Jeremy Lindenfeld

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

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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

University of Chicago

Robie House Named UNESCO World Heritage Site

By Matthew Lee

The U.N. agency on Sunday gave eight buildings by Frank Lloyd Wright the designation.

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July 9, 2019

Institute of Politics

Comms Director Matt Jaffe To Leave IOP

By Caroline Kubzansky

Matt Jaffe, the communications director of the Institute of Politics, will leave after almost six years on the job.

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July 4, 2019

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Former Senator Joe Donnelly, Journalists Among IOP’s Fall Fellows

By Emma Dyer

The first group of 2019 Academic Year Pritzker Fellows includes individuals with experience writing policy, fighting policy, and informing the public.

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July 4, 2019

Jeremy Lindenfeld

Champagne, a Cactus, and a Bike Named Gertrude: Graduating Students Share Their Keepsakes

By Jeremy Lindenfeld

The relationships between graduating students and their favorite mementos shed light on the transformative, altogether too fast experience that is college.

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June 6, 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

Seven Times Over: Life Along The Way to a Ph.D.

By Caroline Kubzansky

Not everyone who comes to the University of Chicago for a degree leaves with one.

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June 6, 2019

Greg Ross

Admin Looks at Providing Meals to Eligible Students During Breaks

By Gustavo Delgado

This dining-hall pilot program is part of a series of initiatives to improve student access to meals on campus or through the local Hyde Park community.

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June 7, 2019

Graduation Issue

Graduation Issue: Senior Ads

By Maroon Staff

Friends and families honor members of the graduating class with senior ads.

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June 7, 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

The Immorality of Anti–GSU Rhetoric

By Andrew Sartori and Leif Weatherby

Two NYU professors urge UChicago’s administration to recognize Graduate Students United, charting the history of graduate students at elite universities fighting for basic rights as students and as workers.

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July 15, 2019

OP-ED: The Foolish Pursuit of Metra Improvement

Shaun Cammack

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

Lindsay Wright

COLUMN: The Maroon's Mistake

Leena El-Sadek

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