VIEWPOINTS

Iris Jacobs

The Thorn in Chicago’s (South) Side

Natalie Denby

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

February 15, 2018

COLUMNS

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

In Defense of Valentine's Day

Meera Santhanam

Valentine's Day is a day of love. What's there to protest?

February 14, 2018

UChicago Should Change Its Approach to Sexual Assault

Aaron Katsimpalis

Prevention should be the focus in addressing sexual assault on campus.

February 12, 2018

Trolling in the Age of Trump

Natalie Denby

Trump supporters are more interested in provocation than in meaningful dialogue.

February 5, 2018

Sustaining Sustainability

Alexa Perlmutter

UChicago needs to make a more concerted effort to engage its students in sustainability programs.

February 5, 2018

Manhood Without Misogyny

Dylan Stafford

Our society’s toxic conception of masculinity harms men and women alike.

February 1, 2018

The Core of the Problem

Ashton Hashemipour

UChicago pretends that the Core inspires academic excellence, but students rarely take Core classes seriously.

January 27, 2018

Incarceration Instead of Treatment: Jailing the Mentally Ill

Aaron Katsimpalis

Budget cuts and a lack of access to mental health treatment have led to the unjust incarceration of people suffering from mental illness.

January 26, 2018

The School of Life

Meera Santhanam

Academic success often has more to do with your financial resources than your ability.

January 25, 2018

Winfrey Wouldn't Win

Alexa Perlmutter

An Oprah presidential run would do little to excite potential millennial voters.

January 24, 2018

In Defense of Not Knowing

Annie Geng

The end-goal of college can't simply be a career path, a job or money—in fact, sometimes it might be better to have no goal in sight at all.

January 23, 2018

Rape Culture and the #MeToo Movement

Zahra Nasser

In order to challenge structures that facilitate sexual misconduct, we need to expand our understanding of consent.

January 22, 2018

For the Love of the Game?

Lucas Du

Even for a longtime fan, it is hard to reckon with the harm football inflicts on its players.

January 18, 2018

Thinking of Ink

Krishna Sunder

A columnist ruminates on a common class interaction, gone horribly wrong.

January 18, 2018

Service Starts at Home

Kathleen Cui

The University’s commitment to community involvement does not extend to Hyde Park’s homeless population.

January 15, 2018

OP-EDS

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

Let Bannon Speak

By Patrick Hanley

To expose Bannon's many ideological inconsistencies, we must allow him to share his views.

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January 31, 2018

Jessica Xia

Business As Usual

By Eero Arum

Offering an undergraduate business major goes against UChicago’s liberal arts spirit.

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January 29, 2018

UChicago's Legacy of White Supremacy

By Aram Ghoogasian

The Steve Bannon invitation is only the latest event in a long history of UChicago systematically upholding white supremacy.

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January 27, 2018

Fascism Has a Place on Campus. Do I?

By Hannah Dorsey

With Steve Bannon coming to speak on campus, UChicago has nothing to gain and so much to lose.

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January 25, 2018

University of Chicago: The Second Assailant

By Olamide Ogunbambo and Vanessa Camacho

UChicago is responsible for institutional misconduct and the re-traumatization of survivors.

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January 22, 2018

LETTERS

The Administration's Opposition to Unionization Threatens UChicago's Reputation

By Yali Amit

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February 15, 2018

After Setbacks, AAUP Demands Administration Recognize Graduate Student Union

By Letter to the Editor

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February 15, 2018

Jessica Xia

Better Work Conditions for Non-Tenure Track Faculty

By Sara Maillacheruvu, Amy Qin, and Sam Joyce

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February 12, 2018

Law Professor Defends Edmund Burke Society After Allegations of Racism

By M. Todd Henderson

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February 8, 2018

Concerns About the Obama Library Are Overblown

By Erin J. Adams

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January 21, 2018

UC Dems Condemn College Republicans for Staying Silent on Roy Moore

By Letter to the Editor

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December 11, 2017

Dean Boyer’s Bike Tour Leaves Out Stephen A. Douglas’s Slaveholding Past

By Letter to the Editor

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November 20, 2017

Jessica Xia

AAUP Urges Administration to Accept Results of Unionization Vote

By Letter to the Editor

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October 26, 2017

EDITORIALS

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

A Launch-Pad for the University

By Maroon Editorial Board

The University should fund SG’s efforts to supply free tampons and pads to all students.

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January 19, 2017

Fraternizing With The Maroon

By Maroon Editorial Board

We sat down with fraternity presidents to talk about FCS. These were our takeaways.

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January 17, 2017

What We're Thankful For

By Maroon Editorial Board

A brief and incomplete list of things UChicago students can be thankful for this Thanksgiving.

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November 22, 2016

Wei Yi Ow

Tricks, Treats, and UCPD

By Maroon Editorial Board

The University should have sent students a warning before the Halloween “purge.”

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November 3, 2016

SUBMISSIONS

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