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The midway point

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A former player traces UChicago’s oblong football history, from dominance to disappearance to happy coexistence with the school’s academic culture.

Summer savor

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The 61st Street Farmers Market: Where Hyde Park comes to feast.

Groovin’ in the park

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The third annual Celebrate Hyde Park festival draws thousands of visitors despite threatening thunderstorms.

Splash of color

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DOVA chair Jessica Stockholder created Chicago’s newest public-art installation.

Summit sketches

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Illustrator Mark McMahon, a longtime contributor to the Magazine, roamed Chicago during the NATO summit and sent us some sketches in progress, along with his notes.

Shelf life

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As the Seminary Co-op moves from its underground origins into the light of day, the bookstore’s denizens bid the beloved space farewell.

Table manners

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The Smart Museum’s exhibition Feast explores hospitality and welcoming gestures.

Visceral UChicago

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Some sights, sounds, smells, touches, and tastes can send you back to the quads.

Conversation starters

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Before they were friends, Lauren Berlant and Kimberly Pierce were teacher and student—but they’ve always been great talkers.

Campus’s newest building

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Astronomy and Astrophysics finds a home in a trailer park.

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