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  • Interview: Winnetka's Katie Chang settling into school, acting life

    Interview: Winnetka's Katie Chang settling into school, acting life
    When it came time to arrange her housing situation at Columbia University in New York, Katie Chang — who co-starred with Emma Watson in 2013’s “The Bling Ring” and co-starred with Sir Ben Kingsley in the upcoming “A Birder&...
  • Dr. Alice Brandfonbrener, 1931-2014

    Dr. Alice Brandfonbrener, 1931-2014
    Dr. Alice Brandfonbrener, founder and director of the Medical Program for Performing Artists in Chicago, was the physician actors, singers and musicians turned to when stricken with an injury or illness that threatened their craft. When actor Steve...
  • Jessica Disu, hip-hop artist and activist

    Jessica Disu, hip-hop artist and activist
    Jessica Disu preaches peace to anyone who will listen. The 25-year-old Chicago-born hip-hop artist, who goes by FM Supreme, will spend Mother's Day with other community activists leading a march from the DuSable Museum of African American History...
  • Write-in candidate joins crowded race to succeed Henry Waxman

    A 27-year-old doctoral student plans to run as a write-in candidate in the crowded field to succeed retiring Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills). Theo Milonopoulos planned to announce his candidacy at the Museum of Tolerance at 2 p.m. Tuesday....
  • Dr. Stanley R. Platman, psychiatrist

    Dr. Stanley R. Platman, psychiatrist
    Dr. Stanley Roy Platman, a retired psychiatrist and health administrator recalled as a champion of community-based mental health services, died after heart surgery May 7 at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital. The Guilford resident was 79. "Stanley would...
  • List of accused rapists rocks Columbia campus in New York

    List of accused rapists rocks Columbia campus in New York
    A vigilante group at Columbia University, the prestigious Ivy League school in Manhattan, has taken the fight against sexual assault on campus into its own hands and has resorted to social media -- but very much the old school kind. The unidentified...
  • More college men are fighting back against sexual misconduct cases

    More college men are fighting back against sexual misconduct cases
    Peter Yu, Drew Sterrett and Lewis McLeod were headed toward bright futures at prestigious colleges and universities when each got involved in one-night sexual encounters. All three young men claimed the encounters were consensual — but the women...
  • Lead-paint study sparks debate over experiments with children

    Lead-paint study sparks debate over experiments with children
    How do public health experts handle research when they know they cannot offer subjects the best medical treatment possible — only "less than the best" solutions? It poses serious ethical issues, especially when children are involved in the...
  • 'Rape list' being distributed at Columbia University

    'Rape list' being distributed at Columbia University
    A list of alleged rapists who attend Columbia University first started appearing in bathroom stalls on campus, but after it was repeatedly covered, students have resorted to printing it on fliers, according to PIX 11. The fliers list four men: one is...
  • Glenbard teachers look to add climate change to curriculum

     Glenbard teachers look to add climate change to curriculum
    The topic of climate change will be getting more traction in science classes in Glenbard High School District 87 and at Jay Stream Middle School in Carol Stream. This comes after a group of science teachers from those schools recently attended a one-day...
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     - Return to other listings 2nd Story 2nd Story is a collective of story-makers and story-lovers working together to build community through the power of storytelling. They host story-sharing experiences in Chicago and beyond, in the form of both...