Chicago Studies on Campus

A Night at the Peking Opera
By: Lily Gordon, Third-Year Student and Civic Journalist
A drunken hero fought a tiger in front of 474 people in the Riva and Daivd Logan Center for the Arts last Saturday night...

The Chicago Grand Slam is a Big Hit Amongst Poetry Community
By: Hannah Fullmer, Fourth-Year Student and Civic Journalist
Bright and early on the morning of Sunday, April 13, folding tables were placed in the lobby of the Logan Center for the Arts loaded with T-shirts...

Physics and Feminism: International Women's Day Programming at the University of Chicago
By: Kiran Misra, First-Year Student and Civic Journalist
After seeing Young Kee-Kim's and reading the impressive (and lengthy) list of her awards and accolades, attendees who arrived at the Cloister Club...

Mayors Celebrate Urban Renaissance and Tackle Urban Issues in Forum at UChicago
By: Sarah Miller, Third-Year Student and Civic Journalist
Since the 2008 Great Recession, millions of Americans have flocked to to cities in serach of economic opportunity...

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Active Allies: Celebrating Pan Africanism at the 5th Annual Pan African Night
By: Kiran Misra, First-Year Student and Civic Journalist
"These days there's a lot of talk about 'being allies.' But we're at a point where people need to be more than allies; they need to be comrades," declared a representative of the Haitian consulate...

An Artistic and Delicious Taste of Pilsen
By: Christine Schmidt, First-Year Student and Civic Journalist
More than 100 of the University of Chicago's students descended on the central Chicago neighborhood of Pilsen on Friday, April 11 to take part in...

Changing Chicago's Food System, One Festival at a Time
By: Lily Gordon, Fourth-Year Student and Civic Journalist
Chicago's local food revolution is being led by young people, according to one exhibitor at the 10th annual Good Food Festival on March 15...