Several students who have criticized the IOP in the past for a perceived lack of inclusivity responded positively to the announcement.
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The discussion looked toward the future and the possibility of using data from search engines and social media to target voters.
“Free and open debate should not be muzzled by government, university administrations, or angry mobs.”
The former US Attorney General discussed voting rights, government leaks, and policing at Monday’s IOP-sponsored event.
The three-week long event celebrates final rounds of the New Venture Challenge and includes panels by researchers and professors.
Mah is expected to be the first Asian-American legislator in Illinois state history.
Snowden said that while he was aware of the illegality of his actions, he believes that his obligations to democratic principles were greater.
Over 1,000 crowd Rockefeller Chapel to listen to the live Axe Files taping.
“Every generation or two, we ought to update the constitution and just change it a little.”
“When it came to the titular question, “Who created Trump?,” Bruni simply quipped: “His parents.”
Huffington spoke with IOP Director David Axelrod about her new book The Sleep Revolution at the Quadrangle Club.
The annual $1000 grant will be directed towards a summer reporting project.
“The proper response to ideas we do not like is not censorship, it’s not disruption, it’s not preventing those ideas from being expressed.”
“With its growing podcast network, CNN is a perfect fit for this program, especially in this fascinating election year.”
Axelrod ignores the fact that protesting is a form of free speech.
The protesters’ actions at the Anita Alvarez event contradict UChicago’s values.
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“This kind of dialogue is not about growth. It’s not about healing.”
“I just kept doing politics on the side.”
A statement from Panhellenic announced AEPi’s suspension from 2016 Greek Week.
“Our goal at the end of the day is to become the biggest network of students of color at the University.”
“I didn’t want to feel that I had to reflect the geopolitical reality… I wanted to create a world that seemed right from me as a dystopia.”
“[The film] captured the rhythm of [Obama’s] campaign really, really well.”
The panel deemed the race too close to call.
“I can run this race without any political person supporting me. The public is who
I’m accountable to.”
Student representatives of Clinton, Sanders, and O’Malley have it out.
“The newest part about the fellows program [this quarter] is the emphasis on the race to the White House, and that’s reflected in [the] four Democratic and Republican strategists.”
Clubs like the Leaders of Color Initiative create a safe space for students of color.
“If [students] don’t get involved in politics, then they’re missing an opportunity to serve their community… [and] move the country forward.”
“People have been asking me, are you an activist, or are you a journalist?…And my answer is…that I am just a reporter asking questions. However, there are some times in which as a journalist, you have to take a stand.”
Ambassador speaks on Morocco’s strategies to de-radicalize jihadists in region.
McCaskill discusses sexism throughout her time in public life.
“What the hell is going on in Washington? What is going on in Congress? Are we ever going to have a Speaker?”
Former CNN Chief White House Correspondent and Pakistan’s former Ambassador to the United States among those to hold weekly seminars for students.
David Axelrod has “real…honest conversations with fellow practitioners in politics and journalism.”
A 100 million dollar donation could have the University pandering to special interest groups.
Democratic Presidential candidate and UChicago alumnus held a rally at Rockefeller Chapel on the first day of classes.
“Do I want to go someplace where they’re going to pay me three or four times the salary, or do I want to go someplace where I’ll have impact? “
Freedom of speech and our attitudes toward Islam as a religion, though intersecting issues in the Charlie Hebdo case, should not be equated or discussed as though they are interchangeable.
“Fellow fans of the private sector– well you must be, you’re here at the University of Chicago, a private university.”
Wilson is tied for second place behind current mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Axelrod discusses his belief in politics, students
“Journalism is constantly evolving. What we think of as journalism as a permanent thing has never been the case.”
“Whether or not the U.S. should lift the embargo was the main point of contention in the discussion.”
Kagan recounted her path to the Supreme Court.
Alderman Bob Fioretti discussed his mayoral campaign at the IOP on Monday.
De Villepin on ISIS: “We should have a regional coalition with the support of the Western countries.”
Ian Haney-López asserts “racist” Republican policies contribute to the decline of the middle class.
“All the governments involved will be able to justify some additional extensions to try to come to an agreement,” Samore said.
The FEC vice chair discussed the declining trust Americans have in their government and the corrupting power of dark money.