Jinna Lee

Graduation Issue 2022

By The Maroon Staff

To the Class of 2022: What a four years it’s been.

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June 3, 2022

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.

FEATURE

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May 18, 2022

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6:31 p.m.

Cash for Chicagoans: City to Pilot Cash Assistance Program with Input From University’s Inclusive Economy Lab

By Owen Pashigian

The new program, which aims to combat poverty and inequality, will give struggling families $500 per month with no strings attached.

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May 26, 2022

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8:16 p.m.

Huang & Hu PC law firm

Second-Year Missing Since Early May

By Eric Fang

The family of Diwen Fan, who has been missing since May 6, is offering $10,000 for information.

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June 13, 2022

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7:30 p.m.

Sheila Smith Avruch

Class of 1972 Alums Discuss Jane Collective, Future of Abortion Access

By Kayla Rubenstein

At an Alumni Weekend panel, reproductive rights activists talked about the underground organization that provided abortions during the 1960s and 1970s and its modern-day implications after the Roe v. Wade opinion leak.

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June 7, 2022

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9:07 p.m.

Rebecca Cho

Take a Ride: The Green Line and the Future of Equitable Transit in Chicago

By Lucas Freitag

Grey City reporter Lucas Freitag writes about the history and future of the Green Line train.

FEATURE

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May 31, 2022

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3:50 p.m.

Shinjini Chakraborty

Students Rally in Favor of Abortion Rights With RSO Project Reproductive Freedom

By Shinjini Chakraborty

UChicago students and prominent Chicagoans spoke about abortion rights, reproductive freedom, and protecting body autonomy.

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May 30, 2022

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3:59 p.m.

Estelle Higgins

What We Talk About When We Talk About Coffee: A Pilgrimage Through Campus Cafes

By Rachel Liu

A closer look at the intertwined history of the coffee we drink and the work we do, how coffee has changed our understanding of the human body, and the possibility of rediscovering the pleasure of coffee.

FEATURE

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May 29, 2022

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1:56 p.m.

Noah Glasgow

At DuSable Museum, Microsoft Research Event Highlights Air Pollution Sensors

By Noah Glasgow

Microsoft’s research division has worked with University of Chicago students and scientists to establish Project Eclipse, a low-cost network of more than 100 air pollution sensors, across Chicago.

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May 28, 2022

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4:28 p.m.

Casey Kim

At Rally, Environmental Justice Task Force Demands University Divestment From Fossil Fuels

By Casey Kim

Members of EJTF, Phoenix Sustainability Initiative, UChicago Students for Justice in Palestine, and #CareNotCops gave speeches in front of Levi Hall before leading students in a march around the main quadrangle.

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May 28, 2022

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3:56 p.m.

University of Chicago Civic Engagement

Harris School Students Study the Impact of Urban Flooding on Vulnerable Chicago Neighborhoods

By Neive Rodriguez

The Harris Policy Lab partnered with the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning to offer recommendations for a more climate-resistant Chicago.

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May 26, 2022

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4:27 p.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.

FEATURE

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May 18, 2022

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11:51 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.