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The University of Chicago’s Independent Student Newspaper since 1892

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Courtesy of Melina Hale
The Mayor of Our Small Town: An Interview With Dean of the College Melina Hale
Hale, who was previously a vice provost, takes on the role after former dean John Boyer left to become senior advisor to President Paul Alivisatos.
By Austin Zeglis / September 19, 2023
Jay Berwanger’s 1935 Heisman Trophy.
Brains Over Brawn: How Football Found Its Place at UChicago
By Leo Vernor / September 19, 2023
Utter dominance, abolition, and the largest kazoo in the world: The story of the Chicago Maroons is a struggle between academic excellence and athletic prowess.
“The Masque of Youth” mural by Jessie Arms Botke. Courtesy of the University of Chicago.
The Masque of Youth
By Elena Eisenstadt / September 19, 2023
O-Issue 2023
O-Issue 2023
By The Maroon Staff / September 19, 2023
Welcome to UChicago! Get to know your home for the next four years with the 2023 edition of The Maroon's annual Orientation Issue.
Campus North Dormitories as seen on September 18, 2023.
Campus North Windows Set for Repairs to Combat Leakage Problems
By Eric Fang / September 21, 2023

Campus North Residential Commons will undergo exterior window construction over the next year, according to an email sent to building residents...

63. O-Week 2023 Themeless
63. O-Week 2023 Themeless
By Henry Josephson / September 19, 2023

62. The Better Chicagoland University? (Daily Northwestern Joint Issue)
June 7, 2023

Hey puzzlers—hope the beginning of summer is treating you well! As part of The Maroon's joint issue with The Daily Northwestern, we'd like...

61. Bonfires at The Point (Grad Issue Themeless)
May 18, 2023

Congratulations on completing another year at UChicago! Celebrate (or mourn, we won't judge) with our final puzzle of the academic year — we...

Oh My, Can We Still Talk About “The OI”?
By Salma Tageldin / June 15, 2023
Navigating names, repatriation, and the legacy of the past.
Nineteen Years Later
Nineteen Years Later
Class of 2008 alumna's advice for her first-year self
By Liz Goetz / September 19, 2023
Moving in Place
September 19, 2023
A Hollow Core
A Hollow Core
As the new quarter approaches and students select classes, the Maroon Editorial Board asks how beneficial our Core classes are to the UChicago experience.
By Maroon Editorial Board / August 15, 2023
A Pedestrian-Friendly Campus Demands Solutions to Mobility Inequity
Building on recent LTEs on traffic safety, UChicago must go beyond “Pedestrian Safety Week” and actively address equity issues of mobility through greater investment in access to public transit.
By Luke Joyner / June 16, 2023
O-Week Podcast, 2023
By Jake Zucker, Pravan Chakravarthy, and Gregory Caesar / September 18, 2023

Welcome (back) to campus! On the 2023 O-Week podcast, Jake, Pravan, and Greg offer advice to first-years adjusting to UChicago life and reflect...

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Joint Issue: UChicago Versus Northwestern Campus Culture
By Gregory Caesar and Anita Li / June 11, 2023

In the first-ever crossover podcast between Northwestern and UChicago, Anita Li of The Daily Northwestern joins Gregory on UChicago's campus...

The Maroon Weekly, E107 (Live Recording)
By Carter Beckstein, William Kimani, Pravan Chakravarthy, Jake Zucker, and Gregory Caesar / May 22, 2023

Welcome to Episode 107 of The Maroon Weekly, the final episode of the '22–'23 academic year recorded live at the Study Hotel UChicago lobby...

Sigma Males
By Cherie Fernandes and Nicolas Posner / May 15, 2023

That infamous sigma male face. Sure, it is often used ironically. But maybe it has a deeper significance. What could it reflect about socio-sexual...

The Maroon Weekly, E106
By Gregory Caesar, Jake Zucker, and William Kimani / May 9, 2023

A new professorship, the Law School's Exoneration Project, Humans of Hyde Park, and film reviews from yours truly on Episode 106! Hosted by:...

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