Claire McNear

CONTRIBUTIONS

Uncommon place

U of C students seem unlikely ever to be normal, even as they slowly head that way.

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March 10, 2009

The Way Things Work: Nuclear waste

The U of C's nuclear experiments—as well as modern efforts to clean them up—trace their roots to a killjoy administrator, an Italian physicist, and a gang of singing teenagers.

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March 5, 2009

The name game

The GSB’s rechristening as Chicago Booth highlights the need to rebrand

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January 30, 2009

Save the last dance

The least you could have done, Barack, was invite me to your inaugural ball

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January 16, 2009

A mid–election night's dream

The shift of the American Dream after the death of an adventurer

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November 11, 2008

Gardening class

It’s at about this time every quarter when I begin to feel about classes the way I do about the plant.

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October 17, 2008

Shouting fire in an empty theater

All across campus, econ majors are feeling queasy—if not i-banking on Wall Street, then what?

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October 4, 2008

City Study Spots

Sometimes studying at the Reg just isn't an option

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September 25, 2008

Politicos

Hyde Park's activists, politicians, and leaders

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September 25, 2008

Change we can live with

Change is not a pleasant experience.

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September 22, 2008