Kayla Rubenstein

CONTRIBUTIONS

Class of 1972 Alums Discuss Jane Collective, Future of Abortion Access

At an Alumni Weekend panel, reproductive rights activists talked about the underground organization that provided abortions during the 1960s and 1970s and its modern-day implications after the Roe v. Wade opinion leak.

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June 7, 2022

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9:07 p.m.

First-Year Sells Desserts to Benefit Ukraine

First-year Jonah Herrera-Dodd has raised and donated $1,200 to Project HOPE to benefit Ukraine through bake sales.

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May 18, 2022

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1:09 p.m.

Chicago’s Oldest Church Develops Artists’ Space to Build Community

The First Presbyterian Church of Chicago’s pastor David Black strives to make Woodlawn more connected through art. UChicago alumni and undergraduates worked with the church to develop an artistic space for community building.

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April 17, 2022

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9:25 p.m.

IOP Invites Al Franken for Night of Comedy Despite Admission of Sexual Harassment

In a statement to The Maroon, the Institute of Politics said, “While a group of his colleagues urged his resignation from the Senate, no formal complaint, charge or lawsuit was ever filed against him.”

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April 16, 2022

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10:46 p.m.

University Officials Highlight Accomplishments, Aspirations in Spring Quarter Update

President Paul Alivisatos, Provost Ka Yee Lee, and other University officials introduced new staff members, upcoming international conferences uniting science and business, and safety initiatives that target the root causes of gun violence.

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April 12, 2022

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5:23 p.m.

University’s Lifting of Mask Mandate Elicits Criticism and Excitement

While some believe that lifting the mandate will benefit student learning, others feel that the move was premature given the heightened positivity rate in winter quarter and insufficient policies to protect immunocompromised people.

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March 10, 2022

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4:53 p.m.

New Paris Center Expands UChicago International Presence in Sustainable Way

The new Paris center, slated to open January 2024, will be twice as big as the current center and will feature an environmentally conscious design by Studio Gang.

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March 8, 2022

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7:48 p.m.

“Spare” Time to Visit Seven Ten Social

Seven Ten Social, a bowling alley located on East 55th Street, features an exciting activity in an energetic environment.

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February 28, 2022

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5:03 p.m.

Night Owls Highlights Agnes Callard, Ezra Klein in “How Does U.S. Politics Work?”

New York Times journalist Ezra Klein and UChicago philosophy professor Agnes Callard discussed political polarization in the latest Night Owls talk.

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February 22, 2022

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6:23 p.m.

Econ 100 Midterm Question Sparks Twitter Debate

A two-point question on economics instructor Allen Sanderson’s midterm featuring Bernie Sanders, rising price levels, and a real economist’s response sparked debate on Twitter.

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February 15, 2022

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5:33 p.m.