VIEWPOINTS

Jacques Manjarrez

The Myth of a Post-Racial Future

Lucas Du

Racism is still ever-prevalent in 21st century United States, as seen through a simple dating website.

April 16, 2018

COLUMNS

Planned Parenthood Misses the Intersectional Mark

Alexa Perlmutter

Information about healthcare is just not accessible enough to low-income women of color.

April 19, 2018

Enough with Competitive Insomnia

Natalie Denby

Constantly bragging about sleep deprivation unhealthily glorifies stress in our campus culture.

April 16, 2018

UChicago is Safe...From What?

Meera Santhanam

We need to push back on UChicago's rhetoric of safety and the narrative it builds of the South Side.

April 12, 2018

More Place for Students, Less for Woodlawn Members

Soulet Ali

UChicago’s building projects exclude and harm members of the Woodlawn community

April 12, 2018

Mental Health and the UCPD Shooting

Annie Geng

UChicago needs to reckon with its lack of investment in mental health care in the wake of the UCPD shooting.

April 9, 2018

#NeverAgain, But at What Cost?

Alexa Perlmutter

The recent dialogue around gun violence needs to be far more inclusive.

April 9, 2018

Black Communities Have Lost Manufacturing Jobs Too

Aaron Katsimpalis

Black communities, along with white communities, have lost manufacturing jobs in the US, challenging the narrative typically used to explain the 2016 presidential election.

April 3, 2018

Students to the Front

Natalie Denby

Independent student activists have proved crucial to reforming gun violence in America.

March 29, 2018

Am I Growing Up?

Lucas Du

We're told that college will fundamentally change us, but that's not how it always pans out.

March 13, 2018

No Smoking Gun

Aaron Katsimpalis

The epidemic of gun violence is much more far-reaching than most people—even gun opponents—are ready to admit.

March 13, 2018

Guns Don't Belong In Classrooms

Zahra Nasser

Arming teachers is an absurd, violent solution to America’s gun problems.

March 1, 2018

You Aren't "Pretty Sure." You Know.

Meera Santhanam

Women often preface thoughts with qualifiers, undermining themselves.

March 1, 2018

A Lesson in Free Speech

Alexa Perlmutter

Backlash to a professor’s immigration plan shows that free speech is a thornier issue than the University will admit.

February 22, 2018

Past the Pretense: Reconsidering Allyship

Lucas Du

The Aziz Ansari case makes it clear that men need to embody the feminism they claim to support.

February 19, 2018

The Thorn in Chicago’s (South) Side

Natalie Denby

Segregation is a pressing problem, but Chicagoans don't seem to care.

February 15, 2018

OP-EDS

A Preventable Tragedy

By Michael Lemay

The UCPD shooting should have never occurred in the first place.

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April 9, 2018

Alvin Shi

What's in a Name?

By Deblina Mukherjee

Nikki Haley is a token, and does not truly represent South Asian immigrants.

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March 13, 2018

Supporting Sustainability at UChicago

By Caitlin Piccirillo-Stosser and Annabella Gong

While sustainability should remain a primary student concern, there are several ongoing efforts that aim to make UChicago more sustainable.

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March 13, 2018

Jacques Manjarrez

Graduate Students United, But Not Organized

By Daniel Moline

Graduate Students United’s lack of transparency and forethought threatens its admirable goals.

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February 26, 2018

What Happens When Funding for Art Falls Apart

By Zoe Bean

The Trump administration's recent budget proposal needlessly and dangerously cuts funding for arts and the humanities.

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February 22, 2018

A Student Mission to Halt Demolitions

By Naomi Rosen

The continued demolition of Palestinian villages poses a serious obstacle to peace between Israel and Palestine.

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February 11, 2018

Promote the Vote

By Aimee Hwang

A survey of 223 UChicago students shows that many on campus are disengaged from politics.

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February 11, 2018

No Propagandists on Campus

By Alex Shams

UChicago students should know better than to host an event honoring Israeli soldiers.

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February 7, 2018

Maroon Staff

The Whip Hand

By Osama Alkhawaja

The Edmund Burke Society’s proposed debate on immigration is blatantly racist.

