The University of Chicago’s Independent Student Newspaper since 1892

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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

2024 USG Endorsement: The Timing’s Just Right with “Better Slate Than Never” Slate

2024 USG Endorsement: The Timing’s Just Right with “Better Slate Than Never” Slate

By Maroon Editorial Board / April 15, 2024

With spring marking a new election cycle for Undergraduate Student Government (USG), the Maroon Editorial Board invited the 2024 candidates to interviews to share their respective platforms, ambitions,...

A UCPD vehicle.

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...

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...

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...

A Hollow Core

A Hollow Core

By Maroon Editorial Board / August 15, 2023

If there’s a maxim for the Core, it’s this: If you’re learning how to think, you’re not learning the subject. And if you’re only learning the subject, you’re not learning how to think. Students...

The doors to the Institute for the Study of Ancient Cultures (ISAC), formerly known as the Oriental Institute.

New Names Can’t Erase Institutionalized Mistakes

By Maroon Editorial Board / May 15, 2023

As museums around the country grapple with the very essence of what they are due to our country’s ongoing racial reckoning, many have uncovered dark histories of racism, colonialism, cultural appropriation,...

Two students standing in front of a blackboard

2023 USG Endorsement: Uplift Marginalized Voices by Voting for upLIFT Slate

By Maroon Editorial Board / April 12, 2023
The Maroon Editorial Board endorses upLIFT for Undergraduate Student Government’s executive slate, Jackson Lee for trustee and faculty governance liaison, and Nina Hafner for vice president of campus life.
GSU members picket, October 2017.

Dear Paul, Practice What You Preach: GSU-UE, The Kalven Report, and Unionization

By Maroon Editorial Board / January 19, 2023

For years, graduate students at UChicago have tried to unionize, to secure a seat at the bargaining table, and for years, the University has torpedoed their attempts. On January 31 and February 1 of this...

The Maroon Editorial Board Announces USG Endorsements

By Maroon Editorial Board / April 20, 2022
The Maroon Editorial Board endorses Good Vibeslations, Ariana Ukaonu, India Hill, and Julia Brestovitskiy.

What We’re Thankful For

By Maroon Editorial Board / November 25, 2021
Per tradition, The Maroon editorial board does its best to practice gratitude.

To Understand the April Outbreak, We Must Recognize Administrative Failures

By Maroon Editorial Board / May 24, 2021
Fraternity parties are not the only cause of UChicago’s recent spike in COVID-19 cases.

Offset The Upset: A New Calendar Requires New Policies

By Maroon Editorial Board / May 14, 2021
The University must implement the ancillary changes suggested by the Committee to Review the Academic Calendar.
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