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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

The Maroon Weekly, E115
By Celeste Alcalay, Gregory Caesar, Pravan Chakravarthy, Jake Zucker, Michael Plunkett, and Henry Lako-Baldwin / February 17, 2024

On Episode 115, a couple new voices join us in the studio.  Michael Plunkett, Lead Developer for the Maroon's Data section, told us about the...

The Maroon Weekly, E114
By Celeste Alcalay, Pravan Chakravarthy, William Kimani, and Jake Zucker / February 8, 2024

On Episode 114, we are joined by recent alumnus and former Podcast section member Carter Beckstein! We hear from him about what he's been up...

The Maroon Weekly, E113
By Celeste Alcalay, William Kimani, Kentaro Mathis, and Jake Zucker / January 14, 2024

On Episode 113, we discuss the now-infamous Moongate and the impact that Sidechat has on campus. We also chart the discourse around University's...

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The Maroon Weekly, E112
By Pravan Chakravarthy, Jake Zucker, Celeste Alcalay, Kentaro Mathis, and Gregory Caesar / November 5, 2023

On Episode 112, we share an exclusive report on the University's precarious financial position and consider its implications for the future....

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The Maroon Weekly, E111
By Gregory Caesar and Celeste Alcalay / November 2, 2023

Cops and robbers, (yet) another political rally, and more updates on the latest happenings on campus on Episode 111.   Hosted...

Brewing Thoughts: 2023 Predictions and Promises
Brewing Thoughts: 2023 Predictions and Promises
By Bernadette Broscius and Angelique Canchola / February 28, 2023

Bernadette and Angelique recall their favorite 2022 memories, dish out *probably* true, *possibly* false 2023 predictions, offer sort of helpful...

Brewing Thoughts: WYD Tonight? (ft. Jack Atkins)
Brewing Thoughts: WYD Tonight? (ft. Jack Atkins)
By Bernadette Broscius and Angelique Canchola / May 26, 2022

In their first episode, Bernadette and Angelique talk about weekend life at UChicago, their crushes, and the future owner of Disney World. They...

Brewing Thoughts: Her Story (ft. Feven Jembere)
Brewing Thoughts: "Her Story" (ft. Feven Jembere)
By Titilayo Arowolo and Beza Desta / March 9, 2020

In the first episode of the “Her Story” series, Titi and Beza talk to Feven Jembere about her journey and the experiences that make her who...

Brewing Thoughts: To Unpack Our Era
Brewing Thoughts: To Unpack Our Era
By Beza Desta and Titi Arowolo / February 21, 2020

Titi and Beza chat with Norma Ferrel, Kenley Ambrose, and Samuel Roth to unpack the complex relationship between college students and their...

Brewing Thoughts: A Year and Now
Brewing Thoughts: A Year and Now
By Titi Arowolo and Beza Desta / January 6, 2020

Five weeks into the college grind, we reflect on our lives a year ago and our reality now. Featuring: Titi Arowolo and Beza Desta

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Special Report: Interviews with Pro-Israeli and Pro-Palestinian Protesters
By Gregory Caesar, William Kimani, Nolan Shaffer, Emma Janssen, Celeste Alcalay, Erica Cai, and Jake Zucker / November 10, 2023

The following is a series of audios recorded on the main quad of the University of Chicago on Thursday, October 19, 2023. It features interviews...

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Special Report: Professor James Robinson and the 2023 Pearson Global Forum
By Gregory Caesar / October 9, 2023

The Maroon's Gregory Caesar interviews Harris School of Public Policy professor, leading political economist, and Pearson Institute director...

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Special Report: Writing Faculty United Unionization Interview
By Gregory Caesar, William Kimani, and Carter Beckstein / April 28, 2023

The Maroon interviews Cameron Powell, a full-time Writing Specialist in the College and member of Writing Faculty United's (WFU) organizing committee,...

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Special Report: Math, a Human Endeavor (Ft. Mark Bly)
By Owen Dominguez / November 8, 2022

Though, to the everyday person, math may seem quite static, Mark Bly joins us to breathe life into the subject. He calls it a “human endeavor,”...

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Special Report: College Council Elections
By Jake Zucker / October 25, 2022

Lead podcast editor Jake Zucker sits down with the newly elected Class of 2026 College Council Representatives. They discuss their campaigns,...

