A mother remembers the cusp of her son’s adulthood.
English professor Will Pritchard, AM’92, PhD’98, reflects on the “tender coincidences” that occur when father and son teach the same book.
Laura Gruen, AB’67, AM’68, sends dispatches from the pilgrimage route across Spain she walked this spring.
Wayne Scott, AB’86, AM’89, reflects on the winding path he and his wife followed on their way down the aisle.
Chelsea Leu, AB’14, explores how UChicago carved out an aspirational place for itself in higher education.
Herbert J. Gans, PhB’47, AM’50, professor emeritus of sociology at Columbia University, reminds us that Chicago is also where Nichols left his mark on classical music radio.
Zachary Cannon, AM’99, became attuned to the natural world all around him in Chicago’s urban landscape.
Dylan Walsh, AB’05, reflects on the full life his uncle lived with a transplanted kidney.
Baseball writer Christina Kahrl, AB’90, found acceptance as a trans woman in the sports world.
Noah Berlatsky, AM’94, uncoils the rope that ties Wonder Woman to traditional male superheroes and to Twilight’s Bella.
Lisa K. Harris, AB’82, MBA’84, learns to let go when her daughter leaves for the College.
Susie Allen, AB’09, recalls the human drama and sitcom qualities of the Reg’s One True Floor.