Yiwen Lu

Managing Editor  /  @itsyiwenlu

Yiwen Lu is the managing editor at The Maroon for 2022-23. Previously, she had been a news editor for two years. Outside of The Maroon, she worked at newsrooms like The Washington Post, The Charlotte Observer, and NBC Chicago.

CONTRIBUTIONS

Participant at Safety Rally

Hang Wu, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Cinema and Media Studies, explained her signs to passersby.

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Nov. 19, 2021

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.