Mahmoud Bahrani


The economics of crime with Gary Becker

"To get people upset, I like to say there's an optimal amount of crime."


May 25, 2012

Hyde Park Harold's

Harold’s Chicken Shack first opened on June 22, 1950, the brainchild of a black southerner named Harold Pierce.


May 3, 2012

Bucknell bound: Roussell departs after eight seasons

Head coach Aaron Roussell accepted the women’s basketball head coaching position at Bucknell University, the athletic department announced Tuesday.


April 20, 2012

How sweet it is! Maroons sneak into round of sixteen

With a razor's edge victory over close contenders UW-Eau Claire, the Maroons are again in the running for a national title.


March 6, 2012

Great Scot! Maroons host Monmouth in first round of NCAAs

The Maroons enter the playoffs as the favorite to win their half of the bracket, a stark contrast to a year ago when they were largely an unknown entity.


March 2, 2012

Maroons aim for NCAA swoosh

More than 1,500 fans were on hand Saturday to watch Chicago best Wash U 76–67 in a grinding physical affair. The win capped a perfect 25–0 regular season, an unprecedented event in U of C basketball history.


February 28, 2012

Wash U, revenge, and a perfect record

On paper, the game between Wash U (20–4, 10–3) and Chicago (24–0, 13–0) tomorrow night means little. But in the last few years, the Wash U-Chicago rivalry has escalated to an entirely different level.


February 24, 2012

Pair of blowouts keeps Chicago undefeated

Chicago easily defeated Brandeis (8–16, 1–12) and NYU (10–14, 2–11) this past weekend, cementing their claim to the UAA title and the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA tournament.


February 21, 2012

Chicago Sky owner discusses challenges of running WNBA team


February 21, 2012

Final road trip of season holds conference play

Chicago travels to New York and Boston this weekend to play NYU (10–12, 2–9) and Brandeis (1–10, 8–14), two teams they thoroughly dominated in the first half of UAA play.


February 17, 2012