking the Next Step.
Speakers at SG forum allege unhelpful staff and incorrect diagnoses
Art: If Kong returned to the U of C, it is “highly unlikely” that he would be successful