Laura Gersony

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

Voter Guide: IL Supreme Court First Judicial District

Seven candidates are vying for one of the seats representing the First Judicial District on the Illinois Supreme Court. Here's what you need to know.

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March 11, 2020

UChicago Professor Argues That Ideas of Candidate “Electability” Are Heavily Influenced by Gender

Professor Linda Zerilli said that voters considering electability should be mindful of double standards based on categories such as a candidate’s gender or race.

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February 20, 2020

Elizabeth Warren on Caucus Night

Senator Elizabeth Warren address the crowd at her Des Moines rally on the night of the 2020 Iowa Caucuses.

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Feb. 21, 2020

UChicago Students Respond to Elizabeth Warren’s Faltered Start

The Massachusetts senator has had a slow start in the 2020 primary, creating questions about the campaign going forward and what it means for a candidate to be “electable.”

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February 19, 2020

Wellness Center Timeline Accelerated, University Still Faces Demands From Activists

Initially projected to open in winter 2021, the wellness center is now on track to open in autumn 2020.

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February 19, 2020

UChicago for Warren Volunteer Talks Lobbying, Foreign Policy While Pounding Pavement in Iowa

UChicago for Warren volunteer Aidan Coffey knocked doors on caucus weekend and discussed his main reasons for getting behind Senator Elizabeth Warren for president, focusing on corruption and bipartisanship.

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February 11, 2020

UChicago for Warren 2

UChicago for Warren volunteers run into a volunteer for Amy Klobuchar out canvassing in Des Moines.

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Feb. 6, 2020

With Caucuses Uncertain, UChicago for Warren Volunteers Await Outcome

UChicago for Warren organizers wrapped up a weekend of canvassing in Iowa with feelings of excitement, nervousness, and satisfaction with their efforts. Results from the Iowa Caucuses are still not final.

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February 5, 2020