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  • Review: 'Galileo's Middle Finger' by Alice Dreger

    Review: 'Galileo's Middle Finger' by Alice Dreger
    Alice Dreger had just left a session of the National Women's Studies Association where fellow academics savaged her research. She had known the panel would be far from flattering, and it was. The historian had twice petitioned organizers to be allowed...
  • Age a common hurdle for young mayors

    Age a common hurdle for young mayors
    It's been nearly two years since Matt Bogusz, at 26, assumed the title of Des Plaines' youngest mayor. And though the novelty of his youth may have worn off for some, age still factors in his opponent's criticisms of him and his policies. As one...
  • Rialto theater in Joliet to present Ultimate Elvis Tribute

    Rialto theater in Joliet to present Ultimate Elvis Tribute
    In a world of Elvis impersonators aplenty, "Elvis Lives: The Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Event" can live up to its "ultimate" billing for simple reasons. One, for the money. Two, for the show. The powerhouse behind "Elvis Lives," a multimedia...
  • Frances Jennings, physical therapist and mother of 9, dies at 90

    Frances Jennings, physical therapist and mother of 9, dies at 90
    Shortly after her older brother joined the military during World War II, Frances Jennings signed on with the Women's Army Corps and trained as a physical therapist. She found she had a knack for it. After the war and college, Mrs. Jennings worked as a...
  • St. Frances de Sales teacher nominated for award

    St. Frances de Sales teacher nominated for award
    St. Francis de Sales School third grade teacher Judy Renner has been nominated for the prestigious Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching. The Gold Apple Award was set up in 1986 to recognize 10 outstanding teachers in the Chicagoland area that...
  • While waiting for new hearts, women build loving friendship

    While waiting for new hearts, women build loving friendship
    For months, Niki Glass waited anxiously in Room 976 of the cardiac intensive care unit for the call that would save her life. A few doors down the hall at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Karen Tompkins was in painfully similar limbo. Also waiting for...
  • CMUK shoes travel from Australia to Northbrook warehouse

    CMUK shoes travel from Australia to Northbrook warehouse
    Shaun Kremin has traveled the world most of his adult life, and estimates he's been to over 50 countries. It was his trip to Australia three years ago that led Kremin to launch his travel and urban walking shoe company, CMUK. "My wife and I were both on...
  • U.S. News names best grad schools for business, law, engineering

    U.S. News names best grad schools for business, law, engineering
    The University of Chicago, Northwestern and Illinois have some of the best graduate schools in the nation for business, law and engineering, according to a U.S. News and World Report list released Tuesday. U. of C. ranked fourth among law schools,...
  • BGHS readies for major annual trip to Northwestern

    BGHS readies for major annual trip to Northwestern
    For the Buffalo Grove High School music community, the big one is coming up. "This is one of the better concert halls in the world, and it's right in our backyard," said Ed Jacobi, BGHS' director of bands. The school's symphonic band, concert choir...
  • NU aging class brings students, seniors together

    Students in Northwestern University Professor Regina Logan's Adulthood and Aging class spend a good deal of the 10-week course going over studies and learning prevailing theories about the aging process. The class looks at various psycho-social...
  • Arcade Fire's Will Butler is moving out, not moving on

    Arcade Fire's Will Butler is moving out, not moving on
    Who is Will Butler? He is the Ringo, the goofy one, the guy who runs around on stage beating a huge drum. The problem with that analogy, though, is the Beatles had four Beatles and Arcade Fire, the Montreal-based mega group in which Butler plays...