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  • 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...
  • Obama to speak at Northwestern Thursday: reports

    Obama to speak at Northwestern Thursday: reports
    President Barack Obama will give a speech about the economy Thursday at Northwestern University, according to multiple news outlets.  The Chicago Sun-Times says Obama will arrive in Chicago Wednesday evening and attend a fundraiser Thursday. He will...
  • 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:...
  • Best bets in the North and Northwest suburbs, Oct. 16-22

    Best bets in the North and Northwest suburbs, Oct. 16-22
    Event highlights this weekend and beyond in the North and Northwest suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: triblocal.com/events. Park Ridge's annual Pumpkin...
  • Pilsen mural honors James Foley

    Pilsen mural honors James Foley
    Journalist James Foley traveled into the world's most dangerous conflict zones to tell the stories of everyday people whose lives were ripped apart by war. In between his overseas trips to places such as Iraq and Afghanistan, friends say he often returned...
  • New journal focuses on Midwest history

    New journal focuses on Midwest history
    Can Jon Lauck put the Midwest back on the map as a field of academic study? Lauck, a historian and former professor at South Dakota State University, made a persuasive case for Midwestern history, a once-thriving field, with his book "The Lost Region,"...