Caroline Kubzansky

Managing Editor


UChicago Candidate Support Groups Reflect on Iowa Caucus

UChicago's three major student groups supporting candidates share their thoughts on the hectic Iowa caucus and what they plan on doing for future primaries.


February 12, 2020

At Event for GOP Challenger Joe Walsh, Out-of-State College Students Observe History and Consider Second Choices

College students who grew up in a more moderate Republican party want to unseat President Trump, but found primary challenger Joe Walsh (M.P.P. ’91) a dissatisfying option to fulfill that goal.


February 3, 2020

With No Final Prediction for Caucus Night, UChicago Campaign Groups Prepare to Canvass Even Harder

UChicago volunteers are sticking to their plans with or without the “gold standard” prediction, some with increased optimism about their chances of swaying potential caucus-goers in the absence of hard numbers.


February 2, 2020

The Maroon is in Iowa This Weekend: Here's What to Expect

The Maroon is following UChicago students as they campaign for three democratic presidential candidates: Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Bernie Sanders, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg.


February 1, 2020

Coronavirus Outbreak Causes University to Temporarily Close Beijing Center, Hong Kong Campus, and Cancel Trek

The University’s Center in Beijing and Hong Kong campus will be closed until at least February 17, and a trek to Shanghai and Hangzhou that was originally planned for March will now happen in September.


January 30, 2020

Chicago’s Fourth Annual Women’s March Draws Thousands

Marchers were drawn to the event for a variety of political issues including climate change, reproductive justice, and to protest the Trump administration.


January 21, 2020

Women's March

UChicago undergraduates Zoe Benjamin, Anya Edelstein, and Megan Bonnise at the 2020 Chicago Women's March


Jan. 20, 2020

Bennet Makes Surprising Showing in "Mockus" Dominated by Progressives

The University of Chicago Democrats held a "mockus" Monday night, where Senator Bernie Sanders came out on top with 47 percent of the crowd.


January 15, 2020

UC Dems Prepare for Iowa Caucuses, Still Waiting for a Primary Victor to Endorse

The group is preparing to connect interested students to Democratic campaigns.


January 14, 2020

Students at the "Mock-us"

Students attending the UC Democrats "Mock-us"


Jan. 15, 2020