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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

Graduation Issue 2024

Graduation Issue 2024

By Maroon Staff / May 23, 2024
The Maroon honors and celebrates the Class of 2024.
This map shows the percentage of the class of 2024 who are going to different regions in the US.

Here’s Where the Class of 2024 Is Headed After Graduation

By Naina Purushothaman / May 23, 2024
According to Career Advancement, at this point in the year, the class of 2024 has achieved the highest placement percentage ever.
Build Coffee, located at 6100 South Blackstone Ave, is one of the Class of 2024s favorite coffee shops in Hyde Park.

The Class of 2024’s Gems of Hyde Park

By Amy Ma / May 23, 2024
Graduating fourth-years share their favorite Hyde Park restaurants and coffee shops.
Outgoing Undergraduate Student Government President Jefferson Lind. Courtesy of Jefferson Lind.

Uncommon Interview: 2023–24 USG President Jefferson Lind

By Naina Purushothaman / May 23, 2024
The Maroon spoke with outgoing Undergraduate Student Government President Jefferson Lind to discuss his tenure.
The Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps ribbon-cutting ceremony in October 2023.

Forging Leaders: ROTC Fourth-years Reflect on Journey

By Anika Krishnaswamy / May 23, 2024
ROTC fourth years prepare to enter service; alumni from the program reflect on their ROTC experience and offer advice to future cadets.
Professors Bernd Sturmfels (left) and Randall Kennedy (right) will receive honorary degrees at convocation on June 1. 

Two Professors to Receive Honorary Degrees at the 2024 Convocation

By Derek Hsu / May 23, 2024
Harvard’s Randall Kennedy and UC Berkeley’s Bernd Sturmfels will receive honorary degrees for their contributions to the fields of law and mathematics.
John List, Distinguished Service Professor in Economics, is the Class of 2024s Convocation Speaker. Courtesy of UChicago Department of Economics.

John List Discusses Upcoming Convocation Address, Offers Advice

By Oliver Buntin / May 23, 2024
List reflects on his own graduation and discusses what he hopes to accomplish with his upcoming Convocation address.
Actor Anna Chlumsky was announced the speaker for the University of Chicagos 2024 Class Day ceremony. Courtesy of UChicago News.

Actor Anna Chlumsky A.B. ‘02 Announced as 2024 Class Day Speaker

By Austin Zeglis / May 23, 2024
Chlumsky, best known for her portrayal of Amy Brookheimer in the HBO comedy Veep, talked with the Maroon about her time at UChicago and how it played into her career on screen.
An Admissions Tour with a Time-Traveler

An Admissions Tour with a Time-Traveler

By Nicolas Posner / May 23, 2024
Reflections on What Not to Miss
Autistic at UChicago

Autistic at UChicago

By Michael McClure / May 23, 2024
Former Maroon managing editor Michael McClure reflects on how being diagnosed with autism affected his college experience and his career as a student journalist.
A Phoenix Rising: My UChicago Rebirth

A Phoenix Rising: My UChicago Rebirth

By Solana Adedokun / May 23, 2024
On the trials and tribulations of college and emerging with my head held high
Eka House celebrates a win on the Midway.

“Midnight” Soccer: The Bright Light of UChicago’s Sports Scene Shrouded in Darkness (Literally)

By Josh Grossman / May 23, 2024
An inside look at the intricacies of UChicago’s most chaotic, and enjoyable, student-organized sporting fixture.
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