Alumni Essay

July–Aug/12

During the Cultural Revolution in China, my father was declared a traitor, and my mother was imprisoned by the Red Guards and repeatedly coerced to divorce him.
July–Aug/12

Mike Michaels, X’61, explains how he was a fly on the wall in the creation of the greatest song in the history of rock and roll.

May–June/12

When Sadie Stein, AB’03, finally read the fourth installment in her favorite young-adult series, she was pleasantly surprised.

Jan–Feb/12

Harriet Heyman, AM'72, finds herself in acrobatics.

Nov–Dec/11

For a once-shy guy, singing karaoke reflects a social transformation toward a new bold attitude.
Feb/50

From our print archive: In an essay from 1950, Ed Diamond, AB’47, AM’49, explains how nature and its whims—including a pair of frozen glasses and the birth of a baby—almost “de-iced” the UChicago hockey team.