Patrick Reilly


Case for Confucius

Current dialogue around the Confucius Institute shows lack of faith in UChicago education and students.


May 23, 2014

Decay in the white city

Jackson Park’s better days have past, but students have the opportunity to restore one of Chicago’s great pieces of history.


May 9, 2014

Gunning for fun

When it comes to choosing between activities, it helps to know what you want at the end of the day.


April 25, 2014

Mentally taxing: an open letter to the IRS

Lawmakers’ failure to simplify tax code reveals disconnect with their past college selves and all of America.


April 11, 2014

Divest from divestment

Argument for divestment at odds with the facts.


February 21, 2014

First (aid) response

The University’s lack of a trauma center is a problem. So is its lack of first-aid kits.


January 28, 2014

World of tradecraft

Working on non-academic projects can pay off.


January 17, 2014

Don’t write off the future of journalism

Nonfiction might not be headed for the dumps.


January 10, 2014

Fifty years later, “ask what you can do”

John F. Kennedy’s legacy should extend beyond his assassination.


November 22, 2013

243rd place...but “curious, analytical, and engaged”

While by some metrics UChicago does not give students the best bang for their buck, “life of the mind” still holds value.


November 15, 2013