The Core

Winter/21

During the pandemic, fourth-year Elma Ling Hoffman, an art history and religious studies major, adopts a feathered friend. 

Winter/21

Which Chicago neighborhood would you buy (in candle form)? 

Winter/21

In the run-up to the 2020 election, Jenny Holzer, EX’74, and UChicago students collaborate on an art project to get out the vote. 

Summer/20

At Fermilab, artist in residence Adam Nadel, AB’90, used high-energy electrons to capture portraits of the invisible natural world.

Summer/20

The story of Spring Quarter 2020, as told through University emails. 

Summer/20

A third-year was terrified of catching COVID-19. He went to the Black Lives Matter protests anyway. 

Summer/20

What’s it like to live on campus when everything is closed and almost everyone has left? 

Summer/20

Through text messages and photographs, Vera Soloview, Class of 2023, tracks her pandemic-upended life. 

Summer/20

A first-year, the daughter of an ER doctor and a nurse, tries to stay hopeful during the pandemic—but it’s hard when your parents are scared. 

Summer/20

Musician Eli Winter, AB'20, had planned a concert tour of the United States and Europe after graduation. Then came the pandemic. 

Summer/20

In a pandemic, how can you focus on anything? A first-year documents her upended life through paintings and essays.