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  • Get Out: A few ways to make Sunday the best day of your week

    Get Out: A few ways to make Sunday the best day of your week
    Day of the Dead See how Mexican artists pay homage to their ancestors at the Day of the Dead exhibit at the National Museum of Mexican Art. View works from more than 60 artists from Mexico and the U.S. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (closed Mondays) through...
  • Prosecutors free inmate in pivotal Illinois death penalty case

    Prosecutors free inmate in pivotal Illinois death penalty case
    Rewriting a key chapter in Illinois' death penalty history, Cook County prosecutors Thursday threw out the murder and manslaughter conviction of Alstory Simon, whose videotaped confession unraveled one of the state's most pivotal wrongful convictions,...
  • Albert W. Isenman III, 1948-2014

     Albert W. Isenman III, 1948-2014
    Albert W. Isenman III was an award-winning instructor at Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management and later the school's director of Custom Executive Programs. In that role, he developed programs the university created for major...
  • Northwestern University has failed to manage its vantage point

    I agree with Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin that Northwestern University’s recently completed lakefront visitor center boasts an elegant and graceful exterior and is a welcome addition to NU’s campus (“NU’s lakefront...
  • AP scores 'stay strong' in Downers Grove

     AP scores 'stay strong' in Downers Grove
    Downers Grove high schools this year logged their highest-ever number of passing grades on advanced placement exams, according to Community High School District 99 officials. Students took 1,741 AP tests in the spring, up 9 percent from the previous...
  • Northwestern professor sues student who accused him of attack

    Northwestern professor sues student who accused him of attack
    A Northwestern University philosophy professor filed a defamation lawsuit Tuesday against an undergraduate student who accused him of sexual misconduct. The suit by Peter Ludlow alleges that the student knowingly made false statements to news media...
  • Simon, Topinka face off in comptroller race

    Simon, Topinka face off in comptroller race
    Sheila Simon Democrat Age: 53 Birthplace: Troy Residence: Carbondale Current job: lieutenant governor Previous positions: Law school professor, Southern Illinois University; Carbondale City Council member; candidate for Carbondale mayor; Jackson...
  • Northwestern Memorial opening new outpatient center

    Northwestern Memorial opening new outpatient center
    Northwestern Memorial Hospital is opening a 25-story outpatient surgery center at its Streeterville campus Monday, boosting its expected capacity in that segment by at least 33 percent in the first year. The $330 million project comes at a time when...
  • Sex abuse case raises issue of justice for elderly suspects

    Sex abuse case raises issue of justice for elderly suspects
    William Bricker's home is nestled in a woodsy area right outside the quaint downtown of Glen Arbor, Mich., a scenic lakefront community near the northern tip of the state's Lower Peninsula that's been a popular draw for tourists and other retirees from...
  • NU's lakefront parking garage a winner

    NU's lakefront parking garage a winner
    When Northwestern University cut down a stand of trees last year to make way for a parking garage and visitor center along Lake Michigan, it seemed as if the university was bumbling into a new version of the madness that inspired Joni Mitchell's famous...
  • 2011 ALS 'breakthrough' recirculates hope on social media

    2011 ALS 'breakthrough' recirculates hope on social media
    An article announcing the discovery of a cause of ALS, the fatal neurodegenerative affliction commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, has been the most clicked-on story this month at chicagotribune.com. But a head-scratching footnote has materialized:...