Alumni Essay


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.


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


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


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

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.