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June 2, 2009

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Behind the Defender

Chicago history professor Jacqueline Goldsby helped bring a priceless archive—the personal and professional documents of the family who founded America’s preeminent black newspaper, the Chicago Defender—to the public.

Netting a win

Second-year Chrissy Hu and first-year Kendra Higgins won the doubles title at the 2009 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championships—it’s a first for Maroon athletes.

University of Chicago T-shirts: Funnier than you think

From “Hell Does Freeze Over” to “Where Fun Comes to Die,” the University of Chicago’s Special Collections Research Center is trying to build its T-shirt holdings.

Chicago in the News

From the Editors

U of C T-shirtiana To see photos of classic UChicago T-shirts—and to contribute your own photos and comments—visit our Flickr group pool, created as a complement to the story (pdf) from the latest issue of the Core.


Thursday, June 4–
Sunday, June 7
Alumni Weekend

Plan to attend the annual celebration of all things U of C


Thursday, June 11
Happy Hour in Dallas

6 p.m.

Wednesday, June 17
Rich Democracies: Political Economy, Public Policy, and Performance

Distinguished Speaker Series featuring Hal Wilensky, AM'49, PhD'55

6 p.m.
San Francisco

View all events


Is it time to end the Korean War?

In a video interview with Democracy Now!, Chicago history professor Bruce Cumings argues that North Korea’s latest provocations go way back.

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