| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Letters to the editor from Arlington Heights, Northbrook, Palatine, Park Ridge, Skokie and Glenview.
Student athlete unions
This is in response to university student athletes wanting to unionize. Friends of mine can attest to the fact that when I...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:37 PM
Composer's career was helped by Telly Savalas
John Cacavas, 83, a composer, arranger and conductor who parlayed his friendship with actor Telly Savalas into a prolific career scoring music for film and television, including a theme to...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 8:39 PM
Dr. Hans von Leden
Treated voice ailments in entertainers, attorneys, ministers and politicians
Dr. Hans von Leden, 95, an ear, nose and throat specialist who taught at UCLA and USC and treated voice disorders in singers, attorneys, teachers,...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 8:07 AM
Two weeks ago, a white supremacist opened fire outside of the Jewish Community Center and at an assisted living facility in Overland Park, Kan. He is charged with murdering three people.
After his arrest, he yelled "Heil Hitler" from inside a squad car....
| Apr 24, 2014
| 7:32 AM
On Saturday night, one of the best pianists in this city will take the stage of the Green Mill Jazz Club as bandleader for the first time in several years.
For anyone who values keyboard virtuosity, harmonic sophistication and musical invention of a high...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:12 PM
Northwestern University football players on scholarship are employees of the school and therefore entitled to hold an election to decide whether to unionize, an official of the National Labor Relations Board ruled Wednesday.
The stunning decision,...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:19 AM
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2nd Story is a collective of story-makers and story-lovers working together to build community through the power of storytelling. They host story-sharing experiences in Chicago and beyond, in the form of both...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Statement by Alan K. Cubbage, Vice President for University Relations, in regard to decision by NLRB regional director: "Northwestern is disappointed by today’s ruling by the regional director of the National Labor Relations Board finding that...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday declined to place an upper limit on the amount of city money he would put into a high tech manufacturing lab slated for Goose Island, but said the public-private enterprise will soon pay for itself.
The city has committed...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Most oboe players are famous for being rather neurotic and even a bit crazy. The stereotype derives from all those long hours oboists spend making reeds and having to force air through an aperture no bigger than the eye of a medium-sized needle, all to...
| Mar 17, 2014
After two weeks of detailing the arguments for and against raising the federal minimum wage — interviewing economists and policy experts, poring over a flood of emails from workers and business owners, reading scads of papers pro and con — I'...