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The University of Chicago’s Independent Student Newspaper since 1892

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The University of Chicago Charter Schools Woodlawn campus.

UChicago Charter School Educators Allegedly Seen Harassing Special Education Student in Video

By Stuti Shelat / February 15, 2024
A lawsuit filed over the harassment has since been settled.
A librarian helping a visitor at the front desk of the Coleman branch.

Woodlawn to Get a New Chicago Public Library Branch; Coleman Branch to Close

By Tiffany Li / January 28, 2024

The Chicago Public Library’s (CPL) Bessie Coleman branch, located on East 63rd Street, is named after the first Black woman to fly a plane. Opened in 1993, the branch is slated to close and be replaced...

The entrance to Woodlawn Commons.

Student Arrested in Relation to Woodlawn Dorm Fire

By Michael McClure / January 4, 2023
The fire took place on January 2 in a single-occupancy room on the sixth floor of Woodlawn Residential Commons. No one was injured.
An interior view of Bartlett Dining Commons from above with wood tables below and house banners in red hanging from the ceiling. Students shuffle through the dining area.

Bartlett Dining Commons to Close for Renovation During Spring, Summer Quarters

By Eric Fang / December 2, 2022
Baker Dining Commons will also be restricted to residents of Max Palevsky and Campus North in the spring.
Southeast Side to Vote on Expanding Mental Health Resources for Underinsured Residents

Southeast Side to Vote on Expanding Mental Health Resources for Underinsured Residents

By Sophia Kang / October 27, 2022
Voters in Kenwood, Woodlawn, South Shore, and Hyde Park will vote on a 0.025 percent property tax increase to fund a public mental health clinic that would serve these neighborhoods.
In a meeting room with blue walls and chairs, about 10 students and Southsiders talk to each other.

Organizers Demand Affordable Housing, Transparency at Woodlawn Meeting

By Noah Glasgow / October 25, 2022
A coalition of community groups unveiled new demands at campaign, including a $1 billion housing grant from the University.
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