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The Second City in the Second City

Author: Jinglan Hong Program of Study: Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences (MAPSS), Division of the Social Sciences (SSD) Located at 230 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60614, sits a nationally-renowned comedy theater. The Second City has been an influential improv comedy enterprise for the past decades. Its connection to Chicago is so obvious that one can...
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The Propagation and Adaption of Shin Buddhism in Chicago

Author: Wuxing Shi Program of Study: Master in Religious Studies, Divinity School (DIV) The Midwest Buddhist Temple (MBT), located at 435W Menomonee Street in the Old Town neighborhood, is a Japanese Jodo Shinshu (淨土真宗) temple. My two classmates and I set out our journey on Saturday morning Sep 7. The present minister in charge, Rev. Ron Miyamura, kindly opened...
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