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Chicago Maroon

The University of Chicago’s Independent Student Newspaper since 1892

Chicago Maroon

The Institute of Politics building.
IOP Suspends Cook County Jail Writing Workshop Cohort Amid Alleged Student Policy Violations
According to court filings, a cohort of the Bridge writing workshop had been suspended due to students communicating with inmates from outside the facility in violation of jail policies.
By Gabriel Kraemer / May 19, 2024
A screenshot from the November 15, 2021 vlog the Maroon reviewed with MacGregor.
Insights From a Virtual Scrapbook
By Lucas Ribeiro, Grey City Reporter / May 16, 2024

Three years and 161 videos ago, the Maroon first wrote about Makayla MacGregor. As a UChicago first-year, MacGregor turned the focus of her...

Yours For Food
Yours For Food
By Finn Hartnett / May 14, 2024
The Case of the Checkerboard Blues
The Case of the Checkerboard Blues
By Celeste Alcalay, Grey City Deputy Editor / May 2, 2024
Protesters who occupied the IOP building exited through a window after UCPD entered the building.
Pro-Palestine Protesters Briefly Occupy Institute of Politics
By Emma Janssen / May 19, 2024
Protesters held the IOP for less than half an hour and then rallied outside President Alivisatos’s house around 10 p.m. on Friday.
Members of Faculty for Justice in Palestine stage a die-in in front of Levi Hall.
Faculty For Justice in Palestine Stage Die-In at Levi Hall
By Katherine Weaver / May 17, 2024
After UCPD raided the pro-Palestine encampment last Tuesday, FJP hosted a teach-in on the quad followed by a die-in outside of Levi Hall.
An Admissions Tour with a Time-Traveler
An Admissions Tour with a Time-Traveler
By Nicolas Posner / May 23, 2024
Reflections on What Not to Miss
77. The UChicago Students Journey
77. The UChicago Student's Journey
By Pravan Chakravarthy / May 16, 2024

76. Where Am I?
May 12, 2024


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An Open Letter to President Alivisatos Concerning the Encampment and the Kalven Report
An Open Letter to President Alivisatos Concerning the Encampment and the Kalven Report
The deployment of armed police against peaceful student protesters is antithetical to the principles of free speech and neutrality
May 13, 2024
An Admissions Tour with a Time-Traveler
An Admissions Tour with a Time-Traveler
By Nicolas Posner / May 23, 2024
Reflections on What Not to Miss
2024 USG Endorsement: The Timing’s Just Right with “Better Slate Than Never” Slate
2024 USG Endorsement: The Timing’s Just Right with “Better Slate Than Never” Slate
The Maroon Editorial Board endorses Better Slate Than Never for Undergraduate Student Government’s executive slate, Arsima Araya for trustee and faculty governance liaison, and Andrea Pita Mendez for vice president of advocacy.
By Maroon Editorial Board / April 15, 2024
Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr.
A Message to the Protesters From Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr.
A call to keep raising the tempests on campus over the Gazan horror.
By Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. / May 3, 2024
Special Report: Interviews from May 3 Encampment Protests
By Gregory Caesar, William Kimani, and Jake Zucker / May 4, 2024

Podcasts conducted a series of interviews on the quad as pro-Palestinian and pro-Israeli protesters faced off on day five of the encampment....

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The Maroon Weekly, E118
By Gregory Caesar, Tiffany Li, and Jake Zucker / April 16, 2024

On Episode 118, Greg and Jake are joined in the studio by Tiffany, a second-year who is joining the section. She tells us about the new contract...

Special Series: Undergraduate Student Government, E1
By Jake Zucker, Head Podcasts Editor / April 2, 2024

On the first episode of a new mini-series covering Undergraduate Student Government (USG) here on campus, Jake talks to USG President Jefferson...

The Maroon Weekly, E117
By Celeste Alcalay, Gregory Caesar, and Jake Zucker / March 29, 2024

On Episode 117, Celeste shares her insights into new agreements reached between the administration and nurses and graduate students, averting...

So What Brings You Here: O-Week for Transfers
By Celeste Alcalay and Erica Cai / March 20, 2024

On their second episode, Celeste and Erica discuss navigating O-week as a transfer — from awkward first impressions over Zoom to extravagantly...

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