Maroon Editorial Board


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.


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.


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.


February 19, 2020

Endorsement: Robert Peters for State Senate 13th District

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


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.


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.


January 24, 2020

What We're Thankful For

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


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.


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.


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.


October 29, 2019