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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Obvious Child's' Jenny Slate ready to be in the lead

     'Obvious Child's' Jenny Slate ready to be in the lead
    "I'm definitely wearing a bikini top as a shirt," Jenny Slate said, looking down at her body as if she were observing it for the first time that day. She was. Overalls shorts too. She'd spent the night before drinking at the Sportsmen's Lodge,...
  • For Bassist Linda Oh, Music Is Color

    For Bassist Linda Oh, Music Is Color
    With an album called "Sun Pictures," it's no wonder bassist and composer Linda Oh's music has a strong visual component. "I generally think of color," Oh told CTNow. "I love painter Mark Rothko. I think of music in color, and imagery is a big part of it...
  • U of C study says Obama library would be boon to city economy

    U of C study says Obama library would be boon to city economy
    A study released Monday by the University of Chicago shows that an Obama presidential library located on the South Side of Chicago would pour $220 million into the city’s economy each year. According to the study, commissioned by the university,...
  • Gary Becker dies at 83; Nobel Prize winner in economic sciences

    Gary Becker, a University of Chicago professor who received the Nobel Prize in economic sciences and is credited with pioneering the approach to economics as a study of human behavior, died Saturday at age 83. Becker's stepson, Mike Claffey, said Becker...
  • Authors A-C

     - 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...
  • 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...
  • Student Academy Awards Announce Winners

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have announced its 15 winners for the 41st Student Academy Awards competition. Academy members voted the winners from a field of 49 finalists with this year seeing first-time honors go to students from...