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The University of Chicago’s Independent Student Newspaper since 1892

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University Announces Creation of September Term Program
Second-, third-, and fourth-years in the College will be able to take three-week courses worth 100 units, with an announced cost per course of $4,380.
By Emma Janssen / March 1, 2022
University Researchers Find That CBD Helps Fight COVID-19 Infection in Human Cells
The researchers plan to test the association further in clinical trials.
By Natalie Hoge, Contributor / March 1, 2022
Harper Lecture Series Returns with “Recovering Black Love on Screen” Webinar
Harper Lecture Series Returns with “Recovering Black Love on Screen” Webinar
"[This project] is about finding moments of joy, laughter, and humor in the face of wider oppression... themes that I think are especially fitting for Black History Month," — Professor Allyson Nadia Field.
By Sabrina Chang / February 28, 2022
Russian and Ukrainian Students Stage Protest in Quad to Raise Awareness of Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine
Russian and Ukrainian Students Stage Protest in Quad to Raise Awareness of Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine
Students discussed the war’s international importance, possible American intervention and aid, and their outlook for an uncertain future.
By Zachary Leiter / February 28, 2022
The Department of Race, Diaspora, and Indigeneity will become part of the academic Division of the Social Sciences.
University Announces New Department of Race, Diaspora, and Indigeneity
The campus community met the announcement with both praise and criticism.
By Noah Glasgow / February 28, 2022
Students walking in the Quad.
UChicago Forward Update Announces Easing of Campus Masking Requirements
Starting March 4, masks will not be required in most offices, residence halls, retail stores, and dining spaces. Masking in classrooms will still be required through the end of winter quarter.
By Neive Rodriguez / February 26, 2022
Law Professor Aziz Huq
Law School Professor Aziz Huq Talks Qualified Immunity, Constitutional Rights at Seminary Co-Op Event
In discussing his new book The Collapse of Constitutional Remedies, Huq said that courts’ failure to deliver accountability is “not just a Republican problem but an institutional one.”
By Arjun Mazumdar / February 25, 2022
College Launches Human Rights Major in Partnership With Pozen Center
College Launches Human Rights Major in Partnership With Pozen Center
By Austin Zeglis / February 24, 2022

Beginning in the 2022–23 academic year, the College will offer a human rights major in partnership with the Pozen Family Center for Human...

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Night Owls Highlights Agnes Callard, Ezra Klein in “How Does U.S. Politics Work?”
By Kayla Rubenstein / February 22, 2022

In a conversation titled, “How Does U.S. Politics Work?,” New York Times journalist Ezra Klein and philosophy professor Agnes...

The old University of Chicagos Douglas Hall.
Regenstein Library Features Nikkei South Side Exhibit
By Neive Rodriguez / February 22, 2022

The story of Japanese Americans in the South Side was featured at the Regenstein Library as part of the Hanna Holborn Gray Special Research Collection...

The Keller Center, which houses the Harris School of Public Policy.
Jelani Cobb Analyzes Past, Present, and Future of Civil Rights at Harris School Event
By Neive Rodriguez / February 22, 2022

Jelani Cobb, a columnist for The New Yorker and the Ira A. Lipman Professor of Journalism at Columbia University, spoke at a virtual event...

Photo Essay: Students for Justice in Palestine Take Their Advocacy to the Main Quad
Photo Essay: Students for Justice in Palestine Take Their Advocacy to the Main Quad
By Maroon Staff / February 21, 2022

The UChicago chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) installed signs, banners, and flags across the main quad on Tuesday morning to...

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Encouraging Informality
Casual student-instructor socialization outside the classroom is critical to a fulfilling college experience.
By Henry Cantor / March 2, 2022
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