Tom Rossiter

College to Raise Metcalf Intern Stipend to $5,000

By Lee Harris

Beginning next summer, Odyssey Scholars will receive a $5,000 stipend for Metcalf internships. The College aims to extend that base sum to all College-funded internships.

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August 12, 2019

After Years of Organizing, Obama Center CBA Ordinance Introduced in City Hall

By Matthew Lee and Elaine Chen

Some community stakeholders, such as the University, are concerned the ordinance in its current state might disincentivize investment.

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July 28, 2019

Early Faculty Retirees Bet on Medicare for Life, But Now Face “Inferior” Private Plan

By Elaine Chen

The provost has established a working group to address concerns, but many retirees feel that change needs to occur faster.

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July 21, 2019

University of Chicago

UChicago to Keep Hong Kong Human Rights Program Running Amid Pro-Democracy Protests

By Elaine Chen

Participants feel it’s even more appropriate now for the University to hold the program.

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August 20, 2019

Special Collections Research Center

Shakespeare Scholar David Bevington, Beloved by Students, Dies at 88

By Caroline Kubzansky

Students remembered Bevington as a deeply engaged mentor, determined to transmit his passion for language to undergraduates.

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August 14, 2019

Obama Foundation

Obama Center Will Have “Adverse Effect” on Jackson Park, Study Finds

By Matthew Lee

The planned Obama Presidential Center (OPC) will have an “adverse effect” on historic properties within Jackson Park and the Midway Plaisance, a report found.

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August 11, 2019

Jeffrey Beall / Flickr

Pritzker Signs Law Requiring Gender-Neutral Single-User Bathrooms

By Caroline Kubzansky

The University has been examining gender-neutral bathrooms as a way to promote inclusiveness since 2018.

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July 28, 2019

University of Chicago

Trump Names UChicago Public Policy Professor to be Head Economic Advisor

By Caroline Kubzansky

Professor Tomas Philipson favors private solutions to economic issues in health care.

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July 25, 2019

National Nurses United

UChicago Med Nurses are Rallying Outside the Hospital on Monday. Here’s Why

By Matthew Lee

State Senator Robert Peters and Members of UChicago Labor Council will join the 8:30 a.m. rally.

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July 21, 2019

University of Chicago Library Archives

From Phi Beta Kappa to Psi U, The Maroon to Tennis, John Paul Stevens was the “Big Man on Campus”

By Matthew Lee

John Paul Stevens (A.B. ’41) died on Tuesday at 99 years old.

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July 17, 2019

The Maroon Archives

From The Maroon's Archives: John Paul Stevens' Writings on Greek Life in College

By Maroon Staff

Clips of Stevens' writings on Psi Upsilon, Phi Gamma Delta, Sigma Chi, Delta Upsilon, and Alpha Delta Phi

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July 17, 2019

University of Chicago

Law Prof Richard Epstein to Lead Challenge of Obama Center in Jackson Park

By Elaine Chen

The legal scholar notes a recent shift in federal courts in favor of the arguments he will likely make in the appeal.

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July 9, 2019

UChicago Poised to Become Most Expensive College Education in the U.S.

By Emma Dyer

UChicago is the country's first undergraduate institution to break an $80,000 cost of attendance.

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July 14, 2019

Yield Rate Rises to 83 Percent for Class of 2023; Admit Rate Now at 6.2 Percent

By Oren Oppenheim

The yield rate jumped 6 percentage points from the Class of 2022’s 77 percent yield rate.

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July 10, 2019

3 Stabbed After July Fourth Fireworks at Navy Pier; 14 Injured in Stampede

By Justin Smith

At least 15 UChicago students were at Navy Pier at the time of the incident. No students were injured.

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July 5, 2019

UChicago and Google Sued in Federal Class Action Suit for Data Sharing

By Elaine Chen and Tony Brooks

A former patient filed the lawsuit, claiming that UChicago and Google violated federal law protecting patient privacy.

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June 26, 2019

Federal Judge Dismisses Suit to Block Construction of Obama Center in Jackson Park

By Elaine Chen and Emma Dyer

The ruling clears a hurdle, temporarily, for the slated construction of the OPC later this year.

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June 11, 2019

Citing U.S.–China Tensions, Zimmer Affirms Commitment to International Students

By Lee Harris

University president Robert Zimmer sent an all-University e-mail on Monday, in which he emphasized UChicago’s ongoing support for international students and academics.

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June 10, 2019

Hundreds of Protesters Picket Through Rain and Shine: Three Days of Strike

By Maroon Staff

Union members, faculty, undergraduates, and supporters from beyond campus, gathered for the Monday through Wednesday strike.

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June 3, 2019

Graduate Students Are Holding a Labor Action 10th Week—Here’s What You Can Expect

By Matthew Lee

Members of Graduate Students United plan to stop work and hold a picket line beginning next Monday in an attempt to gain University recognition.

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May 30, 2019

UChicago Expands IME to School of Molecular Engineering with $100 Million from Pritzkers

By Emma Dyer

UChicago is opening the nation’s first school of molecular engineering.

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May 28, 2019

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy Talks 2020 at IOP

By Sofie Lie

In a conversation with Pritzker Fellow David Wasserman, McCarthy discussed the Republican midterm losses and his 2020 election predictions.

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May 28, 2019

UChicago Snack Startup to "Eggspand" Retail Distribution

By Jihyeon Yeo

The Maroon spoke with Quevos co-founder Nick Hamburger to learn about the startup’s inception and promising future

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May 23, 2019

Campus Single-User Bathrooms Undergo Change to Gender Neutral Signage

By William Trlak

The change will not affect dorm bathroom policy.

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May 23, 2019

Southside Labor Organizations Form UChicago Labor Council

By Victor Yang

The new coalition of labor unions in the South Side aims to address labor concerns in and around the University.

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May 23, 2019

GSU Votes to Strike

By Matthew Lee

1,134 GSU members voted to authorize industrial action, while 112 voted against, GSU organizers confirmed Monday evening.

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May 20, 2019

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NEW: The Maroon's free classifieds page for Hyde Park and its surrounding neighborhoods.

VIEWPOINTS

In Light Of Tuition Hike, University Needs More Financial Transparency

By Matt Andersson

In light of the recent increase in undergraduate tuition, it is critical that the University fully disclose its operating costs and discretionary expenses.

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August 11, 2019

LETTER: The Immorality of Anti–GSU Rhetoric

Leif Weatherby and Andrew Sartori

OP-ED: The Foolish Pursuit of Metra Improvement

Shaun Cammack

LETTER: The UChorus, USO, and Motet Choir Concert Was Worth Attending

Lindsay Wright

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