Daily Archives: September 15, 2015

Here’s a Quarter

Many years ago — actually about a quarter of a century ago — I had applied for the job of Student Ombudsperson at the University of Chicago. The job of the Ombudsperson was to help students navigate the bureaucracy of the university, and to help them get their concerns heard when the usual channels weren’t […]

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The Big Idea: Sarah Prineas

Happily Ever After… but why? And to ultimately what end? Author Sarah Prineas considers this in Ash & Bramble, and she’s not the only one who asks. SARAH PRINEAS: The story of Ash & Bramble, which is more an exploded fairytale than a retelling, arose out of two Big Idea questions. The first question came […]

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