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The University of Chicago’s Independent Student Newspaper since 1892

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Grub, Not Hub: Losing Social Connection at Hutchinson Commons

Grub, Not Hub: Losing Social Connection at Hutchinson Commons

By Camille Cypher / March 30, 2024

This year, on the first night of Saturday Night Meal Swipes, I got so confused by the Grubhub app that I gave up and ate scraps off of a friend’s takeaway box. But finding determination through my hunger,...

On the Purpose of College

On the Purpose of College

By Jessica Zang / March 29, 2024

Out of the many pieces of advice my mom has given me throughout the years, I remember one the clearest: “Life,” she said, “is split into two parts, and there are two ways to live it. If you study...

A Double Whiplash

A Double Whiplash

By Sofia Cavallone / March 29, 2024

Six months ago, Whiplash was my favorite movie. Whiplash was sweaty Miles Teller gripping at bloodstained drumsticks. It was J.K Simmons looming over hi-hat cymbals and launching chairs. All the rushing...

The Pros and Cons of Pros and Cons

The Pros and Cons of Pros and Cons

By Camille Cypher / February 26, 2024

The University of Chicago is obsessed with cost-benefit analysis. At a school where the most popular major is economics, this comes as no shock. But the mentality that some things are worth our attention,...

Oh My, Can We Still Talk About “The OI”?

By Salma Tageldin / June 15, 2023
Navigating names, repatriation, and the legacy of the past.
There and Back Again

There and Back Again

By Henry Cantor / May 23, 2023
With two years left at UChicago, time feels more elusive than ever.
Why Student Journalism Matters

Why Student Journalism Matters

By Yiwen Lu / May 18, 2023
College newspapers provides an essential platform for students to engage with their own community and hold power accountable. A free, safe press is necessary to sustain that.
Worth Walking For

Worth Walking For

By Angelina Torre / May 18, 2023
International House is the dorm farthest from UChicago’s campus, and the distance is easy to complain about—but it’s also something to cherish.
Chicago Architecture Tour Guide of Four Years

Chicago Architecture Tour Guide of Four Years

By Adam Sachs / May 18, 2023
To fully take advantage of your four years here, get off campus and explore everything Chicago has to offer.
Appreciating Hyde Park Parks

Appreciating Hyde Park Parks

By Elena Tiedens / May 16, 2023
As we approach the warm weather of spring quarter, take a break from the rush of college life to embrace natural spaces under threat from the anthropogenic climate crisis.
On-Campus Smoking Should Be Banned—But Not Yet

On-Campus Smoking Should Be Banned—But Not Yet

By Ryan Sanghavi / May 11, 2023
Are we idle while other universities take strides away from nicotine?

Our Identity as “Chicagoan”

By Annie Dhal / May 4, 2023
As we move through UChicago, we must embrace Chicago as a full home.
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