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Strong Singers, Stronger Bonds

By Olivia Chilkoti

Grey City Reporter Olivia Chilkoti takes a look at the thriving a cappella scene on campus, from auditions to competitions.

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February 18, 2019

Sofia Garcia

2019 Chicago City Elections Voting Guide

By Jack Cruz-Alvarez, Isha Jain, Dimitriy Leksanov, Pranathi Posa, Mari Mirasol, and Elaine Chen

Be an informed voter on February 26, courtesy of The Maroon.

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February 16, 2019

Folklore Society Prepares the Latest Chapter in a Long History of Folk Music

By Avi Waldman

Grey City gets to know the UChicago Folklore Society as they prepare for their annual Folk Festival, one of the oldest in the country, and takes a trip through the history of folk music from its roots to today.

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February 5, 2019

UChicago Medicine Study Reveals Regional Discrepancies in Drug Prescriptions

By Brad Subramaniam

The study found that doctors in wealthier, urban, and southeastern areas preferred more expensive drugs to cheaper, equally effective options.

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November 15, 2018

Chuck Flores and Dan Koehler

The Next Final Frontier: The Efforts to Save Yerkes Observatory

By Oren Oppenheim

Community groups work to continue as many of the Yerkes Observatory programs as possible.

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November 8, 2018

Sofia Garcia

O-Issue 2018, by The Chicago Maroon

By Maroon Staff

An introduction to the next four years.

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September 21, 2018

University of Chicago

U of C’s Arts Block Wrangles With Neighbors, Winter Weather

By Caroline Kubzansky

“How many times have we been played about everything that comes to this community that’s supposed to be for us, that’s not supposed to push us out?”

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September 21, 2018

Maroon Staff

Hustle The Maroon: How to Join UChicago's Student Newspaper

By Maroon Staff

Join a passionate community of journalists, photographers, business people, digital specialists, and designers.

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September 20, 2018

University of Chicago Athletics Dept.

The Curious Case of Chicago's Offense

By Michael Perry

Four years ago, the University of Chicago won its conference. Two years ago, it boasted the No. 2 passer in the nation. Three offensive coordinators later, the Maroons are winless and can’t score. What happened?

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September 19, 2018

Euirim Choi

Chinese Coal, No Revenue, One Employee: Inside UChicago Trustee’s “$1.7 Billion” Firm

By Spencer Dembner and Euirim Choi

Documents reveal that Steve Stevanovich is late on over $12 million in pledges to the University, and that by overselling his company he may have committed securities fraud.

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August 30, 2018

Grace Hauck

How has this experience changed you?

By Grace Hauck

Forty fourth-years reflect on their time at the University of Chicago.

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June 8, 2018

Andrew Bruah / Chicago Architecture Biennial

Meet Yesomi Umolu, the Chicago Architecture Biennial's New Artistic Director

By Jonathan Mandel

The Maroon spoke with Yesomi Umolu about her plans for next year's Biennial.

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May 31, 2018

Regenstein Special Collections

The Storied Past of Harper Memorial Library

By Tony Brooks

When Harper Memorial Library first opened, it was the main library at the University. Over one hundred years later, it serves an entirely different purpose.

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May 28, 2018

Thomas Comerford

Meet Thomas Comerford, Visiting Lecturer and Indie Musician

By Gen Bryant

Thomas Comerford is a university professor and indie musician.

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May 21, 2018

Indiana Public Media

The Kalven Report: A Discussion, Not a Law

By Caroline Kubzansky

“The reports are only as good as the community behind them—they’re pieces of paper!” said Dean of the College John Boyer. “What do your students believe in? What are your principles?”

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May 14, 2018

Audrey Teo

San E and Mad Clown Bring Korean Hip-Hop to Chicago

By Liana Fu

South Korean rappers San E and Mad Clown spoke with the Maroon about touring in the U.S. and the differences between Korean and American rap.

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May 7, 2018

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