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  • Judge OKs Uptown man's bid to change name to Randy Pizza Candy

    Judge OKs Uptown man's bid to change name to Randy Pizza Candy
    It's official. He walked into a Skokie courtroom as Randall John Esche on Wednesday, but left with an entirely new name: Randy Pizza Candy. The name Randy Candy is something Esche, 36, of Uptown, has gone by since 4th grade, inspired by an obsession...
  • Jimmy Barkan, singing yogi, stretches out on new EP

    Jimmy Barkan, singing yogi, stretches out on new EP
    One facet of yoga involves reconnecting with the past, and Jimmy Barkan is following his own teachings. Barkan, whose trademarked Barkan Method includes studios in Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton, is returning to professional singing. He'll perform...
  • Rapper Killer Mike to lecture on race at MIT

    Rapper Killer Mike to lecture on race at MIT
    Killer Mike is going from the Coachella stage to the lecture hall. After turning in two excellent weekend performances in Indio with his duo Run the Jewels (alongside collaborator El-P), the outspoken rapper will elaborate on his work's many deeply felt...
  • Author Michelangelo Signorile: Struggle for gay rights isn't over

     Author Michelangelo Signorile: Struggle for gay rights isn't over
    The gay rights movement is undoubtedly experiencing its most successful years: bans against same-sex marriage continue to fall; men and women have come out of the closet in business, entertainment and sports; and LGBT characters are mainstays on...
  • UConn Says Talks With Grad Assistants Progressing But Issues Remain

    In an email to faculty Thursday, UConn President Susan Herbst outlined many outstanding issues remaining after months of negotiations with the new graduate assistants union. Herbst sent the email to pre-empt actions that she said some graduate assistants...
  • Hormone oxytocin jump-starts maternal behavior

    Hormone oxytocin jump-starts maternal behavior
    Where motherhood thrives, there too shall ye find the hormone oxytocin. Oxytocin is plentifully present in a woman's body at the time of her child's birth -- and in its medicinal form, called Pitocin, it will even induce labor. It surges each time a...
  • Weed Issue Clicking and Streaming: 'Stalker'

    Weed Issue Clicking and Streaming: 'Stalker'
    A couple of years ago, a panel of experts convinced me that “Stalker,” Andrei Tarkovsky’s beautiful and magically melancholy 1979 film of environmental paranoia, is secretly a stoner comedy. It started with Geoff Dyer’s book...
  • Man changing name to Randy Pizza Candy: 'This is me'

    Man changing name to Randy Pizza Candy: 'This is me'
    Call it a formality. But if all goes well for Randall John Esche in a Skokie courtroom April 22, he'll leave with an entirely new name: Randy Pizza Candy. The name Randy Candy is something Esche, 36, of Uptown, has gone by since 4th grade, inspired by...
  • Deerfield alum to compete with SoCal VoCals in national a cappella competition

    Deerfield alum to compete with SoCal VoCals in national a cappella competition
    A passion for a cappella music nurtured at Deerfield High School has thrust Deerfield native Nathan Fertig in a position to become part of a world championship. As an arranger, singer and past music director of the University of Southern California...
  • 17-Year-Old Student Accepted At All 8 Ivy League Schools Leaning Toward Yale

    17-Year-Old Student Accepted At All 8 Ivy League Schools Leaning Toward Yale
    ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) - Elmont High School senior Harold Ekeh had a plan - he would apply to 13 colleges, including all eight Ivy League schools, figuring it would help his chances of getting into at least one great school. It worked. And then some. The...
  • In Boston, justice has been done

    The conviction of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev quietly sealed a chapter in this, the opening stages of what may become our long battle against terrorism on U.S. soil. Tsarnaev heard his guilty verdicts -- all 30 of them -- including one for...