VIEWPOINTS

Helen Chen

Uncommonly Fun

Brian Dong

Student Government’s plan to dissolve the Uncommon Fund lacks common sense.

April 24, 2017

COLUMNS

Taking the Next Step...or Else

Andrew Nicotra Reilly

CPS’s new graduation requirements reflect an out-of-touch administration.

April 20, 2017

Phony Security Measures

Natalie Denby

Transportation officials have no right to search through phones without a warrant.

April 19, 2017

Sweet Home New Columbia?

Fred Kardos

Now is not the right moment for D.C. to pursue statehood.

April 13, 2017

Co-opting the American Homosexual

Jake Eberts

Despite the GOP's pandering, the LGBTQ+ community must resist Islamophobic appeals.

April 9, 2017

Who's to Say?

Soulet Ali

The University cherry-picks what it considers to be hate speech.

April 6, 2017

The Renter's Dilemma

Jasmine Wu

Annual rent increases in Hyde Park are inevitable, but possible to mitigate

April 6, 2017

Renovation or Gentrification?

Andrew Nicotra Reilly

Hyde Park is a vibrant, diverse neighborhood, and it should stay that way.

April 3, 2017

Intellectual Malpractice

Dylan Stafford

UChicago’s penchant for philosophies of the past is unintellectual.

April 3, 2017

Let the Good Times Troll

Brian Dong

Responding to trolls over social media only legitimizes them.

March 30, 2017

Righting Away Democracy

Natalie Denby

Talking about policy as a matter of “rights” hurts the democratic process.

March 29, 2017

A Retort to the Kalven Report

Soulet Ali

UChicago’s refusal to discuss divestment is inexcusable.

March 6, 2017

Political Theater

Dylan Stafford

Praising his recent speech, the media has again fallen for Trump’s traps.

March 6, 2017

Tech’s Biggest Problem? Uber-Masculinity

Jasmine Wu

Silicon Valley creates a toxic culture that devalues women.

March 2, 2017

"Reg"-ular Misery

Fred Kardos

The Reg is a campus landmark, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be changed.

February 27, 2017

Living in La La Land

Ashvini Kartik-Narayan

Moonlight may have won big at the Academy Awards, but La La Land’s problematic popularity merits more conversation.

February 27, 2017

OP-EDS

The Establishment Survives

By Case Nieboer

The political establishment is our greatest hope for the future of America.

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March 2, 2017

Helen Chen

To Professor Brown, With Love

By Usama Rafi

Thanks for your opinions on Milo Yiannopoulos, but you’re wrong.

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February 23, 2017

Why I Will Not Celebrate the Fall of Milo Yiannopoulos

By Sam Geiger

Conservatives now condemn Yiannopoulos because he plays into harmful stereotypes about gay men.

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February 23, 2017

Civil Engagement

By Ashton Hashemipour

Protests against Corey Lewandowski play into the right’s narrative of the intolerant left.

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February 17, 2017

Ted Davis

Pay Up or Shut Up

By Jake Bittle

If frats want to prove their commitment to social issues, they should put their money where their mouths are.

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February 2, 2017

Why We Shame the Healthy

By Rajiv Hurhangee

Students at UChicago too often glorify academic success and shame self care.

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February 2, 2017

Refugees Over Riches

By Sophie Downes

We shouldn't value immigrants based solely on whether they can offer commercial or scientific utility.

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January 31, 2017

Sofia Garcia

Higher Education

By Elisabeth Huh

The University has an obligation to do everything in its power to resist Trump's discriminatory order.

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January 30, 2017

Sanctuary Status

By Sarah Zimmerman

UChicago should ignore federal mandates in order to protect undocumented students.

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January 26, 2017

No Debate Without Defiance

By Matthew Andersson

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

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January 9, 2017

LETTERS

How UChicago Students Can Work to End Chechnya's Gay Concentration Camps

By Rajiv Hurhangee

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April 17, 2017

Adam Thorp

D.C. Must Fight for Statehood

By Sarah Manhardt

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April 16, 2017

Administration Needs to Divest from Companies Supporting Israeli Occupation of Palestine

By Letters to the Editor

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April 13, 2017

Theories of the Past Still Have Relevance Today

By Luke A. Fidler

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April 9, 2017

Talking About Policy as a Matter of Rights Is Part of the Democratic Process

By Henry Saroyan

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April 5, 2017

Faculty Urges Zimmer to Accept CC's Invite to Discuss Free Speech

By Letter to the Editor

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March 9, 2017

College Council Members Invite Zimmer to Discuss Free Speech

By Letter to the Editor

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March 2, 2017

SCS Director Responds to Article on Long Wait Times

By David Albert

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February 8, 2017

EDITORIALS

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

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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November 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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October 24, 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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October 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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October 4, 2016

A Note to Readers

By

Regarding our pilot editor payment program.

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October 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 26, 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

SUBMISSIONS

If you would like to submit a letter or op-ed to The Maroon, please email it as a Word document to viewpoints@chicagomaroon.com.

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