Alexa Perlmutter


Fictionality During Crisis?

Reading speculative literature during this pandemic can be an effective way to ground ourselves in reality.


April 30, 2020

The Toll of Our Endless Finals Week

Professors often have good intentions when they make final essays due before finals week even starts, but they only end up stressing their students out.


March 2, 2019

Government Shutdown Hurts College Campuses

The shutdown’s effects on university students should motivate political activism.


January 14, 2019

Making the Most of the Megadorms

Changes to College Housing are coming whether we like them or not. We might as well make the most of them.


December 3, 2018

Beyond "How to Get Away With Murder"

A columnist reflects on her internship with the U.S. Attorney's Office in the sexual violence division.


October 15, 2018

Escaping the Campus Bubble (or For Starters, The Reg)

A second-year student urges incoming students to escape the UChicago bubble and immerse themselves in politics.


September 20, 2018

In Defense of Criticizing UChicago

Criticism directed at the University shows that the student body is socially and politically engaged and committed to change.


May 3, 2018

Planned Parenthood Misses the Intersectional Mark

Information about healthcare is just not accessible enough to low-income women of color.


April 19, 2018

#NeverAgain, But at What Cost?

The recent dialogue around gun violence needs to be far more inclusive.


April 9, 2018

A Lesson in Free Speech

Backlash to a professor’s immigration plan shows that free speech is a thornier issue than the University will admit.


February 22, 2018