Crystal Tsoi


Former Chicago colleagues call Kagan "tough," "non-ideological"

Supreme Court-nominee Elena Kagan served as an assistant professor at the Law School from 1991 until 1995, overlapping with Obama's tenure there.


May 11, 2010

Hairston's budget will pay fare on controversial meters

Funds from Fifth Ward Alderman Leslie Hairston’s menu budget will be used to pay the fare on newly-installed meters at parking spots at the East 63rd Street beach this summer.


April 30, 2010

Rothschild illuminates life of Bengali slave girl

Rothschild’s research into the correspondence and legal documents regarding the life of the young woman have provided insights into the political discourse of the young woman's master, John Johnston.


April 30, 2010

NIH director talks science research, without the boring bits

Collins, the director of the National Institute of Health (NIH), focused on unconventional approaches to science this Saturday at Northwestern University.


April 27, 2010

Stone speaks on role as law clerk during Roe v. Wade

Stone, who observed firsthand a more personal side of the Justices, said the ruling was especially difficult for Brennan.


April 23, 2010

Biologist and curator picks out the fungus among us

Chicago soil is especially well suited to fungi, but urbanization has led to decreasing amounts of nitrogen in the soil, Evolutionary Biologist and Field Museum curator Gregory Mueller said.


April 20, 2010

Foreclosure panel praises city’s efforts to stabilize “condo hells”

Along with discussions on the city’s plans to spend the $55 million, the panel also addressed the question of how to prevent home foreclosure.


May 8, 2009

Dance Marathon raises record funds for children affected by HIV and AIDS

80 students danced the night away Saturday in a Technicolor-themed Ida Noyes, raising money for a local charity as part of the University’s eighth annual Dance Marathon.


April 28, 2009

Guerrilla Girls protest sexism in museums

Kathe Kollwitz, one of the founding members of the activist feminist organization Guerrilla Girls, gave a presentation on the blatant discrimination of women in the world of art at the International House Friday.


April 21, 2009