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UChicago Facebook Controversy Continued

Yesterday, I blogged about my Facebook incident that FIRE has brought attention to. Today, the Chronicle of Higher Education published a piece on the subject as well. For FIRE’s overview of the case and opinion click here. I talked to the Chronicle reporter briefly as she was making her inquiries. She asked me if I […]

Breaking News on Illinois School Choice (via AFF – Chicago)

Richard Lorenc, America’s Future Foundation Chicago Rep, sent out an email yesterday evening about the promising SB2494 legislation that would create a voucher system empowering parents and students with the ability to enroll in schools relevant for their needs regardless of socio-economic status. Sponsored by the passionate State Senator James Meeks (D-15th District), this bill […]

University of Chicago Repeatedly Censors Student Facebooks

The wonderful and passionate student advocacy non-profit, FIRE, has picked up an incident that happened to me at the end of last quarter. University of Chicago: Censorship of Student’s Online Speech by University Police CHICAGO, March 24, 2010—For the second time in two years, the University of Chicago has censored a student’s post on a […]

UChicago Nobel Peace Prize Summit

Dispersed between the speakers we bring in (great success with Amb John Bolton last week btw) and activist projects we work on, the University Republicans like to have some fun in adding to the political discourse on campus. This upcoming event is a great example. I thought readers would find the event info quite amusing […]

Why I Don’t Like the “Austrian School” of Economics

Though not an economics major at UChicago (the mathematical demands scared me away), I still love reading and learning about the various schools of thought and approaches to economic research (let them do the math for me). As much as the Austrian School has great application in policy to the recent economic downturn (see Thomas […]

No Student Left Behind: Statement on Graduate Funding

(Originally Written on April 14th, 2008) iii When Provost Rosenbaum held his student forum in March, he stated that “This is the first time in the history of the University of Chicago that we’re thinking systematically about graduate aid with your [the student’s] input.” It is not hard to understand the disconnect and neglect that […]