Laura Gersony

CONTRIBUTIONS

An Arboreal History of the University of Chicago

Grey City tells the history of the Chicago region through the lens of its floral inhabitants.

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December 1, 2020

midwaytrees

Golden light hits the trees lining the Midway Plaisance.

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Dec. 2, 2020

Chicagoans Rally Downtown to “Defend the Election”

Hundreds of demonstrators, UChicago students among them, took to the streets after President Trump prematurely claimed victory.

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November 6, 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

Police Line 53rd

Police form a bicycle line as they corral a group of teens west on 53rd St.

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Nov. 1, 2020

Police Line

Police form a bicycle line as they corral a group of teens west on 53rd St.

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Nov. 1, 2020

Five Campus Labs “Underperforming” in Energy Use, Summer Research Finds

The findings come out of the University’s Environmental Frontiers undergraduate internship program.

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October 15, 2020

Two Lawsuits, Five Internal Complaints Allege Discrimination within UC Facilities Services Department

Several former and current employees described a pattern of discriminatory behavior within the department dating back to 2014.

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October 13, 2020

Quarantine’s Silver Lining: UC Students Share Pet Stories

Socially distanced from other humans, many UChicago students have found solace in their animal companions.

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September 16, 2020