Camelia Malkami

University of Chicago Goes Test-Optional

By Maroon Staff

The announcement was packaged with a number of other changes advertised as promoting accessibility

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June 14, 2018

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10:18 a.m.

Did UChicago Get Too Much Credit for the Admissions Announcements?

By Pete Grieve

Media is crediting UChicago for significantly expanding financial aid. That may be a misinterpretation of the new tuition guarantees.

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June 16, 2018

How has this experience changed you?

By Grace Hauck

Forty fourth-years reflect on their time at the University of Chicago.

FEATURE

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June 8, 2018

The Culprit of Course Evaluations

By Patrick Lou

Course evaluations set an unhealthy expectation for the amount of time students should spend on their work.

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June 8, 2018

Euirim Choi

Delta Upsilon Faces Allegations of Drugging Female Students

By Pete Grieve

Rumors of the druggings, which allegedly involved Xanax in at least one case, were widespread on campus by the time of publication.

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June 2, 2018

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3:19 p.m.

Jabin Botsford, The Washington Post

@realDonaldTrump’s Twitter Blocking Ruled Unconstitutional; Law Prof Lakier Weighs In

By Lee Harris

Law Professor Genevieve Lakier, who signed an amicus brief with the Knight Institute, discussed the upshot of the ruling with the Maroon.

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May 31, 2018

Forrest Stuart

Uncommon Interview: Sociologist Forrest Stuart

By David Whyman

Sociology professor Forrest Stuart discussed his new book, Down, Out, and Under Arrest: Policing and Everyday Life in Skid Row.

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May 31, 2018

Regenstein Special Collections

The Storied Past of Harper Memorial Library

By Tony Brooks

When Harper Memorial Library first opened, it was the main library at the University. Over one hundred years later, it serves an entirely different purpose.

FEATURE

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May 28, 2018

Bryce Lanham

Single Rooms in Snell-Hitchcock Changed to Doubles for 2018-2019

By Neha Lingareddy

Gabrielle Dulys, president of Hitchcock house, said that although the rooms being turned into doubles are larger, they are still not optimal to turn into doubles.

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May 28, 2018

A Paper on the Precipice

By Jamie Ehrlich

A graduating Maroon editor discusses the importance of independent newspapers.

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May 24, 2018

City Council Approves $175 Million In Spending on Obama Presidential Center

By Elaine Chen

In a 47-to-1 vote, the Council approved measures including the closure of Cornell Drive and Marquette Road and the widening of Lake Shore Drive and Stony Island Avenue.

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May 24, 2018

SG Will Hold Student-Wide Referendum to Repeal Executive Pay

By Deepti Sailappan

Over 1,000 students signed a petition supporting a repeal.

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May 21, 2018

Jury Sides With Cop Allegedly Scapegoated by UCPD's "Old Boys' Club"

By Lee Harris

An ex-UCPD commander who was terminated after his officer infiltrated a trauma center protest is owed $150k. The case documents shed new light on the department.

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May 17, 2018

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1 p.m.

Chicago Park District

Jackson Park Board Accepts Revised Lakefront Plan

By Caroline Kubzansky

The proposed changes include reintroducing recreational boating to the basin behind the Museum of Science and Industry and bringing back Jackson Park’s old canal and lagoon system.

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May 18, 2018

the Institute of Politics

Carney Talks Twitter and Truth at IOP Event

By Yuezhen Li

“Everything you say is gonna be scrutinized, so make sure everything you say is right and don’t fake," Carney said.

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May 17, 2018

SG Votes to Pay Its Leadership Thousands Per Year

By Deepti Sailappan

Next year’s Executive Slate issued a statement opposing the payment plan after the vote. SG also passed a resolution on UCPD and mental health.

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May 15, 2018

Student Body Votes By Wide Margin to Repeal SG Pay Plan

By Maroon Staff

The repeal referendum passed with 1,138 "yes" votes to 531 "no" votes.

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June 8, 2018

Bari Weiss to Interview Zimmer at Viewpoint Diversity Advocacy Conference

By Maroon Staff

The heterodox NYT editor will interview President Zimmer on June 15.

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June 4, 2018

SLEU Wins in NLRB Case with University

By Spencer Dembner

The Board’s decision ends a year-long legal fight over the outcome of last June’s vote.

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June 6, 2018

CBA Coalition Rallies at Alumni Weekend

By Caroline Kubzansky

Several alumni circulated a petition in support of a CBA leading up to Alumni Weekend.

