Can you hear me now? Good.
If a 19th-century anthropologist
wandered onto today’s Chicago campus his field notes
would likely contain an entry like this: “People of
both sexes routinely stroll about with a small box-like
object held to one ear, all the while reciting some sort
of incantation.” Now, of course, we know better, and
students no longer have to head to their campus homes or
find a pay phone to make a call. Photographer Lloyd DeGrane
encountered these walking-and-talking students. Whether
or not they were staying in touch with family is anyone’s
Captions (clockwise, starting with top
Nick Gurski, a math graduate student.
First-years Georgeta Dragoiu and Katherine
First-year law student Anand Sheth in
the Laird Bell Quadrangle.
The Swift Hall loggia is a place to stop
In step: second-years Senad Osmanivic
(left) and Satyajit Basu (right).
Second-year Gameli Dekayie.