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“Justice at Any Rate”: Remembering Chicago Civil Rights Leader Timuel D. Black

By Gabriel Sanchez Ainsa

Black died on October 13 at 102 years old.

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November 1, 2021

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Jinna Lee

O-Issue 2021, by The Chicago Maroon

By Maroon Staff

An introduction to the next four years.

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September 21, 2021

Adyant Kanakamedala

The Adventure of the American Mind

By Eric Vanderwall

Grey City reviews "The Opening of the American Mind: Ten Years of The Point."

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June 13, 2021

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Brandon Shin

Neurodivergence at an Atypical School

By Laura Gersony

UChicago has an extensive infrastructure devoted to meeting the needs of students with learning disabilities. But many of these students say it’s falling short.

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May 23, 2021

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Abigael Thinakaran

Essential at UChicago

By Adyant Kanakamedala, Ruby Rorty, and Matthew Lee

Many UChicago workers said that the challenges of the pandemic are exacerbated by the University's often-unsupportive administration.

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April 29, 2021

Circuit Court of Cook County

The Illinois Juvenile Justice System Faces COVID-19

By Claire Potter

From isolation to disrupted educations, the pandemic deeply affected youth entangled in Illinois's juvenile justice system, and underlined some of the system's contradictions.

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April 27, 2021

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UChicago News

Paul Alivisatos Wants To Begin His Presidency by Listening

By Kate Mabus

From attending UChicago as an undergraduate to serving as provost at UC Berkeley, future university president Paul Alivisatos understands the importance of collaboration and open discussion.

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April 20, 2021

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Matthew Lee

A “Second Pandemic”: The Enduring Impacts of COVID-19 on Mental Health and Wellbeing

By Angelique Alexos and Lukian Kling

Grey City sat down with therapists and UChicago researchers to discuss the toll of the pandemic on mental health and wellness.

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April 20, 2021

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Kelly Curry

Losing Faith in the Child Welfare System: Illinois Parents and Foster Caregivers Struggle During the COVID-19 Shutdowns

By Claire Potter

During the pandemic, parents looked for outside support. They struggled to find it.

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April 12, 2021

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Matthew Lee

The Illinois Child Welfare System: Under Stress, Confronting COVID-19

By Claire Potter

The pandemic has only exacerbated the existing systemic issues faced by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services and the children and families it serves.

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April 6, 2021

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University of Chicago Photographic Archive

How The University of Chicago Can Better Serve the South Side

By Maroon Editorial Board

Over the past four months, The Maroon Editorial Board deliberated how the University of Chicago can improve its relationship with the South Side. This series, the product of interviews with various community members, activists, and University associ…

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April 1, 2021

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University of Chicago Photographic Archive

Shaping the Conversation: The Maroon’s Role in Reporting on Race, Equity, and Opportunity on the South Side

By Maroon Editorial Board

To overhaul our reporting standards on racial equity, we have established a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion board as a starting point.

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March 30, 2021

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University of Chicago Photographic Archive

To Repair Historic Harm, the University Must Endow South Siders With Capital and Control

By Maroon Editorial Board

The University should fund a Center for Reparative Justice and incorporate a Community Board into the Office of Civic Engagement to direct their initiatives on the South Side.

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March 30, 2021

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University of Chicago Photographic Archive

It’s Time for UChicago To Rethink Its Development Strategy

By Maroon Editorial Board

The University’s self-interested development strategy has long displaced low-income Southsiders. It must take direct action to support affordable housing in the area and create an institutional framework to ensure that its development decisions are …

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March 30, 2021

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University of Chicago Photographic Archive

To Be a Better Neighbor on the South Side, UChicago Must Begin on Its Own Campus

By Maroon Editorial Board

UChicago must make its physical spaces more accessible and open its academic and professional resources to the South Side.

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March 30, 2021

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Brandon Shin

A Tale of Two Curricula: General Education at St. John’s College and the University of Chicago

By Brandon Shin

A small liberal arts college in Maryland shows a vision of what the University of Chicago might have been.

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March 30, 2021

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