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  • 'The Last Supper': A pictoral account of Death Row inmates' final meals

     'The Last Supper': A pictoral account of Death Row inmates' final meals
    In this case, "The Last Supper" doesn't refer to the Passover meal between Jesus and his apostles the night before Good Friday, but an art exhibit that represents the final dinners that Death Row prisoners have requested before their executions. This...
  • Siddons Society celebrates Jessie Mueller

    Siddons Society celebrates Jessie Mueller
    Chicago's Sarah Siddons Society has designated Evanston native Jessie Mueller, winner of a 2014 Tony Award for her performance as Carole King in "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical," as its Actress of the Year. Mueller will be honored and perform...
  • 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: 'Michelle Obama: A Life' by Peter Slevin

    Review: 'Michelle Obama: A Life' by Peter Slevin
    Toward the end of a recent moderated discussion of his new book, "Michelle Obama: A Life," Northwestern University journalism professor Peter Slevin was asked whether the biography would have been different if he were a black man. "It certainly would have...
  • Expert: 'Nicotine is harder to quit than heroin, cocaine and alcohol'

    Expert: 'Nicotine is harder to quit than heroin, cocaine and alcohol'
    It took a head-on car collision for Andrea Lucas to give up smoking last year. The accident left the Grayslake resident in a hospital with two broken legs and serious bruising. Unable to go out to buy and smoke her Newport Lights while recuperating,...
  • New blood test a milestone for diagnosing depression

    By Marla Paul, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine whatdoctorsknow.com The first blood test to diagnose major depression in adults has been developed by scientists at Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.), a breakthrough approach that...
  • 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...