Lunch in Paris


Lydia Lunch reads William S. Burroughs, even though she doesn’t really like his work.

What would Friedman do?


Surprises at the Institute of Politics panel on climate change.

Rows of RSOs


A fourth-year reflects on the bustle and bewilderment—and wide possibilities—of the annual sign-up event for student organizations.

Manhattan project


Actor Eddie Shin, AB’98, discusses his role on WGN’s Manhattan and his Chicago theater background.

Leaps and bounds


The National Xenopus Resource at the Marine Biological Laboratory supports frog research with far-reaching implications.

A stage for the ages

Court Theatre, now in its 60th season, went from “a new type of summer theatre” to a Chicago institution.

The lot on 55th


Two rising third-years reflect on Pierce Tower’s house traditions.

The mystery of G. W. F. Hegel

Philosopher Sally Sedgwick investigates one of the field’s most challenging thinkers.

Hidden treasures


Ready to explore Tamil literature? South Asia scholar Sascha Ebeling shares his favorite works in translation.