The Maroon Weekly, E115
By Celeste Alcalay, Gregory Caesar, Pravan Chakravarthy, Jake Zucker, Michael Plunkett, and Henry Lako-Baldwin / February 17, 2024

On Episode 115, a couple new voices join us in the studio.  Michael Plunkett, Lead Developer for the Maroon's Data section, told us about the...

The Maroon Weekly, E114
By Celeste Alcalay, Pravan Chakravarthy, William Kimani, and Jake Zucker / February 8, 2024

On Episode 114, we are joined by recent alumnus and former Podcast section member Carter Beckstein! We hear from him about what he's been up...

The Maroon Weekly, E113
By Celeste Alcalay, William Kimani, Kentaro Mathis, and Jake Zucker / January 14, 2024

On Episode 113, we discuss the now-infamous Moongate and the impact that Sidechat has on campus. We also chart the discourse around University's...

So What Brings You Here: The Transfer Experience
By Celeste Alcalay and Erica Cai / January 12, 2024

On their first episode, Celeste and Erica discuss what it's like to be a transfer student at UChicago with Aron, who transferred here from...

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Special Report: Interviews with Pro-Israeli and Pro-Palestinian Protesters
By Gregory Caesar, William Kimani, Nolan Shaffer, Emma Janssen, Celeste Alcalay, Erica Cai, and Jake Zucker / November 10, 2023

The following is a series of audios recorded on the main quad of the University of Chicago on Thursday, October 19, 2023. It features interviews...

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The Maroon Weekly, E112
By Pravan Chakravarthy, Jake Zucker, Celeste Alcalay, Kentaro Mathis, and Gregory Caesar / November 5, 2023

On Episode 112, we share an exclusive report on the University's precarious financial position and consider its implications for the future....

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The Maroon Weekly, E111
By Gregory Caesar and Celeste Alcalay / November 2, 2023

Cops and robbers, (yet) another political rally, and more updates on the latest happenings on campus on Episode 111.   Hosted...

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The Maroon Weekly, E110
By Gregory Caesar, William Kimani, and Celeste Alcalay / October 24, 2023

It's been an...eventful week on campus, to say the least. Hear about our encounters with pro-Israel and pro-Palestine protestors, a new spate...

Headshot of Professor James Alan Robinson
Special Report: Professor James Robinson and the 2023 Pearson Global Forum
By Gregory Caesar / October 9, 2023

The Maroon's Gregory Caesar interviews Harris School of Public Policy professor, leading political economist, and Pearson Institute director...

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The Maroon Weekly, E109
By Gregory Caesar, William Kimani, Erica Cai, Sofia Castro, and Celeste Alcalay / October 9, 2023

Hear about the University's newest initiatives for freedom of expression, Hyde Park migrant crisis tension, and a new local green space on the...

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The Maroon Weekly, E108
By Gregory Caesar and Jake Zucker / October 2, 2023

We're back! On the first Weekly episode of the 2023–24 academic year, Greg and Jake give their hot takes on UChicago's latest ranking,...

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Raw Cut: 2023 Hyde Park Jazz Festival
By Gregory Caesar, Jake Zucker, and William Kimani / September 28, 2023

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O-Week Podcast, 2023
By Jake Zucker, Pravan Chakravarthy, and Gregory Caesar / September 18, 2023

Welcome (back) to campus! On the 2023 O-Week podcast, Jake, Pravan, and Greg offer advice to first-years adjusting to UChicago life and reflect...

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Joint Issue: UChicago Versus Northwestern Campus Culture
By Gregory Caesar and Anita Li / June 11, 2023

In the first-ever crossover podcast between Northwestern and UChicago, Anita Li of The Daily Northwestern joins Gregory on UChicago's campus...

The Maroon Weekly, E107 (Live Recording)
The Maroon Weekly, E107 (Live Recording)
By Carter Beckstein, William Kimani, Pravan Chakravarthy, Jake Zucker, and Gregory Caesar / May 22, 2023

Welcome to Episode 107 of The Maroon Weekly, the final episode of the '22–'23 academic year recorded live at the Study Hotel UChicago lobby...

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