The University of Chicago’s Independent Student Newspaper since 1892

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The University of Chicago’s Independent Student Newspaper since 1892

Chicago Maroon

The University of Chicago’s Independent Student Newspaper since 1892

Chicago Maroon

Rosenwald Hall on a sunny summer day.
University Lifts COVID-19 Testing Requirement for Unvaccinated Students, Encourages Boosters
Boosters against the Omicron subvariant will be available at a few locations on campus this fall.
By Peter Maheras / September 30, 2022
Nobel-Winning Biochemist Jack Szostak Joins UChicago Faculty
Nobel-Winning Biochemist Jack Szostak Joins UChicago Faculty
By Basil Egli / September 29, 2022

Nobel Laureate Jack Szostak joined the University of Chicago Department of Chemistry in September 2022. As University Professor, Szostak will...

Charly Youn (left), John Hahn (middle), Brian Kim (right) — Dawning uniforms at their respective base camps, Kim, Hahn, and Youn have all served in the military before resuming their academic careers.
International Students Returning From Military Service Share Their Thoughts About Adjusting to University Life
By Casey Kim / September 29, 2022

As a result of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, Brian Kim had to return home to South Korea only a year into his college experience. After completing...

University of Chicago Medicine
UChicago Medicine Offers Monkeypox Testing; Infected Students to Isolate in Stony Island
By Emma Janssen / September 29, 2022

UChicago Medicine is offering monkeypox testing to individuals showing rashes or lesions, according to a University announcement on August 24....

A photo of Kyle Bowman wearing glasses, a blazer, a light blue shirt and a red tie
Uncommon Interview: UCPD Chief Kyle Bowman Outlines His Non-Enforcement Policy
By Eric Fang, Senior Reporter / September 27, 2022

In an interview with The Maroon on July 15, UCPD Chief Kyle Bowman discussed his motivations and goals for his tenure. He succeeded Mike Kwiatkowski...

Download the New Maroon App!
Download the New Maroon App!
By Gage Gramlick, Editor-in-Chief / August 18, 2022

Reading The Maroon has never been easier! Through the app, readers can access all articles, videos, and podcasts; follow their favorite writers;...

University Removes Booster Requirement Starting September
University Removes Booster Requirement Starting September
By Nikhil Jaiswal / July 29, 2022

The University of Chicago announced on Tuesday that it will no longer require students and employees to receive more than two COVID-19 vaccine...

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“Major” Trailblazers: Class of 2022 Includes First Graduates of New Major and Minor Programs
Fourth-years Alina Kim and Noor Elmasry speak about their programs, final capstone projects, and advice for students starting the major classes.
By Shinjini Chakraborty / June 1, 2022
RSO Leaders Pass on the Baton
RSO Leaders Pass on the Baton
Fourth-year leaders of the Business Organization for Latino Development, Phoenix Survivors Alliance, and Phoenix Sustainability Initiative reflect on their legacies, accomplishments, and hopes for the future.
By Tomas Vallejo / June 1, 2022
Naibryf skating in Millennium Park in December 2018, during his first quarter at UChicago.
“An Inspiring Personality”: Friends and Classmates Remember Ilan Naibryf, Student Killed in Summer Condo Collapse
Ilan Naibryf, who was due to graduate as a member of the Class of 2022, died when the Champlain Towers South building in Surfside, Florida, partially collapsed last summer.
By Olivia Chilkoti and Michael McClure / June 1, 2022
Known for her novels Love, Hate & Other Filters and Internment, New York Times bestselling author Samira Ahmed will give the Class Day speech.
Get To Know This Year’s Graduation Speakers Samira Ahmed, Wendy Freedman
Author Samira Ahmed will give the Class Day speech Friday, June 3. The following day, Professor Wendy Freedman will deliver the Convocation Address.
By Kayla Rubenstein / June 1, 2022
Uncommon Interview: Outgoing USG President Allen Abbott
Uncommon Interview: Outgoing USG President Allen Abbott
Per tradition, The Maroon sat down with outgoing Undergraduate Student Government President Allen Abbott to discuss his tenure.
By Yiwen Lu, Managing Editor / June 1, 2022
Obamas favorite restaurant, Valois.
The Class of 2022’s Guide to the Gems of Hyde Park
We asked graduating students about what some of theirfavorite Hyde Park businesses have been during their time at UChicago. Here’s what they said.
By Casey Kim / June 1, 2022
The mens soccer team, November 2021.
What to Watch this Year in University Sports
By Finn Hartnett, Head Sports Editor / September 27, 2022

During the 2021/22 academic year, as UChicago students nervously scrolled through COVID update emails and pondered why that one Divvy bike had...

Our History
Our History
By Gage Gramlick / September 26, 2022

Newspapers—by virtue of the fact that their primary purpose is to report the news—tend to focus on the now, the narrow space of time that...

Carpe Fraternitatem: Seize the Frat Party
Carpe Fraternitatem: Seize the Frat Party
By Katherine Weaver, Columnist / September 25, 2022

I did not go to a single party in high school. I’m not talking about birthday parties, Halloween parties, or group hangouts, of course. I’m...

Pride and Persistence
Pride and Persistence
By Annie Dhal, Columnist / September 25, 2022

Picture me, around this time two years ago. I am freshly 18 and naively tender-hearted, facing an unthinkable open road of independence, distance,...

46. Welcome to Chicago! (O-Week Themeless)
46. Welcome to Chicago! (O-Week Themeless)
September 25, 2022

The Maroon's free classifieds page for Hyde Park and its surrounding neighborhoods.
Our History
Our History
Documenting The Maroon’s history—the good, the bad, and the boring—is essential to its work today.
By Gage Gramlick / September 26, 2022
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