Adrián Mandeville

Hyde Park Reacts to Teachers Strike

By Dimitriy Leksanov and Camille Kirsch

Several Hyde Park schools have been picketed during the strike, including Ray School and Kenwood Academy.

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October 22, 2019

Trader Joe's Opening: Photo Essay

By Chloe Zheng, Dominiquo Santistevan, and Brooke Nagler

The Hyde Park community gathers for the 9am opening of Trader Joe's last Friday, with a line stretching down the block and a marching band to celebrate the occasion.

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October 21, 2019

Trader Joe's Opens in Hyde Park

By Oren Oppenheim

As the store opened, Trader Joe’s employees and managers handed the first customer in line a pair of giant scissors to cut the red ribbon at the store’s entrance, while a student marching band serenaded the crowd.

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October 21, 2019

Dept of Computer Science

Professors Receive $43 Million to Merge Genomic Databases

By Rania Garde

The project is part of a larger National Institute of Health funded push towards greater consolidation of bioinformatic resources.

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October 22, 2019

Zoe Kaiser

A Cathey Caper: What Have Students Liberated from the Dining Halls?

By Bridget Li

The Maroon asked students about how they got away with taking everything from decorative vegetables to enough cutlery to furnish apartments.

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October 21, 2019

Jacob Bean

UChicago Astrophysicists Install Exoplanet-Hunting Instrument on Mauna Kea

By Brad Subramaniam

The instrument, dubbed "MAROON-X" was designed to detect planets in other solar systems with the potential to support life.

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October 21, 2019

UChicago Magazine & Bohzi Tian

Research Group Makes Advancements on Light-Powered Pacemaker

By Phoebe Cao

“You shine light, you generate photovoltage on the silicon surface, then [using] this voltage, you can do a similar pacing process,” Tian told The Maroon.

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October 20, 2019

Booth Alumna’s Business Named Most Valuable Woman-Led Startup in Illinois

By Alice Cheng

Founded in 2012, Simple Mills was recently valued at over $180 million.

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October 20, 2019

In Memory of Sidra Newman GoFundMe page

Fitness Students Remember Sidra Newman, Energetic and Compassionate Instructor

By Jingwen Zhang

Newman transmitted her energy and love to students, colleagues and friends with her never absent smile.

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October 15, 2019

Stuart Buie's Facebook

Fourth-Year Student Dies at Logan Center

By Elaine Chen

An ardent musician, Stuart Buie constantly practiced piano and amassed a large vinyl collection.

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October 14, 2019

Avi Waldman

"No Professors, No Classes": Students Push for Race and Ethnic Studies Major

By Rory Nevins

As students advocate for a Race and Ethnic Studies Department, Grey City looks at the history of ethnic studies and its place at the University of Chicago today.

FEATURE

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October 15, 2019

Dimitriy Leksanov

Politics is 'Sociopathically Soulless', Marianne Williamson Tells Harris School Students

By Dimitriy Leksanov

Williamson, an author, activist, and spiritual lecturer, came to campus on Friday for a podcast taping.

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October 15, 2019

Brad Subramaniam

John Kerry Speaks on Climate Change, Trump Impeachment

By Brad Subramaniam

Former United States Secretary of State John Kerry spoke about US affairs in Syria, President Trump’s potential impeachment, and the importance of new climate change legislation.

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October 15, 2019

Pete Buttigieg Talks Bold Changes and Unity at IOP

By Darcy Kuang

Buttigieg addressed a controversy around his campaign’s association with an attorney associated with Mayor Emanuel’s handling of the killing of Laquan McDonald.

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October 21, 2019

Sororities Suspend Events with Sigma Chi, Citing Reports of “Date-Rape Drugs”

By Justin Smith and Matthew Lee

A letter from UChicago Panhellenic Council cites a “concerning pattern of misconduct in the fraternity.”

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October 15, 2019

Fundraiser Raises More Than $7,500 for Charles Thomas' Family Amid Ongoing Legal Case

By Matthew Lee

The fundraiser — which has raised over $7,500 so far — was organized by one of Thomas' college friends in order to help alleviate the financial burdens caused by the case.

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October 15, 2019

College to Video Stream Lectures to Overflow Classrooms

By Emma Dyer

As the college grows, introductory class sizes vary greatly among majors.

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October 8, 2019

A World Traveler at Heart: Asher Fausett Took Up Hittite on Campus and Dug Into Vietnam War Legacies Abroad

By Deepti Sailappan

The rising third-year student died over the summer after a fall in Laos.

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October 7, 2019

MSI Renamed After $125 Million Donation from Kenneth C. Griffin

By Tyrone Lomax

The donation is currently the largest amount ever given to the museum.

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October 7, 2019

Nurses at UCMC-affiliated Hospital Vote to Unionize

By Jack Cruz-Alvarez

Ingalls Memorial Hospital nurses voted to unionize last week by a margin of 276–109

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October 7, 2019

UChicago Law and Booth Announce Joint JD/MBA Program

By Pranathi Posa

The accelerated program will take three years to complete.

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October 7, 2019

UChicago Launches Collaboration in Engineering, Biochem Research with French Group

By Sofie Lie

Taking another step to increase its presence in Paris, UChicago will fund research among a total of 10 faculty and Ph.D. students.

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October 1, 2019

University to Demolish Taxi Building

By Camille Kirsch

University of Chicago officials say the historic brick and terracotta building’s deteriorating condition made demolition necessary.

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September 30, 2019

Thousands of UChicago Medical Center Nurses Strike, Shutting Down Emergency Services

By Emma Dyer

After failing to reach an agreement to increase staffing, nurses strike in protest of understaffing and dangerous working conditions.

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September 21, 2019

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Talks Notoriety, the Fight for Change and the Future

By Pranathi Posa

A Supreme Court Justice since 1993, the “Notorious R.B.G” was witty in conversation with Harris Public Policy Dean Katherine Baicker.

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September 11, 2019

UChicago Medical Center Nurses Confirm a Strike Date

By Matthew Lee

A hospital administrator criticized the decision to strike, saying the hospital has been negotiating in good faith.

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September 9, 2019

UChicago's U.S. News Ranking Slips to No. 6, After Three Years at No. 3

By Deepti Sailappan

New criteria included in the U.S. News rankings this year give weight to social mobility for low-income students.

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September 9, 2019

UChicago Med Nurses Vote to Authorize Strike

By Matthew Lee

The strike vote is an escalation of ongoing contract disputes between the nurses’ union and UChicago Medical Center.

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September 2, 2019

UChicago Rising Fourth-Year Student Dies, One Month Before His Senior Year

By Elaine Chen

The student died Wednesday, according to the Cook County medical examiner.

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August 30, 2019

MARKETPLACE

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

VIEWPOINTS

Discounts and Deals: Dining Out Affordably

By Maroon Editorial Board

For food issue, the Editorial Board looks at options for eating out on a budget.

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October 22, 2019

COLUMN: Interpreting the Nuances of Nutrition

Soham Mall

EDITORIAL: As Tuition Soars, Quality of Education Stalls

Maroon Editorial Board

COLUMN: New Business Econ Specialization Betters UChicago Economics Program

Brinda Rao

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