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Writing on the stall

A graffiti list of undergrad dreams. By Carrie Golus, AB'91, AM'93 Unlike Quinn Dombrowski, AM’06, I am an amateur graffiti appreciator. I only occasionally read it. I never document it. Until last week. I found the following “Before I die” graffiti, scribbled on the back of the door of the first-floor women’s bathroom in the Reynolds Club, to be oddly moving. This bathroom is used almost exclusively by young people, and their collaborative bucket list reflects that.
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Pencil pusher

United States / Chicago : UChiblogo (3 years ago)

An illustration of how one busy mom distracted her son—and made an artist out of him. By Carrie Golus, AB'91, AM'93 When Core editor Laura Demanski and I saw Laura Shaeffer’s sketchbook—full of tender, but unsentimental drawings of ... Read Post

Signal to noise

United States / Chicago : UChiblogo (3 years ago)

In defense of the cassette tape. By Carrie Golus, AB'91, AM'93 Readers of a certain age, perhaps you, like me, still have a small selection of cassette tapes in your possession, which you hang onto for sentimental reasons. Mine are ... Read Post

Beauty queen, associate dean

United States / Chicago : UChiblogo (3 years ago)

The 1960s were crazy, man—you know, beauty contests, women's hours, white gloves. By Carrie Golus, AB'91, AM'93 Jean Treese, AB’66, associate dean of students in the College, has served as an academic adviser to an estimated 3,000 s... Read Post


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