Jack Cruz-Alvarez

Deputy News Editor

CONTRIBUTIONS

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.

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March 11, 2020

Voter Guide: What Do the Offices Up for Election Do?

Here's what you need to know to understand the offices that are up for election in the primary and the powers of the people who will hold them.

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March 11, 2020

"A Constant Nightmare": Charles Thomas’s Parents Continue Battling Case Nearly Two Years After Son’s Arrest

Charles Thomas’s ongoing case has caused financial and emotional hardship for his parents, upending their lives, they say.

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February 19, 2020

Hours After Announcing Retirement, Police Superintendent Discusses CPD's Struggles

Johnson said that the stress of the job significantly impacted his well-being.

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November 12, 2019

Calloway Appeals Hairston’s Fifth Ward Election Win

Ald. Leslie Hairston beat activist William Calloway in an April runoff race for the Fifth Ward seat

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October 14, 2019

Nurses at UCMC-affiliated Hospital Vote to Unionize

Ingalls Memorial Hospital nurses voted to unionize last week by a margin of 276–109

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October 7, 2019

Judge Rejects Calloway Restraining Order Against Hairston

The petition, which aimed to prevent Hairston from being sworn in as alderman, came as Calloway prepared for another discovery recount petition after his first attempt confirmed incumbent Hairston’s victory by 176 votes.

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May 20, 2019

Hairston Meets with Constituents After Winning Runoff

Hairston’s stance on a community benefits agreement took up much of the meeting’s time.

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April 26, 2019

Hairston Meeting

Fifth Ward alderman Leslie Hairston held a meeting with constituents at O’Keeffe School of Excellence in South Shore.

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April 26, 2019

How Hyde Park Voted

We broke down how the neighborhood voted in Chicago's historic runoff election.

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April 14, 2019