Amy Myers

CONTRIBUTIONS

ScheduleSpy keeps an eye on cMore openings

Two second-years developed a website to check for available spots on the U of C's time schedules online. Their site received $480 yesterday from the Uncommon Fund, and they plan to use it for two years worth of server space.

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March 8, 2011

SSA student voted alderman; Rahm, Hairston, Burns win

Pawar unexpectedly won the aldermanic election for the 47th ward. Local politicians Hairston and Burns will represent the 5th and 4th wards respectively.

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February 25, 2011

Café 4B Offers Cutting Edge Coffee

A second-year with a taste for coffee and a knack for entrepreneurial endeavors shares his barista skills with customers.

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February 22, 2011

Activists fear for Reagan's Hyde Park home

Preservationists worry the University will tear the apartment building down, while Republicans hope to transform it into a museum.

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February 18, 2011

Payne appointed Chief Education Officer of CPS

Charles Payne is a Distinguished Service Professor at the School of Social Service Administration.

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February 13, 2011

Sotomayor speaks at Law School

Sotomayor gave advice to Law School students at a talk Monday morning.

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February 1, 2011

Choke author adds a new twist to test prep

Some advice for upcoming midterms: Spend ten minutes before an exam writing down your fears. Sian Beilock's new research says it could boost your score by a grade point.

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January 28, 2011

Panel argues for trauma care

Several attendees discussed their personal experiences with the UCMC after traumatic episodes, some being admitted and others not.

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January 21, 2011

Forum brings dining questions to the table

With the expiration of Aramark's residential dining contract in June, the University has started to reevaluate its dining system. The forum went over the plans and evaluations that have been put to action.

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January 21, 2011

College sees 12 percent increase in applications

A record 21,669 students applied to matriculate at the College next fall, a 12 percent jump from the previous high of 19,374 applicants. The increase in applications for the Class of 2015 builds on last year's 42 percent spike in applications.

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January 14, 2011