Spencer Dembner


Grounds of Being Plans to Take Maroon Dollars in Spring

As part of negotiations with the University over whether Grounds of Being should pay rent, the coffee shop agreed last January to accept Maroon dollars.


March 11, 2019

University Appeals Recognition of Library Union to 7th Circuit

The University has chosen to challenge the NLRB’s final decision on the Student Library Employees Union (SLEU), which upheld their status as a recognized union.


January 21, 2019

Polling Place in Hyde Park Runs Out of Ballots, Voters Wait for Hours

A polling place at 5550 South Shore Drive ran out of ballots, causing long delays to vote.


November 7, 2018

Ballotready site

Ballotready's website


Nov. 7, 2018

Six Underage Students Transported to Emergency Room After Drinking

Six is fewer than last year, but more than recent O-Weeks.


October 5, 2018

Twelve UChicago Law Professors Sign Letter Against Kavanaugh

Geoffrey Stone, among others, signed a letter which was presented to the Senate on Thursday.


October 4, 2018

GSU May Consider Work Stoppages if UChicago Refuses to Bargain

The move would be the latest in an ongoing campaign to secure recognition from the University.


September 25, 2018

Chinese Coal, No Revenue, One Employee: Inside UChicago Trustee’s “$1.7 Billion” Firm

Documents reveal that Steve Stevanovich is late on over $12 million in pledges to the University, and that by overselling his company he may have committed securities fraud.



August 30, 2018

SLEU Wins in NLRB Case with University

The Board’s decision ends a year-long legal fight over the outcome of last June’s vote.


June 6, 2018

Rajan Shuts Down Rumors That He's Interested in Top Bank of England Post

The current Governor, Canadian economist Mark Carney, is leaving the position in June 2019 after deciding to stay an extra year following the Brexit vote.


May 18, 2018