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  • Evanston's first female mayor managed through consensus

    Evanston's first female mayor managed through consensus
    As an enduring Evanston politician, whose career ran nearly two decades, Joan Barr-Smith saw her role as a moderator and consensus builder. That image was often put to the test, particularly as the first woman to serve as mayor, from 1985 to 1993. At...
  • Parkland School District receives national recognition for commitment to music education

    Parkland School District receives national recognition for commitment to music education
    For the second year in a row, a nonprofit foundation has recognized Parkland School District's commitment to music education. The NAMM Foundation, which is supported in part by the National Association of Music Merchants, awarded the district a Best...
  • Ex-NU professor a 'Survivor' expert in the classroom, but is he in the field?

    Ex-NU professor a 'Survivor' expert in the classroom, but is he in the field?
    Note: The following contains spoilers for this week's already aired episode of "Survivor" Max Dawson, the former Northwestern University professor so obsessed with the CBS reality series "Survivor" that he taught a class on it, was voted off on...
  • Evanston alderman to step down, take Princeton post

    Evanston alderman to step down, take Princeton post
    Coleen Burrus, alderman of the Evanston's far south 9th Ward since 2009, confirmed Tuesday that she will step leave office next month to become Princeton University's new director of corporate and foundation relations. Princeton officials said in an...
  • Experiences push Tinley student past shyness

    Grace Mooney said she's always considered herself a shy person. So when she was invited to attend the National Student Leadership Conference for Business and Entrepreneurship at Northwestern University last summer, she was hesitant. She was expected to...
  • A secret society of virgins

    A secret society of virgins
    I belong to a secret society at Northwestern. In fact, it is such a secret society that I don't know any of the other members. No, I'm not a hooded Klansman (irreconcilable differences). What I'm a part of is much more nefarious. No one, not even my...
  • A Mike Pence pile-on invites long-term losses

    A Mike Pence pile-on invites long-term losses
    Get too far ahead of public opinion … and you lose. It's a lesson I learned in college during the late '60s. Not in some political science course, but through my double life as a student at Northwestern University and, between semesters, stock...
  • Judge rejects violence claims, says Dart improving Cook County Jail

    Judge rejects violence claims, says Dart improving Cook County Jail
    Cook County Jail may not be a very pleasant place, but it is not the cesspool of violence described by several inmates in a federal lawsuit, a judge ruled late Tuesday. In a long-awaited opinion, U.S. District Judge Virginia Kendall denied a motion...
  • Northwestern launches center for Huntington's disease

    Northwestern Medicine in Chicago has opened a center devoted to the treatment of Huntington's disease. The Northwestern hospital system and Northwestern University's School of Medicine announced Wednesday that the center will focus on patient care and...
  • 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...