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The University of Chicago’s Independent Student Newspaper since 1892

Chicago Maroon

Pro-Palestine protesters rally in front of a convocation event near Ida Noyes Hall.
Pro-Palestine Protesters Disrupt Convocation Ceremonies, One Arrested in Confrontation with Police
At least 100 students walked out during the University’s convocation ceremonies on June 1 in protest of the University’s decision to withhold the degrees of five graduating students involved in the pro-Palestine encampment.
By Nathaniel Rodwell-Simon / June 4, 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
Levi Hall
University Announces New Via Rideshare Service to Replace Lyft Program in September
By Amy Ma / July 11, 2024
The new Via program will allow students to request unlimited free rides in shared vans at night but has faced complaints about long wait times at other universities.
SEIU Local 73 Jeff Howard speaking at the press conference.
Trades and Supply Chain Workers at UChicago Medicine Threaten July 14 Strike
By Evgenia Anastasakos / July 9, 2024
After over six months of stagnant negotiations, SEIU Local 73—which represents 125 building trades and supply chain workers at UChicago Medicine—voted to walk out unless an agreement is reached with UCM.
Green Ambitions, Gray Realities: The University of Chicagos 2030 Plan
Green Ambitions, Gray Realities: The University of Chicago's 2030 Plan
By Seri Welsh, Nyah Lues, Zachary Kratzer, Izzi Solomon, and Andre Ballo / July 9, 2024

Intro  In 2022, the University of Chicago embodied its commitment to halve its emissions by 2030 through the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction...

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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Green Ambitions, Gray Realities: The University of Chicagos 2030 Plan
Green Ambitions, Gray Realities: The University of Chicago's 2030 Plan
A Lack of Transparency and Competing Priorities for the University Hinder the Execution of the 2030 Plan
By Seri Welsh, Nyah Lues, Zachary Kratzer, Izzi Solomon, and Andre Ballo / July 9, 2024
A Deficit Without Communication
A Deficit Without Communication
By Camille Cypher / June 15, 2024

Browsing the Reynolds Club posters, one can’t ignore Divest UChicago, UChicago Against Displacement (UCAD), and Students for Justice in Palestine’s...

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
The Arts Podcast, E1: Taylor Swift and Her Tortured Poets
By Elizabeth Eck, Nolan Shaffer, and Tiffany Li / June 8, 2024

Arts is starting a new podcast! On Episode 1 of the Arts Podcast, Elizabeth, Nolan, and Tiffany discuss Taylor Swift’s latest album, The Tortured...

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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....

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...

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