Dimitriy Leksanov


Maroon Voter Guide

Leading up to the March 17th Primary, The Maroon has put together a series of explainers and candidate guides to help UChicago and Hyde Park voters make informed choices.


March 11, 2020

Voter Guide: 1st District House of Representatives

The race for the 1st District of the House of Representatives features incumbent Bobby Rush and challengers Sarah Gad, Robert Emmons Jr., and Ameena Matthews. Here's what you need to know.


March 11, 2020

Rep. Rush Takes on Challengers at First District Forum

Gad and Emmons criticized the 14-term congressman’s votes for tough-on-crime legislation and presented their visions for criminal justice reform.


January 27, 2020

Joe Walsh (M.P.P. ’91), 2020 Hopeful, Talks About Trump’s Effect on the Republicans at IOP

Walsh, a graduate of UChicago’s Harris School of Public Policy, called for a shift in the Republican party, while also acknowledging his past missteps.


January 14, 2020

Hyde Park Reacts to Teachers Strike

Several Hyde Park schools have been picketed during the strike, including Ray School and Kenwood Academy.


October 22, 2019

Politics is 'Sociopathically Soulless', Marianne Williamson Tells Harris School Students

Williamson, an author, activist, and spiritual lecturer, came to campus on Friday for a podcast taping.


October 15, 2019

UChicago Law School's Black Law Students Association Unveils Plaque for Nelson Willis

IL Attorney General Kwame Raoul spoke at the ceremony honoring Willis, the first Black graduate of the Law School (LL.B., 1918).


October 14, 2019

Hairston Will Be Sworn in May 20 While Calloway Amends Recount Petition

Hairston was declared the winner of the April runoff election after a discovery recount was conducted at Calloway’s request.


May 14, 2019

One Year After Opening, Trauma Center Director Looks to the Future

At the lecture commemorating a year of the Trauma Center Operation, panelists discussed the Violence Recovery Program and looked ahead to possible partnerships with the UChicago Crime Lab.


April 30, 2019

Hyde Park Precincts Will Undergo Recount for Fifth Ward Aldermanic Election

Activist William Calloway challenged incumbent Leslie Hairston’s win, citing machine errors and discrepancies in precinct staff.


April 19, 2019