Laura Gersony

CONTRIBUTIONS

Ilan Naibryf, UChicago Student in Surfside Building Collapse, Confirmed Dead

Naibryf is survived by his parents, Ronit and Carlos, his siblings Tali and Micaela, and many friends and loved ones from the UChicago community.

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July 9, 2021

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UC Student Among 159 Missing After Miami Building Collapse

Ilan Naibryf, a rising fourth-year in the College, and his girlfriend are among the many people who remain unaccounted for as of Friday.

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June 25, 2021

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Neurodivergence at an Atypical School

UChicago has an extensive infrastructure devoted to meeting the needs of students with learning disabilities. But many of these students say it’s falling short.

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May 23, 2021

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University Announces Stay-at-Home Order, Halts In-Person Classes Following Spike in COVID-19 Cases

Per University administrators, the recent uptick, which may be tied to gatherings at off-campus fraternities, is the largest cluster of cases on campus this academic year.

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April 7, 2021

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Following Spring Break, University Reports 52 New COVID Cases

UChicago launched its dedicated vaccine clinic for University personnel this week.

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April 3, 2021

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UChicago Reports 10 New COVID Cases in Weekly Update

For the first time this year, the University reported that out of more than 4,000 surveillance tests administered last week, none came back positive.

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March 13, 2021

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Hunger Strike Over Metal Shredder Relocation to Southeast Side Reaches Three-Week Mark

More than 100 Chicagoans, including second-year Alexis Florence, have participated in the hunger strike, urging Mayor Lori Lightfoot to “#DenyThePermit” for General Iron’s relocation of its metal shredder.

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February 24, 2021

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UChicago Alum Suing U. of Tennessee for Deeming Her Social Media Posts “Unprofessional”

Diei told The Maroon that professionalism standards have long been used to discredit Black individuals such as herself, and her lawsuit argues that the standards violate students’ right to free expression.

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February 18, 2021

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Is This the End of the World?

Grey City sits down with Doomsday Clock scientists and apocalypse scholars to discuss the recent surge in apocalyptic thinking.

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February 1, 2021

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“Founded to Exclude”: Greek Life, UChicago Theta, and the Push for Abolition

UChicago’s Theta is one of many sorority chapters nationwide to see mass disaffiliations from Greek life in recent months, as members decry their organizations’ roles in reinforcing structural racism.

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January 26, 2021

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