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The University of Chicago’s Independent Student Newspaper since 1892

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Contract Extensions, a Backup Center, and Missed Opportunities: The Chicago Bulls’ 2022 Season Preview

By Austin Zeglis, Sports Reporter / October 4, 2022

The Chicago Bulls took a giant step forward in the 2021–22 season, finishing with a 46–36 record and making the playoffs as the number six seed after four straight seasons of missing the postseason...

The mens soccer team, November 2021.

What to Watch this Year in University Sports

By Finn Hartnett, Head Sports Editor / September 27, 2022

During the 2021/22 academic year, as UChicago students nervously scrolled through COVID update emails and pondered why that one Divvy bike had been parked at the Point for so long, the school was quietly...

Break the Love Breaks the Glass Ceiling, Offers Safe Space for Female “Everyday Athletes”

By Eva McCord / July 28, 2022

Trisha Goyal, the founder of tech platform Break the Love who was previously heralded by Business Insider as one of sport’s youngest CEOs, plays tennis “like a girl.” In just...

Agony in April: The Chicago White Sox Monthly Review

By Dheeraj Devarajan / May 6, 2022

They say that it’s better to be lucky than to be good. In the month of April, the Chicago White Sox were neither of those things. At the time of writing, they sit third in their division with an...

Liz Franson scaling a lamppost, with the players they turned to zombies over the course of the game looking on.

Humans vs. Zombies Strikes Again

By Rachel Liu / April 29, 2022

Pandemonium on the quad. Shouts. Screams. Just a tiny sprinkle of brains. Is it a bird? Or perhaps a plane? No, it’s Humans vs. Zombies (HvZ), the University of Chicago’s quarterly live-action...

World Series or Bust: The Chicago White Sox Season Preview

By Dheeraj Devarajan / April 24, 2022

Championship contention “windows” are a feeble thing. Consider our crosstown rivals on the North Side. After winning the World Series in 2016, the Chicago Cubs were expected to go on a run...

With Many New Faces, Cubs’ Roster Looks to Compete in NL Central

By Marcos Gonzalez / April 18, 2022

The days of Anthony Rizzo, Javier Baez, and Kris Bryant on the field for the Cubs are a thing of the past. The core that brought Chicago their first World Series victory in 108 years in 2016 are nothing...

The Meaning Behind the Student-Athlete Sweatsuit You See Everywhere

By Blair Penn / April 18, 2022

It is a common sight to spot student-athletes strolling through the quad sporting gray sweatpants or an athletic hoodie, but less common are non-athletes understanding why they rock these clothes so often.   Every...

Community Organizes Fundraiser to Support John Kropke, A “Cornerstone of UChicago Football”

By Eva McCord / April 8, 2022

When asked to recall the date of the phone call, assistant football coach and defensive coordinator Luke Cutkomp’s brow furrowed slightly. He hesitated—rare for a coach praised by his players...

UChicago Places Second Nationally in Ethics Bowl

By Alison Gill / March 29, 2022

What, if any, ethical limitations should be placed on scientific research? Are household lawns moral? Is there anything morally wrong with creating, buying, or selling NFTs?  These are the sorts...

MLB GRIT: Girls ID Tour Concludes in Chicago

MLB GRIT: Girls ID Tour Concludes in Chicago

By Finn Hartnett / March 29, 2022

On Sunday, the MLB GRIT: Girls ID Tour hosted its final event of the year at the Pullman Community Center in Chicago. The Tour is a chance for local girls aged 12–18 to show off their baseball talents...

UChicago Womxn’s Rugby Creates Inclusive, Successful Athletic Space

By Blair Penn / March 29, 2022

The UChicago Womxn's rugby team is an eclectic group that embodies the passion, selflessness, and drive that makes up the core of any great team.  While a club team, womxn’s rugby is...

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