Atman Mehta

Contributor

CONTRIBUTIONS

Hyde Park Takes to The Streets Against Racism and Police Brutality

Hundreds of Hyde Park residents took to the streets on Sunday to protest police brutality and racism, amidst persistent protests countrywide following the death of George Floyd.

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June 13, 2020

UChicago's Investments are Tied to Fossil Fuels, Deforestation, and Weapons Manufacturers

Through hedge funds, private equities, and exchange-traded funds, the University’s investments have exposure to fossil fuels, weapons manufacturers, and companies involved in deforestation.

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May 11, 2020

Disparities in Mobility Across Chicago Neighborhodds

Harris School's post-doctoral scholar James Saxon speaks about his research regarding the disparities in mobility during the lockdown owing to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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April 27, 2020

Harris School postdoctoral scholar Jamie Saxon speaks about his research regarding the disparity in mobility across neighbourhoods in Chicago during the lockdown.

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April 27, 2020

As University Community Scatters From Hyde Park, Local Restaurants’ Business Evaporates

Many Hyde Park stalwarts depend on seasonal spikes in business generated by University events to remain profitable. With Spring Quarter being taught remotely, some businesses are facing cratered sales and difficult financial choices.

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April 5, 2020

Fundraising for Kashmir

The South Asian Students Association's recent mehndi night aimed to fundraise for Kashmiris and promote campus dialogue about the humanitarian crisis.

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November 12, 2019

The South Asian Students Association (SASA) recently held a fundraiser to help alleviate the humanitarian crisis in Kashmir and elevate the status of Kashmir within discourse among the University community.

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November 12, 2019

Reporting on the Obama Presidential Center

News editor Emma Dyer has reported on the Obama Presidential Center (OPC) for over two years. She discusses her experiences reporting, the history of the OPC and its various stakeholders, the political economics of the project.

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October 30, 2019

Emma Dyer, news editor at the Chicago Maroon, has reported on the Obama Presidential Center (OPC) for over two years. She discusses her experiences reporting, the history of the OPC and its various stakeholders, the political economics of the project

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October 30, 2019

The Context, Causes, and Consequences of Turkey's Incursion into Northern Syria

Kurdish students discuss Kurdish politics and what it means to be a Kurd in such times

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October 30, 2019