Yiwen Lu

News Editor


University Mourns Death of Fourth-Year Student

Fourth-year Sampson Wu passed away in September. He was a high school valedictorian, former resident of Max Palevsky, and a caring friend.


March 1, 2021


6:28 p.m.

University Reports 14 New COVID-19 Cases, Announces Plan for On-Campus Vaccine Clinic

The University announced plans to open an on-campus clinic with UChicago Medicine to vaccinate community members who will be eligible recipients during Phase 1c and Phase 2.


February 19, 2021


5:31 p.m.

University Reports 27 New Cases, 895 University Personnel Receive First Dose

The University reported that it has vaccinated 895 people against COVID-19 as Phase 1b of vaccine distribution continues in Chicago. Second doses will be administered beginning February 21.


February 12, 2021


6:56 p.m.

CC Passes Resolution Calling for Undergraduate Liaison to Faculty College Council

The resolution marked the first attempt of the Student Government to directly push for increasing student representation in administrative decision making. In the long term, College Council hopes to create an inclusive student advisory group.


February 11, 2021


9:08 p.m.

UChicago Medievalist among Trump’s Intended Appointees for Administration Positions

History Prof. Rachel Fulton Brown, known for her outspoken conservative viewpoints, was listed on December 22nd as an intended appointee to the Cultural Property Advisory Committee.


January 4, 2021

Administration Refuses to Adopt Opt-In Pass/Fail Grading for All Classes at Meeting With Student Government

The administration declined a College Council resolution asking for a continuation of spring 2020 opt-in pass/fail policy, citing remote learning to be a factor when considering academic policy, rather than the pandemic.


November 23, 2020

Acclaimed Chinese Restaurant Jade Court to Open in Harper Court

A previous iteration of the restaurant, on Racine, was deemed one of Chicago’s best Chinese restaurants by Chicago Tribune restaurant critic Phil Vettel.


October 13, 2020

University Leaders Provide Details on Autumn Quarter in Video and Student Town Hall

On the subject of regulation adherence, Dean of Students Michele Rasmussen said students who “are willfully not following the expectations we have for them” would experience consequences from the University.


September 23, 2020

University Sends off the Class of 2020 in First-Ever Remote Convocation Weekend

The event, which included speeches by administrators and students, was held remotely because an in-person Convocation Weekend was impossible in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.


June 21, 2020

President Zimmer Undergoes Surgery for Brain Tumor

Provost Ka Yee Lee informed University members about the procedure in an email.


June 8, 2020