Laura Gersony

CONTRIBUTIONS

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

Many UChicago Students Nationwide Take to the Streets in Response to Death of George Floyd

The Maroon spoke with students involved in protests across the country, many recounting altercations with law enforcement.

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June 11, 2020

South Side Community Groups Rally Support and Resources in as Protests Continue

The Maroon spoke to Experimental Station (E.S.), a South Side nonprofit that operates the 61st Street Farmers Market and Blackstone Bicycle Works, and Brave Space Alliance (BSA), the first Black-led and trans-led LGBTQ+ center on the South Side.

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June 11, 2020

UCPD, Institutional Accountability Spotlighted at Provost’s Webinar on Racism

Several Black panelists described negative personal experiences with UCPD, calling on the University to address its “uncomfortable” relationship with the South Side.

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June 8, 2020

Students Demand Black Peers’ “Right to Grieve,” Optional Finals During Nationwide Upheaval

Organizers say that the mental health toll which current events are taking on Black students is limiting their ability to focus on academics.

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June 2, 2020

Tracking Title IX: Sexual Violence By The Numbers

Grey City looked back at this year’s campus climate survey and how UChicago stacks up to peer institutions nationwide.

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June 2, 2020

Campus Sustainability On Paper And In Practice

A look at UChicago’s track record on sustainability complicates the narrative on its recent climate goals.

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May 13, 2020