| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Carol White, an advanced practice nurse who specializes in treating cancer patients, has participated in the Jim Gibbons 5K Run and 3K Walk to fund leukemia research for 17 years, but this year it had even more meaning.
She was running for all the...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 6:24 PM
A crowd of protesters filled Water Tower Park Saturday afternoon to protest recent Israeli military action against Palestinians.
Dina Abdalla, a student organizer at DePaul with Students for Justice in Palestine, said Palestinians were being...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Review: Laughing Bird
4514 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-506-2473
Rating: !!! (out of 4) Off to a good start
Have you ever wished you could eat at a place called the Tina Turner Tavern? If things go well for chef Chrissy Camba at new Lincoln Square restaurant...
| Jun 22, 2014
A recent Tribune editorial described college officials as "apoplectic" over President Barack Obama's forthcoming college rating system, which the White House has suggested would be tied to the amount of federal aid that an institution receives.
| Jun 23, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Every community deserves a viable public high school, and can work together to have one.
Four years ago, Chicago's Edgewater/Andersonville neighborhood was sending about 70 percent of its students to high schools other than the area's Senn High School....
| Jun 24, 2014
Sister Suzanne Zuercher lived for 63 years as a member of a monastic community of Benedictine sisters, but she was fully engaged with the world around her.
"While she was very attuned to spiritual life, she was also in contact with an incredible...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Naper Settlement's new leader will be a longtime Naperville resident with legal and management experience, museum officials announced today.
The boards of the Naperville Heritage Society and Naper Settlement chose Macarena (Rena) Tamayo-Calabrese from...
| May 9, 2014
| 4:28 PM
After the death of his 17-year-old son, a Lake Forest father left his executive banking job to work for an international Christian ministry -- a decision that stemmed from a series of devastating losses, he wrote in a subsequent book.
Now Gerard Long...
| May 17, 2014
| 12:48 PM
Banking industry veteran and native Baltimorean Scott Wilfong got involved with the Living Classrooms Foundation to help improve lives in some of East Baltimore's neediest neighborhoods, including Perkins Homes, the Fayette Street corridor and McElderry...
| May 20, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Upset that there is no trauma center that serves adults on the South Side, demonstrators are pressing again this week for the University of Chicago to reopen the unit it closed in 1988. The protesters, some of them clergy members, say it's incongruous for...
| May 25, 2014
| 5:56 PM
DePaul University students urging the school to divest from companies they say profit from the suffering of Palestinians could get a chance to make their case before a school panel after organizing a campus vote on the matter.
The divestment question,...