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  • André Schiffrin dies at 78; publisher founded nonprofit New Press

    When André Schiffrin was fired in 1990 as editor in chief of Pantheon Books, it was regarded as a loud shot in the war between commercialism and quality in American publishing. There were protests by noted authors, including Studs Terkel and Kurt...
  • Elgin woman killed in skydiving accident, 'chased after her dreams'

    Elgin woman killed in skydiving accident, 'chased after her dreams'
    An Elgin woman well known in racing and skydiving circles died during a jump in LaSalle County, officials said. Stephanie Eggum, 32, had cut her main parachute for some reason but deployed her reserve chute at low altitude and plummeted into a corn field...
  • Michael Sporn dies at 67; Oscar- and Emmy-nominated animator

    Michael Sporn dies at 67; Oscar- and Emmy-nominated animator
    Animation director Michael Sporn, best known for his adaptations of children's stories that were shown on HBO, PBS and other networks, had a childhood that was interrupted. When he was a toddler his father abandoned the family, and although his mother...
  • Arrests a breakthrough in global battle against secretive 'hacktivist' movement

    This article originally ran in print on March 7, 2012. The international group of computer hackers known as Anonymous lost some of its mystery Tuesday with the arrest of five men, including a 27-year-old Chicagoan, said to be connected to a clique of...
  • D-Rose and a Victorian celebrate the Bulls' win

    D-Rose and a Victorian celebrate the Bulls' win
    The story of the night at the United Center on Halloween was--of course--Derrick Rose's return to action in front of the home fans and his game-winning shot with less than 10 seconds to play. The morning after, however, another person is emerging as a...
  • Why it's OK to be confused about your career

    Brazen Careerist Career confusion can happen at any age. It may start during childhood, when a teacher says you can be whatever you want to be when you grow up and then crushes your dreams by explaining that "mermaid" is not a viable career option. My...
  • We seek your help in forging a new Plan of Chicago

    We seek your help in forging a new Plan of Chicago
    To our readers: In 1909, the great architect and planner Daniel Burnham laid out a vision that would shape Chicago's future — a seminal document of sweeping ambition befitting a boisterous, emerging metropolis at the turn of a new century. It...
  • Chan Lowe

    Chan Lowe is the editorial cartoonist for the Sun Sentinel. Lowe was born in New York and educated in New York, Los Angeles and England. He graduated from Williams College (Massachusetts) in 1975 with a degree in art history and later spent a year...
  • Voice of the People, Oct. 24

    Beautiful neighborhoods Chicago is a "tarnished" jewel. The patchwork of neighborhoods surrounding downtown is breathtakingly beautiful, but most native Chicagoans don't see it. Why not? Unfortunately, the "tarnish" conceals the unique character of...
  • Note to Trib Nation: Sheryl Sandberg at BlogHer '13 Chicago conference

    Note to Trib Nation: Sheryl Sandberg at BlogHer '13 Chicago conference
    It wasn't a Chicago Tribune event, but enough people were interested in our March 28 "Lean In" event with Sheryl Sandberg, that it seemed worth mentioning that Sandberg was back in Chicago last week. Sandberg, the COO of Facebook, author of "Lean In:...
  • "One more thing": A League of Their Own

    "One more thing": A League of Their Own
    On a recent Friday, I sat at my desk making call after call to find someone available to join us as a guest for our Aug. 21 screening with Michael Phillips and Steve Rosenbloom of "A League of Their Own" at the Music Box Theatre. By the middle of the...