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  • Northwestern cops continue to probe racist graffiti

    Northwestern cops continue to probe racist graffiti
    Northwestern University police on Monday were continuing to investigate incidents last week in which racist and anti-Semitic graffiti was found on the Evanston campus in the university library, officials said. The incident prompted Northwestern...
  • Phyllis Albrecht, former president of Lake Bluff, dies

    Phyllis Albrecht, former president of Lake Bluff, dies
    Phyllis Albrecht's reputation as a trailblazer took flight in college in the 1950s, when she won a race for student body president at Knox College in Galesburg, Ill., and became the first woman to hold that office. While raising three children, she...
  • Chicago-area classical music recommendations

    Chicago-area classical music recommendations
    Chicago Philharmonic: The Highland Park-based Mexican pianist Jorge Federico Osorio performs Ravel's Concerto for the Left Hand and Falla's "Nights in the Gardens of Spain." Debussy's "Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun" and "La Mer" serve as program...
  • Police investigate offensive graffiti found in NU library

    Police investigate offensive graffiti found in NU library
    Northwestern University officials are investigating reports of racist and anti-Semitic graffiti on campus, according to a school alert. The graffiti was found in the University Library on the Evanston campus over the past week, according to President...
  • Northwestern schedules service for neurological surgery chair Parsa

     Northwestern schedules service for neurological surgery chair Parsa
    Northwestern University will hold a memorial service Friday for Dr. Andrew Parsa, the neurological surgery chairman at the Feinberg School of Medicine who died suddenly Monday, a university spokeswoman said Tuesday. The service for Parsa, 48, is...
  • Review: 'College'

    Review: 'College'
    Buster Keaton is running in all directions at the moment. While the gravely beautiful and peerlessly graceful silent star wouldn't be caught dead shouting hip-hip-hooray, his fans can take care of that on his behalf. Newcomers to Keaton's astonishing...
  • Feinberg neurological surgery chairman Andrew Parsa dies at 48

     Feinberg neurological surgery chairman Andrew Parsa dies at 48
    Dr. Andrew Parsa, chairman of neurological surgery at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine, died suddenly Monday morning, according to school officials and the Cook County medical examiner's office. Dr. Parsa, 48, was remembered Monday...
  • Dave Isay's StoryCorps is a gift for future generations

    To the editor: When I was at Northwestern University in Chicago in the 1980s, I took a seminar on the history of women's work. Our final research paper for the course required students to write on a topic using only primary sources. ("Dave Isay on...
  • Glen Ellyn man dies after being injured in Rome

    Glen Ellyn man dies after being injured in Rome
    A University of Iowa student from Glen Ellyn, who suffered serious injuries during a fall while studying abroad in Rome, died Sunday morning, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. Andrew Mogni, 20, died at 11:25 a.m. Sunday at...
  • Library Notes for April 1

    Events for the whole family are being held at local libraries. Warren-Newport Public Library 224 North O'Plaine Road, Gurnee (847) 244-5150; http://www.wnpl.info School night: Kids of all ages with an adult are invited to spend the evening with...
  • Northwestern student sexually assaulted in Evanston dorm room

    Northwestern student sexually assaulted in Evanston dorm room
    A Northwestern University student told officials she was sexually assaulted in her dorm room Monday evening at the school’s north suburban campus in Evanston. The student reported the assault happened between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. in a university...