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February 5, 2018

Do More Than Just Lip Service

By Margaret Gadek

Small-scale service efforts don’t resolve structural inequities, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t volunteer at all.

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February 1, 2018

LETTERS

Ted Davis

Letter: Zimmer Should Engage Faculty on Free Speech Issues

By Letter to the Editor

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April 19, 2018

UChicago United

Hundreds to Rally in Chicago on April 6 to Protest University of Chicago Police Shooting

By Letter to the Editor

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April 6, 2018

Open Letter Regarding the UCPD Shooting

By Letter to the Editor

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April 5, 2018

Professors Offer Support for Non-Tenure Track Faculty

By Letter to the Editor

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March 6, 2018

Rasmussen Says PSA’s Claims Are Inaccurate

By Letter to the Editor

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March 5, 2018

UChicago Should Support #neveragain

By Letter to the Editor

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March 5, 2018

Free Speech Is a More Complex Issue Than Its Proponents Claim

By Matthew Andersson

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February 26, 2018

The Editorial Board Must Endorse Free Speech

By Jerry Coyne

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February 22, 2018

EDITORIALS

Grace Hauck

Endorsement: Daniel Biss is a Solid Progressive Pick for Governor

By Maroon Editorial Board

The Maroon Editorial Board endorses Daniel Biss as the strongest democratic candidate in Illinois’s March 20 gubernatorial primary.

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March 17, 2018

Regulating Speech: Not a Job for LSA

By Maroon Editorial Board

Student government should not become the arbiter of campus free speech.

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March 5, 2018

University Should Voluntarily Recognize Graduate Union

By Maroon Editorial Board

There's no reason to think UChicago will recognize Graduate Students United, but here's why it should.

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February 26, 2018

Let's Get Down To Business

By Maroon Editorial Board

The lack of transparency surrounding the proposed business economics major cannot become the norm for University announcements.

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February 23, 2018

Obama Foundation

Don't Relocate, Advocate

By Maroon Editorial Board

A recent faculty letter opposing the Obama Center plans comes too late and misses the mark.

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January 23, 2018

Amelia Frank

The Proving Ground

By Maroon Editorial Board

Grounds of Being's independence should be protected.

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January 19, 2018

Tax Reform Firestorm

By Maroon Editorial Board

The Republican tax reform effort threatens higher education as we know it.

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November 21, 2017

A High Price to Pay

By Maroon Editorial Board

The University's housing strategy is driven by a numbers game, not institutional or student need.

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November 10, 2017

In Grad Students We Trust

By Maroon Editorial Board

The Editorial Board again calls for the University to honor the unionization vote.

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October 26, 2017

A Step Aside, a Step in the Right Direction

By Maroon Editorial Board

If graduate students vote to unionize this week, the University should let it stand.

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October 17, 2017

Stephanie Dorris

South Side With You

By Maroon Editorial Board

The Obama Foundation can prove it cares about the South Side through a community benefits agreement.

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May 22, 2017

A More Perfect Union

By Maroon Editorial Board

Library and graduate student workers deserve to be represented by a union.

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May 18, 2017

Fraternities Committed to... Something

By Maroon Editorial Board

Fraternities Committed to Safety (FCS) should either be replaced by an Interfraternity Council or at least majorly overhauled.

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April 14, 2017

Begin at Home

By Maroon Editorial Board

President Zimmer continues to advertise the University's support for freedom of speech in a variety of off-campus forums; an invitation to do the same on-campus has gone unanswered.

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April 4, 2017

Constitutionally Yours

By Maroon Editorial Board

SG’s referendum makes slight, but necessary changes.

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February 23, 2017

Stay the Course

By Maroon Editorial Board

Federal pressure on Title IX may ebb; University commitment to strong sexual assault policies should not.

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February 21, 2017

Just for the Record

By Maroon Editorial Board

Campus speakers—like former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski—ought to be accountable and on the record.

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February 6, 2017

Don't Desist to Resist

By Maroon Editorial Board

The University and its students should continue to fight Trump’s unethical policies.

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February 2, 2017

SUBMISSIONS

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