Letters

Fall/20

Letter writers address the risks that come with every medication, affirm the ongoing relevance of public trust doctrine, dive into Promontory Point memories, and more.

Summer/20

This issue’s reader dispatches address public spaces College access, South Side music, “Ribs ’n’ Bibs, Ribs ’n’ Bibs,” football traditions, and more.

Spring/20

Readers write in about the school of Doc Films; the alumnus movie star we overlooked; Irish music; Bette Howland and her legacy; Themosticles, Thucydides; and more.

Winter/20

Readers write in about the Oriental Institute; the life of Justice John Paul Stevens, LAB’37, AB’41; Afghanistan's landscape; and more.

Fall/19

Readers weigh in on 100 years of the Oriental Institute, the life of David Bevington, the merits of college athletics, and more.

Summer/19

Readers weigh in on the specialness of Special Collections, medical care models, what ails our democracy, and more.

Spring/19

Readers contemplate Hong Kongʼs future, remember Laura Fermi and Hellmut Fritzsche, take a stand against puns, and more.

Winter/19

Readers appreciate a Study Abroad story, remember a scientific friendship, make the case for weightier coverage in the Magazine, and more.

Fall/18

Readers celebrate the pleasures of book collecting and getting lost, recall Richard Stern’s criticism and Enrico Fermi’s culinary choices, and more. 

Summer/18

Readers applaud class correspondents, debate health policy, ponder the merits of reflection and regret, and more.

Spring/18

Readers remember Jonathan Z. Smith, Robert Maynard Hutchins, and other campus figures; reflect on growing older; seek ice-skaters; debate a speaking invitation; and more.

Winter/18

Readers react to the Chicago Pile-1 experiment and its far-reaching legacy; debate deterrence and gerrymandering; correct the fossil record; and more.