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Watch Obama's First Public Appearance Since Leaving Office

The former president is set to address hundreds of students at the University of Chicago at 12 PM EST.
VICE Staff
4.24.17
Obama

Watch Obama's first public speech since leaving the White House

In his first public address since leaving the White House, former President Barack Obama will apparently avoid one topic in particular: his successor, Donald Trump.
VICE News
4.24.17
Money

Video Games vs. Work

Vice Money
10.6.16
Gaming

'Candy Crush' Maker Works with Economists to Release Study on Discounts

Heavy discounts on large bundles of digital goods have no impact on profit, study finds.
Leif Johnson
7.10.16
psychology

Why You Should Order the Same Dish as Your Tinder Date

Researchers at the University of Chicago have found that when strangers eat similar foods, they become more trusting of one another and perform better in negotiation tasks.
Daisy Meager
7.5.16
News

How Campus Rape Victims Get Hurt by the Laws That Are Supposed to Protect Them

Title IX requires universities to protect students from "hostile environments" on campus—which can be interpreted as both raping someone and publicly accusing someone of rape.
Michaela Cross
6.6.16
Health

Lack of Sleep Could Be Why You Have the Munchies

According to a new study from the University of Chicago, lack of sleep may alter brain chemicals in a similar way to the hunger-boosting ingredient found in cannabis.
Munchies Staff
3.1.16
News

What We Know About the Guy Whose Alleged Mass Murder Threat Shut Down the University of Chicago Monday

He faces five years in prison, but federal prosecutors don't consider him a threat.
Mike Pearl
11.30.15
Crime & Drugs

Suspect Charged with Threatening a Massacre on University of Chicago Campus

The 21-year-old suspect allegedly made clear that he wanted to exact revenge for the killing of Laquan McDonald by a Chicago officer. Video footage of McDonald's controversial shooting was released last week.
VICE News
11.30.15
americas

University of Chicago Shuts Down Campus in Response to Threat of Gun Violence

An anonymous online threat warned that an act of violence would take place at the main quadrangle in the center of campus at around 10am on Monday, prompting the FBI to warn college officials.
VICE News
11.30.15
Religion

Religious Kids Are More Selfish Than Non-Religious Kids, Study Says

A new study finds that kids from religious households tend not to share as much as their nonreligious counterparts. Kids from religious households also tended to be more judgmental about people's actions and believed in harsher punishments.
VICE News
11.6.15
Art

Inside FEE LION's Minimalist Pop Performance Art Party

This is performance art and “witch disco”.
B. David Zarley
9.16.15
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