Supriya Sinhababu

CONTRIBUTIONS

Obama, former law prof, wins presidency

Barack Obama accepted the 44th Presidency of the United States in a speech in Grant Park Tuesday night, surrounded by tens of thousands of supporters.

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November 7, 2008

Students hope to foster safer Hyde Park

Students nervous about getting from Burton-Judson to Regents Park after dark would most likely turn to SafeRide, not the University’s Marketplace website. On Sunday night, however, between listings for ride-sharing and babysitting, was a post titl...

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October 24, 2008

With Corso, Reininger doesn’t miss a beat

In many ways, Gregory Corso’s late adolescence mirrors that of the typical University of Chicago student. Unfortunately for Corso, the backdrop for his learning and growing experiences was not the U of C, but Clinton Correctional Facility, New Yor...

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October 21, 2008

Polar explorer and Lt. Governor speak out on global warming

For 45 years, Will Steger has explored the polar regions of the globe, leading historic expeditions across the Arctic and Antarctic ice shelves.

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October 17, 2008

Stuff to do

A guide to big events in the next few months

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September 25, 2008

Despite challenges, some undergrads make marriage work

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June 3, 2008

Full J. Z. Smith interview

J.Z. Smith refuses to use the Internet, but you can still read the full text of this two-hour interview here.

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June 2, 2008

More than a game

Sculptor Lorado Taft may have just been making a statement on human morality when he installed the Fountain of Time statue on the west end of the Midway in 1922. But as it towers over the rest of Washington Park, the wizened concrete form points j...

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June 2, 2008

Interview with J. Z. Smith

A word of advice for anyone hoping to contact Jonathan Zittell Smith before he returns to campus next fall: Use the mail slot. The religious studies professor— better known as J.Z.—doesn't pick up the phone and has never "seen the Internet." In a ...

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June 2, 2008

Trivia snuffs out character development

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May 20, 2008