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The Maroon looks at how marijuana legalization will affect the University and the state.
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The Chicago Maroon 5h
Leslie Hairston was sworn in for her sixth term as Fifth Ward Alderman on Monday after a judge rejected her challenger’s restraining order.
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The Chicago Maroon 6h
Graduate Students United (GSU) members are likely to strike before the end of the quarter: 1134 members voted to authorize industrial action, while 112 voted against the measure.
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The Chicago Maroon 21h
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: The Maroon is publishing senior columns for our graduation issue. You may write about virtually any aspect of your four years at UChicago, and any seniors in the College are welcome to submit! Send your pieces to viewpoints@chicagomaroon.com by May 29th.
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The Chicago Maroon May 20
In this morning's newsletter: GSU may announce today whether or not their strike authorization vote passed; Northwestern joins the collaboration of more than 100 researchers to advance quantum information science.
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The Chicago Maroon May 19
“What I was trying to do in The Leopold and Loeb Files,” Barrett said, “was let this collection of documents tell the story in such a way that you would feel that you were peeking through the keyhole of history.”
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The Chicago Maroon May 18
“The real appeal of the franchise is seeing cute monsters beat each other up. In this regard, this movie is mostly satisfying.”
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The Chicago Maroon May 18
Directed by third-year Kenjiro Lee, the play triumphs at weaving in comic relief with harsh social criticism, exploring cultural authenticity from multiple perspectives.
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The Chicago Maroon May 18
As states pass strict new abortion restrictions, The Maroon is looking back at the long history of abortion activism in Chicago.
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The Chicago Maroon May 18
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In this photo, taken in 1990s, Chicago police remove a right-to-life demonstrator who blockaded the entrance to a women's health clinic by lying in front of the door.
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The Chicago Maroon May 18
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Protesters gather in downtown Chicago for a demonstration against the Hyde Amendment. This sign reads, "Is it not the most brutal imposition for one set of people to make laws that another set is coerced by force to obey?"
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The Chicago Maroon May 18
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An anti-Hyde Amendment banner displayed at a downtown protest by the group Women Organized for Reproductive Choice.
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The Chicago Maroon May 18
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Many of these photos are from The Maroon's coverage of a demonstration against the Hyde Amendment, a federal spending provision barring government funding of abortions under Medicaid. The banner reads, "STOP HYDE...FUND MEDICAID ABORTIONS."
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The Chicago Maroon May 18
As states pass strict new abortion restrictions, The Maroon is looking back at the long history of abortion activism in Chicago.
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The Chicago Maroon May 17
Yesterday—one day into 's vote on whether to strike—Provost Daniel Diermeier sent graduate students an email announcing the formation of a committee to create more study and collaborative spaces for graduate students.
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The Chicago Maroon May 17
CALL FOR OP-EDS: The SAT is adding an “adversity score" to students' test scores. Is this policy sufficient, should it be reconfigured, should it be implemented at all? Send pieces to viewpoints@chicagomaroon.com. Please keep op-eds within ~1000 words.
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The Chicago Maroon May 17
Three UChicago third-year students—Keir Adams, Nikhil Pandit, and Maritha Wang—were recently awarded Barry Goldwater Scholarships, prestigious awards given to high-achieving STEM students.
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The Chicago Maroon May 16
Northwestern joining the Chicago Quantum Exchange represents the latest in a long line of partnerships between Northwestern University and the University of Chicago.
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The Chicago Maroon May 16
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: "In failing to act on the need for exercise options, the University is letting down its students." - South Inter-House Council Representatives
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The Chicago Maroon May 16
In today's newsletter: Trader Joe’s will come to Hyde Park; Graduate Students United yesterday announced a strike authorization vote.
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