Caroline Kubzansky

Managing Editor

CONTRIBUTIONS

Vaccine Rollout to University Community Delayed as Guidelines Change

As the COVID-19 vaccination campaign inches along, adjustments to Chicago Department of Health guidelines means that the majority of UChicago affiliates will receive vaccines in a later stage of the rollout.

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January 14, 2021

UCMC Expects to Begin Vaccinating Staff Against COVID-19 as Soon as Dec. 16

Chicago public health officials expect 23,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to arrive next week, pending emergency approval by the FDA. 1,950 vaccine doses are expected to go to UCMC workers.

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December 11, 2020

Geophysical Sciences Grad Students Call on Faculty to Denounce Videos By Department Member

Following a set of videos published by professor Dorian Abbot, a group of students in his department are demanding that he be removed from his social media and website positions, as well as departmental denunciation of the video’s content.

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December 2, 2020

Election Day Sees Steady Stream of Diverse Voters at Hyde Park, Woodlawn Polling Places

Despite options to vote by mail-in or absentee ballot, neighborhood polling places still saw healthy turnouts for in-person voting on Election Day.

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November 5, 2020

Voting in a pandemic

A voter at Cornerstone Baptist Church came armed with gloves, goggles, and Lysol spray to stay safe while casting her ballot.

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Nov. 5, 2020

Awaiting Election Results, Student Groups Look to Future

Politically-aligned RSOs are considering a wide range of programming in the days and months following the election.

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November 5, 2020

Halloween Night Brings Police, Protesters, and Organizers to Hyde Park

Officers on bicycles pushed groups of Chicagoans around 53rd Street shortly after a demonstration against UCPD by #CareNotCops. Other community organizers were also in the area to help de-escalate tense situations.

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November 1, 2020

What to know about the Illinois Fair Tax Law

The passage of the proposed amendment would allow a state-wide graduated income tax, potentially impacting a handful of residents in neighborhoods surrounding the University.

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October 12, 2020

Solidarity Street-Loop

College students from across Chicago occupy a Loop intersection as they demonstrate support for police abolition.

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Aug. 4, 2020

Solidarity Street: Students Take Millennium Park, the Loop, Calling for End to University-Police Contracts

College students filled the streets of Chicago calling on schools to end their contracts with police Saturday night.

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August 4, 2020