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2019

Chicago, City of Street Art. Why?

Author: Yuwen (Sally) Xiong Program of Study: Harris School of Public Policy MPP Chicago, City of Street Art. Why? When you walk across the city, it’s easy to notice that street art is everywhere. Have you ever thought why there is so much street art in Chicago? How does it develop? What do artists want to convey through all...
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2019

Connection in terms of Baseball between Chicago and Japan

Author: Shodai Hasebe Program of Study: Harris School of Public Policy MPP In both Chicago and Japan, baseball are one of the most popular sports. Surprisingly, Chicago and Japan have had strong connection in terms of baseball from over 100 years ago. I’d like to discuss what kinds of connection they have, how to affect cultural, economic and academic...
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2019

Urban solution to climate change: green roofs in Chicago

Author: Jingyi Tang Program of Study: Harris School of Public Policy MPP This podcast is about green roofs in Chicago. A green roof is a roof partially or completely covered by green space. Since 2001, Chicago has become a leader in this field. In order to fight against the climate change, the ambitious city plans to make more efforts...
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2019

Gulls of the Windy City

Author: Ziqi Wang Program of Study: Harris School of Public Policy MPP There are many gulls living in the windy city today, but gulls were actually quite rare in this area in the late 19th century. In this podcast, we will try to answer some interesting questions about Chicago gulls and also discuss about the “gull-human conflict”....
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2019

As Political As Literary: The Only Feminist Bookstore In Chicago

Author: Ziyi Wang Program of Study: Harris School of Public Policy MPP As the only feminist bookstore survived in Chicago, Women & Children First marked the second wave of feminism movement in the 1960s. This podcast will explore the history of the bookstore and the significance of its political role from the past to the present. After all those...
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2019

Chicago Jazz Festival

Author: Joanna Tang Program of Study: Harris School of Public Policy MPP The 41stChicago Jazz Festival is around the corner! As one of the most well-known and popular events in Chicago, the Jazz Festival has a long history and best represents the music culture in the city. In the podcast, we will talk about the music scene in Chicago...
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