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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Northwestern debaters capture record 15th national title

    Northwestern debaters capture record 15th national title
    It is probably not a good idea to start an argument with Northwestern University seniors Arjun Vellayappan and Alex Miles. The two students recently returned to the Evanston campus from Iowa having won the 2015 National Debate Tournament. It was the...
  • Evanston maple trees sweet choice for NU, American Indian Center project

    The participants in the project don't have a name for the product yet — the "Sweetness of Dobson Street" was one suggestion hurriedly thrown out — but maple syrup collected from some Evanston maple trees is going to strengthen the relationship...