Class of 2017 student Destiny Reeves drew this adorable comic about the long late summer of a UChicago student. Lo, the trials of the quarter system!
Thanks! We’re glad we can add some fun to the stressful college application process.
As a bit of campus architecture for the day, take a look at the University’s Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, which opened in 2012. The building has two theaters, a performance hall, a cafe, a design shop, and tons of other goodies for the artistic set.
My friend Cooper was asked by our school to draw the holiday card for this year that the alumni get. This is what he painted.
Sentence diagramming may be a lost art form, but I think it’s a wonderful way to understand complex sentence structures.
Better Know a Major, Part Eight: Classical Studies
Classical studies is the study of ancient Roman and Greek civilization and literature, but this major has three different variants based around literature, culture, or language mastery. This is the major for people who enjoyed taking Latin in high school.
Class with the Most Flammable Subject Matter: Introduction to Papyrology. Papyrology, is, you guessed it, the study of papyri, and this class will investigate the history of still-preserved Greek writings and will include hands on work at both UChicago’s Oriental Institute and the University of Texas at Austin.
Most August Professor: Shadi Bartsch-Zimmer, Helen A. Regenstein Distinguished Service Professor. Professor Bartsch-Zimmer is an expert on the literature of Rome’s Neronian period, studying authors like Lucan, Seneca, and Petronius, and their use of metaphors and symbols. She also studies the reception of classical western texts on modern China.
Boarding a north bound 151 at a bus stop on North Michican Ave and the river, 1932, Chicago
The 151 still runs; its route only slightly deviating from the one 80 years ago.
Decaying sign on one of the original south-side Harold’s Chicken Shacks, 1986, Chicago.
Harold’s Hyde Park outpost is still a Saturday night staple of student dining on the cheap.
[Starts thinking about Arya]
[Starts getting nervous]
MEDFORD, MA—Leading a group of nearly two dozen high school juniors and seniors to various points of interest around campus, Tufts University tour guide Michelle Davis reportedly took time while describing every location Thursday to remind tour memb…
We love the Onion. (And we love our tour guides, who are incredibly welcoming and provide valuable information to all comers!)
Carl Sandburg surveys his city from the Board of Trade, 1957, Chicago. Grey Villet
"What’s so odd about odd numbers?"
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