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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

From left to right: Morgan McMeel (Senior Advisor),Tamas An (Co-Founder), Paul Stacek (Co-Founder), Alex Manavi (Co-Founder).

UChicago Students’ Startup is Changing the Way Entertainment Venues Operate Nationwide

By Kalyna Vickers / April 17, 2024
A software-as-a-service company assisting venues with payments and booking optimization, the startup has acquired a client portfolio boasting some of the biggest names in hospitality across eight major cities.
Undergraduate Student Governments offices are located in the basement of the Reynolds Club.

Meet the Candidates of This Year’s USG Election

By Amy Ma / April 16, 2024
The Undergraduate Student Government elections will take place from Monday, April 15 to Friday, April 19. The Maroon talked to the candidates running for cabinet positions.
The Institute of Politics building on South Woodlawn Avenue.

Students Sue Cook County Sheriff, Alleging First Amendment Violations

By Gabriel Kraemer / April 14, 2024
Sheriff Tom Dart had prevented fourth-years Ethan Ostrow and Harley Pomper from participating in an IOP-led workshop at the Cook County Jail this year after the students wrote an op-ed criticizing the jail’s policies.
Morgan-Pascualvaca and Mella’s founders celebrate with Cuban on “Shark Tank”.

UChicago Alum Secures Deal on “Shark Tank”

By Derek Hsu / April 11, 2024
Daniella Morgan-Pascualvaca (A.B. ’22), Anya Babbitt, and Ben Seidman agreed to deal with “Shark Tank” investor Mark Cuban for their veterinary medical device company.
The team behind Glaze and Nightshade, in their Crerar lab.

Guardians of Creativity: Glaze and Nightshade Forge New Frontiers in AI Defense for Artists

By Nicole Roesler / April 9, 2024
Professor Ben Zhao leads the charge to protect artistic expression against AI mimicry and intellectual property theft.
Harper Memorial Library

Professors Monika Nalepa and Andrew Eggers to Join Editorial Board of the American Political Science Review

By Lucas Frisancho / April 8, 2024
Nalepa and Eggers aim to streamline the journal’s submission and review process in their new roles.
The William Eckhardt Research Center, which houses the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering.

Program Connecting Pritzker Engineering Students With Nigerian Engineering Students Returns for Second Summer

By Sonia Bradley / April 5, 2024
Research Experience for Nigerian Engineering Undergraduates will provide five Nigerian students with one-on-one mentoring and research support from Pritzker students and faculty this coming summer.
Center for Effective Government Democracy Fellow Jennifer Pahlka speaking at an event at the Harris School of Public Policy.

Uncommon Interview: Center for Effective Government Democracy Fellow Jennifer Pahlka

By Amy Ma / April 4, 2024
Jennifer Pahlka, former White House Deputy Chief Technology Officer, calls for smarter and more agile delivery of government policy.
Head of Operations and Growth Geneva Kirk Drayson, Lynkr Founder/CEO Emily Wheeler, and Head of Finance RJ Czajkowski at their final CNVC pitch.

Event-Planning App Lynkr Wins Record $160,000 in College New Venture Challenge Funding

By Austin Zeglis / April 3, 2024
The Maroon spoke with Founder and CEO Emily Wheeler and Head of Operations and Growth Geneva Kirk Drayson about Lynkr’s online pushback and next steps.
Email Outage Disrupts Weekend

Email Outage Disrupts Weekend

By Oliver Buntin / April 3, 2024
Members of the University community were unable to access their email on Sunday.
Members of GSU-UE at a rally on the Quad in November.

GSU-UE Members Ratify First-Ever Contract with University

By Gabriel Kraemer / April 1, 2024
Members of Graduate Students United overwhelmingly approved a tentative agreement the union had reached with the University earlier this month.
Members of SEIU Local 73 pose for a picture outside of Levi Hall.

Skilled Trades Workers Ratify New Contract With University

By Gabriel Kraemer / April 1, 2024
SEIU Local 73, representing skilled Facilities Services workers, had raised concerns about staffing and wage competitiveness amid protracted negotiations.
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