From the archive—More than 80 percent of UChicago students participated in at least one of 46 intramural events, noted the Magazine's 1981 Winter issue.
Peter Bernstein, AB’81, MBA’85, discussed what inspired students to play IM:
“You may have a 3.8 G.P.A.; you may have inherited your uncle’s Trans-Am and his Wendy’s Franchise; but I’ve got a damn good chance of winning Independent Coed Doubles Ping-Pong.”
It was a year of unusual team names: the Pork Belly Futures, the Sick Dogs, the Dead Popes, the Complete Greek Tragedies, and Norval’s Criminals.