In light of recent dining hall health code issues, UChicago Dining’s explanations prioritize public image over honest accountability.
We shouldn’t paper over the gaps in our knowledge of individuals with things we feel safe to assume.
The adage “Be yourself” is not the right message for those trying to come to terms with their accomplishments and failures.
College basketball player Kevin Ware’s injury reveals flaws in a scholarship system that gives insufficient security to student-athletes.
Though done to death in grade school, U.S. history deserves a more prominent place in college curricula.
Students from a variety of backgrounds are essential to the development of an ideal learning environment.
The reality of firearms is more complex than the gun-slinging do-gooder and the villainous desperado.
One doesn’t have to travel far to experience different ways of thinking, or to realize that culture shock happens at home too.
In the age of Facebook, it is growing more difficult to look on the past with undue sentimentality.
The University has the right idea with UChicago Promise, but its goals should be national.
The media’s characterization of the gender wage disparity as a “myth” is harmful to necessary progress.
New applicants may be playing the name game, but popularity won’t necessarily hurt the U of C.
College isn’t about learning all there is to know—it’s about knowing all there is to learn.
The SRIC movement’s desire to avoid condoning harm is more common sense than contentious.
Current methods of evaluation in science classes discourage hard work and learning.
Universities too often end up in compromising positions in the search for donations.
Affirmative action gives the role race plays in applicants’ lives the recognition it warrants.
Republican candidates’ attempts to portray themselves as relatable “Everymen” are misleading.
CAPS offerings reflect troubling job market realities, not program bias.
Media portrayal of Asian students reinforces negative, unjustified stereotypes.
Required visits with a career adviser would help alleviate student confusion regarding the future.