Miles Burton

Co-Editor-in-Chief ('20-'21)  /  @milesbburton

CONTRIBUTIONS

Paul Alivisatos Selected as University’s 14th President

Alivisatos comes to Chicago from UC Berkeley, where he serves as Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost.

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February 26, 2021

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11:06 a.m.

Shady Dealer Plagiarizes COVID-19 Issue; Maroon Dismisses Two Staffers for Leaking Internal Documents

An editor at The Chicago Shady Dealer downloaded numerous internal Maroon files containing pre-publication elements of the paper’s upcoming COVID-19 special issue which are reproduced in The Dealer’s articles.

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February 24, 2021

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3:23 p.m.

UChicago To Continue In-Person Classes During Renewed Stay-at-Home Advisory

The University will release additional guidance by week’s end, according to a spokesperson.

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November 12, 2020

Maroon Expands Moderation of Web Comments

Explaining The Maroon’s updated comments policy.

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October 24, 2020

U of C. Announces Second Round of CARES Act Grants

The second round of CARES Act grants will allow students to submit FAFSAs until October 16.

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October 8, 2020

Nine Positive COVID-19 Results and 14 Reported Cases Since Student Move-In

Administrators reported a 0.18 percent positivity rate in the University’s first two weeks of surveillance testing, and said two students were removed from housing for autumn quarter for violations of COVID safety precautions.

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October 2, 2020

UChicago Settles Trademark Dispute With Barstool Sports

The University and Barstool resolved a dispute over trademarks filed for a podcast and web series with similar names.

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September 24, 2020

University Removes Plaque, Stone Commemorating Stephen Douglas and Old University of Chicago; “C Bench” Keystone remains

Campus organizers criticized the removal, saying “we have never heard anyone call for this,” and demanding reparations from the University.

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July 9, 2020

"C Bench" Plaque

The plaque beneath the stone from Douglas Hall at the Old University of Chicago in the "C Bench" outside Cobb Hall.

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July 9, 2020

"C Bench" Keystone

The keystone from Douglas Hall at the Old University of Chicago set in the "C Bench" outside Cobb Hall.

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July 9, 2020