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The University of Chicago’s Independent Student Newspaper since 1892

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GSU protesters picket outside Harper Library.

GSU Submits Letter Requesting Union Recognition by University

By Nikhil Jaiswal / November 21, 2022
This push for recognition, which will be GSU’s second, comes at a moment of heightened campus labor activism across the country.
The Snell-Hitchcock dorm on campus.

Judge Bars University From Removing Fourth-Year From Housing

By Nikhil Jaiswal and Kayla Rubenstein / November 16, 2022
The Judge's order stems from Title IX complaints filed against and by the fourth-year regarding an incident in University housing on the night of September 29.
Levi Hall

In Response to Hiring Crunch, University Loosens Drug Testing Requirements

By Hugo Smith / November 8, 2022
“If you look at the evidence and the literature, you can’t find one study that says this is a policy that prevents—what? Medical errors?”
On Ellis Ave, five trucks with two red food trucks

Hyde Park Food Trucks Encounter Regulatory Roadblocks

By Finn Hartnett / November 6, 2022
Failed City of Chicago inspections briefly shuttered many of South Ellis Avenue’s familiar food trucks.
The Reynolds Club.

University Reports Sexual Assault and Drink Spiking Incidents

By Kayla Rubenstein / November 3, 2022
The University received reports of a sexual assault incident October 28 and seven instances of suspected spiked drinks since late September, per an email.
Levi Hall

Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss Financial Aid Collusion Lawsuit Against UChicago and Others

By Neive Rodriguez / October 26, 2022

A federal judge has denied a motion that would have dismissed an antitrust lawsuit against 17 elite universities, including the University of Chicago. The initial lawsuit was filed in January 2022 and...

In a meeting room with blue walls and chairs, about 10 students and Southsiders talk to each other.

Organizers Demand Affordable Housing, Transparency at Woodlawn Meeting

By Noah Glasgow / October 25, 2022
A coalition of community groups unveiled new demands at campaign, including a $1 billion housing grant from the University.
The Institute of Politics building on South Woodlawn Avenue

IOP Staff Sent Home Following Bomb Threat

By Nikhil Jaiswal and Emma Janssen / October 18, 2022

Content warning: This story mentions threats of violence.  The University of Chicago Institute of Politics (IOP) told student staff not to enter the building Tuesday afternoon after the institute received...

The Maroon Weekly, E87

Welcome back to the Maroon Weekly! In our last Weekly episode of the year, we discuss UChicago's Crime Lab, a new mental health resource for undergraduates, and...mosh pits! We also bid farewell to Ram...

The Maroon Weekly, E86

By Carter Beckstein, Miki Yang, and Gregory Caesar / May 16, 2022

Welcome back to the Maroon Weekly! Tune in to hear about the University's newest safety initiative, SCAV chaos, and a new coffee place in town! Hosted by: Carter Beckstein, Miki Yang, and Gregory Caesar Edited...

The Maroon Weekly, E85

Join us for this week's episode of The Weekly! It's been a slow news week, but there are some important events to get caught up on! Hosted by: Gregory Caesar, Jake Zucker, Rachel Liu, and Carter Beckstein Edited...

The Maroon Weekly, E84

Welcome back to The Maroon Weekly! Join us as we go over stories related to GSU, labor contracts, the new executive slate, and more! Hosted by: Ram Balasubramaniyan, Isaac Krakowka, and Gregory Caesar Featuring:...

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