Oren Oppenheim

Deputy News Editor  /  @OrenOppenheim



Uncommon Interview: Leon Walker, Developer of Woodlawn Jewel-Osco

The Maroon sat down with developer Leon Walker to hear his thoughts on investing in South Side neighborhoods and discuss his time at UChicago.


February 11, 2019

Leon Walker

South Side developer and UChicago graduate Leon Walker.


Feb. 12, 2019

Cold Weather Fund Aims to Reimburse Dining Staff for Polar Vortex Travel

A fundraiser has raised over $1,500 to defray transportation costs for staff who had to pay for travel to campus during the recent cold snap.


February 6, 2019

Woodlawn Jewel-Osco To Open March 7

The grocery store branch was brought to Woodlawn through the efforts of Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) Chicago.


January 22, 2019

Early Applications for the 2018-2019 Cycle Rise by More Than 10 Percent

University spokesperson Marielle Sainvilus confirmed that the College received around 15,000 early-admission applications for the Class of 2023 during its first early round.


January 16, 2019

UCM Doctors Perform Historic Dual Triple-Organ Transplants

UCM is the only medical center to have ever performed more than one heart-liver-kidney transplant in the same year.


January 10, 2019

UChicago Medicine Collaborates with Other Healthcare Providers

UCM's pediatric branch will consolidate its two northern-Chicago clinics into its first immediate care clinic outside of the main campus.


December 4, 2018

Booth School Namesake Awarded University of Chicago Medal

In 2008, Booth donated $300 million to the University's business school, the biggest donation in UChicago history.


November 29, 2018

Sociology Professor Tackles ‘Social Illegality’ in NAUC Talk

Flores gave a talk about his paper on "social illegality" last Wednesday.


November 20, 2018

The Next Final Frontier: The Efforts to Save Yerkes Observatory

Community groups work to continue as many of the Yerkes Observatory programs as possible.



November 8, 2018