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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Robert McClory, writer and former priest, helped mold Medill students

    Robert McClory, writer and former priest, helped mold Medill students
    Robert McClory, who left the Catholic priesthood after falling in love with a nun who became his wife, brought strong convictions, a wry sense of humor and a gentle demeanor to his work as a writer and an associate professor at Northwestern University's...
  • Cleanup marks Earth, Arbor days in Evanston

    Cleanup marks Earth, Arbor days in Evanston
    Despite the cold, drizzly weather on Saturday, April 25, volunteer clean up crews were out carrying trash bags for a community-wide observation of Earth Day and Arbor Day. All were invited to participate in the city's "Clean up Evanston!" event for...
  • Skokie stands with Evanston for anti-racism event

    Skokie stands with Evanston for anti-racism event
    The fourth annual Stand Against Racism took April 24 in Evanston, sponsored locally by the YWCA Evanston/North Shore. People lined Ridge Avenue in front of the YWCA, 1215 Church St., gathering along Church from Ridge Avenue west to Pitner Avenue...
  • Cathy Coughlin, longtime AT&T executive, dies at 57

    Cathy Coughlin, longtime AT&T executive, dies at 57
    Cathy M. Coughlin, a former AT&T global marketing executive and businesswoman in the Chicago community, has died. She was 57. Ms. Coughlin died Thursday, April 23, at her Dallas home after battling pancreatic cancer, AT&T spokesman Jim Kimberly said....
  • Former Northwestern football player faces weapons charges

    Former Northwestern football player faces weapons charges
    A former Northwestern University football player is facing weapons charges after a rifle and "metal knuckles" were found in his vehicle and ammunition was found in his dorm room, according to court records. Xavier Menifield, 19, a running back from...
  • University to share cost of campus Divvy stations

    University to share cost of campus Divvy stations
    The ubiquitous light blue Divvy bikes found in various locations around Chicago are coming to the Northwestern University campus as part of a joint program between the school and Evanston, officials said. "The city of Evanston has really been the driving...
  • 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...