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  • Ponybird's Jennifer Dauphinais Celebrates Soul-Searching Album

    Ponybird's Jennifer Dauphinais Celebrates Soul-Searching Album
    Singer-songwriter Jennifer Dauphinais, who records as Ponybird, writes songs — slow, minor-key waltzes, atmospheric dirges, soulful full-band workouts — that are subversively punk-rock in spirit and mostly acoustic in texture. She sings in a...
  • Researcher aims to keep patients in their comfort zone close to home

    Who: Paul Papagni is executive director of clinical research at Holy Cross Hospital, Fort Lauderdale. Connecting the dots: Papagni saw an opportunity for South Florida because of his experience in legal, compliance and health care at the Cleveland...
  • Trans community can change minds by changing discourse

    Trans community can change minds by changing discourse
    At a literary soiree in Paris, James Thurber was once told how much funnier his stories were in French. "Yes," he replied sadly. "My works lose something in the original." I thought about this line when Laverne Cox, of the Netflix show "Orange Is the...
  • Former Ebony editor to launch new ESPN site for African-American sports and culture

    Former Ebony editor to launch new ESPN site for African-American sports and culture
    Former Ebony magazine editor Amy DuBois Barnett is joining ESPN as executive editor for an upcoming website about African-American sports and culture, the network announced Thursday. Barnett will manage editorial operations and will report to Jason...
  • Write Stuff: Congressman James Clyburn Giving Book Talk At Stowe Center

    Write Stuff: Congressman James Clyburn Giving Book Talk At Stowe Center
    U.S. Rep. James E. Clyburn will discuss his new book, "Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black" (University of South Carolina Press, $34.95) on Sunday, Sept. 21,  at 5 p.m. at the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, 77 Forest St., Hartford. U.S....
  • In the U.S., gun violence kills blacks at twice the rate of whites

    In the U.S., gun violence kills blacks at twice the rate of whites
    The risk of dying from a gunshot wound is twice as high for African Americans as it is for white Americans, according to a new study based on 11 years’ worth of data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Between 2000 and 2010, the...
  • Veteran teacher retires after 47 years in classroom

    Veteran teacher retires after 47 years in classroom
    During her 47-year tenure as a first-grade teacher at Winnetka's Hubbard Woods Elementary School, Phyllis McMillan said she never met a child she didn't cherish. "When I first started out, I had no idea what a wonderful, wonderful life I'd have...
  • 2 Chicago universities among Obama presidential library semifinalists

    2 Chicago universities among Obama presidential library semifinalists
    The University of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Chicago have been selected to enter the next round of bidding to host President Barack Obama’s presidential library and museum, placing sites on the city’s South and West sides in...
  • Where will Obama's presidential library be? There are four finalists

    Where will Obama's presidential library be? There are four finalists
    The Barack Obama Foundation on Monday announced four locations as potential sites for President Obama's presidential library and museum.  Columbia University, the University of Hawaii, the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois at...
  • Obama's strategy against Islamic State? Whack-a-mole

     Obama's strategy against Islamic State? Whack-a-mole
    "Comprehensive strategy.” That's the operative phrase that the Obama administration has employed in rolling out its new campaign to take on Islamic State. With its connotations of scope and gravity, the phrase resonates — not unlike “...
  • $20,000 extra for a Cal journalism master's? Sounds like a tough sell.

    $20,000 extra for a Cal journalism master's? Sounds like a tough sell.
    Edward Wasserman, the dean of UC Berkeley’s journalism program, is proposing an added student-paid fee of $10,250 per year for a master's degree in journalism, according to an email I received from him. And the predictable response has been, how...