• UChicago Monthly Mutual Aid Network

    by Strawberry Shortcake, April 2, 2024, 20:59 /// Mutual aid has existed for all of time – very simply, it’s people helping each other survive. Most people engage in mutual aid without even putting a name to it, because when we see our friends, family, or community struggle, we help.  A major goal of the […]

  • Why the Fight for Divestment on U.S. Campuses is Transformative

    by Hassan, March 8, 2024, 3:18 /// Every day, we student organizers at UChicago, like millions of young people around the world, are confronted with the horrific genocide of Palestinians. This Zionist genocide is backed by “our” government and most of “our” prominent institutions, which makes us directly complicit. I put the word “our” in […]

  • Coffee Chats with the CIA: On Campus Recruiting During Ongoing Genocide

    by UChicago Dissenters Organizer, February 20, 2024, 1:42 /// According to the University of Chicago’s Handshake page, on February 22nd students (but only those who are US citizens, of course) have the opportunity to register for a “coffee chat” with CIA representatives. While the opportunity to sit down and talk with a government agent may […]

  • SJP and UCUP say: No Business as Usual During Genocide

    by SJP Organizer, February 19, 2024, 21:49 /// On February 16, while the University of Chicago conducted a disciplinary hearing against Students for Justice in Palestine at UChicago (SJP) for our “disruptive” protest tactics, we sent a message to the University Administration loud and clear: There will be no business as usual during genocide.  We […]

  • The Judge and the Deer Woman

    by O’Hanzee Dent, February 18, 2024, 21:48 /// In the oral histories of the ancestral caretakers who haunt and persevere on the lands we inhabit, there existed a creature called the Deer Woman. Deer Woman, a figure shared between Three Fires and Six Nations tribes alike, served many different roles among many folklore traditions. Shared […]