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Photo by Zoey Xia '15

Connecting campus corners

Referring to the Leadership UD program initially began for salaried faculty and staff, this simple question was the spark that…

Amy Lopez-Matthews speaks at the 2015 MLK luncheon. photo by Larry Burgess

Remembering the cause

As a community we can come together to “learn, change and do better.” Amy Lopez-Matthews, executive director for the Center…

Photo by Ian Moran '15

Now you see it

It could have just been a stubbed toe, but professor Joel Whitaker had a hunch the box he stumbled into…


Family style

Mallory Tay ’07 has gotten good at weaving yarns. And she hopes they will spur more conversation. Tay’s exhibit, “MALAISE,”…

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On the march

Senior Brian Brentley has a dream — of one day being a civil rights attorney. So, instead of sleeping in…

winter breakouts

A beautiful sight

The projects differed, but the response was the same: they were eye-opening. In early January, students traveled internationally for the…

Student juggles during a class change by Larry Burgess

Not your average class change

In the winter, we all have to do some juggling with: book bags, gloves, hats, scarves, etc. Liz Diller, first…

Matt Bermes of Flyer Radio on the air by Larry Burgess

On the air, out of the cold

Matt Bermes, first year communications and electronic media major from Chicago works his air shift at WUDR Flyer Radio in…

HSS students wear masks to experience blindness by Larry Burgess

Learning and leading with heads and hearts

To experience blindness, this group of students from HSS-220 Adapted Physical Education took turns wearing masks to learn to help…

Squirrel eating snow by Larry Burgess

Squirrelly snow cone

Some folks don’t like snow, while others really love it. Here, a squirrel closes its eyes as it munches rapturously…

Students remove snow from their cars by Larry Burgess

January morning exercises

This all too common activity greeted most of us this morning as we prepared to go to work. UD students…

UD Men's Golf Team practice by Larry Burgess

Training down to a tee

(from left) UD Men’s Golf Team Coach Gip Hoagland, observes some members of the team as they practice in the…

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My Old House: 120 Evanston

It was a midwinter snowstorm that truly made 120 Evanston a rock-star house. But first, there was the porch-sit strategy.…


My Old House: 1518 Frericks Way

From patriotic flags to UD-themed coffee break furniture, the residents of 1518 Frericks know how to make their house a…

The residents say that 120 Evanston was recently renovated and painted – so the residents upgraded their sound system as well.

My Old House: 120 Evanston

The residents of 120 Evanston have wildly different majors and schedules, but they still make time to lose intramural baseball…

"We like that our porch sits on a hill. We're the kings of the castle, overlooking the whole street."

My Old House: 434 Lowes St.

The residents of 434 Lowes celebrate their last semester as the “kings of the castle” living on one of the…

The current residents boast a piece of outdoor furniture not many other students can claim: a porch swing. “It gives our porch some character,” one resident says.

My Old House: 221 Kiefaber St.

Location and size are the features that attracted this group of seniors to 221 Kiefaber. Take a look inside to…


My Old House: 434 Lowes St.

The average time for a student to live in the student neighborhood is one year. These spirited ladies of 434…

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Pitch perfect

The clock begins, a countdown of 60 seconds. Once the timer strikes zero, the audience in O’Leary Auditorium in Mariam…

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What’s in a name

The 2014 Native Peoples of the Americas Colloquium got off to a strong start with a passionate discussion about the…

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The miracle of paper

“’We continue to believe that books involve the ideas that turn us from isolated souls into a powerful community,’” said…

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Big gift, global good

At the announcement, there was a gasp from the crowd followed by a long ovation — sustained clapping for the…

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‘You sunk my battleship’

Students participated in a gaming classic Friday, Nov. 1, during an evening “Battleship” tournament at the RecPlex. But this isn’t…

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A Worldly Celebration

Walking into the 1 World Celebration at McGinnis Center was disorienting. The lights dimmed, the music loud, a line of…