Linda Qiu

CONTRIBUTIONS

At least 13 students, one professor, arrested in Occupy Chicago protests

The students and professor were arrested early Sunday morning when they refused to leave Grant Park as part of the ongoing Occupy Chicago protests.

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October 18, 2011

Two students arrested in Chicago protests

Two U of C students were among 16 protesters arrested Tuesday morning after a sit-in at a Mortgage Bankers’ Association (MBA) conference at the Hyatt Regency.

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October 14, 2011

Mass corporate protests draw student activists

U of C students joined throngs of protesters downtown this weekend for the week-long Take Back Chicago demonstrations.

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October 11, 2011

Delayed Harper Quad construction blocks pedestrians

Originally intended to be complete before O-Week began, the summer renovation project to make the street in Harper Quadrangle more pedestrian-friendly has been delayed to its current anticipated completion date of October 4.

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September 30, 2011

PETA picks a bone with U of C debaters

PETA and the Chicago Debate Society joined to debate "Is Eating Meat Ethical?" Wednesday night at Kent.

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April 22, 2011

TEDx rethinks the life of the mind

A local version of TED talks took over Mandel Hall Sunday. The 14 speakers included a former president of Bolivia, a blind architect, the first double-amputee to summit Mount Everest, and a fourth-year psychology major in the college.

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April 19, 2011

Population shifts could spur fifth ward divide

Recent changes in Hyde Park populations could mean the redistricting of local wards

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April 12, 2011

Dorm monopoly: Alums on games, theory

Residents of Shorey House, who once sipped sherry and bought (Monopoly) houses with Milton Friedman regret the games latest electronic incarnation.

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March 1, 2011

Fourth ward alderman candidates debate education, safety

The six fourth ward candidates present found common ground in supporting the elections of school board members rather than their appointment by the mayor's office.

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January 21, 2011

BMRC wins grant for black history

The $500,000 research grant will help fund the Black Metropolis Research Consortium's studies on gaps in African American history.

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January 14, 2011