Yiwen Lu

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UCPD at Safety Rally

A UCPD car parked on 57th Street, temporarily blocking the traffic and leaving space for rally participants.

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Nov. 19, 2021

“We are experiencing an existential crisis”: Faculty Letter Calls for Increased Safety and Security Actions in Hyde Park

The signees called for enlarging UCPD jurisdiction, installing additional surveillance systems, increasing the number of off-campus security guards, and adding more shuttles surrounding campus.

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November 15, 2021

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10:19 p.m.

18-Year-Old Charged with Murder of Shaoxiong Zheng; Community Responds to Recent Violence

The suspect was charged with first-degree murder, armed robbery, and two counts of unlawful use of weapons. The homicide case was still under investigation, authorities said.

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November 12, 2021

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10:03 p.m.

Congressional Candidate Jahmal Cole Shot At on 53rd Street in One of Three Violent Incidents in Hyde Park on Tuesday

On Tuesday, Hyde Park saw two homicides and a shooting that damaged businesses and led to injuries for Congressional candidate Jahmal Cole as he dove beneath a car.

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November 9, 2021

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7:10 p.m.

Recent UChicago Graduate Shot and Killed at 54th Place and Ellis Avenue

The victim, Shaoxiong “Dennis” Zheng, graduated with a masters in Statistics this summer.

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November 9, 2021

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3:56 p.m.

Fairgrounds Craft Coffee and Tea to Open at Campus North

The Chicago-based chain's newest location will occupy the space formerly filled by Dollop Coffee.

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October 28, 2021

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6:38 p.m.

University Reports 15 Positive Cases, New Downtown Testing Location Available

The number went down from 17 in the previous week. The total positivity rate is 0.21 percent.

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October 15, 2021

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6:10 p.m.

Faculty Forward Reaches Tentative Agreement With UChicago

The non-tenure faculty union will secure a 7.5 percent pay increase for all members over the next three years.

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October 6, 2021

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2:22 p.m.

The Transit-Oriented Teens Have UChicago Roots

It may be a meme group, but New Urbanist Memes for Transit-Oriented Teens shows how memes can effectively communicate deep issues about urban planning and politics to the uninitiated.

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June 15, 2021

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12:52 a.m.

College Council Elects Vice Presidents for 2021-2022 USG

Allen Abbott (‘22), Tyler Okeke (‘23), Connor Lee (‘24), and Summer Long (‘23) will serve as Executive Vice President for Internal Affairs, Vice President of Advocacy, Vice President of Campus & Student Life, and Vice President of Student Organizati…

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May 22, 2021

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8:11 p.m.