Noah Tesfaye


From the Office of the People: Campus Update Following the Need for Student Organizing

Given the University’s response to recent police murders and the campus COVID-19 outbreak, student organizing centered in community is more necessary than ever.


May 11, 2021


10:32 p.m.

The Critical Need for a Critical Race and Ethnic Studies (CRES) Department

In order to understand the University’s past and present racist practices, it is imperative to create and fund a critical race and ethnic studies (CRES) department that interacts with community members and practices Black studies.


March 29, 2021


12:48 p.m.

Black History Month Is Over, but We Can’t Look Away From UChicago’s Racist Legacy

In order to move forward, the University must first confront its past.


March 2, 2021


2:07 p.m.

Institute of Partisans: Why UChicago’s IOP Should Abandon Its Non-Partisan Approach

The IOP lacks the educational focus to truly serve students.


February 17, 2021


7:46 p.m.

The University Is Incapable of Prioritizing Its Students

In the most pressing crisis of our academic careers, the admin’s failure to implement opt-in pass/fail shows their inability to truly prioritize student wellbeing.


December 3, 2020

Why We’re All Miserable Careerists

The University prioritizes growth over sustaining healthy communities, and it wants students to do the same.


October 30, 2020

To Rising Black First-Years

Tips for making the most out of your time at UChicago.


September 23, 2020

For UChicago Mutual Aid To Work, We Need Consensus-Building

In the face of recent controversy, we must center solidarity and collective support in UChicago’s mutual aid network.


August 5, 2020

Our Pass/Fail System Is Failing Us All

An optional pass/fail policy exacerbates existing inequalities, and we must reevaluate it for future online quarters.


May 25, 2020

Home Again?

Leaving campus poses unique challenges for first-year students.


April 22, 2020