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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

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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

“The Masque of Youth” is a 1918 mural by Chicago artist Jessie Arms Botke, located in the third-floor theater of Ida Noyes Hall. It depicts a ritual performance—a “masque”—common in 17th-century...

A student hotspot, Ex Libris provides a large study space as well as some of the most inventive drinks on campus.

An Incidental Goodness: In Search of a Third Place at UChicago

By Josie Barboriak / September 19, 2023
UChicago’s coffee shops are vital centers of social life. How can the social theory of the third place illuminate the roles various coffee shops play in our communities?
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