Articles By Maxwell Evans

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UChicago Reopening With Some In-Person Classes, Weekly Coronavirus Testing: ‘We Are Not Returning To Life As Usual’

Students are set to move back to Hyde Park starting Sunday before beginning in-person instruction Oct. 5.

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‘Neighbors Who Vote’ Holding Voter Registration Drive In Hyde Park Next Week, Seeking Volunteers

The drive will be held at the Silver Room and about a dozen residential buildings around Hyde Park.

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Share Your South Shore Stories At A Community Chat Wednesday

Historian John Mark Hansen will join longtime resident Barbara Jackson Lee for a virtual chat about South Shore's storied past at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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Almost Every Student At King, South Shore International Showed Up For Their First Day Of Remote Learning

Officials at the two high schools prepared all summer to ensure students showed up on the first day of school — and they succeeded, posting attendance rates above 98 percent. Now, they look to maintain those high rates.

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You Can Help South Shore Residents Clean Up 79th Street This Saturday

Residents and organizers are coordinating the cleanups to help draw more businesses and investment to the area.

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City Council Approves Woodlawn Affordable Housing Ordinance Near Obama Center: ‘A Step In The Right Direction’

As more than 50 vacant lots in Woodlawn are redeveloped, 30 percent of the units will be reserved for "very low-income" renters.

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Obama Center Federal Review ‘Far From Complete’ As Stakeholders Remain Divided

A final plan to address the Obama Center's adverse effects on Jackson Park is expected "sometime this fall," but that "is not a hard-and-fast answer," a spokesman said.

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Artists And Creatives Can Learn How To Launch A Business At Woodlawn Academy

A course that begins this week will teach budgeting, marketing, bookkeeping and other business skills.

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8,115 Lives Lost: Pritzker And Faith Leaders Honor Illinois Coronavirus Victims At Memorial

Loved ones celebrated the lives of four Illinoisans who died of coronavirus as elected officials and faith leaders gathered for a statewide memorial on the University of Chicago campus.