Good morning. Welcome to third week.
will be joining her husband and daughter at the 11th Annual Clinton Global Initiative University meeting hosted on campus this weekend
A new sushi restaurant
on 53rd Street.
UChicago’s Department of Safety and Security
a free app. Called UChicago Safe, the app allows users to directly call the UCPD and CPD, report crimes, and speak to the University of Chicago Safety and Security dispatch center. The app also allows users to send their location to the UCPD while simultaneously calling to dispatch an officer.
UChicago alum Paulo Guedes
(Ph.D. ’78), who has been selected by far-right Brazilian presidential election front-runner Jair Bolsonaro as his chief economic adviser, is being investigated
for corruption unrelated to Bolsonaro’s campaign. If Bolsonaro is elected president, Guedes will likely be appointed Brazil’s next Minister of Finance.
said at the Institute of Politics that he would get
texts from President Donald Trump about his latest tweets. “Certainly there were many days that I picked up the phone and the President said, ‘Hey, did you see my tweet?’ I thought, ‘Augh, what tweet?’
Editor Meera Santhanam writes in:
Columnist Alexa Perlmutter reflects on the blurred lines in the criminal justice system that she observed firsthand through her internship with the U.S. Attorney's Office in the sexual violence division.
Editor Alexia Bacigalupi writes in:
Students and faculty alike packed
into a room at Regenstein Library to hear “reclusive” South African author J. M. Coetzee speak.
is an impressively touching film that manages
to maintain Jonah Hill’s signature humor throughout.
The Takács quartet brought
their unique, Hungarian sound to a program of Haydn, Shostakovich, and Brahms.
an incoherent plot and poorly edited action scenes to underwhelming effect.
MassEducation comes across
as straight-laced and unpretentious, a self-reckoning by an artist with unending ambition, unafraid to confront and deconstruct her own art.
SOB X RBE:
The Bay Area rap collective struggled
to reach a wider audience at their Chicago show.
Editor Miles Burton writes in:
On this week's Maroon Weekly:
an alumnus was appointed to the Israeli Central Bank, TI has closed, GSU hosted a panel, a new University campus has opened in Hong Kong and Maroon sports has picked up a slew of wins.
Note: The Maroon’s podcasts are now on Spotify.