| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Entries are now being accepted for the Chicago Tribune's 29th annual Illinois High School All-State Academic Team scholarship, and we invite you to nominate a student from your senior class.
(Click here to print out a pdf of 2014...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:34 AM
Office Depot, which recently merged with Illinois-based OfficeMax, was approved for tax breaks by the Illinois Senate that could sway the office-supply company toward a northern headquarters.
But the Illinois House adjourned Tuesday, stalling the bill,...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 7:32 PM
When Faber College was about to expel the misfit Deltas of "Animal House," the rambunctious character Bluto Blutarski rallied them, but it was writer Harold Ramis who provided Bluto's stirring words:
"What? Over? Did you say over? Nothing is over...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:07 PM
The Chicago Cubs have exercised an option to get out of their broadcast contract with WGN-TV after the 2014 season, sources said Wednesday.
The team notified the Tribune Co.-owned station on Tuesday it had 30 days to agree to substantially higher fees...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:08 PM
BOSTON — Jake Peavy hasn't forgotten the first words Jonny Gomes said to him on his first day in the Fenway Park home clubhouse after his trade from the Chicago White Sox.
"I asked how Jonny was doing, and his quote to me was, 'Just a day closer...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 12:31 PM
If there's a gold medal for tweeting, we have a winner.
When Stacy St. Clair arrived in Sochi to cover the Winter Olympics for the Chicago Tribune, she probably wasn't expecting to tweet this. And she definitely wasn't expecting this tweet to go viral....
| Aug 7, 2013
| 12:14 PM
Title: Editorial Cartoonist
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
College: Los Angeles Harbor College
Personal: Married for over two decades to my college sweetheart, Janien. We have two sons. Spencer, who is finishing his senior year at Auburn University, is...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Highlights from Printers Row Lit Fest 2013
Connect your brand with the Chicago Tribune's Printers Row Lit Fest, the Midwest's largest literary festival!
On June 7 and 8, the Lit Fest will celebrate its 30th year with two exciting days of...
| Aug 1, 2013
I have a great job. On any given day, I’ll pick up my phone and gulp. On the other end could be actress Mia Farrow, civil rights activist Julian Bond, an agent for the then-alive Moammar Gadhafi, author Bobbi Mason, a mom raising a daughter with...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 11:48 AM
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:...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 11:55 AM
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...