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  • DePaul president invites pro-Palestine students to make case for divestment

    DePaul president invites pro-Palestine students to make case for divestment
    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,...
  • Durbin pushes refinancing plan for student loans

    Durbin pushes refinancing plan for student loans
    U.S. Senator Richard Durbin will appear at Loyola University this morning to tout a proposal to allow people with student loans to refinance them to a lower rate. Congress passed a law last year tying student loan rates to the financial markets and...
  • Law school student knows prison -- from the inside

    Law school student knows prison -- from the inside
    Jarrett Adams' legal aspirations took hold in an unusual place: his prison cell. It was there, not long into his 28-year sentence for sexual assault, that a cellmate suggested he spend less time working out and more time proving his innocence if he was...
  • Author Stuart Dybek: Chicago's storyteller

    Author Stuart Dybek: Chicago's storyteller
    The way Stuart Dybek tells it, on the night that he decided to become a writer, the moon rose full and bright over Lake Michigan. It had not been an easy decision. His father, an immigrant from Poland who had pushed his way to foreman at the McCormick...
  • John "Jack" Hickey, 1925-2014

     John "Jack" Hickey, 1925-2014
    John "Jack" Hickey was in school when he began his career with Galvin Manufacturing Corp., which became Motorola. Mr. Hickey, who retired in 1986 as executive vice president and chief financial officer but continued another 10 years as a director, was a...
  • District 207 names new board member

    District 207 names new board member
    A hospital administrator and Maine South graduate has been selected to fill a vacancy on the District 207 school board, Maine Township High School district officials announced this week. Board members voted unanimously at a special meeting Sunday to...
  • 5K walk/run very personal to Elmhurst couple

    5K walk/run very personal to Elmhurst couple
    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...
  • In Arundel, heated county executive race seen as pivotal for GOP

    In Arundel, heated county executive race seen as pivotal for GOP
    Arnold resident Nancy Weber hasn't decided whom she'll vote for in the Anne Arundel County executive race, but she knows one thing: "I'd like to see more Republicans in office." Weber recently met Republican candidate Steve Schuh, a state delegate,...
  • Questions surround Bernie Mac charity

     Questions surround Bernie Mac charity
    Bernard McCullough grew up above an Englewood church and then worked as a fry cook while honing his comedy act at night. Decades later, after hitting it big in nightclubs, television and movies, Bernie Mac wanted to give back. He founded a small charity...
  • College | Volleyball standouts in national tournament

    College | Volleyball standouts in national tournament
    Area players are dotting the rosters of the final six teams in the NCAA Men's Volleyball Tournament, playing out this week at Loyola University in Chicago. The Final Four is Thursday night with the national championship at 7 p.m. Saturday. For the first...
  • The Rev. Thomas W. Strieter, civil rights champion, 1933-2014

    The Rev. Thomas W. Strieter, civil rights champion, 1933-2014
    The Rev. Thomas W. Strieter and his wife, Doris, had recently finished editing the third in a series of six volumes on the homilies of outspoken Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was assassinated in 1980 while in church celebrating Mass. It was...