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Carol Cheung and Adrian Race at Jade Court in Hyde Park.
Hyde Park Cantonese Restaurant Jade Court Closing Due to Lack of Traffic and Rising Expenses
“We’re not where we need to be to make this a viable business, especially with inflation, rising labor costs, and the high cost of rent,” owner Carol Cheung said.
By Amy Ma / February 27, 2024
University Faculty Aren’t Neutral When It Comes to Political Donations
University Faculty Aren’t Neutral When It Comes to Political Donations
By Austin Steinhart / February 12, 2024
Despite being an imperfect measurement of both political donations and individual beliefs, analyzing which candidates and PACs UChicago faculty donated to over the past five election cycles serves as a meaningful indicator of the collective political leaning of the faculty and their engagement in elections.
From left to right: Bryce Hopkins, Steven Luo, and Beverly Batts.
The Double Degree Dash: A Closer Look at UChicago’s 4+1 Program
By Vernon Li / February 29, 2024
Three students from the first 4+1 Advanced Scholars cohort share their experiences.
Associate Vice President for Safety & Security Eric M. Heath.
Eric M. Heath Talks Campus Safety, Security Alerts, and Changes to the Lyft Program
By Amy Ma / February 27, 2024
Associate Vice President for Safety and Security Eric M. Heath discussed recent initiatives in campus safety and transportation undertaken by the department.
The Pros and Cons of Pros and Cons
The Pros and Cons of Pros and Cons
By Camille Cypher / February 26, 2024

The University of Chicago is obsessed with cost-benefit analysis. At a school where the most popular major is economics, this comes as no shock....

72. From the Ashes
February 28, 2024

Hey all — another guest crossword! David Litman is a second-year in the College who has been published as a crossword constructor with the...

71. Charging Up
February 1, 2024

We've got a special treat for you today — our first guest crossword! Kent Smith is a Coordinator of Family Life Programs at the UChicago Lab...


View safety incidents in Hyde Park and the surrounding area here.
So Much Excellence!
So Much Excellence!
The University's financial crisis does not exist in a vacuum — and the University's entire academic enterprise is at risk.
By Clifford Ando / February 22, 2024
The Pros and Cons of Pros and Cons
The Pros and Cons of Pros and Cons
By Camille Cypher / February 26, 2024

The University of Chicago is obsessed with cost-benefit analysis. At a school where the most popular major is economics, this comes as no shock....

A UCPD vehicle.
Student Safety Should Be About Students
By The Maroon Editorial Board / February 22, 2024
Revisiting Our Rankings
February 1, 2024
Inside Rosenwald Hall during a sit-in conducted by UCUP in 2023.
Admin Is Trying to Silence Us for Speaking Up About Palestine. We Won’t Let That Happen.
After arresting 26 student protestors last quarter, the University required them to write disciplinary statements about their actions. Read excerpts from those statements here.
By UChicago United for Palestine / February 9, 2024
The Maroon Weekly, E115
By Celeste Alcalay, Gregory Caesar, Pravan Chakravarthy, Jake Zucker, Michael Plunkett, and Henry Lako-Baldwin / February 17, 2024

On Episode 115, a couple new voices join us in the studio.  Michael Plunkett, Lead Developer for the Maroon's Data section, told us about the...

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The Maroon Weekly, E114
By Celeste Alcalay, Pravan Chakravarthy, William Kimani, and Jake Zucker / February 8, 2024

On Episode 114, we are joined by recent alumnus and former Podcast section member Carter Beckstein! We hear from him about what he's been up...

The Maroon Weekly, E113
By Celeste Alcalay, William Kimani, Kentaro Mathis, and Jake Zucker / January 14, 2024

On Episode 113, we discuss the now-infamous Moongate and the impact that Sidechat has on campus. We also chart the discourse around University's...

So What Brings You Here: The Transfer Experience
By Celeste Alcalay and Erica Cai / January 12, 2024

On their first episode, Celeste and Erica discuss what it's like to be a transfer student at UChicago with Aron, who transferred here from...

Special Report: Interviews with Pro-Israeli and Pro-Palestinian Protesters
By Gregory Caesar, William Kimani, Nolan Shaffer, Emma Janssen, Celeste Alcalay, Erica Cai, and Jake Zucker / November 10, 2023

The following is a series of audios recorded on the main quad of the University of Chicago on Thursday, October 19, 2023. It features interviews...

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