Posts Tagged: trauma center

Trauma drama

Students have been disingenuous and administrators absent—both must learn from mistakes in order to break the stalemate.

New politician gets UC Dems’ vote

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Democratic candidate for the 39th District of the Illinois House Will Guzzardi returned to campus to speak to students about his career and vision for Chicago.

Chain of command

Student protestor explains the motives for yesterday’s protest and calls the UCMC to action.

Centering around progress

Far from simply “shaming” those in charge, trauma center activists cultivate ties with local figures and groups working toward change.

A new trauma epicenter

If activists want to see a trauma center on the South Side, they may want to take their cause to City Hall.

Engage thy neighbor

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The University must make a sustained and meaningful attempt to extend a hand to members of the South Side community.

Prosecutors back down, trial ends

On Friday, the three protestors arrested and charged during the January 27 protest accepted revised versions of plea-bargains offered on Tuesday, ending the trial.

Uncommon Interview: Toussaint Losier

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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.

Four arrested in trauma center protest

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.

Celebration, protest mark MLK Day

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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.

Die-in on quad protests UCMC

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The protesters dramatized a need for trauma care on the South Side, part of a campaign to pressure the UCMC to reopen its trauma center.