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Sorcery. Poison. Betrayal. Tajik pastries. Brinton Ahlin, AB'09, fills us in on his adventures in Tajikistan.
Cela Sutton, '10, is producing a new documentary about the University's role on the South Side.
New CAPS program to help students connect with jobs and internships in the non-profit sector.
TAPS students benefit from unique collaboration with Court Theatre.
First-year diver Becky Schmidt reflects on her rookie season.
Greta Honold, AB'08, stars in acclaimed new play directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Class of 2011 | History
A chance meeting eleven years ago sparked Adama’s love of painting.
Journalist James Fallows to teach course on nonfiction.
Joel Putnam, AB'08, shares stories from his trip around the world.
Meet second-year Adam Hemmings, the ruler of his own micronation.
Behind the scenes with University Theater's 24-Hour Play Festival.
Students, organizers share their memories of Chicago's famed Folk Festival.
BJ residents whip up Popeye-inspired meals for the annual Iron Chef competition.
Students explore the heart of Chicago through poetry and prose.
It's 6:00 a.m. Do you know where your roommate is?
By Susie Allen, Class of 2009
Feature-length film written and directed by fourth-year Jack Mayer will premiere at Doc Films on Jan. 19.
Two young alums hope to improve food security in rural South Africa.
Class of 2011 | History and English
Megan’s passion for music inspired her to start Tandem Shop, a record label that just released its second album.
Class of 2010 | Political Science
Deborah co-founded Avant Gaudy, an online vintage clothing store that has recently grown to international proportions.
Renovated study space in Harper Library gains popularity with students.
Major Activities Board brings DJ and remix artist Girl Talk to campus for its fall show.