Maroon Editorial Board

CONTRIBUTIONS

Calendar Committee's Revisions Sidelined Students

In line with a broader trend of ignoring students, administrators failed to meaningfully involve undergrads in the recently announced, major changes to the academic calendar.

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March 14, 2020

The Unsung Dilemmas of Unrecognized Greek Life

The administration trots out Greek organizations when it proves lucrative to do so, then cries “non-recognition!” to avoid association with Greek life's less savory aspects.

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March 3, 2020

For Truly Effective Mental Healthcare, Listen to Students

Despite a shiny new wellness center, administrators’ approach toward mental health ignores student voices.

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February 19, 2020

Endorsement: Robert Peters for State Senate 13th District

Peters has earned the time needed to carry through his ambitious legislative agenda.

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February 13, 2020

Endorsement: Robert Emmons, Jr., for Illinois’s First Congressional District

Emmons approaches virtually every issue, from environmental pollution to education, with nuance and consideration of all aspects of the problem.

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February 13, 2020

Endorsement: Bernie Sanders for President

We know exactly what he’ll do as president, because he’s been fighting the same fight since his time at UChicago.

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January 24, 2020

What We're Thankful For

It's been a wild 2019. Per tradition, The Maroon gives thanks.

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November 26, 2019

Flat Caps, Not Percentages: We Need a Sensible Honors System

The University may be justified in thinking the old Dean’s List was too lax. But the new system will spark confusion and unnecessary competition.

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November 19, 2019

In Defense of Taking Time to Grieve

In light of recent difficult events, students' need for easily accessible mental health services remains pressing. Here's a roundup of current resources.

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November 12, 2019

The Answer to Grad Education Woes? It’s Still a Union

New changes to Ph.D. programs expose the dishonesty of the administration’s stated aim to guard the faculty-student relationship—and departmental autonomy—from interference.

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October 29, 2019