Movies aren’t just filmed in Chicago, we have silver screens, too
The city has something for the artiste in everyone
Home to literally hundreds of theater companies, Chicago is regarded as one of the best theater scenes in the world. This is the home of improv troupe Second City, which birthed stars John Belushi, Tina Fey, and Amy Poehler, and…
For when the Maroons are off-season, of course
The big names in the Windy City, and what you need to know about them
The neighborhood we call home is rife with culture, food, and things to do
Businesses are springing up all over 53rd Street, bringing some amenities to Hyde Park for the first time
When that walk to the library (and up four staircases!) just isn’t burning enough calories
Too cool for school, too weak for varsity
Everything from 4 a.m. crew practice to chucking that Frisbee across the Midway
No stadiums, no prime-time television contracts, but all the competitive spirit you could desire
Some short history lessons, all in good sport
The recently completed Logan Center comes equipped with dazzling resources and creative promises
Even the museums here are Smart
There’s more behind the clever names
From broadcasting to bands, there’s something for all musicians
Never in my life have I been a “theater kid.” I don’t get the jokes, I haven’t read much Shakespeare, and I pride myself on having never sat through an episode of Glee. The stage is cool and all but,…
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Meet our student leaders, the latest corrupt politicians in the city of Chicago
The University has a long history of activism and engagement that stretches from the ‘60s to now
Engage in (or ignore) to your heart’s content
From queer film screenings to mixers with graduate students and alumni, LGBTQ resources abound
Writing your heart out has never been easier. Here’s a list of some (other) notable publications
Already eager for employment, both on campus and beyond? Look no further than Career Advancement
Who will save your soul? Have faith in campus groups
New and improved health care can’t cure That Kids
Though the slogans might have some truth to them, students here don’t actually date squirrels
How to make the next nine months work
Your guide to every kind of food you possibly want (or, you know, just what’s in Hyde Park)
From hub to hidden, the campus abounds with cafes and coffee shops of every variety
The dining halls have everything you could “want,” and then “some”
The life and times of alumnus Charles Lindsay Burroughs, an Olympian whose life was cut short at 25.
B-list celebrities only the U of C could produce.
These U of C administrators are at the top of the food chain when it comes to both your life at the University and the life of the University itself.
While it may resemble Freaks and Geeks more than Biggie & Tupac, we still have our share of heated competition.
Blood can still boil when it’s 10 degrees below—here are just a few things that did the trick last year.
Even though you’ll quickly learn that sky can remain gray for several consecutive weeks, here are some of the traditions that warm up the life of the mind.
Don’t know much about history? Here’s an accelerated class on 120 years of bomb making and Core creating.
For the studious, the curious, and those who have miles (and three essays) to go before they sleep.
When an 8 million volume library system just won’t cut it.
More doctors than you can find in a hospital.
Don’t be intimidated by that 10,000-page “Programs of Study” tome.
The U of C’s Great Doorstops—er, Books—program.
How to pick the winners, which ironically includes one class called “Losers”.