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Student Safety Should Be About Students

By The Maroon Editorial Board / February 22, 2024

"Your campus is on the South Side?” We all know that expression of concern from well-meaning relatives and neighbors when we tell them where we go to school. This is not to imply that there is something...

So Much Excellence!

So Much Excellence!

By Clifford Ando / February 22, 2024

Editors note: The University has informed The Maroon that the September payment issues detailed in the following piece were not connected to the University’s budget situation as alleged. A statement...

Ando/Boyer Debate: A Student Responds

Ando/Boyer Debate: A Student Responds

By Noah Glasgow / February 15, 2024

As a humanities and social sciences student in the College, I have closely followed professor Clifford Ando’s public inquiry into our University’s precarious and increasingly harmful financial position. In...

Inside Rosenwald Hall during a sit-in conducted by UCUP in 2023.

Admin Is Trying to Silence Us for Speaking Up About Palestine. We Won’t Let That Happen.

By UChicago United for Palestine / February 9, 2024
After arresting 26 student protestors last quarter, the University required them to write disciplinary statements about their actions. Read excerpts from those statements here.
Saieh Hall as seen from the quad.

Revisiting Our Rankings

By Maroon Editorial Board / February 1, 2024

The University of Chicago prides itself on being different; if it were a member of Gen Z, it’d probably say it’s not like other girls. The quarter system, the theory-over-practice academics, the nontraditional...

Art installation on the quad honors Palestinians killed in Gaza.

The Campus Antisemitism Crisis Is a Distraction

By UChicago Jews for a Free Palestine / January 26, 2024

This article is contributed to The Maroon by UChicago Jews for a Free Palestine. To read and sign onto our position statement, use this link: tinyurl.com/UCHIJEWS4PALESTINE. We are witnessing the rise...

Protestors rallied and chanted outside of Rosenwald Hall on November 9, 2023.

Should Students for Justice in Palestine Be a Recognized Student Organization?

By Jerry A. Coyne / January 23, 2024

Has the time come to ask whether the activism of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) belongs on our campus? It’s not the morally reprehensible things they say that brings this question to the fore,...

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(West Virginia) Chicago is happening to you. The fight for the modern university.

By Clifford Ando / January 14, 2024

Editor's note: The original stylization of the headline reads "West Virginia Chicago is happening to you. The fight for the modern university." Having a strikethrough headline is not a design feature offered...

All Amazing, All Unequal

By Clifford Ando / December 21, 2023

Dear Maroon, I write in reply to Senior Advisor to the President John Boyer’s recent essay for The Maroon on the University of Chicago’s academic and financial health. I have the highest esteem...

John W. Boyer on the State of the Universitys Finances

John W. Boyer on the State of the University’s Finances

By John W. Boyer / December 6, 2023
We must recognize the fact that among the very top private universities in the United States, UChicago remains the most undercapitalized, owing in large part to the fateful collapse of its undergraduate enrollments in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s.
Students created an art installation on the quad to memorialize Palestinians killed since October 7.

SJP UChicago Statement on Recent Events in Palestine

SJP UChicago Statement on Recent Events in Palestine
What We’re Thankful For

What We’re Thankful For

By Maroon Editorial Board / November 29, 2023

It’s been a long two years since the Maroon Editorial Board wrote an article about what we’re thankful for. Did you miss us? Whether or not you’ve been patiently waiting for the day we made our grand...

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