VIEWPOINTS

Sofia Garcia

All the World’s a Stage

Soulet Ali

Should actors be allowed to talk politics?

Jan. 13, 2017

COLUMNS

A Brand Named Trump

Fred Kardos

Chicago’s Trump Tower is proof that the president has no interest in separating his business from the presidency.

Jan. 20, 2017

State of the Union

Brian Dong

Government employees are overly protected from employer sanctions.

Jan. 20, 2017

Trump Talk

Andrew Nicotra Reilly

The President-elect uses speech that works to vilify and alienate minorities.

Jan. 13, 2017

Trust Deficit

Natalie Denby

Much of the American public has embraced a dangerous vision of government as hopelessly corrupt.

Jan. 10, 2017

The Soviet (Re)Union

Felipe Bomeny

With Trump as President, nothing will stop Putin from pursuing his imperial goals.

Jan. 6, 2017

Ridin’ Into the Danger Zone

Brian Dong

The U.S. Defense Department is wasting millions on fighter jets that are barely functional.

Jan. 6, 2017

The Social Media Bubble

Jasmine Wu

Facebook isn’t a neutral site to share a variety of viewpoints­—it’s more like an echo chamber.

Nov. 29, 2016

The America We Must Fight For

Dylan Stafford

We shouldn’t lose hope because Trump won—we should fight.

Nov. 23, 2016

Personality Before Politics

Brian Dong

People of different political ideologies can still find common ground.

Nov. 22, 2016

Culture Shock

Andrew Nicotra Reilly

The surprise of the election’s outcome is partly due to our society’s flawed understanding of identity politics.

Nov. 22, 2016

The Art of the Deal?

Jasmine Wu

The economy has improved since Trump was elected—but that may not mean anything

Nov. 18, 2016

Not-So-United States of America

Soulet Ali

A rise in hate crimes shows that Trump has completely lost control of his supporters

Nov. 18, 2016

Read It and Weep

Natalie Denby

Even with pleasure reading on the decline, we cannot forget the immeasurable benefits of literature.

Nov. 15, 2016

What Does It All Meme?

Ashvini Kartik-Narayan

Internet memes actually give us essential insight into the American electorate.

Nov. 11, 2016

Roses in a Thorn Bush

Jordan Karpin

Post-election, we should focus on the positive

Nov. 11, 2016

OP-EDS

No Debate Without Defiance

By Matthew Andersson

Disruptive protests are a catalyst, rather than an impediment, to meaningful debates.

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Jan. 10, 2017

Shut Down the Institute of Politics

By Jake Bittle

The IOP churns out career politicians, continuing a toxic cycle in Washington.

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Nov. 29, 2016

I’m #WithHim

By Lena Breda

To reject the President-Elect is to reject democracy.

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Nov. 29, 2016

Sofia Garcia

Something to Write Home About

By Urvi Kumbhat

Stories by non-white authors are unfairly perceived as mere narratives of otherness.

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Nov. 22, 2016

Sarah Komanapalli

Too Little, Too Late

By Sarah Zimmerman

Trump supporters asking for understanding forget how they’ve treated minorities.

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Nov. 15, 2016

A Damaging Discourse

By Gabriel Davis

Hurling insults at Trump supporters won’t help productive political discussion

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Nov. 11, 2016

Hope and Change, Interrupted

By Peter Draper

The proposed location for Obama's Presidential library only harms the people it's supposed to protect.

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Oct. 25, 2016

A Deafening Silence

By Jake Eberts

UChicago College Republicans have an obligation to denounce Trump.

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Oct. 18, 2016

Sarah Komanapalli

Speak Up, UChicago

By Matthew Foldi

Ellison's letter is a sign of hope in a campus climate that consistently silences voices.

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Sept. 30, 2016

Wei Yi Ow

Saving Spaces

By Guy Emerson Mount

Safe spaces and trigger warnings are essential for open discussion.

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Sept. 30, 2016

LETTERS

University Mishandles No-Contact Directives

By Ryn Seidewitz and Olamide Ogunbambo

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Jan. 20, 2017

A Consideration of MLK and an Introduction to the Section

By Sarah Zimmerman and Cole Martin

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Jan. 17, 2017

Faculty to Zimmer: Do More to Protect Undocumented Students

By Letter to the Editor

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Dec. 3, 2016

Why I'm Not #WithHim

By Juan Caicedo

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Dec. 2, 2016

Don’t Shut Down the IOP. Fix it.

By Michael Galperin

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Dec. 2, 2016

UChicago Fails to Properly Address Islamophobia

By Alex Shams

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Nov. 22, 2016

Widespread Delays in Graduate Employees’ Pay

By Letter to the Editor

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Nov. 18, 2016

UChicago Students Cannot Forget the Communities Obama’s Presidential Library Will Affect the Most

By William Thomas

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Nov. 15, 2016

EDITORIALS

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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Jan. 20, 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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Jan. 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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Nov. 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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Nov. 4, 2016

Back to the Drawing Board for Convocation Changes

By Maroon Editorial Board

As we go on/ We remember/ All the times/ We had together?

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Nov. 1, 2016

DJ Turn It Up

By Maroon Editorial Board

The University should allow WHPK to continue its tradition of 24-hour broadcasting.

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Oct. 25, 2016

Katie Akin

A Jury of Peers

By Maroon Editorial Board

A disciplinary system devoted to dissent is essential, as is student representation among those deciding punishments.

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Oct. 18, 2016

Fitting the Bill

By Maroon Editorial Board

It’s time the Office of College Aid give us all some answers.

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Oct. 4, 2016

A Note to Readers

By Editors-in-Chief

Regarding our pilot editor payment program.

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Oct. 3, 2016

In Case You Missed It

By Maroon Editorial Board

The Maroon looks back on some of the notable news stories of the past year.

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May 27, 2016

Giving a Green Light to the Media

By Maroon Editorial Board

The University wavered in its commitment to First Amendment freedoms last week.

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May 24, 2016

Budgeting for the Future

By Maroon Editorial Board

The 2016–17 budget gives graduate student resources a needed boost, but leaves the future of funding uncertain.

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May 13, 2016

Raising the Bar on UCPD Accountability

By Maroon Editorial Board

Recently collected data points to racial profiling and demonstrates the need for FOIA legislation.

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May 6, 2016

The Maroon Editorial Board Endorses Esquivel, Beck, and Albrecht

By Maroon Editorial Board

SG Elections 2016: Liaisons.

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April 29, 2016

The Maroon Editorial Board Endorses Our Campus

By Maroon Editorial Board

SG Elections 2016: Executive Slate.

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April 29, 2016

Set the Record Straight

By Maroon Editorial Board

To be the voice of all undergraduate students, CC must demonstrate clear standards of accountability and transparency.

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April 15, 2016

SG Should Stick to Campus Issues

By Maroon Editorial Board

No vote on U of C Divest’s resolution.

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April 8, 2016

Alice Xiao

Break Away From the Herd

By Maroon Editorial Board

Let the victims, not Yik Yak, take the lead in discussing sexual assault on campus.

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March 4, 2016

SUBMISSIONS

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