Laura Gersony

UChicago Crime Lab: Friend or Foe?

By Solana Adedokun

Grey City investigates critiques of UChicago's Crime Lab and its relationship with the Chicago Police Department.

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May 18, 2022

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6:31 p.m.

UChicago Crime Lab Founds Community Safety Leadership Academies to Train Police Leaders

By Peter Maheras

The academy will include training for both police and violence intervention organizations to address public safety through community-based prevention.

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May 19, 2022

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11:42 p.m.

Former UCPD Officer Charged with Sexual Abuse, Misconduct for Assaulting Fellow Officer

By Emma Janssen

On May 3, Alfred Olson was charged with three felony counts for allegedly assaulting a female UCPD officer while he was on duty in January 2021.

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May 17, 2022

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11:03 a.m.

Tyler Merbler / Flickr Creative Commons

Behind the Scenes at CPOST, the Research Center That Unearthed Major Findings on January 6

By Michael McClure

Robert Pape, director of the Chicago Project on Security and Threats, tells The Maroon about how the January 6 insurrection was a harbinger of the increased support for political violence brewing in the United States.

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May 18, 2022

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11:51 p.m.

Jeremy Lindenfeld

Undergraduate Student Government Launches Mental Health Fund

By Solana Adedokun

A committee of students, faculty, staff, and mental health experts will review proposals to improve mental wellness on campus and distribute $10,000 in funding across the selected projects.

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May 18, 2022

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6:39 p.m.

Meghan Hendrix

Updated COVID-19 Guidance Recommends Masking Indoors

By Sabrina Chang

Latest UChicago Forward email reports increased number of new cases and close contacts from previous week.

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May 18, 2022

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1:02 p.m.

George Li

Startup for Novel Organ Preservation Technology Wins College New Venture Challenge

By Joachim Laurent

OrganX Scientific aims to design a method for transporting organs that allows them to last longer with fewer risks.

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May 18, 2022

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10:06 a.m.

Weston Game Lab

New Course Discusses Video Game Design and How Gaming Has Shaped History

By Zhijie Huang

Gaming History, taught this spring by history professors Brad Bolman and Katherine Buse, showed students how to analyze and conduct research on video games.

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May 15, 2022

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6:17 p.m.

Robert Kozloff

University Officials Reflect on Late President Sonnenschein’s Legacy of Reform at Memorial Service

By Neive Rodriguez

At the service for Sonnenschein, who died in July 2021, Board of Trustees chair Joseph Neubauer also revealed that the University accepted only 5 percent of applicants this year, a record low.

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May 15, 2022

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3:05 p.m.

Meghan Hendrix

College Council Elects 2022-2023 Chair and Vice Chair

By Casey Kim

Connor Lee and Jordyn Flaherty will become the next Chair and Vice Chair of College Council, respectively.

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May 10, 2022

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10:19 a.m.

First-Year Sells Desserts to Benefit Ukraine

By Kayla Rubenstein

First-year Jonah Herrera-Dodd has raised and donated $1,200 to Project HOPE to benefit Ukraine through bake sales.

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May 18, 2022

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1:09 p.m.

University Launches Council to Obtain Community Input on Public Safety Decisions

By Peter Maheras

The Public Safety Advisory Council will be a permanent body and will include student representatives, faculty members, parents, and South Side residents.

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May 10, 2022

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9:59 p.m.

Campus COVID-19 Cases Decline Amid Increase in City of Chicago’s Risk Level

By Peter Maheras

The latest UChicago Forward email reminded individuals with symptoms to stay home but mentioned no changes to University COVID-19 policies.

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May 6, 2022

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8:44 p.m.

University Cuts Funding for Competitive Prize Lectureships by More Than Half

By Neive Rodriguez

This spring, prize lectureships for teaching a quarter-long class were cut from $5,000 to $2,000.

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April 30, 2022

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3:19 p.m.

Unionized UChicago Employees Reach Tentative Agreement for New Labor Contract

By Emma Janssen

The agreement comes after two months of negotiations between Teamsters Local 743 and the University and will likely be ratified this week.

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April 28, 2022

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10:23 p.m.

Good Vibeslations Elected Executive Slate

By Casey Kim

The Good Vibeslations slate, comprising Summer Long as president and Jefferson Lind as executive vice president, ran unopposed in the spring 2022 Undergraduate Student Government (USG) elections.

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April 24, 2022

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9:30 p.m.

First Homer’s Forum Pitch Competition to Take Place This May

By Gustavo Delgado

The event is a new pitch competition for undergraduate students to propose solutions to departmental issues on campus.

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April 24, 2022

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6:10 p.m.

UChicago Professors Weigh in on the War in Ukraine

By Arjun Mazumdar

Four professors discuss Putin’s motivations and goals, the effects of sanctions, and possible ways for the war to end.

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April 24, 2022

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6:01 p.m.

In-Person Instruction Returns with Test Anxiety

By Solana Adedokun

As we finish the first entirely in-person school year since the pandemic started, The Maroon takes a look at how students’ test anxiety has evolved over the different teaching formats.

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April 24, 2022

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5:38 p.m.