Camelia Malkami

97 New COVID Cases Identified Amidst Recent Spike Associated with Off-Campus Parties

By Lukian Kling

The outbreak received statewide media attention and led College Council to hold a forum on Wednesday night to rebuke students who have violated the UChicago Health Pact.

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April 9, 2021

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6:20 p.m.

CC Condemns Fraternities, Suggests Revoking Partygoers’ Pre-Reg Privileges

By Adyant Kanakamedala and Yiwen Lu

Students and CC members expressed frustration with Greek life and at a public meeting College Council held on Tuesday.

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April 8, 2021

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8:06 p.m.

University Announces Stay-at-Home Order, Halts In-Person Classes Following Spike in COVID-19 Cases

By Matthew Lee, Laura Gersony, and Finn Hartnett

Per University administrators, the recent uptick, which may be tied to gatherings at off-campus fraternities, is the largest cluster of cases on campus this academic year.

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April 7, 2021

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10:54 p.m.

Kelly Curry

Losing Faith in the Child Welfare System: Illinois Parents and Foster Caregivers Struggle During the COVID-19 Shutdowns

By Claire Potter

During the pandemic, parents looked for outside support. They struggled to find it.

FEATURE

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April 12, 2021

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7:58 p.m.

Wikimedia Commons

Marshall Sahlins, Renowned Cultural Anthropologist, Dies at 90

By Basil Egli

“He was at the vanguard of anthropology for 60 years.”

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April 12, 2021

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6:49 p.m.

Matthew Lee

The Illinois Child Welfare System: Under Stress, Confronting COVID-19

By Claire Potter

The pandemic has only exacerbated the existing systemic issues faced by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services and the children and families it serves.

FEATURE

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April 6, 2021

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10:56 p.m.

Camelia Malkami

Not Child’s Play: Student Parents on the Demands of the Pandemic

By Solana Adedokun

The pandemic has only heightened the needs of student parents, at UChicago and nationwide.

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April 3, 2021

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9:26 p.m.

Matthew Lee

Following Spring Break, University Reports 52 New COVID Cases

By Laura Gersony

UChicago launched its dedicated vaccine clinic for University personnel this week.

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April 3, 2021

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4:44 p.m.

University of Chicago

SG Elections To Include Referendum on Splitting College and Graduate Councils

By Ryan Owyang and Alex Dalton

A new Student Government solely responsible for undergraduate affairs will begin operating this summer if the referendum passes.

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April 1, 2021

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12:13 p.m.

Chartwells To Replace Bon Appétit as the University’s New Food Service Provider

By Nikhil Jaiswal

The company, slated to take over campus dining starting July 2021, pledges to support minority- and women-owned businesses, keep all employees, and offer current rates to dining hall staff.

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April 1, 2021

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12:21 p.m.

UCPD To Pursue Reaccreditation; Assessor Seeks Public Comments by Phone and Forum on April 13

By Matthew Lee and Avi Waldman

The UCPD is seeking reaccreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), which it last achieved in July 2017.

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March 31, 2021

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4:12 p.m.

University Aims for Full Return to Campus by Autumn Quarter

By Yiwen Lu

University administrators are optimistic about fully resuming in-person activities this fall as vaccination rates rise and cases in the community decline.

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March 29, 2021

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2 p.m.

Campus Through a Camera Lens: UChicago YouTubers Talk About Vlogging, College Life, and Mental Health

By Ryan Owyang and Michael McClure

The Maroon caught up with four UChicago YouTubers who shared their experiences of vlogging their college lives.

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March 26, 2021

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3:06 p.m.

A Year After Coffee Shops Closed Across Campus, Student Café Workers Recall Their Last Days On The Job and What They’ve Lost Since

By Ryan Owyang

Four Harper Café staff members share their thoughts on community and reopening

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March 26, 2021

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1:44 p.m.

Pandemic Further Strains Graduate Student Workers

By Nikhil Jaiswal

GSU fights for graduate student aid as members say that COVID-19 has highlighted the need for the University to recognize the union.

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March 9, 2021

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9:03 p.m.

Anthony Fauci Discusses Unique Challenges of COVID-19 at Harris Dean’s Award Ceremony

By Michael McClure

Fauci, the 2020 Harris Dean’s Award recipient, has been at the forefront of the pandemic response in the United States.

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March 9, 2021

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7:11 p.m.