We live in an unstable world of grave problems. A personal renaissance rooted in literature, history and the arts will make us more focused on, contemplative of and knowledgeable about the world.
Historic markers in a southwest suburb remind us of the role scientists at the University of Chicago played in building the atomic bomb and how that legacy affects us all.
We are a nation of movements, with a new generation advocating for Black Lives Matter, defunding the police, LGBTQ+ issues, abortion rights and anti-gun legislation. On the other side are their polar opposites.
There’s room for courses in English, history or a foreign language. The study of the humanities teaches one to analyze, understand and better navigate this strange, strange world we’ve created, one Chicago writer notes.
President Biden’s plan for loan forgiveness has no provision for future graduates. They need a plan to avoid huge debt. As a student, I lived frugally, rode the CTA daily, worked part-time and after getting my master’s degree, I taught, sometimes at three universities each semester.
The tax code should be amended so those who legally own a firearm can turn it in and receive a tax deduction on their federal income tax return.