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June 4, 2018

At Alumni Event, Students Call for UCPD Transparency, More Counseling Resources

By Alia Shahzad

"We won’t leave ‘til you say yes—fully fund the SCS! We won’t leave ‘til you  agree—police accountability,” students chanted.

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June 1, 2018

Early Numbers Show Trauma Center Will Be One of the Busiest in Illinois

By Oren Oppenheim

The trauma center has treated nearly 300 patients in its first month.

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May 31, 2018

The Bill That Would Have Subjected UCPD to FOIA

By Alia Shahzad

“The principle at hand was whether or not a private institution performing a public function should be subject to the same laws as the public institution from which they derive their powers,” Jamie Kalven said.

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May 28, 2018

Student Group Raises Awareness of Refugee Crisis

By Annabelle Rice

The poster campaign aimed to debunk myths about the refugee resettlement process

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May 28, 2018

UChicago Needs to Fully Commit to Part-Time Status

By Hannah Edgar

A former Maroon editor advocates for allowing students to go on part-time status when life intervenes.

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May 24, 2018

Part-Time Status Gone for Seniors, Fifth Class Now at No Extra Cost

By Daksh Chauhan

The College says it's making changes “to support students’ progress toward on-time graduation.”

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May 24, 2018

Seniors Retell Their Strongest Memories From College

By Sarah Lewis

"I’m always making smaller fun memories—like actually talking loudly in the Reg with friends... because who else is gonna be in the Reg on a Friday?" —Harper Graf, history and MAPSS Candidate

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May 24, 2018

As Woodlawn Community Leaders Debate New Green Line Stops, a Decades-Old Conflict Is Revived

By Caroline Kubzansky

In the 1990s, a Green Line route down 63rd Street was decommissioned. Now, as supporters of the Green Line are trying to bring it back, opponents fear that decades-old lessons have not been heeded.

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May 21, 2018

Hyde Park Hotel Makes Donations to Hyde Park Academy High School

By Madeleine Zhou

The hotel has now made two donations to the high school's art program.

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May 25, 2018

Summer Breeze Features Carly Rae Jepsen

By Audrey Teo

Summer Breeze featured its first all-female lineup this year, with headliner Carly Rae Jepsen, Empress Of, and Princess Nokia rocking the stage.

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May 22, 2018

Chicago Plan Commission Votes in Favor of Key Obama Center Proposals

By Elaine Chen

Hours before the meeting started, both supporters and opponents of the proposals gathered outside City Hall, where they passionately chanted in favor of their respective sides.

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May 17, 2018

Zimmer in the Wild: President Talks Free Speech on Nat Geo

By Lee Harris

Zimmer discussed free expression with Katie Couric in a National Geographic episode, "Age of Outrage," that aired Wednesday night.

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May 17, 2018

Senior Spotlight: Natalie DeMuro

By Audrey Mason

The swim and dive team will surely miss one of its 2017-18 co-captains, the graduating Natalie DeMuro.

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May 17, 2018

A Very Salonen Send-Off for CSO Composers-in-Residence

By Hannah Edgar

The CSO’s MusicNOW series is celebrating the end of its 20th season, and its final season with Mead Composers-in-Residence Samuel Adams and Elizabeth Ogonek.

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May 20, 2018

Rajan Shuts Down Rumors That He's Interested in Top Bank of England Post

By Spencer Dembner

The current Governor, Canadian economist Mark Carney, is leaving the position in June 2019 after deciding to stay an extra year following the Brexit vote.

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May 18, 2018

LGBTQ Youth Two Times More Likely to Experience Homelessness, Chapin Hall Study Finds

By Madeleine Zhou

Black young adults that identified as LGBTQ+ had the highest rate of homelessness—at a rate of 16%—amongst all the demographics surveyed.

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May 17, 2018

UCSC Open Exchange Program Celebrates First Year

By Jade Yan

The program matches students to organizations that support immigrant communities.

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May 17, 2018

Where Fun Comes to Scav: 2018 Edition

By Alexandra Nisenoff and Yao Xen Tan

The University’s annual scavenger hunt took place May 9 through 13.

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May 14, 2018

MARKETPLACE

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

VIEWPOINTS

The Palestine Exception to Free Speech on Campus

By University of Chicago Students for Justice in Palestine

UChicago's commitment to protecting free speech doesn't extend to students advocating for Palestine.

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June 8, 2018

OP-ED: Invest in Us: The Case for #CareNotCops

Alex Y. Ding, Tunisia Tai, Juhi Gupta, and Brianna Tong

COLUMN: The "Symbolism" Behind Your Starbucks

Natalie Denby

COLUMN: Bridging the Gap: Art and Journalism

Stacey Reimann

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