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  • Living amid violence but not defined by it

     Living amid violence but not defined by it
    They've been interviewed by Scott Simon on NPR's "Weekend Edition." They've appeared on WBEZ-FM radio and Fox 32 News, and are scheduled to be on the WGN Morning News Monday.
  • Highland Park preschool in business 88 years

    Highland Park preschool in business 88 years
    In 1926, Peggy Rieser opened Ravinia Nursery School in her home's basement along a ravine adjacent to Ravinia Park. Twelve young children attended. In 2014, Ravinia Nursery, located on Red Oak Avenue in Highland Park, continues to thrive as a...

    Perspective: Hull House 2.0

    Perspective: Hull House 2.0
    We can only guess at what Daniel Burnham might have proposed for the social improvement of Chicago, the part of his plan he intended to write and never did. However, we do have a social plan from that era that was at least as influential, possibly more so...

    UIC makes bid for Obama presidential library and museum

    UIC makes bid for Obama presidential library and museum
    The University of Illinois at Chicago announced Sunday that it wants to house President Barack Obama's future library and museum, joining a growing list of contenders. UIC is exploring at least five sites on its Near West Side campus, said university...

    Illinois women win the right to vote

    Illinois women win the right to vote
    Shortly before Illinois women won the right to vote, 100 years ago this week, the state's delegation to a suffragettes march in Washington was bitterly divided over the issue of what to call each other. Belle Squire, herself unmarried, insisted on...