May 19, 2014

uchicagomab:

Our first round of Summer Breeze photos are now up! Many thanks to Michael Chen and Will Fernandez for capturing the night.

Check out the rest of the album here.

May 11, 2014
uchicagoadmissions:

Inspired by Humans of New York, Humans of UChicago features stories and faces from around the UChicago community and campus. Featured here is John G. Morris, the Associate Editor of the Daily Maroon in 1937.

uchicagoadmissions:

Inspired by Humans of New York, Humans of UChicago features stories and faces from around the UChicago community and campus. Featured here is John G. Morris, the Associate Editor of the Daily Maroon in 1937.

May 5, 2014
A Certain Medical Procedure

pulitzercenter:

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We hadn’t planned on going undercover, but clearly we looked the part. Me — the 60-year-old expat gone soft around the edges; she — the pretty, 20-something local girlfriend.

When we asked the rickshaw driver to take us to Jakarta’s Raden Saleh Street, his head swiveled and he gave me a…

May 4, 2014

smartgirlsattheparty:

awkwardsituationist:

by pairing skate lessons and boards with education initiatives, skateistan — a non profit organization that works with the support of local afghan communities — is using skateboarding as a tool of empowerment for more than four hundred afghan kids, many of whom live on the streets.  

more than 40 percent of skateistan’s students are female. though girls are banned from riding bikes in afghanistan, skateboarding is novel and remains permissible, and has now become the most popular sport for females in the country. 

photos from skateistan’s facebook and instagram (see also: skating in uganda)

We love this!

May 2, 2014

davidmarquez:

OTOMO

(Source: comicsreporter, via epochayur)

May 2, 2014

smartgirlsattheparty:

archiemcphee:

These enticing cones of rose-shaped ice cream are a Japanese treat known as Chirin-chirin ice cream. For the past 50 years they’ve been sold at tourist spots throughout Nagasaki city, usually by kindly little old ladies. The ice cream has a texture similar to sorbet and the rose is created by scooping it up in small petal-shaped portions and skillfully pressing the petals together, one at a time, while rotating the cone. Click here to watch a video of chirin-chirin being made.

Head over to RocketNews24 to learn more about this yummy Japanese summer treat.

YUM!

May 2, 2014
caryseen:

not—banksy:

Eight

caryseen:

not—banksy:

Eight

(via stencils)

May 1, 2014
Katzenjammer — People of the book

“Reading allows us to grow from situations sans the actual experience.”

May 1, 2014
The Ionic Column — Underrepresented among minorities

Schuette v. Coalition dialogue marked by a failure to acknowledge Asian perspective

April 30, 2014
Editorial — SG 2014: Undergraduate Liaison to the Board of Trustees endorsement

The Maroon Editorial Board endorses Alex DiLalla for Undergraduate Liaison to the Board of Trustees.

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