Sam Joyce


Behold the Bonfires

The University has limitless opportunities when it comes to spreading holiday cheer.


November 25, 2019

Requiem for the Taxi Building

Demolishing historical architecture like the taxi building raises concerns about patterns of luxury development across Hyde Park.


October 30, 2019

Thank You for Trader Joe's

Trader Joe's is the ideal replacement for Treasure Island, filling a niche in the Hyde Park grocery market.


May 20, 2019

Reform Means More Security Alerts

The Reform slate’s emphasis on increased security alerts fails to acknowledge what students actually want from the UCPD.


May 6, 2019

Tarver Offers Inadequate Explanation for Rent Control Shift

25th District residents deserve a better reason for their Representative’s apparent flip-flop.


April 15, 2019

Is Chicago Finally Ready for Reform?

Chicago is infamous for its culture of political corruption, but last week’s election results suggest that change may be coming.


March 4, 2019

The Changing Concept of the "Machine": A Deeper Look Into Chicago's Machine Politics

The term "machine," given its mixed connotations, carries little meaning in terms of describing Chicago's political candidates today.


February 12, 2019

Appointment Process Undermines Democracy

New Hyde Park State Senator Robert Peters should have been chosen through a special election, not an appointment.


January 14, 2019

When Do We Listen to the Kalven Report?

Obama library support undercuts the University's commitment to institutional neutrality.


November 29, 2018

A Real Court of Public Opinion

Chicago elections can feel pointless, but voting to recall negligent judges is one way to make a difference.


October 29, 2018