Deepti Sailappan

Managing Editor ('19-'20)  /  @DeeptiSailappan


City Council Approves Police Academy; Law School Affinity Groups Boycott Admitted Students Weekend | Newsletter for March 14

More: Confidential data breach at the Law School; Assistant U.S. Attorney Leslie Wright (J.D. ’11) is a lead prosecutor in “Operation Varsity Blues;” Fourth Ward Alderman Sophia King sits down with The Maroon to discuss her job.


March 14, 2019

City Council Approves $85 Million Police Academy Contract

Both mayoral candidates in the April runoff election, Toni Preckwinkle and Lori Lightfoot, have said that the city should not move forward with the approval process.


March 13, 2019

2019 Chicago City Elections Results

The Maroon breaks down how Chicagoans voted.


February 27, 2019

Pawar to Face Conyears-Ervin in Chicago Treasurer Runoff

Conyears-Ervin led narrowly with 44.3 percent of the vote, compared to Pawar’s 41.6 percent, as of 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night.


February 26, 2019

Freshman Alderman Sophia King Emerges Victorious in Fourth Ward Race

King earned 66.50 percent of votes to contender Ebony Lucas’s 34.50 percent with 32 of 38 precincts reporting, as of 9:45 p.m.


February 26, 2019

Student Government Begins Stocking Free Pads and Tampons

Free pads and tampons are now available in the A-Level vending machine as part of an SG initiative that has been several years in the making.


February 12, 2019

SG Votes in Favor of Union Workers, Cultural Centers

The vote on union workers concerned Board of Trustees Chair Joseph Neubauer and generated disagreement among students.


January 14, 2019

UChicago to Open Expanded Center in Paris in 2022

The center will include a theater, laboratory, cafe, and green spaces, and is being designed by Studio Gang in collaboration with PARC Architectes.


January 7, 2019

Bill to Audit Student Group Funds Fails, Administrators Talk New Wellness Center

Bill co-sponsor David Liang said he will reintroduce the auditing bill in spring.


December 17, 2018

Barack and Michelle Obama Will Return to Hyde Park for Publicity Events

Former president Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama will both visit Hyde Park for events.


November 12, 2018