Miles Burton

Co-Editor-in-Chief  /  @milesbburton

CONTRIBUTIONS

Maroon Expands Moderation of Web Comments

Explaining The Maroon’s updated comments policy.

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October 24, 2020

U of C. Announces Second Round of CARES Act Grants

The second round of CARES Act grants will allow students to submit FAFSAs until October 16.

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October 8, 2020

Nine Positive COVID-19 Results and 14 Reported Cases Since Student Move-In

Administrators reported a 0.18 percent positivity rate in the University’s first two weeks of surveillance testing, and said two students were removed from housing for autumn quarter for violations of COVID safety precautions.

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October 2, 2020

UChicago Settles Trademark Dispute With Barstool Sports

The University and Barstool resolved a dispute over trademarks filed for a podcast and web series with similar names.

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September 24, 2020

University Removes Plaque, Stone Commemorating Stephen Douglas and Old University of Chicago; “C Bench” Keystone remains

Campus organizers criticized the removal, saying “we have never heard anyone call for this,” and demanding reparations from the University.

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July 9, 2020

"C Bench" Plaque

The plaque beneath the stone from Douglas Hall at the Old University of Chicago in the "C Bench" outside Cobb Hall.

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July 9, 2020

"C Bench" Keystone

The keystone from Douglas Hall at the Old University of Chicago set in the "C Bench" outside Cobb Hall.

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July 9, 2020

UChicago to Direct $6.2 Million in CARES Act Funds to Students as Emergency Financial Aid

The University will use “use institutional funds, as opposed to CARES Act funds, to support undocumented and other students who may not meet existing federal eligibility requirements,” according to a University spokesperson.

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June 9, 2020

UChicago Awarded $6,207,010 in COVID-19 Stimulus Funds

Half of the funding, which was allocated by the $2 trillion stimulus package, is earmarked for emergency financial aid grants.

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April 13, 2020

Editors' Note: Adjustments to Print This Quarter

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, The Maroon will cease print publication for the duration of spring quarter 2020. The Graduation Issue will be distributed as normal.

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April 8, 2020