1. What’s in store

    Bob Mariano, MBA’87, sheds light on what it’s like to be a supermarket CEO.

    "Sometimes I go through the store with a ball cap and sunglasses so nobody knows who I am. It’s not to do any sort of “gotcha”; it’s more for my own observations, to make sure we’re on the right path, we’re not missing anything."

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    Read the interview

  2. uchicagoadmissions:

explore-blog:

Susan Sontag's exquisite Letter to Borges – a meditation on books, self-transcendence, and reading in the age of screens

Spoken like a true UChicago alum.

    uchicagoadmissions:

    explore-blog:

    Susan Sontag's exquisite Letter to Borges – a meditation on books, self-transcendence, and reading in the age of screens

    Spoken like a true UChicago alum.

  3. italkapple:

    🌳🌿🍃 green is back!
    Cobb, Harper Quad, Burton-Judson

  4. This game show host, who recently set a Guinness World Records for the most episodes ever hosted by the same presenter, is celebrating his 74th birthday today.
Who is … Alex Trebek?
During Trebek’s 30 years with the show, he has met many UChicagoans. We tracked down 19 alums who appeared on Jeopardy! and collected their stories. Check out some of their buzzer advice, biggest surprises about the show, embarrassing clue stumpers, and more. 
Pictured: Behind the scenes at a Jeopardy! taping. Photography by Justin Levy, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

    This game show host, who recently set a Guinness World Records for the most episodes ever hosted by the same presenter, is celebrating his 74th birthday today.

    Who is … Alex Trebek?

    During Trebek’s 30 years with the show, he has met many UChicagoans. We tracked down 19 alums who appeared on Jeopardy! and collected their stories. Check out some of their buzzer advice, biggest surprises about the show, embarrassing clue stumpers, and more.

    Pictured: Behind the scenes at a Jeopardy! taping. Photography by Justin Levy, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

  5. Icing on the cake

    As a College fourth-year, Victoria Maya, AB’11, baked up a sweet business idea in her South Campus dorm room.

    Read the story

    Photography by Kathryn Vandervalk, ’16, and courtesy Victoria Maya, AB’11

  6. Yes! Yes! Yes! Yes!
On this day When Harry Met Sally turns 25. The main characters—Harry Burns and Sally Albright—met via the Reynolds Club ride board. How UChicago.

    Yes! Yes! Yes! Yes!

    On this day When Harry Met Sally turns 25. The main characters—Harry Burns and Sally Albright—met via the Reynolds Club ride board. How UChicago.

  7. Sunshine day
Volunteer Black-eyed Susan flowers brighten up the alley next to the Hyde Park Animal Clinic.
Photography by Carrie Golus, AB’91, AM’93

    Sunshine day

    Volunteer Black-eyed Susan flowers brighten up the alley next to the Hyde Park Animal Clinic.

    Photography by Carrie Golus, AB’91, AM’93

  8. Even when we’re just starting to write and edit stories for the next issue, we’re still deep in proofreading. The latest request…

    Even when we’re just starting to write and edit stories for the next issue, we’re still deep in proofreading. The latest request…

  9. No defeat
Paying tribute to the fledging UChicago women’s crew team, this 1977 poster by Danette Kauffman, AM’69, riffs on the WW I Victory Girls theme.
The team, the Magazine reported, was raising money to enter competitions and had already earned “respect from other crews for its fierce determination.”

    No defeat

    Paying tribute to the fledging UChicago women’s crew team, this 1977 poster by Danette Kauffman, AM’69, riffs on the WW I Victory Girls theme.

    The team, the Magazine reported, was raising money to enter competitions and had already earned “respect from other crews for its fierce determination.”

  10. Bleach v. beach
An on-campus laundry service ad from a 1955 issue of the Chicago Maroon entices students to swap chores for extracurricular activities.

    Bleach v. beach

    An on-campus laundry service ad from a 1955 issue of the Chicago Maroon entices students to swap chores for extracurricular activities.