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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

Open Letter to President Paul Alivisatos on the Possible Dissolution of UChicago’s Urban Teacher Education Program

Educators, students, and alumni of the Urban Teacher Education Program (UTEP) at UChicago call upon the University to reconsider disinvestment in teacher preparation.
Letter from the Editors: The Chicago Maroon to Transition to Biweekly Printing, Migrate to New Website

Letter from the Editors: The Chicago Maroon to Transition to Biweekly Printing, Migrate to New Website

By Gage Gramlick and Yiwen Lu / August 18, 2022

Dear Reader, It’s no secret that the news industry is at a crossroads. For more than two decades, newspapers have struggled to adapt to the internet and to strike a balance between print and digital....

Letter In Response to “The Line Between Institutional Neutrality and Complacency”

By Harald Uhlig / June 1, 2022

In a recent Maroon column “The Line Between Institutional Neutrality and Complacency,” Cherie Fernandes argues that the principles of the Kalven Report are used to prevent scholars and...

Letter to University Administration on the Hateful Horowitz Center Leaflets

Content warning: The following letter mentions leaflets containing antisemitic imagery and anti-Palestinian and Islamophobic rhetoric. To the University of Chicago administration, On Monday,...

An Apology From the Viewpoints Head Editors Regarding Recent Op-Ed

By Elizabeth Winkler and Kelly Hui / April 2, 2022

Note from Gage Gramlick (editor-in-chief) and Yiwen Lu (managing editor): Viewpoints maintains partial editorial independence from The Maroon. This means that the following apology does not constitute...

UChicago’s Democratic Socialists of America Urges Community to Support 55th Street Starbucks Union

By UChicago DSA / February 10, 2022

We support our neighbors at the 55th Street Starbucks who are organizing a union as part of a nationwide wave of union organizing! In their recent letter to the editor in the *Hyde Park Herald*, Starbucks...

UChicago’s Democratic Socialists of America Urges Community to Support 55th Street Starbucks Union

By UChicago DSA / February 10, 2022

We support our neighbors at the 55th Street Starbucks who are organizing a union as part of a nationwide wave of union organizing! In their recent letter to the editor in the *Hyde Park Herald*, Starbucks...

An Open Letter to Admin on Conditions of Return to Campus

By UChicago In This Together / January 20, 2022

Update: The text of this article has been updated to reflect the changing number of signatories. Dear President Alivisatos, Provost Lee, and Executive Vice President Callow-Wright, We write as members...

We Want Safety

On November 16, we, a group of volunteer students, unaffiliated with the Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA), organized a rally to promote awareness of public safety in the Hyde Park neighborhood,...

Questions for University Administration After Third Fatal Student Shooting

By Kai Vetteth / November 19, 2021

Author’s Note: I originally sent a version of this article as an email to several members of the University administration on Tuesday. As of publishing, none have responded. Why do these incidents...

Recent Maroon Coverage Misleads Readers

By Daniel Morgan and Gary Tubb / November 19, 2021

Editor’s Note: This letter to the editor is in response to The Maroon’s recent coverage of a lawsuit by a faculty member against an alumna. Maroon reporter Kate Mabus emailed Gary Tubb asking...

A Royal Mess: Crown School Turns Its Back on Social Work Students

Social work students at the Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice find themselves trapped between an uncompromising administration and an unrelenting pandemic. The Crown School administration...

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