IMAGE:  February 2003 GRAPHIC:  University of Chicago Magazine
Volume 95, Issue 3
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72 The December 10 New York Times described Eugene R. Wedoff, AB’72, JD’75, as “a judge known for being smart, aggressive and hands-on in his approach to cases.” Those traits will no doubt be called into play with a major case now on Wedoff’s docket at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Chicago—the Chapter 11 filing by United Airlines, the air-travel industry’s biggest corporate failure to date. Before being appointed a bankruptcy judge in 1987 Wedoff was a partner at Jenner & Block.
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1913 Long before it became known as “first year,” the freshman year in the College received careful scrutiny—and some criticism—from University administrators. Dean James R. Angell declared that the College allowed, or even required, freshmen to repeat too much of their high-school work. Meanwhile, in his annual report, President Harry Pratt Judson argued that the redundancy between high school and freshman year meant that students would not develop intellectual curiosity, flatly concluding, “The best thing to do with the Freshman year is to abolish it.”
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Winter hat couture

If “April is the cruellest month,” then January and February in Chicago aren’t far behind. Despite the cold, the snow, the wind, or the ice, Chicago students have to get to class. So why not express themselves while doing it? Photographer Lloyd DeGrane captured a flurry of bundled-up students and styles.
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