The South Side Weekly is a newsprint magazine for and about the arts, culture, and politics of the South Side of Chicago. The Weekly is based out of the University of Chicago and distributed across the South Side each Wednesday of the academic year. All submissions welcome.
In fall 2013, the Weekly reformed itself as an independent, student-directed organization. The paper’s operations—printing and distribution—are funded entirely through advertising. Previously, the paper was known as the Chicago Weekly.
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South Side Weekly
5706 S. University Ave.
Reynolds Club 018
Chicago, IL 60637
Senior Editors Josh Kovensky, Harrison Smith
Politics Editors Osita Nwanevu
Stage & Screen Editor Meaghan Murphy
Music Editor Zach Goldhammer
Visual Arts Editor Emma Collins
Education Editor Bess Cohen
Online Editor Sharon Lurye
Contributing Editors Jake Bittle, Jack Nuelle, Rachel Schastok
Editor-at-Large Hannah Nyhart
Photo Editor Lydia Gorham
Illustration Editor Isabel Ochoa Gold
Layout Editor Emma Cervantes, Sarah Claypoole
Senior Writers Ari Feldman, Emily Holland, Katryce Lassle, Patrick Leow, Stephen Urchick
Staff Writers Olivia Adams, Maha Ahmed, Christian Belanger, Jon Brozdowski, Cindy Dapogny, Lauren Gurley, Olivia Dorow Hovland, Noah Kahrs, Olivia Markbreiter, Julian Nebreda, Paige Pendarvis, Jamison Pfeifer, Arman Sayani, Olivia Stovicek
Senior Photographer Luke White
Staff Photographers Camden Bauchner, Juliet Eldred, Stephanie Koch, Siddhesh Mukerji
Staff Illustrators Ellie Mejia, Wei Yi Ow, Hanna Petroski, Maggie Sivit
Editorial Intern Zavier Celimene
Business Manager Harry Backlund