Ashton Hashemipour


The Core of the Problem

UChicago pretends that the Core inspires academic excellence, but students rarely take Core classes seriously.


January 27, 2018

Off the Beaten Path: UChicago's School Spirit

UChicago students derive their sense of community in unconventional ways.


November 20, 2017

Woe is We

There are ways to avoid UChicago’s pervasive culture of misery.


November 2, 2017

Sons of the Gun

Mass shooters are creations of our toxic society, not “terrorists” distinct from us.


October 12, 2017

The Possibilities of Privilege

Dismissing arguments on the basis of someone’s privilege hinders productive dialogue.


May 15, 2017

Au Revoir, Madame Le Pen

Marine Le Pen will not be the next president of France.


April 27, 2017

Civil Engagement

Protests against Corey Lewandowski play into the right’s narrative of the intolerant left.


February 17, 2017