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  • Northwestern seeks FBI help after more anti-Semitic, racist graffiti found

    Northwestern seeks FBI help after more anti-Semitic, racist graffiti found
    After a fourth recent incident in which anti-Semitic or racist graffiti was found on the grounds of a Northwestern University building in Evanston, the FBI has been asked to help investigate what authorities are calling a hate crime, school officials...
  • Waukegan girl earns Chick Evans Caddie Scholarship to go to Marquette

    Waukegan girl earns Chick Evans Caddie Scholarship to go to Marquette
    Shalonda Jones of Waukegan will be attending Marquette University in the fall on a Chick Evans Caddie Scholarship she earned through her efforts on the golf course and at Woodlands Academy in Lake Forest. Jones recently graduated from Woodlands and...
  • ER trips for kids with food allergies on rise in Illinois

    ER trips for kids with food allergies on rise in Illinois
    The rate of emergency room visits and hospitalizations of children with severe food allergy reactions nearly tripled in Illinois over five years, reports a new study released Friday by Northwestern Medicine. Increases in visit frequency were found...
  • Filmmaker Gita Pullapilly talks about telling the stories that matter

     Filmmaker Gita Pullapilly talks about telling the stories that matter
    Raising social awareness through storytelling is what excites filmmaker Gita Pullapilly. But it's her ability to be a good listener that makes it all possible, she says. "I remember when I was about 5 years old, my father would have people over for...
  • Northwestern pledges to increase 'real food'

    Northwestern pledges to increase 'real food'
    University dining hall food has been the source of jokes, turned-up noses and indigestion. But Northwestern University junior Miranda Cawley and a group of other students recently persuaded Northwestern President Morton Schapiro to sign a commitment...
  • More racist, anti-Semitic graffiti found at Northwestern University

    More racist, anti-Semitic graffiti found at Northwestern University
    For the second time in two months, authorities are trying to determine who is responsible for anti-Semitic and racist graffiti found on the campus of Northwestern University in Evanston, officials said Thursday. On Monday morning, construction workers...
  • Story of sex with nurse prompts censorship claims at Northwestern

    Story of sex with nurse prompts censorship claims at Northwestern
    Northwestern University leaders are defending themselves for the second time this year against claims that they undermined academic freedom after faculty in the Feinberg School of Medicine complained that a risque article was removed for months from a...
  • Judge denies freed Illinois man certificate of innocence

    A Cook County judge on Thursday denied a certificate of innocence to a man whose murder conviction was overturned, saying the man's own actions led to a finding of his guilt — including a confession that helped free a death row inmate in a case...
  • Northwestern hires compliance officer

    Northwestern hires compliance officer
    To help ensure that a reported $600 million in annual sponsored research funding continues to flow into its coffers, Northwestern University has hired its first "associate vice president for compliance," officials recently announced. Marcia R....
  • NU president pledges to increase 'real food' by 2020

    NU president pledges to increase 'real food' by 2020
    University dining hall food has long been the source of jokes, turned up noses and indigestion. But Northwestern University junior, Miranda Cawley, and a small group of other "Real Food" students recently convinced Northwestern president, Morton Schapiro...
  • Area students receive National Merit college-sponsored scholarships

    Area students receive National Merit college-sponsored scholarships
    The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced about 2,200 recipients of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among the finalists in the...