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Hong Kong Activist Alleges CSSA Is Controlled by CCP After the Organization Opposes his Invite to Speak at Harris School

By The Maroon Staff

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Nathan Law accused UChicago’s Chinese Students and Scholars Association of serving the Chinese Communist Party after the organization asked Harris administrators to withdraw invitation of Law at a Harris School event.

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June 13, 2021

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3:20 p.m.

Graduation Issue 2021

By The Maroon Staff

To the Class of 2021: What a four years it’s been.

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June 6, 2021

CC Resolution to Retract Statement on Palestine Fails

By Ruby Rorty

Voting on the resolution closed Friday night.

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June 6, 2021

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3:55 p.m.

Adyant Kanakamedala

The Adventure of the American Mind

By Eric Vanderwall

Grey City reviews "The Opening of the American Mind: Ten Years of The Point."

FEATURE

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June 13, 2021

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3:40 p.m.

Alexis Florence

GSU Secures Faculty Support in Service Fee Boycott, Vows to Continue Campaign

By Alex Dalton

More than a dozen directors of graduate studies signed a letter in support of Graduate Students United’s campaign to withhold payment of the graduate student services fee, which it says will continue indefinitely.

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June 13, 2021

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10:29 a.m.

Meghan Hendrix

Scav Held Virtually, Ends in Its Second-Ever Tie

By Solana Adedokun

Scav ended with its second-ever tie between two teams, Snitchcock and Breckinridge, who teamed up with Fama House and Yovovich House in Woodlawn, respectively.

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June 13, 2021

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10:23 a.m.

Pollinate

Undergrads Launch Productivity Company Pollinate, Aim to Help Students Stop Procrastinating

By Hamza Jilani

The service connects UChicago students for group study sessions.

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June 10, 2021

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11:32 a.m.

CNN

CPOST Research Finds New Right-Wing Extremist Demographic Trend in Capitol Insurrection

By Alina Kim

Led by political science professor Robert Pape, the research found that middle-class and middle-aged citizens without previous connections to the alt-right formed a large majority of the violent mob at the Capitol insurrection.

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June 8, 2021

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9:42 p.m.

Adyant Kanakamedala

Gathering in Hyde Park Held to Honor Palestinians Killed by Israeli Armed Forces

By Avi Waldman

Activists and neighbors gathered to mourn Palestinians killed in recent Israeli airstrikes.

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May 31, 2021

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10:59 p.m.

Meghan Hendrix

Examining the Toll of Hate

By Nikhil Jaiswal

UChicago’s campus is not immune to the nationwide increase in anti-Asian violence, affected community members say.

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May 30, 2021

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7:40 p.m.

Veni Markovski

NYT Columnist Bret Stephens (A.B. ’95) Faces Backlash Over Alleged Conflict of Interest

By Olivia Chilkoti

Critics argue that the position constitutes an undisclosed conflict of interest since Stephens’s recent opinion columns discuss Israel–Palestine relations.

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May 30, 2021

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7:37 p.m.

Matthew Lee

Preliminary Construction in Chicago’s Jackson Park a Cause for Concern for Activist Groups on the South Side

By Khalid Goraish

Protect Our Parks president Herb Caplan discusses the construction of the Obama Presidential Center and his organization’s next steps for protecting the historic site

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May 26, 2021

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7:07 p.m.

Finn Hartnett

Chess Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura takes on the UChicago Chess Club

By Finn Hartnett

In an online simultaneous exhibition, Nakamura played 39 members of the chess club at the same time.

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May 26, 2021

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7:27 p.m.

CC Members Amend Resolution, Removing Demands for an Apology to the Jewish Community

By Ruby Rorty

The resolution now focuses on alleged violations of SG procedure during the release of a recent statement about Israel and Palestine.

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June 4, 2021

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4:52 p.m.

Graduation Issue: Celebrating Seniors

By The Maroon Staff

Friends and families honor members of the graduating class with senior ads.

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June 1, 2021

CC To Vote on Resolution to Retract USG Statement on Palestine

By Ruby Rorty and Adyant Kanakamedala

If the resolution passes, USG members involved in drafting the resolution will be required to issue an apology to the UChicago Jewish community.

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June 1, 2021

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12:07 a.m.

University Reports 7 New COVID-19 Cases, Campus-Wide Survey Shows More Than 90 Percent Vaccination Rate

By Solana Adedokun

The University reported seven new cases in week nine. In a campus-wide survey, more than 90 percent of students and faculty reported to have been vaccinated.

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May 28, 2021

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5:45 p.m.

UCM Reports Increased Community Investment During COVID-19 Pandemic

By Roshini Balan

UChicago Medicine marked a 10 percent increase in annual investments and spending as part of its commitment to address systemic racism and pandemic-induced health disparities in Chicago.

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May 26, 2021

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6:30 p.m.

University Plans for Almost All In-Person Classes this Fall

By Ruby Rorty

Virtual sections and accommodations will be available by request for international students unable to return to campus.

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May 26, 2021

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12:22 a.m.

Clothesline Project Showcases Voices of Survivors of Sexual Assault and Violence at UChicago

By Michael McClure

The installation, a collaboration between the Phoenix Survivors Alliance and Student Government’s Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Committee, aims to put “something that is insidious but incredibly common in plain view” of the campus community.

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May 22, 2021

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1:19 p.m.

College Council Elects Vice Presidents for 2021-2022 USG

By Yiwen Lu

Allen Abbott (‘22), Tyler Okeke (‘23), Connor Lee (‘24), and Summer Long (‘23) will serve as Executive Vice President for Internal Affairs, Vice President of Advocacy, Vice President of Campus & Student Life, and Vice President of Student Organizati…

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May 22, 2021

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8:11 p.m.

Positivity Rate Down to 0, University Eliminates Mask Mandate Outdoors

By Roshini Balan

None of the 2,228 off-campus surveillance tests came back positive, down from 6 positive tests in this population last week.

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May 21, 2021

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6:23 p.m.