Strong social media response to my second University of Chicago exposé indicates a widespread sense that top staffers have the wrong values, to the detriment of mission and the taxpayers who fund research and education through grants and student loans. According to original tax data analysis in my Sept. 27 Jacobin article “Higher Education’s Aristocrats”, eight high-level(…)
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By DAVID MIHALYFY HeraldBlog Contributor Informal tallies indicate that a surprisingly broad and deep response met my June 7th analysis of University of Chicago administrative pay. Published online in the progressive magazine Jacobin, “Higher Ed’s For-Profit Future” asserted that top U. of C. staff received and concealed extreme compensation increases as debt has increased and(…)
Four big city Democratic mayors share in the joy of being boss.
A trip to 53rd Street in search of one blogger’s favorite childhood grub. By GREG FAIRBANKS.
Photos of a newly opened boutique on 53rd Street. By MINGUS HOFFMAN-ZOLLER.
A discussion on school lunch with the Chicago Free School’s Lauren Beitler — and some not-so-appetizing memories. By GREG FAIRBANKS.
Scenes from classic Hyde Park eateries and a doll-making workshop at Blackstone Library. By MINGUS HOFFMAN-ZOLLER.
Two U. of C. students burn a laptop at the Point to make a point. By CARDELL PHILLIPS. Photos by STANLEY CORIOLAN.
Families assemble a wrapping paper mural, with inspiration from Judy Ledgerwood’s new installation at the museum, “Chromatic Patterns.” By JENNET POSEY.
Rockefeller Chapel welcomes the new season with a didjeridu performance from the Chicago Didjeridu Chorus. By JENNET POSEY.