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Education Politics

Why This Students for Hillary University Group Just Got BUSTED

Campus Reform
Written by Campus Reform

A Students for Hillary chapter at the University of Chicago was busted for using university facilities to phone bank for Clinton, which is a violation of school policy.

Campus Reform discovered several Facebook posts (since deleted) from the UChicago Students for Hillary group encouraging their members to join phone banking events in university library classrooms.

Using university resources for political activities is expressly forbidden at UC, and could have caused implications for the school’s tax-exempt status had the students been allowed to continue.

“Join us on Wednesday to celebrate Hill’s birthday with another phone bank 5-7 p.m. in Reg Room 303!” read one post from October 23.

“Reg Room” refers to reservable rooms inside of Regenstein Library, typically used for group study. In order to reserve a room, students only have to provide personal information and a name for their group.

The Students for Hillary group was clearly familiar with the procedure by that point, having reserved rooms in the building for the same purpose at least twice before, on September 28 and Oct. 5…

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Campus Reform

Campus Reform, a project of the Leadership Institute, is America's leading site for college news.
As a watchdog to the nation's higher education system, Campus Reform exposes bias and abuse on the nation's college campuses.
Our team of professional journalists works alongside student activists and student journalists to report on the conduct and misconduct of university administrators, faculty, and students.
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