May Huang

Arts Editor


Cecilia Vicuña Arms her Art with an Artillery of Words

Poet-In-Residence Cecilia Vicuña plays with language to address topics such as violence and truth in a series of drawings titled "PALABRArmas."


April 9, 2018

58th Annual Folk Festival Plucks Heartstrings in Mandel Hall

The 58th Annual Folk Festival returned to Mandel Hall this year with two concerts and a full day of workshops (with video).


February 15, 2018

Playing with Paint: Lewis Achenbach Tells a Sonic Story

Painter Lewis Achenbach interprets jazz music through visual art.


January 25, 2018




Jan. 26, 2018

Obituary: Willie Pickens

Pickens passed away on December 12 at the age of 86.


December 14, 2017

Gone Shopping: Hyde Park Grocers

The Maroon assesses the strengths and weaknesses of Hyde Park's grocery stores.


November 27, 2017

Art Finds Students to Live With Through Smart Museum’s Art Match

75 students took art home through the Smart Museum's Art to Live With program.



November 13, 2017

Obamas Return to Chicago for Star-Studded Concert

“The question isn’t why would we be here in Chicago on the South Side, but why not?” -Michelle Obama


November 6, 2017

Catching Up With Ta-Nehisi Coates

“Our story is a tragedy. I know it sounds odd, but that belief does not depress me. It focuses me.”


October 23, 2017

Court Theatre Opens Season with Moe Songs and Moe Heart

Court Theatre's "Five Guys Named Moe" is a rousing musical packed with Louis Jordan's greatest hits.


October 2, 2017