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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

From left to right: Professors Cathy Cohen, Gabriel Lear, Anton Ford, and Gina Miranda Samuels.

Professors Discuss Free Speech at “On University Values” Event

By Seraphina Halpern / May 14, 2024
Professors Lisa Wedeen, Cathy Cohen, Anton Ford, Gabriel Lear, and Gina Miranda Samuels discussed the role and implementation of the Chicago Principles.
Faculty members of Faculty for Justice in Palestine speak at a press conference in front of Levi Hall.

Faculty for Justice in Palestine Reiterate Support for Encampment in Press Conference

By Tiffany Li / May 6, 2024
Several faculty leaders spoke on the state of negotiations with University administration, expressed disapproval against potential use of police force, and framed the encampment as an embodiment of free expression.
Professors Cathy Cohen, Christopher Wild, and Tom Ginsburg discuss the Kalven Report.

Panel Discusses the Kalven Report, Protecting Free Speech on Campus

By Anika Krishnaswamy / January 31, 2024
Experts examine the limitations and implications of the University’s official stance on political and social action in the Kalven Report.
University President Paul Alivisatos.

Paul Alivisatos Talks Student Safety, Free Expression, and Hyde Park Relations

By Naina Purushothaman / November 13, 2023
Alivisatos spoke about the reduction in Lyft rides, recent protests on campus, and the state of the Hong Kong campus amid geopolitical turmoil.
Students from SJP and Maroons for Israel protest in support of Israel and Palestine on the Quad.

University Administration Reiterates Protest Policy After Wave of Campus Demonstrations

By Austin Zeglis / November 1, 2023

On Wednesday, November 1, University President Paul Alivisatos and Dean of Students Michele Rasmussen outlined the University’s policies regarding protests and demonstrations in emails addressed to the...

New York Times columnist Bret Stephens was announced as the speaker for the 2023 Class Day ceremony in a press release on February 22.

The Provocative, Polarizing Prose of 2023 Class Day Speaker Bret Stephens

By Austin Zeglis / April 2, 2023
Stephens (A.B. ’95), a New York Times opinion columnist, addressed the criticism he has faced for his columns on Israeli-Arab relations, Jewish intelligence, and the Iraq War in a conversation with The Maroon.
A photo of Cobb Hall.

SJP Condemns University Response to Protest as a Sign of Bias

By Naina Purushothaman / February 9, 2023
“We can confidently say that students were within their right to protest but treated as guilty and purposely obstructed by administrators and UCPD throughout the action,” an SJP member said.
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