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THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO MAGAZINE
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VOLUME 88, NUMBER 4 APRIL 1996
Cover: "I'll just paint over the walls when I leave," says first-year Pierce Hall resident Hannah Chandler. Drawings, murals, posters, and holiday decorations are a few of the ways students make U of C housing feel like home. Photo by Lloyd DeGrane.
Rooms with a view
They may not be the Ritz-Carlton, but dormitories offer something more-a place to call home.
Is this tax a candidate?
With or without Steve Forbes, the push may be on for tax reform. Chicago's experts say a flat tax is still worth a look.
Education is a science
"A science of hope," says Joe Layng, PhD'94. Bringing behaviorism into the classroom, Layng helps underprepared students learn how to achieve.
- Editor's notes
Debating fun, Starbucks, and U of C tradition;
geographers chart a defense.
The Oriental Institute visits a modern artist inspired by the past.
- Chicago journal
The Downtown Center
has a new name-and
a generous benefactor.
Plus: Preserving a crucial Egyptian ruin; careers are job one for CAPS' Robert Riesman.
Raisins do it, mountains
do it, Tom Witten understands it. Plus: Does welfare-to-work work?
- Class news
Read news for graduating classes in
- Books by alumni
- Alumni Chronicle
- Other voices
Alzina Stone Dale, AM'57, on Hyde Park's women in
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