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  • A grammarian's lament

    A grammarian's lament
    I recently read David Quammen's "Spillover," a scary, brilliant book about zoonotic diseases. Quammen is a marvelous stylist. But I was dismayed to discover, on page 506, this sentence: "One of the things that makes influenza so problematic, Webster said,...
  • Inside the BRD: Former Bruton baseball star Mark Montgomery appears poised for move to New York Yankees in 2013

    Lots going on with former Bruton High and Longwood University baseball star Mark Montgomery these days. He got to pitch a little with the New York Yankees earlier in spring training and, according to numerous media outlets, is poised to make it to the...
  • Who'd be ideal coach for UCLA basketball?

    Calipari or Smart David Teel Daily Press Three Final Fours but no banner in 10 years like Ben Howland? Not good enough at UCLA. Befitting the Hollywood aura, the ideal candidate is an A-list personality with an oversized ego, designer wardrobe...
  • Mount Carmel's Buss, Simeon's Parker win Ms., Mr. Basketball

    Mount Carmel's Buss, Simeon's Parker win Ms., Mr. Basketball
    She beat out one of his former teammates, a McDonald's All-American, for her first Ms. Basketball of Illinois award. He is a McDonald's All-American and topped one of his friends to win Mr. Basketball of Illinois for an unprecedented second time. In a...
  • Reader reaction to our CTA Ventra coverage

    Reader reaction to our CTA Ventra coverage
    I occasionally hear from commuters who want to know whether there are any citizens activist groups they could possibly join to establish a louder, more impactful voice resulting in public transit improvements in the Chicago region. Unfortunately,...
  • Sneak Peek: next TribU newsroom courses

    Sneak Peek: next TribU newsroom courses
    One TribU program we really enjoy preparing are our classes built around how the newsroom covers current events. Business Planning Editor and current events session organizer Andrea Hanis is just finalizing April's three classes -- TribU: How the Newsroom...
  • 10 things you might not know about razed Chicago

    10 things you might not know about razed Chicago
    Ever since the Great Fire of 1871, a cycle of destruction and rebuilding has been central to the Chicago story. This month, Northwestern University secured a permit to tear down Prentice Hospital so that it can build a biomedical research facility. Also...
  • Does a low-fat diet increase triglycerides?

    Does a low-fat diet increase triglycerides?
    It’s easy to assume that a low-fat diet is the healthy way to go, especially since a diet low in saturated and trans fat was recommended by government agencies back in the 1980s. But in Tuesday’s Chicago Tribune story, which looked at the...
  • Sheryl Sandberg, "Lean In," and #TribNation

    Sheryl Sandberg, "Lean In," and #TribNation
    Here's a replay of Thursday night's Press Pass conversation with Sheryl Sandberg in Chicago. The Facebook COO discussed her new book about women in the workplace, "Lean In," with Chicago Tribune Vice President and Associate Editor Joycelyn Winnecke. But...
  • Group sends female inmates books

    Group sends female inmates books
    The message itself was simple: "I was so alone and then I got your package," it read. "Thank you so much. I love the books. Thank you and God bless." Yet there was something about the handwriting, a delicate and elegant script, that moved Megan Bernard to...
  • Review: "Brothers Emanuel" by Ezekiel J. Emanuel

    Review: "Brothers Emanuel" by Ezekiel J. Emanuel
    Three brothers — Ezekiel, Rahm and Ari Emanuel — each went on to great career accomplishment: Zeke as a bioethicist; Ari as a powerful Hollywood talent agent; and Rahm, of course, as White House chief of staff for President Obama before...