The University of Chicago Magazine

August 1996


Illustrations by Mark McMahon

Banner years:

Maroon and white standards marked gathering spots for the 12 quinquennial Reunion classes--from the class of '36 to the class of '91. Early birds like A. Dickson ("Dick") Clark, AB'71, waited to meet and greet.

Party on the plaza:

President Sonnenschein's Friday-evening reception at the Gleacher Center featured plenty of city and river views, brisk breezes and banter, and a steady stream of guests--from the BSD reunion-goers who stopped in before dinner at the nearby Intercontinental to almost-graduated members of the class of 1996 who, perhaps predictably, stayed till the party was over.

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