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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

Members of Faculty for Justice in Palestine stage a die-in in front of Levi Hall.

Faculty For Justice in Palestine Stage Die-In at Levi Hall

By Katherine Weaver / May 17, 2024
After UCPD raided the pro-Palestine encampment last Tuesday, FJP hosted a teach-in on the quad followed by a die-in outside of Levi Hall.
LIVE UPDATES: Police Raid Quad Encampment on Ninth Day

LIVE UPDATES: Police Raid Quad Encampment on Ninth Day

By Maroon Staff / May 7, 2024
Check back for updates on the events unfolding during UChicago United for Palestine’s encampment on the quad.
UCPD on the quad.

UCPD Presence on Quad Reduced as a Precondition for Negotiations with the Encampment, per UCUP

By Nikhil Jaiswal / May 5, 2024
When asked to comment, the University referred the Maroon to a statement confirming that substantive negotiations with organizers were ongoing.
The projected text on Levi Hall reading From the river to the sea.

LIVE UPDATES: Pro-Palestine Encampment Enters Seventh Day on Quad

By Maroon Staff / May 5, 2024
Check back for updates on the events unfolding during UChicago United for Palestine’s encampment on the quad.
Pro-Palestinian protesters encampment

University Administrators Respond to Pro-Palestine Encampment

By Amy Ma and Kayla Rubenstein / April 29, 2024
In emails addressed to members of the University community, Alivisatos and Rasmussen emphasized UChicago’s commitment to free speech while explicitly stating the encampment is in violation of University policy.
UCUP protestors begin their march from in front of Levi Hall.

Pro-Palestine Protesters Hold Quad Rally and March Through Campus

The protest comes as a growing number of students at universities across the country have set up tents on campus spaces to protest the war in Gaza.
Protestors on the quad hold signs in support of Palestine and condemning Israel.

SJP Marches in Solidarity with Rafah, Condemns Disciplinary Hearing

By Amy Ma / February 22, 2024
Friday’s rally was held on the same day as the University’s disciplinary hearing against SJP.
UCUP speaker in front of “Honor the Martyrs,” UCUP’s 23,000-flag art installation.

UCUP Stages Die-In at Pret a Manger, Protests Israel Consul General’s Meeting With Alivisatos

By Katherine Weaver and Lucas Frisancho / January 28, 2024
More than two dozen students and faculty entered Pret a Manger and lay on the floor with white roses on their chests during the “die-in.”
UCUP art installation on the quad.

UCUP Installs 23,000 Flags on Quad in Memory of Palestinians Killed

By Katherine Weaver / January 24, 2024
The art installation on the quad honors Palestinians killed in Gaza after October 7.
Student Marshals and members of the University Police outside Rosenwald Hall during the UCUP sit in.

All Charges Dropped Against UCUP Sit-In Protestors

By Tiffany Li / December 24, 2023
The decision to charge protesters broke with University precedent.
Protestors rallied outside ISAC

In New Strategy, Pro-Palestine Demonstrators Protest Directly to Admissions Tour Groups

By Emma Janssen / November 11, 2023
UCUP directed its messaging specifically to prospective students and families through a day of chants, speeches, and rallies.
Protestors rallied and chanted outside of Rosenwald Hall on November 9, 2023.

UCPD Arrests Protesters Engaged in Admissions Office Sit-In and Faculty Members

At 6:15 p.m., UCUP protesters engaged in a sit-in at the admissions office were arrested by University police officers and began to be processed inside adjacent Walker Museum.
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