Brooke Nagler

Rising Artists Shined Under Spotlight at Lollapalooza 2018

By Brooke Nagler and Pete Grieve

The 4-day musical festival in the heart of Chicago, Lollapalooza took over Grant Park on August 2nd-5th

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August 12, 2018

UChicago Law Prof Says Sotomayor Got on Court Because She’s Latina, Wipes Twitter

By Maroon Staff

Someone responded, “Your dumb ass couldn’t get onto the food court."

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August 8, 2018

Drawings Show Plans for New Megadorm on 61st Street

By Maroon Staff

The University submitted blueprints to the city and presented images at a community meeting.

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August 11, 2018

Charlie Rollason

JB Pritzker, Kim Foxx Among Speakers at College Democrats Conference

By Parker Mee

At the National College Democrats of America convention held on campus last weekend, two UChicago students were elected to the CDA’s national board.

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August 11, 2018

Maroon Staff

UChicago Plans to Raise Fence at President's House by Three Feet

By Lee Harris

The University plans to increase the height of the fence around the President's house by three feet.

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August 8, 2018

Tarrae Benson

Obituary: Pam Williams, Service Crew Mechanic Who Loved Groundskeeping and Beautification, 1958-2018

By Tarrae Benson

Friends and family shared memories and thoughts about a longtime member of the University community.

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July 31, 2018

Orthodox Academy

By Miles Burton

President Zimmer’s acceptance of an award from a conservative organization calls into question the University’s supposed devotion to free speech.

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July 2, 2018

Core Profiteering

By Sam Joyce

Students are attempting to buy Core classes, but remedying the problem will require restructuring the Core itself.

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June 19, 2018

Audrey Teo

Voices in Your Head celebrates growth and history in 20th anniversary concert

By Audrey Teo

A few weeks ago, The Maroon joined acapella group Voices in Your Head for a rehearsal as they prepare for their twentieth anniversary concert.

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June 18, 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

Meet David Klion, the UChicago Left’s Extremely Online Favorite Son

By Lee Harris

Klion (MA '09) discusses 'bougie socialism,' Russiagate, the "lazy Zimmer-esque construction of free speech."

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August 6, 2018

Saucy Porka Opens on 55th Street at Bergstein's Location

By Maroon Staff

A Latin and Asian fusion fast casual restaurant is now open in Hyde Park.

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July 31, 2018

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9:38 a.m.

Pitchfork Set the Stage for Artists, and Set an Example for Music Festivals

By David North

This year's Pitchfork Music Festival took place in Union Park from July 20–22.

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July 30, 2018

Woodlawn Alderman Willie Cochran Says, “We Got Gangsters In Here" After #NoCopAcademy Disruption

By Pete Grieve

Cochran, who represents the 20th ward, took the mic to say "we got gangsters in here" after a #NoCopAcademy protester disrupted a local event.

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July 28, 2018

Newsletter for July 23: IRC discussed UCPD shooting at spring meeting; Fabiana's owners opening new bar

By Euirim Choi and Pete Grieve

With Housing full, University turns to private landlords and grants; IRC discussed UCPD shooting at spring meeting; Fabiana's owners opening new bar

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July 23, 2018

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2:08 p.m.

UChicago Students Question Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan

By Maroon Staff

Listen to audio of a 30 minute question and answer session with Justice Elena Kagan, who spoke about her work as justice.

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July 25, 2018

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2:02 p.m.

University Turns to Grants and Outside Landlords as Enrollment Strains Housing

By Lee Harris

To accommodate the large Class of 2022, returning students have been offered a financial incentive to live in a private apartment complex near campus.

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July 19, 2018

Some Bay Area Interns Supported by the University Required to Meet Donor or Face "Repercussions"

By Pete Grieve

Some interns are required to attend a donor-student breakfast in downtown San Francisco with a Silicon Valley venture capitalist worth $4.5 billion.

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July 16, 2018

University of Chicago Releases Statement About... Something

By Maroon Staff

“Recent events”

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July 7, 2018

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12:18 p.m.

Fourth-Year Student Expelled for Sexual Assault a Week Before Graduation

By Lee Harris

The Maroon spoke to both the student who brought the case and the expelled student. “I just want people to know, things can go well for you,” the complainant said.

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June 26, 2018

On Academic Leave, Left in the Dark

By Jordan Cooper

Students on academic leave are often those in need of the most support, but the University fails to prioritize their needs.

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July 2, 2018

On Graduating from UChicago, Decades Later Than Expected

By Chris Isidore

A member of the Class of 2018 reflects over his decision to come back to the University to graduate.

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July 2, 2018

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.

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

MARKETPLACE

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

VIEWPOINTS

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

OP-ED: The Palestine Exception to Free Speech on Campus

University of Chicago Students for Justice in Palestine

OP-ED: How has this experience changed you?

Grace Hauck

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

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

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