Ruby Rorty

Co-Editor-in-Chief  /   2022 Class


Dear Incoming Freshmen: It Will Be Okay

While there exists a slew of unhelpful advice for college freshmen, incoming students should rest assured that their first year will be challenging, enjoyable, and unique to them.


September 22, 2019

To Speak for the Trees

Too often overlooked, trees in Hyde Park should play a larger role in our experience on campus.


May 6, 2019

The Grave Responsibility of U.S. News and World Report

Due to its profound influence in the world of college admissions, U.S. News and World Report must reformulate its college rankings to account for privilege and economic inequality— especially in the wake of scandal.


April 18, 2019

Anxiety Abounds on Campus

Administrators must take steps to mitigate UChicago's notorious stress culture.


March 12, 2019

How to Fight a Rigged System

The University is committed to free discourse—that means discussions of oil money, trustees, and gentrification are fair game.


February 25, 2019

Student Activists Need to Better Prioritize Climate Change

Students need to adapt their daily routines to address growing climate change.


January 21, 2019

Phi Delt's Recolonization: An Experiment in Responsible Frats

The recolonization of Phi Delt will foretell the future of fraternities at UChicago as the newest experiment in Greek Life.


December 3, 2018

The Problem With Mimicking Harvard

UChicago’s administration needs to stop trying to copy the Ivies just to boost our rankings.


November 19, 2018