VIEWPOINTS

Jessica Xia

The "Symbolism" Behind Your Starbucks

Natalie Denby

The way we spend our consumer dollars doesn't have quite the political sway we think it does.

May 28, 2018

COLUMNS

Bridging the Gap: Art and Journalism

Stacey Reimann

A former video editor reflects on his experience developing the Maroon's video section.

May 24, 2018

UChicago Needs to Fully Commit to Part-Time Status

Hannah Edgar

A former Maroon editor advocates for allowing students to go on part-time status when life intervenes.

May 24, 2018

Persistence on the Paper

Katherine Vega

A graduating Maroon editor reflects on the importance of perseverance during her time on the paper.

May 24, 2018

A Paper on the Precipice

Jamie Ehrlich

A graduating Maroon editor discusses the importance of independent newspapers.

May 24, 2018

The Violence of Words

Lucas Du

When Security Alerts involve sexual misconduct, the administration must avoid doing discursive violence through its framing of the situation.

May 15, 2018

Hasty Calculations: Reclaiming Math

Meera Santhanam

Women are discouraged from pursuing math, but we can start reversing this through our words.

May 10, 2018

Dear Bartlett: A Tale Of a Dining Fall

Katia Kukucka

Cats, a sauna, and a magical fountain are the key to getting Bartlett Dining Hall back up to standards.

May 7, 2018

In Defense of Criticizing UChicago

Alexa Perlmutter

Criticism directed at the University shows that the student body is socially and politically engaged and committed to change.

May 3, 2018

UChicago: No Place for People of Color

Soulet Ali

UChicago is not a safe space for students of color.

April 30, 2018

To Relax, Or To Pad Résumés?

Zahra Nasser

The internship search process is much more high pressure than it needs to be.

April 23, 2018

"So Long, Cars!" Say Millennials

Natalie Denby

Purchasing a car is no longer the symbol of adulthood it used to be.

April 23, 2018

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

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

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

OP-EDS

On Academic Leave, Left in the Dark

By Jordan Cooper

Students on academic leave are often those in need of the most support, but the University fails to prioritize their needs.

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July 2, 2018

On Graduating from UChicago, Decades Later Than Expected

By Chris Isidore

A member of the Class of 2018 reflects over his decision to come back to the University to graduate.

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July 2, 2018

Orthodox Academy

By Miles Burton

President Zimmer’s acceptance of an award from a conservative organization calls into question the University’s supposed devotion to free speech.

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July 2, 2018

Core Profiteering

By Sam Joyce

Students are attempting to buy Core classes, but remedying the problem will require restructuring the Core itself.

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June 19, 2018

Did UChicago Get Too Much Credit for the Admissions Announcements?

By Pete Grieve

Media is crediting UChicago for significantly expanding financial aid. That may be a misinterpretation of the new tuition guarantees.

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June 16, 2018

The Culprit of Course Evaluations

By Patrick Lou

Course evaluations set an unhealthy expectation for the amount of time students should spend on their work.

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June 8, 2018

The Palestine Exception to Free Speech on Campus

By University of Chicago Students for Justice in Palestine

UChicago's commitment to protecting free speech doesn't extend to students advocating for Palestine.

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June 8, 2018

Grace Hauck

How has this experience changed you?

By Grace Hauck

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

FEATURE

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June 8, 2018

Invest in Us: The Case for #CareNotCops

By Brianna Tong, Juhi Gupta, Tunisia Tai, and Alex Y. Ding

Student organizers explain why they are protesting the University's private police force and call for more investment in mental health resources.

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May 31, 2018

A Case for the ELRA

By Myles Hudson and Marlin Figgins

Two College Council representatives explain why they support the ELRA, arguing that it would be especially beneficial for low-income students.

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May 21, 2018

LETTERS

Sofia Garcia

Open Letter to UChicago: The Case for Cultural Centers

By Letter to the Editor

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May 3, 2018

Letter: Hold UChicago Accountable For Its Lack of Accessibility To Low-Income Students

By Robert Michaelson

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April 26, 2018

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

EDITORIALS

Maroon Staff

Write a Senior Column for The Maroon

By Maroon Viewpoints

The Maroon is accepting submissions for senior columns.

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May 11, 2018

U-Pass is Inefficient, So What?

By Maroon Editorial Board

The Editorial Board defends U-Pass, despite its $650k net loss.

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May 11, 2018

Brooke Nagler

Endorsement: Unite for Executive Slate

By Maroon Editorial Board

The editorial board endorses Unite for Executive Slate, but we think some of their proposals would benefit from revision.

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April 30, 2018

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9:30 a.m.

Student Government's UCPD Resolution is a Common Sense Proposal

By Maroon Editorial Board

SG’s draft resolution on the UCPD is a first step in a larger important conversation about the state of mental health resources.

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April 27, 2018

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

SUBMISSIONS

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