Andrew Alexander


Twitter, circa 100 BC


July 28, 2009

"The Ultimate Insider"

The New York Times Magazine


July 26, 2009

Harper Library: 1912-2009

On Sunday night, two friends and I spent close to six hours exploring the apparently limitless supply


July 14, 2009

The U of C and its drug-addicted students

In the happy PR-filled world of alumni magazines, it's not uncommon to read stories about people who


July 14, 2009

Nerding out

Add this to your list of little-known facts about the U of C: up until five or six years ago, there u


July 10, 2009

The Co-Op: it still exists!

A rare trip north of 53rd St. last week revealed to me something more adventurous Hyde Parkers probab


July 6, 2009

Iran's protests won't end well

If there is one good thing that will come out of the mass protests in Iran this week, it is that West


June 19, 2009

The maple spirit

As a newly minted Canadian citizen, I’m proud to live down south.


May 5, 2009

Bad chemistry

The undergraduate chemistry program leaves much to be desired.


April 17, 2009

Begging the question

Refusing to give money to the homeless forces us to dehumanize them


February 26, 2009