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UChicago Charter School Educators Allegedly Seen Harassing Special Education Student in Video

By Stuti Shelat / February 15, 2024
A lawsuit filed over the harassment has since been settled.
What We’re Thankful For

What We’re Thankful For

By Maroon Editorial Board / November 29, 2023

It’s been a long two years since the Maroon Editorial Board wrote an article about what we’re thankful for. Did you miss us? Whether or not you’ve been patiently waiting for the day we made our grand...

Kuumba Lynx performing a dance routine.

Reimagining Washington Park: The Arts Lawn Grand Opening

By Anya Krishnan / October 31, 2023
A new performing and visual arts space is open to the community in Washington Park.
Courtesy of Melina Hale

The Mayor of Our Small Town: An Interview With Dean of the College Melina Hale

By Austin Zeglis / September 19, 2023

It is not uncommon for the University’s administration to undergo some reshuffling each summer, as evidenced by Melina E. Hale’s ascension to dean of the College on July 1. Hale spoke to The Maroon about...

Community members march through campus as a part of a UChicago Against Displacement rally in February 2023.

Student Activism Organizations on Campus

By Naina Purushothaman / September 19, 2023
Here are some of UChicago’s many student activism and advocacy organizations on campus.
Brandon Johnson holding a microphone and gesturing with his left hand as Paul Vallas sits next to him

Chicago Politics in 2023: What You Need to Know

By Sabrina Chang / September 19, 2023
The key players and the key issues to keep in mind.
University President Paul Alivisatos

Getting to Know Your University Administrators

By Austin Zeglis / September 19, 2023
A summary of University leadership for first-years and continuing students alike
Ida Noyes Hall

Finding Your Flock: Your Guide to Affinity Spaces and Cultural Organizations on Campus

By Naina Purushothaman / September 19, 2023
Here are some of UChicago’s many student affinity spaces and cultural organizations on campus.

How to Navigate Chicago’s Transit System

By Bianca Jortner / September 19, 2023
Your guide to getting around Hyde Park and the rest of Chicago for cheap (or for free)
Jay Berwanger’s 1935 Heisman Trophy.

Brains Over Brawn: How Football Found Its Place at UChicago

By Leo Vernor / September 19, 2023
Utter dominance, abolition, and the largest kazoo in the world: The story of the Chicago Maroons is a struggle between academic excellence and athletic prowess.
Nineteen Years Later

Nineteen Years Later

By Elizabeth Goetz / September 19, 2023
Class of 2008 alumna's advice for her first-year self
Moving in Place

Moving in Place

By Audrey Scott / September 19, 2023
A letter to my first-year self
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