Obama Foundation

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

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.

FEATURE

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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

Adrian Mandeville

After Three Days of Picketing, GSU Votes to End Labor Action

By Matthew Lee

Administrators have not recognized GSU as a union, which graduate students voted to form in 2017.

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June 5, 2019

Secretaries Hagel and Albright Discuss Principled Foreign Policy in the Inaugural Hagel Lecture

By Victor Yang

The conversation marked the start of a new annual series named after Hagel, who served as the 24th Secretary of Defense in the Obama administration

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June 7, 2019

University of Chicago Women's Ensemble

Uncommon Interview: Mollie Stone, Director of UChicago’s University Chorus and Women’s Ensemble

By Peyton Jefferson

The Maroon sat down with Mollie Stone to discuss her role in various music programs, her love for South African music, and her plans for the future.

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June 4, 2019

Daniel Schwen / Wikipedia Commons

Illinois Senate Passes Sweeping Abortion Rights Bill

By Pranathi Posa

The bill passed late Friday night with a 34–20 margin, establishing the ability to get an abortion in Illinois as a “fundamental right."

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June 1, 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

Trader Joe’s to Open in Former Treasure Island Building

By Oren Oppenheim

The grocer’s first store on the South Side will share the space with other, unannounced tenants.

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May 13, 2019

MARKETPLACE

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

VIEWPOINTS

University Goes Corporate

By Matt Andersson

Considering grad student picketing through economic lens provides legitimacy for actions of GSU.

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June 7, 2019

COLUMN: Stop With the Secrets

Lucas Du

OP-ED: Lift-Off

Katie Akin

OP-ED: Supporting GSU Is Economically Logical

Davis Larkin

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