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Hong Kong Activist Alleges CSSA Is Controlled by CCP After the Organization Opposes his Invite to Speak at Harris School

By The Maroon Staff

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Nathan Law accused UChicago’s Chinese Students and Scholars Association of serving the Chinese Communist Party after the organization asked Harris administrators to withdraw invitation of Law at a Harris School event.

June 13, 2021

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3:20 p.m.

Alexis Florence

GSU Secures Faculty Support in Service Fee Boycott, Vows to Continue Campaign

By Alex Dalton

More than a dozen directors of graduate studies signed a letter in support of Graduate Students United’s campaign to withhold payment of the graduate student services fee, which it says will continue indefinitely.

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June 13, 2021

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10:29 a.m.

Meghan Hendrix

Scav Held Virtually, Ends in Its Second-Ever Tie

By Solana Adedokun

Scav ended with its second-ever tie between two teams, Snitchcock and Breckinridge, who teamed up with Fama House and Yovovich House in Woodlawn, respectively.

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June 13, 2021

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10:23 a.m.

Pollinate

Undergrads Launch Productivity Company Pollinate, Aim to Help Students Stop Procrastinating

By Hamza Jilani

The service connects UChicago students for group study sessions.

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June 10, 2021

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11:32 a.m.

CNN

CPOST Research Finds New Right-Wing Extremist Demographic Trend in Capitol Insurrection

By Alina Kim

Led by political science professor Robert Pape, the research found that middle-class and middle-aged citizens without previous connections to the alt-right formed a large majority of the violent mob at the Capitol insurrection.

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June 8, 2021

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9:42 p.m.

Elliot Lin

Graduation Issue 2021

By The Maroon Staff

To the Class of 2021: What a four years it’s been.

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June 6, 2021

Greg Ross

CC Resolution to Retract Statement on Palestine Fails

By Ruby Rorty

Voting on the resolution closed Friday night.

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June 6, 2021

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3:55 p.m.

Adyant Kanakamedala

CC Members Amend Resolution, Removing Demands for an Apology to the Jewish Community

By Ruby Rorty

The resolution now focuses on alleged violations of SG procedure during the release of a recent statement about Israel and Palestine.

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June 4, 2021

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4:52 p.m.

Elliot Lin

Graduation Issue: Celebrating Seniors

By The Maroon Staff

Friends and families honor members of the graduating class with senior ads.

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June 1, 2021

Adyant Kanakamedala

CC To Vote on Resolution to Retract USG Statement on Palestine

By Ruby Rorty and Adyant Kanakamedala

If the resolution passes, USG members involved in drafting the resolution will be required to issue an apology to the UChicago Jewish community.

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June 1, 2021

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12:07 a.m.

Adyant Kanakamedala

Gathering in Hyde Park Held to Honor Palestinians Killed by Israeli Armed Forces

By Avi Waldman

Activists and neighbors gathered to mourn Palestinians killed in recent Israeli airstrikes.

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May 31, 2021

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10:59 p.m.

Meghan Hendrix

Examining the Toll of Hate

By Nikhil Jaiswal

UChicago’s campus is not immune to the nationwide increase in anti-Asian violence, affected community members say.

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May 30, 2021

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7:40 p.m.

Veni Markovski

NYT Columnist Bret Stephens (A.B. ’95) Faces Backlash Over Alleged Conflict of Interest

By Olivia Chilkoti

Critics argue that the position constitutes an undisclosed conflict of interest since Stephens’s recent opinion columns discuss Israel–Palestine relations.

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May 30, 2021

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7:37 p.m.

Meghan Hendrix

University Reports 7 New COVID-19 Cases, Campus-Wide Survey Shows More Than 90 Percent Vaccination Rate

By Solana Adedokun

The University reported seven new cases in week nine. In a campus-wide survey, more than 90 percent of students and faculty reported to have been vaccinated.

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May 28, 2021

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5:45 p.m.

Finn Hartnett

Chess Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura takes on the UChicago Chess Club

By Finn Hartnett

In an online simultaneous exhibition, Nakamura played 39 members of the chess club at the same time.

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May 26, 2021

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7:27 p.m.

Matthew Lee

Preliminary Construction in Chicago’s Jackson Park a Cause for Concern for Activist Groups on the South Side

By Khalid Goraish

Protect Our Parks president Herb Caplan discusses the construction of the Obama Presidential Center and his organization’s next steps for protecting the historic site

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May 26, 2021

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7:07 p.m.

University of Chicago

UCM Reports Increased Community Investment During COVID-19 Pandemic

By Roshini Balan

UChicago Medicine marked a 10 percent increase in annual investments and spending as part of its commitment to address systemic racism and pandemic-induced health disparities in Chicago.

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May 26, 2021

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6:30 p.m.